1. Oakland Raiders: Making a Case for a Wide Receivers Reality Show

    The Oakland Raiders' wide receiver corps is full of youth and talent andmost of which is untapped. Reality television has a way of making seemingly untalented people into instant celebrities...

    Erik Spangler Written by Erik Spangler about over 3 years ago 1,045 reads 7 comments

  2. Green Bay Bowl: How The Remainder Of The Playoffs Will Play Out

    With the divisional round of the NFL playoffs' 2011 edition out of the way, we now know who will be playing in the upcoming conference championships...

    Erik Spangler Written by Erik Spangler about over 3 years ago 704 reads 4 comments

  3. Wishful Thinking: My Hopes and Fears for the 2011 Oakland Raiders Roster

    Let me start by saying that my worst fear of all is that there will be no football in 2011. With that proclamation out of the way, I would like to give you all some insight ...

    Erik Spangler Written by Erik Spangler about over 3 years ago 1,167 reads 19 comments

  4. Oakland Raiders: Super Bowl Bound? The Team's Mission Is To Sit Atop AFC West

    They say revenge is a dish best served cold. For seven long years Raider Nation has endured the bitter taste of defeat at the hands of almost every team in the NFL, particularly our hated division rivals...

    Erik Spangler Written by Erik Spangler about over 3 years ago 554 reads 17 comments

  5. Take a Load Off, Russell, the Oakland Raiders Just Sure Did

    So in the spirit of over-written topics, I would like to put my spin on the recent release of JaMarcus Russell. It's an unfortunate thing when a talented person fails at something they were meant to do...

    Erik Spangler Written by Erik Spangler about 4 years ago 184 reads 3 comments

  6. Third Times' a Charm: Five Oakland Raiders Poised for a Breakout Season

    The Oakland Raiders' roster is comprised of many young, fresh talents that have yet to be completely materialized. Entering their third year of play, many of these players have the potential to be game-breakers...

    Erik Spangler Written by Erik Spangler about 4 years ago 2,377 reads 27 comments

  7. JaMarcus Russell Will Hopefully Find Himself Sacked by a Redskin One More Time

    The brief rise and sickeningly quick fall of JaMarcus Russell has been documented well enough. I must admit, I was wrong when I wished we had selected Brady Quinn first overall in 2007, but I wasn't completely wrong...

    Erik Spangler Written by Erik Spangler about 4 years ago 2,028 reads 1 comments

  8. My Spring Hope Springs Eternal; The Raiders Will Win

    Every year, about this time, my mind scrambles at thoughts of the coming NFL season. Will Oakland be better? Playoffs? SUPERBOWL??? Well most years, as I say every year, my hopes are based on blind faith that one day the Raiders will return to glory...

    Erik Spangler Written by Erik Spangler about 4 years ago 705 reads 12 comments

  9. The Art Of Convincing: Why The Oakland Raiders Are Winners

    One of my favorite sayings, "It's All Relative" is the easiest way of putting it. There are several ways of determining a Raider victory. First of all, if the game is determined by 7 points or less, in the opponents favor, then it is a Raider win...

    Erik Spangler Written by Erik Spangler about over 4 years ago 401 reads 4 comments

  10. Al Davis a Zombie? (Satire)

    As it stands, the Oakland Raiders are not faring too well this season. Constant speculation has had to do with who will be the next coach, will Al Davis relinquish control of the team, and when will we win again...

    Erik Spangler Written by Erik Spangler about over 4 years ago 846 reads 5 comments

  11. Oakland Raiders' Darrius Heyward-Bey Can't Catch. Maybe He Can Return?

    Just a thought. After repeated sub-par performances by our first-round pick, and our failure on special teams to consistently bring the ball past our own 20-yard-line, I believe we can kill two birds with one stone...

    Erik Spangler Written by Erik Spangler about almost 5 years ago 486 reads 20 comments

  12. The Autumn Wind Is Blowing; This Is The Season For Tom Cable's Raiders

    To watch the crumbling of division rivals, is a sweet sight indeed. With the Kansas City Chiefs rebuilding, the Denver Broncos self-destructing, and the San Diego Chargers quite likely performing ...

    Erik Spangler Written by Erik Spangler about almost 5 years ago 127 reads 5 comments