1. Darrius Heyward-Bey Needs to Go Deep Down the Depth Chart

    I don't care how much money Al Davis is paying this guy. As soon as plausible, Darrius Harris-Bey needs to see less of the football field, and more of the film room. He is a liability in the passing game...

    Bret Armstrong Written by Bret Armstrong about almost 6 years ago 732 reads 54 comments

  2. Oakland's Justin Miller Provides Double Edged Sword For Raiders' Opponents

    A healthy Justin Miller is as good as any return man in the league right now, on any team. I was disappointed when I heard that he had been cut from the 53 man roster, but at the same time, I understood it...

    Bret Armstrong Written by Bret Armstrong about almost 6 years ago 737 reads 12 comments

  3. JaMarcus Russell: I Want a 60-Million-Dollar Handoff Man!

    I want a guy who can take a snap and hand the ball off to the most talented trio of halfbacks in the NFL. Why am I looking for this guy?  Because that guy won some games last year.  Five of them, which is way more than one...

    Bret Armstrong Written by Bret Armstrong about almost 6 years ago 671 reads 2 comments

  4. A Desperate Fan's Plea To Coach Tom Cable

    I really have been stuck on one train of thought all day. Although I appreciate SR’s “It is what it is;” I have to say, “It could’ve been so much better...

    Bret Armstrong Written by Bret Armstrong about almost 6 years ago 714 reads 17 comments

  5. Denver Broncos in a Must-Win Game in Oakland

    Like it or not Donkey Fans, Denver is in a must win situation on Sunday, against a team that is playing their third straight divisional game, and has good confidence going into a home game...

    Bret Armstrong Written by Bret Armstrong about almost 6 years ago 518 reads 26 comments

  6. Spotlighting the Oakland Raiders Going into Week Three

    Rich Gannon had a lot to say to the media this week with regard to the Oakland Raiders. I’m sure a lot of you have heard or read what he said about JaMarcus Russell, but here are some direct quotes you may not have heard in media outlets...

    Bret Armstrong Written by Bret Armstrong about almost 6 years ago 1,498 reads 44 comments

  7. JaMarcus Russell: How Much Does he Miss Chaz Schilens?

    There is no doubt that the loss of Chaz Schilens was a huge blow to the Oakland Raiders. But it seems as though his loss is lost when factoring in the play of the top overall pick from the 2007 NFL draft, JaMarcus Russell...

    Bret Armstrong Written by Bret Armstrong about almost 6 years ago 3,253 reads 93 comments

  8. Is JaMarcus Russell Ready To Step Up Against KC: AFC West: QB News

    I want to take this opportunity to express my beliefs for week two of JaMarcus Russell's third go around. I think this game will provide a small glimpse into the future of the Raiders franchise...

    Bret Armstrong Written by Bret Armstrong about almost 6 years ago 494 reads 44 comments

  9. Oakland Raiders Vs. Kansas City Chiefs: Quick Hits

    Just a few things to get you caught up before the Raiders' second straight divisional matchup of the year. First off, it is all over the World Wide Web that Dwayne Bowe had an interesting conversation this week with "Bay Area reporters...

    Bret Armstrong Written by Bret Armstrong about almost 6 years ago 1,853 reads 14 comments

  10. Oakland Raiders: Key Players for Week 2 at Kansas City Chiefs

    Oakland Raiders safety Tyvon Branch had a heck of a game against San Diego on Monday Night Football. If Oakland wants to build off their success in that game, they are going to need another good performance from Branch this week in Kansas City...

    Bret Armstrong Written by Bret Armstrong about almost 6 years ago 2,132 reads 7 comments

  11. Raiders-Chargers: Raiders Look Impressive in Losing Effort

    Whether you love them or hate them, you can't tell me that the Raiders didn't play with heart. In the famous words of Vince Lombardi, "We didn't lose, we just ran out of time...

    Bret Armstrong Written by Bret Armstrong about almost 6 years ago 1,036 reads 58 comments

  12. Oakland's Smoking Gun: Al Davis Sticks It to His Critics

    Like Mr. Burns from The Simpsons, Al Davis is starting to take on the image of a man who will live forever. Saturday, amist a wrath of recent criticism, Al Davis came out of hiding and spoke publicly for the first time since February...

    Bret Armstrong Written by Bret Armstrong about almost 6 years ago 1,260 reads 35 comments

  13. Richard Seymour Makes it a Perfect Saturday for Oakland Raiders

    What a great day for Al Davis and his beloved Oakland Raiders. One thing I have to hit on first is the media...

    Bret Armstrong Written by Bret Armstrong about almost 6 years ago 733 reads 35 comments

  14. Taking a Look At Oakland Before the Showdown with Rival San Diego

    · Darren McFadden was named the starter for Monday’s game against the San Diego Chargers. Tom Cable called McFadden explosive and said that is an element that they want to create in this offense...

    Bret Armstrong Written by Bret Armstrong about almost 6 years ago 756 reads 37 comments

  15. When It Comes From You, Regarding The Raiders, I Don't Want To Hear It

    When the Oakland Raiders go out and beat the San Diego Chargers on Monday Night Football, ESPN, I do not want to hear about it. When Richard Seymour shows up at the Raiders practice facility, Adam Schefter, I don't want to hear about it...

    Bret Armstrong Written by Bret Armstrong about almost 6 years ago 992 reads 103 comments

  16. What Just Happened in the AFC West?

    OK, so a lot of events occurred on Sunday in the AFC West. The first thing I want to touch on is the impending suspension of Shawne Merriman. Merriman has allegedly been charged with assault and false imprisonment of reality T...

    Bret Armstrong Written by Bret Armstrong about almost 6 years ago 2,690 reads 17 comments

  17. Final Oakland Raiders Roster 2009

    The final Oakland Raiders cuts have been made. At 4:00 p.m. P.S.T. the Oakland Raiders announce the final roster. Here it is: QB's (3) JaMarcus Russell, Bruce Gradkowski, Charlie Frye Cut: Jeff Garcia...

    Bret Armstrong Written by Bret Armstrong about almost 6 years ago 4,255 reads 35 comments

  18. This Just In: Oakland Raiders Cut QB Jeff Garcia!

    According to profootballtalk.com, per a league source, Oakland has cut 39-year-old journeyman Jeff Garcia. Garcia has not been too impressive this preseason, ailing from a calf injury that tainted his season last year in Tampa Bay...

    Bret Armstrong Written by Bret Armstrong about almost 6 years ago 1,128 reads 43 comments

  19. Final Cuts Due Today: Predicting The Raiders Top 53

    Wanted: 53 Men Committed to One Purpose. Fact: Tom Cable loves players who want to be on the team. Fact: Al Davis will have his input. So, based on these two facts, here is MY projection of the final 53...

    Bret Armstrong Written by Bret Armstrong about almost 6 years ago 753 reads 17 comments

  20. Bottoms Up: Why the Oakland Raiders Will Go 10-6 this Year

    Bold, yes, but I'm not a fan, I'm a fanatic. I'm part of a Nation that bleeds Silver and Black. A Nation that believes in their team, no matter the outcome. Part of a Nation that stands by its guys in good times and bad...

    Bret Armstrong Written by Bret Armstrong about almost 6 years ago 5,136 reads 66 comments

  21. Week Four Preseason: Oakland Raiders to Watch for

    Continuing in my preseason series, I bring you the third edition of my "players to watch" series. Last week, I failed to submit an article...

    Bret Armstrong Written by Bret Armstrong about almost 6 years ago 2,076 reads 13 comments

  22. How Will Tom Cable Explain This One?

    This game sucked. What the hell kind of gameplan was this; let's see how many times we can turn the ball over and be pathetic. How will Tom Cable explain this, "um, we suck. Sorry fans." I mean, damn this was simply pathetic...

    Bret Armstrong Written by Bret Armstrong about almost 6 years ago 568 reads 85 comments

  23. JaMarcus Russell Says "We're on Our Way," Oakland Loves Where Accuracy Is Going

    Talk about a big quarterback. Fellow Raider Jeff Garcia called him "the biggest one I've ever seen." JaMarcus Russell is listed at 6'6" and 260 pounds. In reality, he is probably like 270-275, but he is on the hush regarding his weight...

    Bret Armstrong Written by Bret Armstrong about almost 6 years ago 3,075 reads 46 comments

  24. A Look at the Oakland Raiders' Next Two Weeks

    How many people want to see more Chris Johnson?!? You, you, you, and me too! This guy is going to be awesome this year. He played great in the 49ers game...

    Bret Armstrong Written by Bret Armstrong about almost 6 years ago 2,536 reads 57 comments

  25. Oakland Raiders: The Good, the Bad, and the What the Hell Was That?

    Let’s face it Raiders’ fans, it’s not going any better in run defense this year. Last night, the run defense was not great in the mid section, but they fared very well. On the outside is where the problem lied yesterday...

    Bret Armstrong Written by Bret Armstrong about almost 6 years ago 539 reads 32 comments