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AP Sweepstakes: Raiders, Seahawks front-runners?

March 8, 2017 • AFC West, Free Agency, Front Page, Minnesota Vikings, NFC, NFC North, NFC West, Oakland Raiders, Seattle SeahawksComments (0)

With future Hall of Fame running back Adrian Peterson hitting the open market this spring, it’s been made pretty clear that his 11th NFL season will be spent somewhere outside of Minnesota. Although he’s mentioned that he’d consider giving the defending champion Patriots a discount, it appears as though the Oakland Raiders and Seattle...

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AFC Wild Card Preview: Oakland Raiders at Houston Texans

January 7, 2017 • AFC, AFC South, AFC West, Front Page, Houston Texans, Oakland Raiders, PreviewComments (0)

The best part of January: playoff football. Wild Card weekend is here. The No. 5 Oakland Raiders, who were just about to wrap up the No. 2 seed in the playoffs before losing starting quarterback Derek Carr for the season, will travel to Houston to take on the...

2016 NFL Team Previews: Oakland Raiders

July 25, 2016 • AFC, AFC West, Front Page, Oakland Raiders, Predictions, Preview, Team PreviewsComments (0)

General Manager Reggie McKenzie has had a busy offseason trying to build this team into a contender, and he’s on the verge of getting them there. As uncertainty grows as if whether or not this team will leave Oakland for a place such Las Vegas, San...

Khalil Mack: Monster 2016 Season for the Third-Year Linebacker?

July 8, 2016 • AFC, AFC West, Features, Front Page, Oakland RaidersComments (0)

We’re far from the only ones to jump on the Khalil Mack bandwagon. In fact, it was pretty full by the time he was finished his rookie campaign in 2014. But now that the Oakland Raiders linebacker is entering his third NFL season, I think 2016 will mark...

Are the Oakland Raiders Ready to Win the AFC West?

March 18, 2016 • AFC, AFC West, Features, Front Page, Oakland RaidersComments (0)

The AFC West is a division that has been known to be a three-team division lately, those teams being Denver, Kansas City, and San Diego. No one really respected the Oakland Raiders and looked down on them as the bottom feeder of the AFC West. The Raiders...

Week 14: Khalil Mack Owns Denver QB Brock Osweiler

December 13, 2015 • AFC, AFC West, Front Page, Oakland RaidersComments (0)

Second-year Oakland Raiders linebacker Khalil Mack had a fantastic rookie campaign in 2014, registering 75 combined tackles, 4.0 sacks and a forced fumble in 16 starts. But I think it’s safe to say he’s here to stay after Sunday’s...

Can The Oakland Raiders Really Make The Playoffs In 2015?

October 9, 2015 • AFC West, Features, Front Page, Oakland RaidersComments (0)

During the NFL offseason and into the preseason, thoughts were floating around the Oakland Raiders organization that this was the year for the team to take a step up. Expectations were higher than they’d been in years for what has recently been one of the...

Week 2: Three Teams That Should Be on Upset Alert

September 20, 2015 • Baltimore Ravens, Features, Front Page, Green Bay Packers, Indianapolis Colts, New York Jets, Oakland Raiders, Seattle SeahawksComments (0)

Nothing is guaranteed in the NFL––just ask the Seattle Seahawks, whose first game since last year’s Super Bowl ended in defeat at the hands of an unheralded St. Louis Rams team. On any given Sunday, any team can beat any other. Every NFL team goes into...

NFL History: 5 Best Passing Offenses in Raiders History

September 12, 2015 • AFC, AFC West, Front Page, History, Lists, Oakland RaidersComments (0)

Written by Joe Messineo Al Davis and the Raiders are credited with making the vertical pass a staple in NFL offenses. Up until about 50 years ago, most offenses used the deep ball as only a means of desperation, but under Davis’ direction, the Raiders made...

Former Super Bowl Champion Quarterback Ken Stabler Passes Away

July 9, 2015 • AFC, AFC West, Breaking News, Front Page, Oakland RaidersComments (0)

Sad news. It has been reported that former NFL quarterback Kenny “The Snake” Stabler has passed away at the age of 69. The four-time Pro Bowl quarterback played 15 seasons in the National Football League, most notably for the Oakland Raiders for...