April 02, 20131

Oakland Raiders finally get back to defense, add Tracy Porter

The Oakland Raiders spent the past week concentrating on their quarterback situation, eventually trading two picks for Matt Flynn and working out a deal to send Carson Palmer to the

April 01, 20136

Raiders finish Flynn and Palmer trades, now ready to address other hundred holes on roster

The Oakland Raiders have been surrounded by a flury of rumors regarding the quarterback position for the past week. Friday, it appeared as though the Raiders would have some sort

Carson Palmer
March 31, 20135

Carson Palmer reportedly wants the 49ers, but do they want him?

After a couple rough years in the AFC West, USA Today reported on Friday night that Carson Palmer would like to move to the NFC West. The person, who spoke

March 31, 20130

Palmer and Flynn and Kolb, oh my! Recapping a hectic week of Raiders QB rumors

The Oakland Raiders had one of the most eventful non-eventful weeks of any NFL team in recent memory. Considering no actual transactions occurred, the Raider Nation still had their plates

March 27, 20134

Next Oakland Raider to get cut: Tommy Kelly

The funniest thing Tommy Kelly ever said was “Nobody is safe”. He said it after Hue Jackson replaced Quentin Groves in favor of Aaron Curry. Over two years time, Kelly was

March 26, 20136

Carson Palmer situation is certainly a quagmire, but here’s an answer

The Oakland Raiders have been very quiet ever since signing six defensive players within the first week of NFL free agency. There have been rumors of interest here and there,

March 25, 201314

Hannibal Lechler

The Raiders haven’t watched a player as decorated as Shane Lechler walk away since Marcus Allen defected to the Chiefs in 1993. I am a special teams junkie, and having

March 25, 20133

Oakland Raiders should ignore the tight end position for now

The Oakland Raiders have signed six players in free agency and brought back two of their own players, yet despite those moves, they still have needs all across their roster.

March 22, 20139

Oakland Raiders still have many holes to fill after quiet second week of free agency

The Oakland Raiders are essentially rebuilding the entire defensive side of the ball. After a partial purge before the 2012 season, general manager Reggie McKenzie has continued his purge this

March 20, 20137

Raiders can’t expect to trade Rolando McClain, so are they punishing him?

The Oakland Raiders have told former first round draft pick Rolando McClain that he is free to seek a trade with another team.This comes after numerous reports that the Raiders

March 19, 20133

Raiders’ first week of free agency creates murmurs of a 3-4 defense

The Oakland Raiders entered the first week of free agency with an incredible number of holes that needed to be filled on the roster. The Raiders had 17 unrestricted free

March 17, 20137

Bargain-hunting 49ers could be waiting out these three safeties

I know everyone is still buzzing over the Craig Dahl signing, but the San Francisco 49ers may not be done adding free agent safeties. Crazy, I know. Speaking of Dahl,

March 15, 20137

49ers hosting some safety named Dahl … oh whatever, let’s talk about Warren G

If you thought the news came too fast and too furious, you can relax for a minute. Since the 49ers added BAD SKUTA last night, they have done absolutely nothing,

Delanie Walker 49ers
March 12, 20139

As 49ers’ free agents flee for other cities, Baalke looks for first-round bargains

What, you were expecting Mike Wallace? If that was the case, you haven’t been paying attention. Trent Baalke didn’t jump ahead of everyone to throw big dollars at famous players

Desmond Bryant
March 12, 20139

Could two former Raiders defensive tackles be a fit for the 49ers?

The 49ers have given defensive tackle Ian Williams a two-year, $3.2M extension according to Pro Football Talk. Williams only played 32 snaps in 2012, so while the extension is evidence of the 49ers

Desmond Bryant
February 25, 201311

Raiders DT Desmond Bryant enters mugshot Hall of Fame

This is not the way to conduct one’s self less than three weeks before becoming an unrestricted free agent. The photo above  (h/t @cottovic) was taken after Oakland Raiders defensive tackle

February 17, 201312

Raiders and 49ers should at least consider a trade (with each other)

This is an idea that makes the most sense when discussed at a bar with a couple pints of Pliny the SomethingOrOther, but since this is a holiday weekend and

Mike Krukow Duane Kuiper parade
February 15, 201317

Contest results – San Francisco Giants dominate the week

I tallied up all of the votes from this week, but before we get into the results let’s announce the contest winners: Congratulations to Dwang and Peter, who each get

February 14, 201339

Who’s the best color commentator in the Bay Area? (contest post)

They provide the first reaction most of us hear to the action described by the play-by-play announcer. Some explain the action through the lens of a former player or coach.

February 13, 201366

Who is the best play-by-play announcer in the Bay Area? (contest post)

Since the local professional teams seem to be on strike these days, this week’s set of contest posts just seemed like they should focus on something other than what happens

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