Dennis Allen Reggie McKenzie Raiders
February 06, 201410

Raiders cannot afford to build through the draft

When Oakland Raiders owner Mark Davis hired Reggie McKenzie to be general manager, a large part of the reason was because of McKenzie’s philosophy of building through the NFL Draft.

February 05, 20148

Tafur: Raiders only have eyes for one first round QB, may “kick the tires” on Freeman

The Oakland Raiders are in need of help throughout their entire roster and quarterback, being the most important position on the roster, is high on the list of needs. The

February 04, 201413

Raiders may be interested in Matt Schaub

The Oakland Raiders are in search of a quarterback, which is no secret. Both head coach Dennis Allen and general manager Reggie McKenzie have stated that they are not sure

January 30, 20146

Raiders fans may be disappointed by Hall of Fame again

There are two Oakland Raiders who are finalists for the NFL Hall of Fame this year. The inductees will be introduced on February 1, but despite impressive resumes both Tim

January 29, 20141

Browns interviewing Raiders asst for vacant OC position

The Oakland Raiders may yet still lose a key member of their coaching staff. While the excitement over the future of head coach Dennis Allen and the one-year contracts Mark

McKenzie Allen
January 28, 20141

Mel Kiper downgrades Raiders 2013 NFL Draft class

The Oakland Raiders have been in deconstruct/rebuild mode for two years now. With no first round draft pick in the first year of the process, the Raiders needed their 2013

Dennis Allen Reggie McKenzie Raiders
January 24, 20142

Is continuity even a possibility for the Raiders?

The Oakland Raiders made the decision to keep most of their coaching staff intact for the 2014 season. Though owner Mark Davis never gave specific reasons for sticking with Allen,

January 23, 20146

Just fine your cheerleaders, baby

The life of a professional cheerleader isn’t that glamorous. Most people probably already know this, as cheerleaders usually stick with it after college because they either REALLY love dancing or

January 23, 20140

Lamarr Houston is the poster child for Raiders’ changing free agent philosophy

The Oakland Raiders are still trying to establish who they are after their football operations were completely overhauled when former owner Al Davis passed away. The new regime, led by

January 21, 20148

Raiders have big reasons to care about the Super Bowl

The Oakland Raiders failed to make it to the playoffs (again) this season, but this is one of the more important Super Bowls for Raiders fans in recent years. Division

Jason Tarver flipping the bird
January 15, 20142

Raiders coaching drama turns out to be rather vanilla

While every member of an NFL coaching staff plays an important role in developing a successful team, most people focus on the big three coaching positions: offensive coordinator, defensive coordinator

San Francisco 49ers Jim Harbaugh
January 14, 20146

Jim Harbaugh still has a little Raider in him

After the San Francisco 49ers defeated the Carolina Panthers and advanced to the NFC Championship game against the Seattle Seahawks, head coach Jim Harbaugh invoked Oakland Raiders legendary coach and

Alex Smith
January 11, 20140

Revisiting our preseason NFL predictions while they still look halfway decent

With the Divisional Round of the NFL Playoffs about to start, this seemed like the perfect time to take a look at our official BASG preseason predictions. And by “perfect,”

Radio Wars
January 08, 201488

Revisiting the radio “wars”

The Nielsen Audio ratings came out recently: San Francisco October November December Station AQH% Reach AQH% Reach AQH% Reach Owner KNBR-AM 4.9 782,900 4.3 657,800 3.7 637,700 Cumulus KGMZ-FM 1.4

Dennis Allen Reggie McKenzie Raiders
January 08, 20146

Oakland Raiders confirm Dennis Allen will be head coach in 2014

It may have taken the Oakland Raiders longer than some of the other teams in the NFL, but they have finally provided clarity on the status of head coach Dennis

January 07, 20148

Jared Veldheer is the only “must sign” free agent for Raiders

The Oakland Raiders will hit NFL free agency with a ton of cap space. However, they also have 24 expiring contracts. While many of those contracts are for depth guys

January 06, 201411

Johnny Manziel was one of two Raiders draft prospects who shined during bowl season

One of the great things about the winter holiday season is that it is chock full of college bowl games. Not only does this guarantee football fan a non-stop serving

January 04, 20144

Why I believe Chris Kluwe and am thankful he shared his story

On Wednesday, former Minnesota Vikings and Oakland Raiders punter Chris Kluwe caused waves with a piece he wrote for Deadspin. In it, Kluwe asserts a strong belief that his tenure

Jason Tarver flipping the bird
January 01, 201419

Raiders reportedly looking to extend assistant coach contracts

The Oakland Raiders have not confirmed that head coach Dennis Allen will be back in Oakland in 2014, but it is looking more and more like that will be the

Dennis Allen Reggie McKenzie Raiders
December 31, 20134

Mark Davis declines to confirm Dennis Allen will be back in 2014

As Black Monday began, many believed there was a good chance that owner Mark Davis would fire Dennis Allen. Especially considering that the Raiders finished 4-12 in consecutive seasons, not to

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