1. Jets Fans, JaMarcus Russell Might Not Be the Worst Option Out There

    Okay, first let's point out that the rumors that the New York Jets might be considering giving JaMarcus Russell a shot most likely had no validity. The "very exploratory, informal discussions" were probably just that...

    Gary Burzell Written by Gary Burzell about over 1 year ago 3,592 reads 14 comments

  2. Oakland Raiders: Carson Palmer or Terrelle Pryor, It Doesn't Matter Who Starts

    There has been a lot of talk lately about who should be the quarterback of the Oakland Raiders. Many have argued that Terrelle Pryor should be given his chance, especially ...

    Gary Burzell Written by Gary Burzell about over 1 year ago 7,271 reads 113 comments

  3. Oakland Raiders 2012: Key Areas the Team Needs to Improve on to Win the AFC West

    Well the preseason is over, and tonight it begins for keeps for the 2012 edition of the Oakland Raiders ...

    Gary Burzell Written by Gary Burzell about 2 years ago 3,072 reads 8 comments

  4. Jerry Rice Is Wrong, Terrell Owens Would Not Fit in with the Oakland Raiders

    Every year it seems the subject of Terrell Owens comes up in relation to the Oakland Raiders. Why? Why would any team want him, especially a team trying to rebuild its complete organizational structure? According to Bill Williamson of ESPN...

    Gary Burzell Written by Gary Burzell about over 2 years ago 3,335 reads 38 comments

  5. Los Angeles Dodgers' Sale to Magic Johnson's Group Is the Perfect Fit

    Early in February I wrote that Magic Johnson 's group would be the best choice to become the new owners of the Los Angeles Dodgers ...

    Gary Burzell Written by Gary Burzell about over 2 years ago 494 reads 0 comments

  6. Los Angeles Dodgers: Bidders Down to 7 According to Multiple Sources

    According to several news sources, including ESPN.com and the L.A. Times , the group headed by Los Angeles Lakers legend Magic Johnson is one of seven bidders that have made ...

    Gary Burzell Written by Gary Burzell about over 2 years ago 781 reads 2 comments

  7. Los Angeles Dodgers: Reasons for Optimism That Dodgers Will Rebound in 2012

    For the first time in several years, I am actually excited about spring training. That's right, I am a Los Angeles Dodgers fan, and I am excited about the prospects of this season...

    Gary Burzell Written by Gary Burzell about over 2 years ago 1,236 reads 9 comments

  8. Manny Ramirez: Why Would the Oakland Athletics or Any Team Sign Him?

    Every now and then something happens in the sports world that just leaves me shaking my head in wonder. Today I am wondering why any Major League Baseball team would give Manny Ramirez another chance...

    Gary Burzell Written by Gary Burzell about over 2 years ago 288 reads 1 comments

  9. Los Angeles Dodgers' Suitors to Meet MLB Group: Vets Needed to Rebound in '12

    For most Los Angeles Dodgers fans the whole team ownership issue can't be resolved quickly enough. However, as we get closer to when pitchers and catchers will report for spring training next week, the end of this ordeal is in sight...

    Gary Burzell Written by Gary Burzell about over 2 years ago 421 reads 1 comments

  10. Los Angeles Dodgers: They Really Need to Settle the Bryan Stow Case out of Court

    On Friday the Los Angeles Dodgers asked the U.S. bankruptcy judge to disallow claims against them filed by Bryan Stow...

    Gary Burzell Written by Gary Burzell about over 2 years ago 212 reads 2 comments

  11. Magic Johnson's Group Would Be the Best Choice to Own the Dodgers

    I think all Dodgers fans, with the exception of those who are related in some way to Frank and Jamie McCourt, will be glad when the team gets a new owner...

    Gary Burzell Written by Gary Burzell about over 2 years ago 692 reads 1 comments

  12. Oakland Raiders: An Organizational Clean Sweep May Be Just What's Needed

    A lot has happened to the Raiders organization since December 2, when I last wrote an article on Bleacher Report about Rolando McClain's arrest . The team was 7-4 on that date, and they finished an uninspired 8-8 for the season...

    Gary Burzell Written by Gary Burzell about over 2 years ago 116 reads 60 comments

  13. Rolando McClain Arrest: If Nothing Else, He's Guilty of Poor Decision Making

    As you probably already know, Oakland Raiders linebacker Rolando McClain was arrested Thursday for discharging a firearm within city limits, third degree assault, menacing and ...

    Gary Burzell Written by Gary Burzell about almost 3 years ago 2,204 reads 12 comments

  14. Oakland Raiders Should Sign T.J. Houshmandzadeh to Help Develop Young Receivers

    Update: The Oakland Raiders have signed T.J. Houshmandzadeh . Now I will have to learn how to spell his name. End of update...

    Gary Burzell Written by Gary Burzell about almost 3 years ago 2,204 reads 70 comments

  15. Dodgers Were Still Playing Baseball in October: It Must Have Been a Dream

    I awoke the other night after the greatest dream. I know it was a dream because it was October and the Dodgers were still playing baseball. But it seemed so real. Really weird things happened in the dream...

    Gary Burzell Written by Gary Burzell about 3 years ago 403 reads 8 comments

  16. NFL Week 3 Picks: Why I Think the Raiders Will Defeat the Jets This Sunday

    Okay Raider Nation, I'll admit it. I almost had an aneurysm after last Sunday's second half collapse against the Buffalo Bills . Five touchdowns in five possessions? Oh man, that really kicked me in the gut...

    Gary Burzell Written by Gary Burzell about 3 years ago 574 reads 16 comments

  17. Oakland Raiders: Why Al Davis Must Step Away and Hire a GM to Run the Team

    Many people call me pessimistic when it comes to the Oakland Raiders . I say I am not pessimistic, just realistic. Before the first preseason game, I went through the schedule and marked what games I thought they would win, and I came up with six...

    Gary Burzell Written by Gary Burzell about 3 years ago 2,805 reads 154 comments

  18. Oakland Raiders: Why Fans Shouldn't Be Too Excited After Beating Broncos Monday

    First the good news, the Oakland Raiders defeated the Denver Broncos 23-20 on the road. A win is a win, and a win on the road against a divisional rival is always something to celebrate...

    Gary Burzell Written by Gary Burzell about 3 years ago 382 reads 10 comments

  19. Terrelle Pryor: Why We Shouldn't Criticize Him for Appealing His Suspension

    When news first came out that Terrelle Pryor would be appealing his five-game suspension I wrote a Bleacher Report article saying I didn't think he should...

    Gary Burzell Written by Gary Burzell about 3 years ago 454 reads 4 comments

  20. Los Angeles Dodgers: 5 Good Things That Happened for the Dodgers This Season

    In many ways the 2011 season has not been a banner season for the Los Angeles Dodgers . The McCourt's divorce, the team's bankruptcy and not competing for the NL West title were not exactly highlights for the Dodgers this season...

    Gary Burzell Written by Gary Burzell about 3 years ago 691 reads 3 comments

  21. L.A. Dodgers: Why We Shouldn't Be in a Hurry to Run Frank McCourt out of Town

    When it was reported last week that a coalition of investors led by former L.A. Marathon owner Bill Burke had made a $1.2 billion offer for the Los Angeles Dodgers, like many Dodgers fans, my first reaction was one of joy...

    Gary Burzell Written by Gary Burzell about 3 years ago 597 reads 0 comments

  22. Oakland Raiders: Should the Raiders Try to Sign Ex-Jaguars QB David Garrard?

    On Tuesday it was announced that the Jacksonville Jaguars had released quarterback David Garrard. Garrard was expected to be the opening day starter for the Jaguars, and his release came as a surprise to many around the NFL ...

    Gary Burzell Written by Gary Burzell about 3 years ago 442 reads 1 comments

  23. L.A. Dodgers: 5 Things the Dodgers Must Do To Compete in the NL West

    This has been a disappointing and challenging year for the Dodgers and their fans. The incident involving rowdy Dodger fans attacking opposing fans in the parking lot on Opening ...

    Gary Burzell Written by Gary Burzell about 3 years ago 651 reads 1 comments

  24. Oakland Raiders 2011: What We Learned About the Raiders from the Preseason

    Nothing. Well, almost nothing. That is what we learned about the Oakland Raiders in the preseason. It is, after all, just preseason football and in the NFL, you can't really take too much from a team's preseason record...

    Gary Burzell Written by Gary Burzell about 3 years ago 1,247 reads 51 comments

  25. Terrelle Pryor: He Should Study the Raiders Playbook and Serve His Suspension

    Sunday morning, the NFL Network started reporting that Oakland Raiders rookie Terrelle Pryor will appeal his five-game suspension...

    Gary Burzell Written by Gary Burzell about 3 years ago 427 reads 28 comments