October 21, 20153

The only way for the Raiders to stop Philip Rivers

The Oakland Raiders are ranked 31st in pass defense (one spot ahead of the 49ers!) this season and are preparing to take on the league leaders in passing yards and

October 13, 20150

Bye week coming at perfect time for Raiders

The NFL bye week is a blessing for most teams, but timing is key. In recent years, the Oakland Raiders had their bye week fairly early, leaving many to wish

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October 11, 20151

Role reversal: Raiders’ offensive failures waste decent defensive performance against Broncos

The Oakland Raiders have played well on offense and close to horribly on defense this season. So it was rather confusing when it was the defense that kept them in the

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October 09, 20150

Two ways Raiders can improve their defense

We need to be honest with ourselves about this Oakland Raiders defense — nothing it going to turn it around this year. No matter what the Raiders do, this a

October 04, 20151

Raiders can’t find rhythm, fall to the Bears

The Oakland team that played in Chicago yesterday was not the same group that won back-to-back games in the two weeks prior. In fact, the Raiders looked a whole lot

October 02, 20158

Raiders must take advantage of this weekend’s opportunity

The Oakland Raiders have a very difficult schedule this season, but it’s been hard to tell based on the teams they’ve played or the team they are scheduled to play this

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September 27, 20152

Raiders improve to 2-1 after nearly coughing up 17-point lead

For the first time in a long time, the Oakland Raiders did not simply sleep walk through the first half of a 10 am road game. Instead, the Raiders started

September 24, 20151

How the Ravens tricked Ken Norton Jr. into taking one of his best players off the field

The Oakland Raiders have struggled massively rushing the passer this season. They’ve yet to log one sack and only come close to a sack once, when Khalil Mack whiffed while

September 20, 20155

Carr, Cooper and Crabtree propel Raiders to 37-33 victory over Ravens

The Oakland Raiders couldn’t stop the Ravens. However, the offense was so good that it didn’t matter as the Raiders won in a shootout, 37-33. One week removed from a

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September 18, 20152

Raiders’ upset hopes rest on Khalil Mack, Aldon Smith

By all appearances, the Oakland Raiders had a solid offseason. Almost anyone who paid attention felt like the franchise was finally ready to field a competitive football team. Maybe not

September 16, 20153

Raiders coaches needs to get it together, and quick

The Oakland Raiders have a defensive coordinator, a head coach and a general manager who’ve played linebacker in the NFL. So it’s mind-boggling that the linebackers were easily the biggest

September 13, 201513

Raiders get blown out of the water in every way possible

The Oakland Raiders were worse than anyone could have imagined in their home opener against the Cincinnati Bengals. All optimism was dashed as the Raiders were beaten in every aspect

September 11, 20151

Oakland Raiders offense remains a mystery

The Oakland Raiders have a new offensive coordinator and new starters at seven of the eleven positions on offense. During the preseason we were given a glimpse of what those new

September 10, 201515

More wins in 2015: 49ers or Raiders?

It’s the football question I’ve been asked the most over the last few months, and the reasons why are obvious. It represents the kind of fruit that hangs even lower

September 09, 201511

Oakland Raiders defense will be boom or bust

The Oakland Raiders have a young quarterback in Derek Carr trying to prove he is the franchise player they’ve been looking for and a highly touted rookie wide receiver in

September 07, 201515

Kephart clown show did more harm than good

Floyd Kephart, a private financial expert, was chosen by the city of Oakland to conjure up an investment plan for Coliseum City, an ambitious attempt to keep the Raiders, A’s

September 04, 20151

Matt McGloin and Seth Roberts are big winners in Raiders’ final preseason game

On a night when none of the starters for the Oakland Raiders outside of D.J. Hayden got any playing time, it was backup quarterback Matt McGloin and roster bubble wide

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August 31, 20153

Derek Carr struggles as Khalil Mack shines in Raiders’ third preseason game

The Oakland Raiders hosted the Arizona Cardinals in the oh-so-important third preseason game on Sunday night and the results were a mixed bag. Though they lost the game, it’s not

August 26, 201514

Floyd Kephart and Coliseum City took body blow after body blow on Tuesday

The attempt to build a new stadium for the Raiders in Oakland has become almost comical at this point. When details of developer Floyd Kephart’s plan for Coliseum City were leaked,

August 24, 20159

Winners and losers from Raiders vs. Vikings (preseason game No. 2)

As we all know, it really doesn’t matter much if you win or lose your preseason games, what matters is the evaluation of individual performances in those games. So while

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