1. 10 Greatest Games in Oakland Raiders History

    What constitutes a great game? That question can be answered in many different ways depending upon who you ask. For a Forty-Niner fan, Super Bowl XXIV was a great game. For a Bronco fan...

    John Doublin Written by John Doublin about over 4 years ago 11,013 reads 39 comments

  2. Oakland Raiders: Four QBs, Why Are We Only Discussing Two?

    Should we only be talking about JaMarcus Russell and Brad Gradkowski when discussing the starting quarterback job in Oakland ? I say no...

    John Doublin Written by John Doublin about over 4 years ago 2,335 reads 56 comments

  3. The All-Time Oakland Raiders Defense

    When evaluating an Oakland Raiders "all-time" team, there are more than just stats to consider. Stats alone may be ok for the fans of other teams, but not Raider Nation. Raider fans are arguably the most fervent and opinionated fans in the league...

    John Doublin Written by John Doublin about over 4 years ago 595 reads 62 comments

  4. JaMarcus Russell: A Coach's Perspective

    This is not a pro nor anti JaMarcus Russell article. I will not be discussing the same old rhetoric about him that is so prevalent today. This will focus only on his physical tools...

    John Doublin Written by John Doublin about over 4 years ago 1,764 reads 84 comments

  5. What Did We Learn About Danica Patrick After 300 Miles in Fontana?

    Can she get it done at this level? In a word? Yes! Danica Patrick started 36th at the Stater Bros. 300 in Fontana, CA last Saturday and ran a clean race, finishing 31st...

    John Doublin Written by John Doublin about over 4 years ago 561 reads 10 comments

  6. 2010 NFL Combine: What Should Teams Be Looking For?

    The answer should be "football players", but it doesn't always work that way... The fact is that the NFL draft is a crap shoot at best. You can take a guy that is a "can't miss" only to watch him fail miserably...

    John Doublin Written by John Doublin about over 4 years ago 337 reads 24 comments

  7. Top 10 Nicknames in Oakland Raiders History

    Every team in every sport has nicknames for their favorite players and coaches. Some make sense and some leave us scratching our heads. Bill Cowher certainly has a "Chin", but Lou Pinnella is anything but "sweet"...

    John Doublin Written by John Doublin about over 4 years ago 5,093 reads 38 comments

  8. Al Davis At the NFL Draft: Times They Are a Changin'

    After CBS switched the coverage in my area from the Raiders/Giants game to the Lions/Steelers game at half time in Week Five, I got to thinking.....

    John Doublin Written by John Doublin about over 4 years ago 1,732 reads 62 comments

  9. Wildcat in Oakland: Unlocking Darren McFadden's potential.

    This kid is not a bust... With the talent he has, Darren McFadden should be a lot more productive than he has been so far.  There are a myriad of things that have impeded his growth and production...

    John Doublin Written by John Doublin about over 4 years ago 1,007 reads 68 comments

  10. Oakland Raiders "D-List": Top Defensive Players Who Failed to Carry Their Weight in 2009

    Ok...I caught a lot of flack for the offensive version of this list, (Top Oakland Raiders Who Didn't Carry Their Weight on Offense in 2009) because I didn't hold enough players accountable. Allow me to make some things perfectly clear...

    John Doublin Written by John Doublin about over 4 years ago 1,990 reads 73 comments

  11. Top Oakland Raiders Who Didn't Carry Their Weight on Offense in 2009

    The Raiders' 2009 season was one of the highest of highs and the most miserable of lows. Wins against playoff teams like Cincinnati and Philadelphia fostered optimism from the Silver & Black faithful...

    John Doublin Written by John Doublin about over 4 years ago 2,015 reads 22 comments

  12. Zach Miller and Friends = Hope for Oakland Raider Nation in 2010

    Shoulder pads to build on The 2009 season was difficult for Raider fans to endure. The quarterback play was horrific for nine games. The offensive line was fragile and inconsistent. The defense couldn't stop the run or tackle in the open field...

    John Doublin Written by John Doublin about over 4 years ago 859 reads 8 comments

  13. NASCAR: Tradition vs Progress

    A history in the UN-making When RJ Reynolds stepped aside as title sponsor of NASCAR in 2003, changes to the sport began to happen at an astonishing rate...

    John Doublin Written by John Doublin about over 4 years ago 106 reads 1 comments

  14. Al Davis: Does He Have The Raiders On The Road To Ruin?

    It seems everyone has an opinion as to the poor performance of the Oakland Raiders in recent years.  Some say its QB play. Some say it’s the defense. Still others say it’s the coaching staff or the ownership...

    John Doublin Written by John Doublin about over 4 years ago 2,066 reads 9 comments

  15. Danica Dazzles At Daytona!

    Patrick Shines in ARCA debut. While most of the free world watched Drew Brees and the New Orleans Saints upset the Indianapolis Colts in Super Bowl XLIV, another underdog story was unfolding in a different Florida city...

    John Doublin Written by John Doublin about over 4 years ago 80 reads 3 comments