1. Carson Palmer Trade Shows the Time Is Now for Oakland Raiders

    Oakland Raiders head coach Hue Jackson's mantra for 2011 is "The time is now!" Jackson is really making believers out of Raider Nation now as he has traded for Carson Palmer ...

    Carl Cockerham Written by Carl Cockerham about almost 3 years ago 1,745 reads 309 comments

  2. Oakland Raiders Could Upgrade Quarterback Position by Acquiring Donovan McNabb

    Everyone is talking about the Oakland Raiders trading for guys like Carson Palmer and Kyle Orton or getting David Garrard from the streets following quarterback Jason Campbell suffering ...

    Carl Cockerham Written by Carl Cockerham about almost 3 years ago 2,543 reads 144 comments

  3. Browns vs. Raiders: 4 Things We Learned from Oaklands Emotional 24-17 Win

    Today's Raiders- Browns game was played with heavy hearts, as there was a ceremony honoring the memory of Al Davis before the game...

    Carl Cockerham Written by Carl Cockerham about almost 3 years ago 2,555 reads 104 comments

  4. Browns vs. Raiders: Oakland Must Win Big to Prove They Are for Real

    The 2-2 Cleveland Browns will be going to Oakland to play against the 3-2 Raiders on Sunday. It's a bigger game than many because the Raiders can't just win, baby—they have to win this game big...

    Carl Cockerham Written by Carl Cockerham about almost 3 years ago 4,252 reads 55 comments

  5. Does the Signing of Aaron Curry Mean the Oakland Raiders Are Going to the 3-4?

    Al Davis has done it again! I know he's no longer with us but the acquisition of former first-round pick Aaron Curry reeks of Davis—the deal had to be in progress before he died...

    Carl Cockerham Written by Carl Cockerham about almost 3 years ago 1,974 reads 41 comments

  6. Top 10 Most Overrated and Underrated Oakland Raiders in Franchise History

    The Oakland Raiders have a very rich history with the championships and all of the great players that came through...

    Carl Cockerham Written by Carl Cockerham about almost 3 years ago 5,807 reads 167 comments

  7. Raiders vs Texans 7 Things We Learned from Oaklands 25-20 Win

    The Oakland Raiders win their biggest game of the year—beating the Houston Texans 25-20. The win came on the road against a playoff contender that just beat the Pittsburgh ...

    Carl Cockerham Written by Carl Cockerham about almost 3 years ago 5,531 reads 138 comments

  8. Al Davis: Top 10 Raiders That Must Commit to Excellence to Pay Tribute to Owner

    Through the years, deceased Raiders owner Al Davis rolled the dice on a number of players. In the good ole days, Davis was never wrong because when Davis gave a player an opportunity ...

    Carl Cockerham Written by Carl Cockerham about almost 3 years ago 713 reads 10 comments

  9. Al Davis: Celebrating His Amazing Life and Accomplishments

    I write this article with a 2,000-pound heart. An NFL giant has passed away today at age 82, so today, I write this article in celebration. No—not in celebration of his death but in celebration his life in football and his many accomplishments...

    Carl Cockerham Written by Carl Cockerham about almost 3 years ago 633 reads 8 comments

  10. Raiders vs. Texans: Week 5 Keys to Raiders Coming Up Victorious in Houston

    The week after a disappointing loss is a big one. Many expect the Oakland Raiders to get blown out by the Houston Texans after the disappointing loss at home to the New England Patriots ...

    Carl Cockerham Written by Carl Cockerham about almost 3 years ago 3,917 reads 107 comments

  11. 5 Reasons Why the Oakland Raiders Will Still Win the AFC West

    The nasty taste of the Oakland Raiders ' loss to the New England Patriots should now be out of Raider Nation's mouth. But let's really look at it—coming into the season it looked just like the Raiders were going to be 2-2 at this point...

    Carl Cockerham Written by Carl Cockerham about almost 3 years ago 4,142 reads 79 comments

  12. When Will Terrelle Pryor Be a Star Quarterback for the Oakland Raiders?

    Many believe that Terrelle Pryor was another typical Al Davis reach because of his speed. They said, "He won't make it as an the NFL quarterback. His talents don't translate to the NFL game...

    Carl Cockerham Written by Carl Cockerham about almost 3 years ago 7,720 reads 128 comments

  13. Patriots vs Raiders: 6 Things We Learned from Oakland's 31-19 Loss

    The New England Patriots went into the O.co Coliseum and did what they do. After getting some humble pie from the Buffalo Bills last week, they saved a few pieces for Raiders —upping their record to 26-2 after losses since 2003...

    Carl Cockerham Written by Carl Cockerham about almost 3 years ago 6,447 reads 224 comments

  14. NFL Predictions Week 4: Why the Raiders Will Upset the Patriots

    The 2-1 Oakland Raiders will be at home on Sunday to take on the New England Patriots. If this were last year or the year before, this would have been the perfect game for the Patriots ...

    Carl Cockerham Written by Carl Cockerham about almost 3 years ago 5,868 reads 100 comments

  15. Oakland Raiders Getting Big Contributions from Youngsters in 2011 So Far

    Much of the credit for the Raiders ' 2-1 start to the 2011 season should go to Hue Jackson and the coaching staff. Then of course you have the veterans like Richard Seymour to show this young Raider team the way...

    Carl Cockerham Written by Carl Cockerham about almost 3 years ago 1,179 reads 22 comments

  16. 9 Ways the Oakland Raiders Can Improve Their Defense Immediately

    The Oakland Raiders are now going into Week 4 against the New England Patriots 2-1—tied for the lead in the AFC West. From the looks of it all, the Raiders could easily be undefeated but 2-1 is a good spot to be in...

    Carl Cockerham Written by Carl Cockerham about almost 3 years ago 6,080 reads 98 comments

  17. Can Darren McFadden Be Another O.J. Simpson? (Part 2)

    A little over a year ago, I wrote an article entitled, "Can Darren McFadden Be Another O.J. Simpson?" It was a couple of months before his breakout season, so most of Raider Nation thought I was crazy at the time...

    Carl Cockerham Written by Carl Cockerham about almost 3 years ago 1,192 reads 31 comments

  18. Oakland Raiders: 8 Things We Learned After Beating the New York Jets

    The Oakland Raiders beat the New York Jets, 34-24, to get their biggest win in years! The Jets, who had been to the AFC Championship Game the last two years, didn't seem ready for what they got from this Raider team...

    Carl Cockerham Written by Carl Cockerham about almost 3 years ago 7,184 reads 275 comments

  19. Raiders vs. Jets: 8 Breaks Oakland Needs to Beat New York

    "New York, New York, big city of dreams, everything in New York ain't always what it seems." When it comes to the New York Jets , that's the old Snoop Dogg and Dog Pound song that I think of...

    Carl Cockerham Written by Carl Cockerham about almost 3 years ago 4,436 reads 152 comments

  20. Oakland Raiders' Pleasant Surprises in 2011 so Far

    The Oakland Raiders are now 1-1 after opening their season on a two-game road trip. The Raiders lost a tough one they should have won in Buffalo but they are still in line with all NFL teams that started the season with two road games...

    Carl Cockerham Written by Carl Cockerham about almost 3 years ago 5,740 reads 202 comments

  21. Relax, Raider Nation, Season Ends in 15 More Weeks

    That was a heck of a loss the Raiders took on Sunday but there's no reason to call the season a lost one. Much of Raider Nation got too high after a Week 1 win only to get too low after a Week 2 loss...

    Carl Cockerham Written by Carl Cockerham about almost 3 years ago 1,374 reads 87 comments

  22. Raiders vs. Bills: 7 Things We Learned About Oakland from Week 2 Loss

    The Oakland Raiders went on the road to play the Buffalo Bills and appeared to be en route to a blowout victory...

    Carl Cockerham Written by Carl Cockerham about almost 3 years ago 9,415 reads 361 comments

  23. Oakland Raiders Can Bring This Thing Home

    The Oakland Raiders are now up 21-3 at halftime so there isn't much different that they need to do. They've dominated the line of scrimmage as I have predicted so they can really do what ever they want...

    Carl Cockerham Written by Carl Cockerham about almost 3 years ago 666 reads 64 comments

  24. 5 Reasons Why Oakland Raiders Will Leave Buffalo 2-0

    It looks like the media is drinking the Buffalo Bills ' Kool-Aid after their Week 1 blowout of the Kansas City Chiefs . It's crazy for the media to make such a prediction based on the previous week, because the Raiders are a far cry from the Chiefs...

    Carl Cockerham Written by Carl Cockerham about almost 3 years ago 4,248 reads 230 comments

  25. Oakland Raiders Still Have Moves To Make To Build "Bully"

    Just as we all knew they would, the Oakland Raiders were able to get by the Denver Broncos on opening week. As I knew, all the supposed weakness on the team based on the preseason weren't all there...

    Carl Cockerham Written by Carl Cockerham about almost 3 years ago 3,247 reads 77 comments