oak practice
February 13, 201514

Commitment to luring free agents: Raiders upgrading practice facilities, per Del Rio

Oakland Raiders head coach Jack Del Rio had lunch with local beat writers earlier this week and among the tidbits gleaned was that the Raiders will be upgrading their practice

AC
February 11, 201517

Raiders could end decade-long search for No. 1 WR this offseason

The Oakland Raiders saw one of the greatest wide receivers in franchise history earn his way into the Hall of Fame this offseason when Tim Brown received the honor after

Madison Bumgarner San Francisco Giants World Series Parade 2014
February 10, 201513

The first Bay Area pro team power rankings

I thought this might be a fun idea, since this is a regional sports blog website and we try to cover all the professional teams. College is tough, since the

rod
February 10, 20151

Raiders hire Hall of Famer who defended Davis when Papa was upset over Shanahan interview

The Oakland Raiders announced their final coaching staff hires on Tuesday, adding 12 new coaches. In total, the staff includes six guys with a combined 25 years of NFL experience and six who’ll be

Frank mothereffing Gore
February 06, 201529

Oakland Raiders should pursue Frank Gore in free agency

There’s been a lot of talk about the Oakland Raiders pursuing a certain free agent running back with local ties: Marshawn Lynch. However, the Seattle Seahawks would be crazy to cut

sw
February 05, 20150

Raiders might not re-sign Wisniewski (and why that’s OK)

The Oakland Raiders do not have many big name players scheduled to hit the free agent market this season, but there is one name on the minds of many around

KN
February 02, 20150

Could Raiders poach their next defensive coordinator from Seahawks’ staff?

The Oakland Raiders remain a team without a defensive coordinator. It will be three weeks since they hired head coach Jack Del Rio on Wednesday and the only news about

tb
January 30, 20157

Tim Brown hoping sixth time is the charm for Hall of Fame

The Oakland Raiders have 22 players and front office personnel in the Pro Football Hall of Fame, but Tim Brown, one of the franchise’s greatest players, is not among them. Brown is a

TG
January 29, 20150

Raiders rejected by Grantham, still struggling to land quality coaches

There has been only one report of the Oakland Raiders actually offering their defensive coordinator position to someone. That someone was Todd Grantham, the defensive coordinator for Louisville. Unfortunately for

reggie mck
January 28, 20155

Grading Reggie McKenzie’s tenure as Raiders GM

After I graded Trent Baalke’s moves since becoming General Manager of the 49ers, a lot of people asked if I’d go through the same process with several other GMs in the

rm
January 26, 20150

Raiders add three offensive coaches (Rob Moore, Bernie Parmalee and Bobby Johnson) to Jack Del Rio’s staff

The Oakland Raiders completed their offensive coaching staff over the weekend with three hires. Bobby Johnson: tight ends coach Rob Moore: wide receivers coach Bernie Parmalee:  running backs coach And no, the

mack
January 23, 20151

Raiders LB Khalil Mack has serious competition for DROY

Most agree that the Oakland Raiders hit a home run with their 2014 NFL Draft class. Of their eight picks, four were starters for the majority of the season: first-rounder

Radio Wars
January 21, 201571

Bill Romanowski says “diarrhea” comes out of Damon Bruce’s mouth (ratings post)

Ratings down across the board, blah blah blah, nobody listens to sports talk radio during holiday season, blah blah blah (I know you’re here to read about Bill Romanowski’s argument

seely
January 21, 20152

Raiders add ex-49ers special teams coordinator, lose QB coach

The NFL coaching dominoes are starting to fall as teams construct their respective staffs. A day after the Oakland Raiders added Bill Musgrave to their staff as offensive coordinator, they

Jim Tomsula Trent Baalke Jed York
January 21, 20150

BASGcast (Ep. 123): Chris Biderman on Tomsula, James Arcellena on Del Rio

Both the 49ers and Raiders have new head coaches. Chris Biderman of Niners Digest discusses Jim Tomsula in San Francisco and James Arcellena dives into Jack Del Rio taking over

ms and bm
January 20, 20150

Sanchez went from awful to average under Musgrave, so what will we see from Carr?

The Oakland Raiders have their offensive coordinator and it is nowhere near as exciting as everyone thought it would be. When Jack Del Rio was hired, names like Marc Trestman,

Jack Del Rio Mark Davis Raiders
January 16, 20155

Raiders press conference offers distinct contrast to 49ers’ Tomsulery

One day after the San Francisco 49ers introduced their new head coach, Jim Tomsula, the Oakland Raiders took their turn, introducing Jack Del Rio, and the two events could not

trestman
January 15, 20155

Jack Del Rio could bring a great staff to Oakland

The Oakland Raiders have found their head coach in former Denver Broncos defensive coordinator Jack Del Rio. After nine years as the head coach of the Jacksonville Jaguars, Del Rio has

madden
January 14, 20152

Raiders hire John Madden’s choice: Jack Del Rio

There’s been a lot of talk lately about how teams need a wise, experienced voice to provide stability and perspective in their respective front offices. Supposedly the 49ers are a

tb dc jm
January 14, 20152

Two Raiders named to PFWA All-Rookie team, but not Derek Carr

Two Oakland Raiders were named to the Pro Football Writers of America’s All-Rookie team: linebacker Khalil Mack and defensive tackle Justin Ellis. Many believe Mack’s rookie year was worthy of the Defensive

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