2014 NFL Draft: Oakland Raiders Need A High Draft Pick
The Oakland Raiders still have plenty of holes to fill in this year’s NFL Draft, specifically on the offensive line. Whenever the Raiders get a high draft pick, they tend to trade it away like it’s poison. In truth, the Raiders [...]
Oakland Raiders Rumors: Team To Pursue Matt Schaub?
The Houston Texans had a terrible season in 2013. With their sights set on an AFC title and a trip to the Super Bowl, the Texans absolutely fell apart after a 2-0 start to finish 2-14. A big reason why? [...]
Tim Brown Gets Disrespected By Hall Of Fame Committee Despite Career Achievements With Oakland Raiders
Now that the Hall of Fame selections are in the books and that debacle masquerading as Super Bowl XLVIII has mercifully ended, NFL fans can turn their attention to other important matters. One that I would personally love to have clarified [...]
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Grading Oakland Raiders’ Passing Game
As one of my fellow Rant Sports writers mentioned, the Oakland Raiders need more than just a quarterback to achieve an effective passing game. Simply put, one player throws the ball, and one player catches the ball. New England Patriots [...]
Numbers Do Lie: Oakland Raiders Already Have What They Need At Quarterback Position
Stability and continuity are things the Oakland Raiders desperately need — they’re vital to the success of any organization. Mark Davis knew this when he retained GM Reggie McKenzie and head coach Dennis Allen for their third season, despite the [...]
Oakland Raiders Need to Draft More than a Quarterback to Make the Offense Move
Heading into the 2014 draft, the Oakland Raiders have a lot of questions and very few definitive answers. From the offensive line to the defensive line to the linebacking corps to the secondary, the Raiders have no shortage of areas [...]
Oakland Raiders: History Needs to Be Their Guide in 2014 Draft
Writer and philosopher George Santayana once said, “those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it.” If the Oakland Raiders truly want to move forward and build a championship organization, both the team’s brain trust as well as [...]
Was Oakland Raiders’ 2013 Season an Improvement Like GM Reggie McKenzie Says?
With the NFL regular season ending, Oakland Raiders general manager Reggie McKenzie called this year’s Raiders team an improvement over last year. After consecutive 4-12 seasons, long-suffering Raiders fans may have differing opinions. Indeed, the Raiders have not had a [...]
Oakland Raiders Should Appear On “Hard Knocks”
Many in the Raider Nation have expressed dismay and outrage that the NFL could force the Oakland Raiders to appear on the hit HBO series “Hard Knocks.” The show would give viewers unprecedented access to coaches and players throughout the Raiders’ offseason. Old school [...]
Oakland Raiders Should Build With Substance, Not Style
Consecutive 4-12 seasons have left the Oakland Raiders with a lot of questions and not a lot of definitive answers. Holding the fifth pick in the upcoming draft, however, the Raiders are hoping that they can start answering some of those questions. [...]