1. Breaking Down the AFC Wild Card Race: Tennessee Titans Style

    The Tennessee Titans are in the midst of a turnaround that, in NFL terms, is unprecedented—they are the first team in league history to win four straight games following consecutive losses in the first six...

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  2. An Evening With The Tennessee Titans: Bud Adams Style, Pt. 2

    For An Evening with the Titans Part 1: click here. When we left the Titans Bud Adams delivered a rousing speech to start their party. Collins slouches over even more, “Vince this. Vince that...

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  3. An Evening with the Tennessee Titans: Bud Adams Style, Pt. 1

    The below events did not happen anywhere other then the author's head (that he knows of). Sunday, Nov. 15, 2009, not long after the Titans defeated the Bills by a 41-17 score in Nashville: ...

    Richard Langford Written by Richard Langford about over 4 years ago 302 reads 9 comments

  4. Tom Cable: A Day in the Life of the Oakland Raiders Coach, Pt. 2

    For "A Day in the Life, Pt. 1," click here. When we left: Tom Cable was waiting for players to arrive for their Monday meetings...

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  5. Tom Cable: A Day in the Life of the Oakland Raiders Head Coach, Pt. 1

    Any resemblance to reality of the below events is purely coincidental. Monday, 5 a.m., at the Cable household—an alarm goes off... “Just wake up, baby! Just wake up, baby!” screams the alarm—louder and louder each time...

    Richard Langford Written by Richard Langford about almost 5 years ago 406 reads 32 comments

  6. Oakland Raiders '09.5: The Start of the Second Season

    After a long wait and what seemed like an insufferably long preseason, the start of the ’09 NFL season is here. The eve of the season is always an exciting time for teams and their fans...

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  7. New York Giants Talk: ...How 'Bout Them Yankees?

    Week Nine of the NFL season is a little early to place a playoff’s worth of importance onto a game, but that is exactly what the contest with the San Diego Chargers was for the New York Giants...

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  8. Raiders vs. B-Y-E: An Epic Battle for the Ages

    It is finally here! The week all Raiders fans await like Christmas. The week which, upon its unveiling, is eagerly circled with pen breaking vigor on all calendars...

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  9. Innocent Until Proven Guilty: Why Tom Cable Is the Victim

    First, I feel the need to make it clear that I believe violence is only acceptable in self-defense. Second, I want to say that if the allegations against Tom Cable are found to be ...

    Richard Langford Written by Richard Langford about almost 5 years ago 346 reads 27 comments

  10. Brett Favre: Cutting the Cheese

    As Vikings defensive end Jared Allen said, "You just don’t turn your back on 16 years of greatness." One thing I know after Sunday, November One is: Jared Allen is absolutely correct...

    Richard Langford Written by Richard Langford about almost 5 years ago 292 reads 4 comments

  11. The Brett Favre Reality Tour: Screwing Wisconsin Edition

    As Vikings defensive end Jared Allen said, "You just don’t turn your back on 16 years of greatness." One thing I know after Sunday, November One is: Jared Allen is absolutely correct...

    Richard Langford Written by Richard Langford about almost 5 years ago 159 reads 6 comments

  12. Tom Cable's Infinite Wisdom and JaMarcus Russell's Best Quality

    Tom Cable is a wise, wise man. I was not fully aware of this until I read Sunday’s Jets post-game comments. In fact, I was probably placing him somewhere on the wisdom spectrum that found ...

    Richard Langford Written by Richard Langford about almost 5 years ago 209 reads 14 comments

  13. Raiders vs. Jets: A Battle For Hope—Preview and Prediction

    I guess the Jets are now a de facto AFC West team. It seems that way, as the New York Jets and the Oakland Raiders are getting ready to battle again for the tenth time since 1999. Eight of those meeting have taken place in Oakland...

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  14. The Oakland Raiders: Changing the Way the Game Is Played

    Author’s note: These quotes did not happen anywhere...other than in my head. When historians look back upon the marvelous game of football, they will point out the Raiders-Eagles game on Oct...

    Richard Langford Written by Richard Langford about almost 5 years ago 487 reads 8 comments

  15. Oakland Raiders '09: How This Season Is Beginning to Fulfill Its Promise

    After five weeks of the 2009 NFL season teams are beginning to define their identities. As Dennis Green would say, “the teams are who we think they are.” This does not mean that all teams will remain stagnant in their identity...

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  16. Jamarcus Russell: Is He The Next Eli Manning, David Carr, Or Ryan Leaf

    Lets take a look at three number one picks, drafted into vastly different situations and thrust into action at a young age, and their stats. These three had remarkable similar results early in their starting career...

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  17. Raiders-Giants: Dead Team Walking

    After doubling their scoring total last game from the previous week’s contest and with their young quarterback coming off his best outing of the season, the Raiders' offense is finding its groove...

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  18. The Biggest Concerns Facing the Lakers Title Defense

    It was a hard road back, for the Lakers, en route to claiming another NBA Championship. Now that they have, they look primed to hold onto this trophy for another year. The NBA season is long and allows for many road bumps along the way...

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  19. To The Misguided Assailants Of Jamarcus Russell

    A surprisingly high percentage of citizens in Raider Nation were too busy buying the hype of the mainstream media to actually watch the Raiders Texans game...

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  20. Texans Vs. Raiders: A Breakdown and Prediction

    After explosive open season scheduling saw the Raiders face their three most hated rivals in the first three games, the fourth week finds the Raiders traveling to face off with the dreaded Houston Oilers…...

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  21. Raiders Vs. Broncos: A Breakdown and Prediction

    The Oakland Raiders and Denver Broncos' storied history is about to get its first ’09 edition and will see the dawn of a new era for one of the greatest rivalries in football...

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  22. Raiders Vs. Chiefs: Why The Raiders Are Going to Win

    In Oakland...the games you always really wanted to come see were the Niners and the Chiefs. You grew up hating red...It goes deep. It's not just the teams...

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  23. Raiders Chargers- Dissapointment Therapy

    Had anyone mentioned to me on Thursday of last week that the Raiders would lead for most of the game against the Chargers only to lose on a two-minute drill capped off by a touchdown in the waning seconds of regulation, I would have been content...

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  24. Raiders vs. Chargers: They Saved The Best For Last

    Gone are the blistering days of the summer sun, the annoyingly redundant broken plunking of ice cream trucks and the sight of swimsuits, on the bodies of those who should be wearing them and those who should not...

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  25. RIP Oakland Raiders Preseason '09: The Season of the Non-Answer

    Call me captain understatement. This was an interesting preseason for the Oakland Raiders. A preseason where they said “I see your questions and I’ll raise you more questions...

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