1. Oakland Raiders and Denver Broncos Confirm Nastiest Rivalry in the NFL Monday

    I still hear most of the media give the Baltimore Ravens and Pittsburgh Steelers credit for having the nastiest rivalry. But in a previously written article, I explained why that distinction belongs to the Broncos and Raiders ...

    Carl Cockerham Written by Carl Cockerham about almost 3 years ago 2,374 reads 22 comments

  2. Raiders vs. Broncos: 10 Things We Learned About Oakland After Week 1 Win

    The Oakland Raiders beat the Denver Broncos 23-20 to get their first opening-day win since 2002. It was an ugly win, but the Raiders along with the nation will take it...

    Carl Cockerham Written by Carl Cockerham about almost 3 years ago 10,299 reads 226 comments

  3. Oakland Raiders Have Nothing to Fear Based on First Impression of AFC West

    The preseason wasn't pretty for the Raiders but a win tonight can have them right on schedule to fulfill my prediction of winning the AFC West...

    Carl Cockerham Written by Carl Cockerham about almost 3 years ago 4,547 reads 54 comments

  4. 5 Oakland Raiders Who Will Reveal the Kind of Team They Have vs. Denver Broncos

    Monday night madness starts again for the 2011 season and the Oakland Raiders vs. Denver Broncos are up first on the menu. After finishing .500 for the first time since their Super Bowl loss in 2002, the Raiders lost some key players...

    Carl Cockerham Written by Carl Cockerham about almost 3 years ago 7,412 reads 40 comments

  5. Why Raiders vs. Broncos Is the Biggest Rivalry in the NFL

    A lot of people will call the Raiders/ Chiefs or Cowboys/ Giants the biggest rivalry in the NFL . Others will say the Packers/ Bears or Steelers/ Ravens are the NFL's biggest all-time rivalry...

    Carl Cockerham Written by Carl Cockerham about almost 3 years ago 2,268 reads 46 comments

  6. 15 Ways for the Oakland Raiders to Spice Up Their Season

    The Oakland Raiders are no where near as bad as all of the media reports right now as they get healthy. But I think that there are some moves that the Raiders can make that will take the team even further in 2011...

    Carl Cockerham Written by Carl Cockerham about almost 3 years ago 4,656 reads 79 comments

  7. Oakland Raiders' State of the Franchise Going into Week 1

    The Oakland Raiders are getting healthy so I wouldn't say that they are in as bad a position as most. However, this is far from the perfect team as there are parts that leave a lot to be desired...

    Carl Cockerham Written by Carl Cockerham about almost 3 years ago 2,041 reads 35 comments

  8. 8 Oakland Raiders on Practice Squad: How Likely Is Each To Contribute?

    I see now that all the rosters have been turned in with the practice squad players also set. That left me to wonder how likely each one of the eight players will actually contribute to the Oakland Raiders other than in practice...

    Carl Cockerham Written by Carl Cockerham about almost 3 years ago 1,641 reads 8 comments

  9. 5 Reasons to Watch the Oakland Raiders' Final Preseason Matchup

    With the final dress rehearsal for the regular season being last week, today marks the last chance for some players to show they belong...

    Carl Cockerham Written by Carl Cockerham about almost 3 years ago 758 reads 42 comments

  10. Oakland Raiders: Raider Nation Need Not Worry About Raiders' Preseason Record

    A lot has been made in the media about the Oakland Raiders ' 0-3 preseason record and it has spread to the fans. Everyone needs to just relax because the sky is not falling in Raider Nation...

    Carl Cockerham Written by Carl Cockerham about almost 3 years ago 2,575 reads 127 comments

  11. Oakland Raiders Rookie Stock: Who's Rising, Falling

    The Oakland Raiders look like they have drafted very well for the second straight year. Through the first three weeks of this preseason, most of this year's rookie class has shown us that they will be able to contribute now...

    Carl Cockerham Written by Carl Cockerham about almost 3 years ago 2,797 reads 86 comments

  12. 6 Oakland Raiders That Should Be Cleaning Out Their Lockers

    The time has come to start trimming down the Oakland Raiders roster. Oakland head coach Hue Jackson is trying to turn this team into a "bully" or classic Raider team...

    Carl Cockerham Written by Carl Cockerham about almost 3 years ago 13,239 reads 169 comments

  13. Oakland Raiders' Blowout Loss to Saints Is Nothing, Health Is Everything

    Doom and gloom is all you hear from the media as the Oakland Raiders lose another preseason game. If you want to go by the preseason, the Washington Redskins are going to be Super Bowl contenders in 2011...

    Carl Cockerham Written by Carl Cockerham about almost 3 years ago 2,933 reads 112 comments

  14. NFL Oakland Raiders: Why Lito Sheppard Aquisition Is Better Than You Think

    After signing Terrelle Pryor from the NFL supplemental draft, the Oakland Raiders strike late again, adding cornerback Lito Sheppard. I can already hear many in Raider Nation saying, "This isn't anything big...

    Carl Cockerham Written by Carl Cockerham about almost 3 years ago 2,744 reads 67 comments

  15. Oakland Raiders Starters Who Need to Step Up Against the New Orleans Saints

    The final dress rehearsal is coming! I know there is a depth chart posted on the Raiders ' website but you know that depth chart means nothing. From what I've seen of some of the starters so far, that depth chart better not mean anything...

    Carl Cockerham Written by Carl Cockerham about almost 3 years ago 3,934 reads 83 comments

  16. Oakland Raiders: Veterans Who Have Been Disappointments This Preseason

    This year, the Oakland Raiders are very young and don't have a whole lot in the way of experience. So, the veterans that are on the team really need to step their games up to show the youngsters how it's done...

    Carl Cockerham Written by Carl Cockerham about almost 3 years ago 7,585 reads 77 comments

  17. Terrell Pryor Well Worth a Third Round Pick for the Oakland Raiders

    Just as I predicted, the Oakland Raiders have selected Terrelle Pryor in the NFL supplemental draft. In no way does that make me a genius; any citizen of Raider Nation could have see that one coming...

    Carl Cockerham Written by Carl Cockerham about almost 3 years ago 871 reads 94 comments

  18. Complete Report Following the Oakland Raiders Week 2 Preseason Loss

    Most of Raider Nation has its collective hand on the panic button after the Oakland Raiders lost to the San Francisco 49ers 17-3. They worry for nothing as Raider head coach Hue Jackson looked like he wanted to experiment more than he wanted to win...

    Carl Cockerham Written by Carl Cockerham about almost 3 years ago 1,330 reads 63 comments

  19. What to Look for When the Oakland Raiders Face the San Francisco 49ers

    I'm not here to promote the Bay Area rivalry. It's too late for that one. The Oakland Raiders didn't take care of business when they faced the San Francisco 49ers in the regular season last year...

    Carl Cockerham Written by Carl Cockerham about almost 3 years ago 1,849 reads 75 comments

  20. Oakand Raiders' 16-Game Regular Season Predictions

    The Oakland Raiders are now pressing on after losing the services of Zach Miller and Nnamdi Asomugha. There are many that see the two losses as devastating to their chances of building on last year's 8-8 record...

    Carl Cockerham Written by Carl Cockerham about almost 3 years ago 14,455 reads 138 comments

  21. Oakland Raiders' Winners and Losers from Preseason Week 1

    The Oakland Raiders are a young, talented team still learning to play together under head coach Hue Jackson's system...

    Carl Cockerham Written by Carl Cockerham about almost 3 years ago 3,814 reads 63 comments

  22. Oakland Raiders' Roster Cuts: Who's on the Bubble?

    The Oakland Raiders are actually deep in a few positions, so this preseason is going to be important. The players in the positions the Raiders are deep in can be in or out of a job with one good or bad play...

    Carl Cockerham Written by Carl Cockerham about almost 3 years ago 9,029 reads 41 comments

  23. 6 Things Found in Oakland Raiders' 24-18 Preseason Loss to Arizona Cardinals

    The Oakland Raiders lost a close game to the Arizona Cardinals for the second straight year. I sure am glad that 2011's was just a preseason game where players needed to get a look to see who's going and staying...

    Carl Cockerham Written by Carl Cockerham about almost 3 years ago 2,751 reads 182 comments

  24. 6 Things to Look for from the Oakland Raiders Tonight

    The Oakland Raiders will take on the visiting Arizona Cardinals tonight in the 2011 preseason opener. Both teams are in search of some confidence as neither team was in the playoffs in 2010...

    Carl Cockerham Written by Carl Cockerham about almost 3 years ago 5,424 reads 52 comments

  25. Oakland Raiders' Offseason Grade: Incomplete

    So far, the Raiders have had a pretty good offseason. Yes, despite losing Nnamdi Asomugha and Zach Miller, it has been a pretty good offseason. The Raiders have a sub ...

    Carl Cockerham Written by Carl Cockerham about almost 3 years ago 3,461 reads 29 comments