1. Oakland Raiders' Jason Campbell to Break out in 2011

    Is he the next Jim Plunkett? Oakland Raiders owner Al Davis thinks so but who cares? What matters at this time is Raiders quarterback Jason Campbell plays well enough for the Raiders to win ball games...

    Carl Cockerham Written by Carl Cockerham about almost 3 years ago 7,125 reads 90 comments

  2. Who's Going to Be the Oakland Raiders' Hardest Hitters in 2011?

    Oakland Raiders owner Al Davis had a vision for what a football team should be in the '60s. He wanted the biggest, strongest, most intimidating men on the offensive line to plow ...

    Carl Cockerham Written by Carl Cockerham about almost 3 years ago 3,802 reads 47 comments

  3. Oakland Raiders Lose Zach Miller, Better off with Kevin Boss

    Zach Miller has decided to follow the money and Tom Cable to Seattle to play for the Seahawks. Raider Nation has been in upheaval ever since but should be happy that Kevin Boss is now a Raider in his stead...

    Carl Cockerham Written by Carl Cockerham about almost 3 years ago 3,434 reads 185 comments

  4. Oakland Raiders: Can Still Win the AFC West Without Asomugha and Miller

    The Oakland Raiders are in training camp for the first time in a while without Nnamdi Asomugha and Zach Miller. Many Raider fans are sick with Raider owner Al Davis for allegedly letting them go after overspending before the lockout...

    Carl Cockerham Written by Carl Cockerham about almost 3 years ago 3,822 reads 96 comments

  5. Raiders Free Agency Rumors 2011: Oakland's Participation in Market Can't Be Over

    The Philadelphia Eagles have won the free-agent Super Bowl, but that means nothing right now. The Oakland Raiders won the free-agent Super Bowl in 2008 with the signings of Gibril Wilson, DeAngelo Hall and Javon Walker...

    Carl Cockerham Written by Carl Cockerham about almost 3 years ago 6,541 reads 163 comments

  6. Nnamdi Asomugha to Eagles: Oakland Raiders Prepare for Life After Nnamdi

    I chose not to believe it until it was a fact. Now it is, and the Oakland Raiders are preparing for life after Nnamdi Asomugha . When he first signed with the Eagles , I thought that it was a debilitating blow for the 2011 Raiders...

    Carl Cockerham Written by Carl Cockerham about almost 3 years ago 7,386 reads 136 comments

  7. Richard Seymour: Oakland Defensive Lineman's Impact on Raider Nation

    Why did Oakland Raiders owner Al Davis spend so much money to keep Richard Seymour ? That's easy. He is the one player that has had the most impact in turning this Raider team around...

    Carl Cockerham Written by Carl Cockerham about almost 3 years ago 12,646 reads 50 comments

  8. Oakland Raiders: Jared Gaither to Raider Nation?

    Okay Raider Nation, it is starting to look more like my hopes of keeping Nnamdi Asomugha are empty. I really wanted to see him back in Silver and Black, but I want $50 million too, and that hasn't happened either...

    Carl Cockerham Written by Carl Cockerham about almost 3 years ago 3,531 reads 112 comments

  9. Oakland Raiders All-Time Starting Offense

    Al Davis has always believed in having an explosive offense, so he has had his share of explosive offensive players. The power running game with the deep ball off of it are the principals in which it all happens...

    Carl Cockerham Written by Carl Cockerham about almost 3 years ago 2,300 reads 30 comments

  10. Nnamdi Asomugha Can Remain an Oakland Raider With Others on Roster Bubble

    We are inches away from football season again! We now have a clearer picture of what the new C.B.A. will be and it looks good for the Raiders ...

    Carl Cockerham Written by Carl Cockerham about almost 3 years ago 4,548 reads 77 comments

  11. Oakland Radiers 2011: 18 Reasons Raider Nation Should Be Excited

    Back in 2003, the Westside Connection with lead rapper Ice Cube released a song called Gangsta Nation . The first thing Ice Cube says in the song is, "Consider this an invitation to my gangsta nation...

    Carl Cockerham Written by Carl Cockerham about 3 years ago 2,394 reads 67 comments

  12. The First 5 Things the Oakland Raiders Must Do Once the NFL Lockout Ends

    It has been a pretty hectic NFL offseason, to say the least. The battle between the players and owners has caused it all, but it looks to be coming to an end soon...

    Carl Cockerham Written by Carl Cockerham about 3 years ago 8,252 reads 54 comments

  13. Oakland Raiders' Worst-Case Scenario with the New CBA

    The salary cap has shrunk to $120 million with a $3 million exemption in 2011 from $128 million in 2009. After writing an article yesterday on what I would do under the best case scenario, today's article is on the worst case scenario...

    Carl Cockerham Written by Carl Cockerham about 3 years ago 1,833 reads 44 comments

  14. Oakland Raiders' Best Case Scenario Under a New CBA

    Last month, I attempted an article on what I thought the Raiders could and should do in free agency. Now, I'm at it again because we know that the salary cap is set at $120 million with a $3 million exemption for one player...

    Carl Cockerham Written by Carl Cockerham about 3 years ago 7,260 reads 162 comments

  15. Raider Nation Now One Nation: Program in Place to Bring Back Winning Tradition

    Many around the league over the years have said that the Oakland Raiders are always among the most talented teams in the NFL. However, the Raiders finished .500 in 2010 for the first time since the Super Bowl team of 2002...

    Carl Cockerham Written by Carl Cockerham about 3 years ago 686 reads 7 comments

  16. For the Love of Raider Nation, Keep Nnamdi Asomugha

    The Oakland Raiders appear to be turning things around as they went 8-8 in 2010 after finishing below .500 for seven straight years...

    Carl Cockerham Written by Carl Cockerham about 3 years ago 3,043 reads 79 comments

  17. Oakland Raider Players That Are Ready to Break out in 2011

    In 2010, the Oakland Raiders improved to 8-8 from 5-11 in 2009. That was due in large part to players like Darren McFadden, Stanford Routt, Michael Huff, and Tommy Kelly breaking out...

    Carl Cockerham Written by Carl Cockerham about 3 years ago 10,309 reads 96 comments

  18. Oakland Raiders: Is the NFL Labor Dispute Helping Them?

    When the NFL players and owners first started bickering about money, I thought the season was going to be shortened at best...

    Carl Cockerham Written by Carl Cockerham about 3 years ago 1,521 reads 78 comments

  19. Al Davis: Honoring the Original Oakland Raider Legend, Happy Belated 82nd Al!

    I've heard enough from some so called Raider Fans! They say that Oakland Raider owner Al Davis needs to hurry up and die so the Raiders can start winning...

    Carl Cockerham Written by Carl Cockerham about 3 years ago 2,001 reads 51 comments

  20. Jason Campbell Can Be the Oakland Raiders' Long-Term Solution at QB

    The biggest argument in Oakland Raiders Nation these days is about quarterback Jason Campbell . Some see him as the guy that can drive the Raiders offense to the NFL playoffs and beyond for years to come...

    Carl Cockerham Written by Carl Cockerham about 3 years ago 4,405 reads 124 comments

  21. Oakland Raiders 2011: Focus on the Offensive Line to Build "Bully"

    Speed is far and away the number one quality that the Oakland Raiders are traditionally known for. From Cliff Branch to Jacoby Ford, the Raiders have always put out one of the fastest, if not the fastest, teams in the league...

    Carl Cockerham Written by Carl Cockerham about 3 years ago 5,929 reads 78 comments

  22. Oakland Raiders Could Be Okay Under New Projected CBA

    They say that a new NFL Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA) is getting close to being done. Rumor has it that the salary cap will be $120 million in 2011 as well as hard cap floor being 90 to 100 percent...

    Carl Cockerham Written by Carl Cockerham about 3 years ago 7,013 reads 130 comments

  23. Oakland Raiders: The Top 10 Teams in Franchise History

    The Oakland Raiders are a proud franchise that many call "the team of the decades." This is because in the five decades of the AFL-merged NFL , the Raiders have been to Super Bowls in four of them and a conference championship in all five...

    Carl Cockerham Written by Carl Cockerham about 3 years ago 3,766 reads 24 comments

  24. Oakland Raiders: Why Silver and Black Will Win the AFC West in 2011

    The Oakland Raiders will win the AFC West in 2011! Yeah, I said it! There's a new Sheriff in town! No, wait. There's a new "bully" on the block! I would never have dared to say such a thing from 2003 to 2009 but 2011 is a different year...

    Carl Cockerham Written by Carl Cockerham about 3 years ago 3,291 reads 224 comments

  25. Oakland Raiders: New C.B.A Rules Will Make Al Davis a Busy Man

    The NFL players and owners are back at it again in Boston trying to bang out a new agreement. That is a very good sign but there is some very interesting news coming out of Boston these days...

    Carl Cockerham Written by Carl Cockerham about 3 years ago 9,501 reads 233 comments