February 20, 20159

Oakland should call Raiders’ L.A. stadium bluff

Yesterday the Oakland Raiders and San Diego Chargers made a surprise announcement that they planned on building a shared stadium in Carson, California (that looked an awful lot like Levi’s

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February 20, 20151

How stadium news could be big for Raiders in free agency

The Oakland Raiders may not be the Oakland Raiders for much longer, now that reports have surfaced about a joint stadium venture between the Raiders and the San Diego Chargers

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February 19, 20154

Raiders and Chargers propose sharing L.A. stadium that looks a lot like Levi’s

Sam Farmer of the L.A. Times broke the news, and soon after there was a joint statement from the Raiders and Chargers: We have both been working in our home

February 18, 20155

Raiders could look to restructure Tyvon Branch’s contract

The Oakland Raiders have an immense amount of cap space for the second year in a row, yet they could still end up asking their highest-paid player to take a

February 18, 20154

Nick Roach still suffering from concussion symptoms, should consider retirement

The Oakland Raiders went through the entire 2014 season without the quarterback of their defense after middle linebacker Nick Roach sustained a concussion in the preseason. While there are times

February 17, 20152

Jack Del Rio must go against instinct, focus on offense this offseason

The Oakland Raiders hired a defensive head coach for the second straight time after hiring nothing but offensive coaches ever since John Madden. But despite his foundation as a defensive

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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

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

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

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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

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

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

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

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

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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

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

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

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

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