1. Oakland Raiders Vs San Francisco 49ers: A Coach's View of The Raiders

    The preseason version of the "Battle of the Bay" took place in Oakland on Saturday as the Oakland Raiders played host to their rivals from across the bay, the San Francisco 49ers.It was an exciting game filled with spectacular plays and big hits...

    John Doublin Written by John Doublin about 4 years ago 5,173 reads 110 comments

  2. NFL 2010 Season Preview: MVP Candidates for All 16 AFC Teams

    Peyton Manning, Brett Favre, Adrian Peterson, and Chris Johnson will almost certainly be the front-runners to win the 2010 NFL Most Valuable Player award. However, there must be at least one player on every team that can compete for that honor...

    John Doublin Written by John Doublin about 4 years ago 2,401 reads 50 comments

  3. Oakland Raiders Defeat Chicago Bears: 10 Observations of Raiders Offense

    When the Oakland Raiders took to Soldier Field Saturday in Chicago to face the Bears, they did so without many key offensive players. Chaz Schilens, Darren McFadden, and Darius Heyward-Bey all sat out against the Bears...

    John Doublin Written by John Doublin about 4 years ago 9,903 reads 118 comments

  4. Oakland Raiders Preseason: Raider Rookies That Could Shock The NFL World

    Rolando McClain was well known by NFL fans long before the 2010 NFL draft. Raider Nation knew who he was, and what to expect from him from day one. He appears to be delivering early on in his career...

    John Doublin Written by John Doublin about 4 years ago 1,808 reads 53 comments

  5. Oakland Raiders Training Camp: Still Room for Improvement

    These aren't the same old Oakland Raiders.Although it's true the Raiders have made some drastic improvements over the offseason, there are still some areas that could cause this team to struggle in the regular season...

    John Doublin Written by John Doublin about 4 years ago 4,511 reads 64 comments

  6. Oakland Raiders Preseason: Reasons For Excitement and Concern in Win

    Football is finally back!This off-season has brought more positive press for the Oakland Raiders than at any time I can remember. Most of it, if not all of it, is well deserved. The Raiders have made up a lot of ground on the rest of the league...

    John Doublin Written by John Doublin about 4 years ago 2,647 reads 50 comments

  7. Warren Sapp Calls Out Al Davis: Oakland Raiders Hater Nation Never Dies

    Some things never change. Following optimistic statements about Jason Campbell and the Oakland Raiders by Al Davis in a recent interview on Sirius Radio, NFL Network analyst ...

    John Doublin Written by John Doublin about 4 years ago 11,523 reads 219 comments

  8. Oakland Raiders 2010 Training Camp: Bubble Players Getting a Look

    How bad do you want to make the team? A lot of different things go on at an NFL training camp. Newly acquired veterans try to learn a new system, retuning players knock the rust off, and rookies try to prove their mettle...

    John Doublin Written by John Doublin about 4 years ago 3,060 reads 77 comments

  9. Brett Favre Retires Again: Yeah Right!

    The more things change, the more they stay the same. Judd Zulgad of the Minneapolis Star Tribune reported earlier this morning that Brett Favre has decided forgo a 20th NFL season...

    John Doublin Written by John Doublin about 4 years ago 179 reads 7 comments

  10. Oakland Raiders 2010 Training Camp: 12 Questions Fans Should Be Asking

    For the first time in a long time there is an attitude of "team-first" that permeates the Oakland Raiders' organization and the fanbase...

    John Doublin Written by John Doublin about 4 years ago 7,159 reads 91 comments

  11. Oakland Raiders 2010 Preview: Richard Seymour Sets Example for Rookies

    There is no substitute for veteran leadership. Fans that showed up at Oakland Raiders' training camp early in the hopes of seeing some of the 2010 rookie class were treated to a bit of a surprise...

    John Doublin Written by John Doublin about 4 years ago 4,226 reads 132 comments

  12. 2010 NFL Preview: Predicting The Records of All 32 Teams By Division

    Every year about this time, every sports writer in the world attempts to channel "Carnac The Magnificent" and predict everything from who will start at quarterback for every team, to which team will win it all in February...

    John Doublin Written by John Doublin about 4 years ago 13,992 reads 207 comments

  13. Oakland Raiders History: Jersey Numbers that Should Be Honored (Defense)

    In a previous article , I suggested 10 offensive numbers that I felt should be retired. That position didn't go over as well as I expected. Raider Nation made it clear they liked the fact that Al Davis didn't retire numbers...

    John Doublin Written by John Doublin about 4 years ago 1,212 reads 56 comments

  14. 10 NFL Owners As Eccentric As Cavs Owner Dan Gilbert

    Cleveland Cavaliers owner Dan Gilbert's recent "letter to LeBron" sparked a national media storm. This caused me to speculate if the NFL has had any owners through the years who would pull a stunt like this...

    John Doublin Written by John Doublin about 4 years ago 1,892 reads 16 comments

  15. Hold Out Over? Tennessee Titans Chris Johnson Agree In Principle

    A potential sigh of relief in Tennessee. Running back extraordinaire Chris Johnson and the Tennessee Titans have reportedly agreed in principle to a deal that would give Johnson a raise and keep him with the team...

    John Doublin Written by John Doublin about 4 years ago 468 reads 3 comments

  16. 10 Best Players Ever Taken in the NFL Supplemental Draft

    In 1977 the NFL instituted the supplemental draft. They wanted to give players that were unable to enter the regular draft for whatever reason a chance to achieve their dream of playing professional football...

    John Doublin Written by John Doublin about 4 years ago 1,096 reads 23 comments

  17. Oakland Raiders History: Jersey Numbers That Should Be Retired-Offense

    Since Al Davis took over the Oakland Raiders, there have been some great players that have donned the silver and black. Raider fans have often shown their allegiance to their favorite players by wearing their number...

    John Doublin Written by John Doublin about 4 years ago 72,269 reads 162 comments

  18. Oakland Raiders: 10 Reasons for Raider Nation to Remain Hopeful

    In February of this year, I wrote an article called Zach Miller and friends = Hope For Oakland Raider Nation in 2010. In that article I profiled a few players that played well and gave Raider Nation a reason to look toward the future in a positive way.

    John Doublin Written by John Doublin about 4 years ago 5,430 reads 76 comments

  19. 2010 NFL Preview: 10 Teams Most Reliant on Rookies

    When the 2010 NFL draft was officially opened, there were teams in the room that were going to use the draft to strengthen an already strong team and those that were building for the future...

    John Doublin Written by John Doublin about 4 years ago 3,798 reads 69 comments

  20. 10 Oakland Raiders Set to Break Out in 2010

    As training camps approach, Raider Nation is getting more and more excited about the upcoming 2010 NFL season. All the positive reports and personnel improvements have created a buzz in the bay area...

    John Doublin Written by John Doublin about 4 years ago 5,308 reads 93 comments

  21. Oakland Raiders Pre-Training Camp Preview: 2010 Game-By-Game Predictions

    The Oakland Raiders are a team on the rise in 2010. After moving on without former No. 1 pick Jamarcus Russell and adding new starting quarterback Jason Campbell, things are very optimistic in the Bay Area...

    John Doublin Written by John Doublin about 4 years ago 13,635 reads 73 comments

  22. Raiders-49ers: The 2010 Battle of the Bay!

    Things are beginning to heat up between 49er and Raider Nations. The teams that share a world-famous bridge are going head-to-head for the right to call themselves "Bosses of the Bay...

    John Doublin Written by John Doublin about 4 years ago 8,653 reads 171 comments

  23. Raiders Preview: 10 Reasons Darren McFadden Will Breakout in 2010

    Since the release of JaMarcus Russell, the Oakland Raider under the most pressure to perform is Darren McFadden. McFadden was drafted fourth overall in the 2008 draft...

    John Doublin Written by John Doublin about 4 years ago 8,903 reads 120 comments

  24. Five New Oakland Raiders that Must Meet Expectations in 2010

    All the additions and improvements made by the Oakland Raiders mean absolutely nothing if those new faces don't live up to their expectations...

    John Doublin Written by John Doublin about 4 years ago 5,574 reads 42 comments

  25. Oakland Raiders Still Show Some Areas of Concern

    A Good Offseason, but Still Some Work To Do! In my Oakland Raiders: Rebuilding Process Nearly Complete" target="_blank">previous article , I documented all the positive steps Al Davis, ...

    John Doublin Written by John Doublin about over 4 years ago 4,498 reads 76 comments