Tag: Oakland Raiders

A look back at the 1977 thriller between the Raiders and the Oilers

A look back at the 1977 thriller between the Raiders and the Oilers

As we prepare for the season opener against the Titans, we look back at an all time great game with the old Houston team, Raiders vs. Oilers, 1977.

Why you should stay away from most Raiders early in your fantasy draft

Why you should stay away from most Raiders early in your fantasy draft

Even though the Raiders will have a great offense, taking offensive players in your fantasy league, especially early, is a mistake.

Is it possible the Raiders won’t want to re-sign Amari Cooper in a few years?

Is it possible the Raiders won’t want to re-sign Amari Cooper in a few years?

The Raiders may have found a star in Amari Cooper but if he doesn’t find a way to be more consistent, he might find his way to free agency.

The Raiders most likely to lose their job mid season

The Raiders most likely to lose their job mid season

Even with a solid roster, the #Raiders still have some starters who could lost their jobs mid-season to competition from within.

Raiders sponsoring sweepstakes for Las Vegas fans to win a trip to training camp

Raiders sponsoring sweepstakes for Las Vegas fans to win a trip to training camp

The Raiders won’t play a game in Las Vegas for a long time, but they’re already working on building the foundation for a strong fan base there.

Raiders may be Super Bowl ready even if the defense is still bad

Raiders may be Super Bowl ready even if the defense is still bad

Most people believe the key to a Super Bowl run for the Oakland Raiders is an improved defense but here’s how they could do it without that.

Why Raiders coach John Pagano is more likely to save Ken Norton Jr.’s job than take it

Why Raiders coach John Pagano is more likely to save Ken Norton Jr.’s job than take it

Why the addition of John Pagano is more likely to save Ken Norton, Jr.’s job with the Oakland Raiders than it is to cost him his job.

Looking back at a Ken Stabler Classic: The Good Ol’ Boys Game

Looking back at a Ken Stabler Classic: The Good Ol’ Boys Game

Taking a look back at one of the classic Ken the Snake Stabler games that has been forgotten in time, the Raiders vs.. Jets in 1977

Raiders are undervaluing the inside linebacker position, could it hurt them?

Raiders are undervaluing the inside linebacker position, could it hurt them?

While the inside linebacker position isn’t nearly as important as it used to be, the Raiders seem to be undervaluing the position.

Despite a big new contract, let’s hope Raiders QB Derek Carr is asked to do less this season

Despite a big new contract, let’s hope Raiders QB Derek Carr is asked to do less this season

Derek Carr carried the Raiders to win after win during the 2016 season but hopefully an upgraded roster in 2017 means he won’t be asked to do that again.

Breaking down the most frustrating Raiders penalties from 2016

Breaking down the most frustrating Raiders penalties from 2016

Breaking down the most frustrating Raiders penalties from the 2016 from why they are frustrating to why the Raiders need to fix them.

Raiders set to pay their offense close to double what they pay their defense

Raiders set to pay their offense close to double what they pay their defense

The Oakland Raiders spend close to twice as much on offense as defense and when you look at the roster, the reason why is abundantly clear.

Oakland Raiders: Top 5 rushing seasons in franchise history

Oakland Raiders: Top 5 rushing seasons in franchise history

In the final piece of the series, we take a look at the five best seasons by an Oakland Raiders running back in franchise history.

Best season by a Raiders running back: Honorable mention

Best season by a Raiders running back: Honorable mention

We continue to look at the best seasons by a Raiders running back, this time looking at players who just barely missed the cut.

Top 10 Raiders Rushing Seasons: Numbers 6 through 10

Top 10 Raiders Rushing Seasons: Numbers 6 through 10

Looking back into Raiders history to discuss the top ten rushing seasons in team history, first up numbers six through ten on the list.

Why no news could be bad news for Raiders CB Gareon Conley

Why no news could be bad news for Raiders CB Gareon Conley

Why no news may not be very good news for Oakland Raiders first round pick Gareon Conley, who is awaiting his fate over a sexual assault charge.

NFL.com ranks Raiders LB group 5th best in the NFL, but where do they really rank?

NFL.com ranks Raiders LB group 5th best in the NFL, but where do they really rank?

NFL.com says the Raiders linebackers are the fifth best group in the league, which is absurd, but where do they really rank?

Why both Derek Carr and the Raiders win with his contract structure

Why both Derek Carr and the Raiders win with his contract structure

Derek Carr signed a record breaking contract and yet the Raiders can also feel like they are coming out of the deal as winners.

Yet another reason to be happy about the Raiders extending Derek Carr

Yet another reason to be happy about the Raiders extending Derek Carr

Taking a look at one of the many reasons to be excited about the extension of Raiders quarterback Derek Carr, a franchise first.

Raiders extending Derek Carr might be one of the biggest moments in team history

Raiders extending Derek Carr might be one of the biggest moments in team history

The Oakland Raiders have signed Derek Carr to a 5 year contract and it might be one of the most important moments in franchise history.