1. Oakland Raiders: Top 25 All-Time Players

    A few months ago, I wrote an article that revealed my top 10 all-time Raiders in franchise history. The Raiders have had so many great players, there were a bunch of players I believed I snubbed, but I didn't see them being better than my top 10 Raiders..

    Carl Cockerham Written by Carl Cockerham about 3 years ago 27,426 reads 71 comments

  2. Oakland Raiders: 10 Reasons Why Terrelle Pryor Looks Good in Silver and Black

    Everyone wondered why the Oakland Raiders didn't take a quarterback in the 2011 draft a few months ago. The obvious conclusion is that Raider owner Al Davis really believes in Jason Campbell being the next Jim Plunkett...

    Carl Cockerham Written by Carl Cockerham about 3 years ago 3,111 reads 154 comments

  3. Oakland Raiders: 10 Raiders That Are Entering a Make-or-Break Season

    A man named JaMarcus Russell, along with a few others, have been escorted out of Raider Nation. This is because they received their given time to get things together and still weren't able to produce for the Raiders ...

    Carl Cockerham Written by Carl Cockerham about 3 years ago 9,195 reads 49 comments

  4. Oakland Raiders' 2011 "Bully" Concept Comes from the Raiders of the Early 80's

    Oakland Raider head coach Hue Jackson has constantly spoken of "building a bully" this offseason. The main philosophy of owner Al Davis is, "While other offenses take what the defense gives them, we just take what we want...

    Carl Cockerham Written by Carl Cockerham about 3 years ago 3,259 reads 28 comments

  5. Oakland Raiders Must Re-Sign Michael Bush

    Michael Bush is a very important part of this Oakland Raiders team! He was tendered right before the lockout but who knows if it will hold up under new C.B.A. rules. Therefore, Raiders owner Al Davis must get on his J...

    Carl Cockerham Written by Carl Cockerham about 3 years ago 1,538 reads 143 comments

  6. Oakland Raiders Free Agency: Al Davis Needs to Only Consider These 3 Receivers

    I have tremendous faith in the receivers already on the Oakland Raiders ' roster. Therefore, I don't see the need to pick up guys like Steve Smith and newly freed Plaxico Burress ...

    Carl Cockerham Written by Carl Cockerham about 3 years ago 8,745 reads 74 comments

  7. Jacoby Ford: Oakland Raiders Receiver Ready to Break Out in 2011

    It seems like all I'm hearing these days is how the Oakland Raiders need a veteran, playmaking receiver. I don't believe that to be the case because there is plenty of receiver talent currently on the roster ready to go...

    Carl Cockerham Written by Carl Cockerham about 3 years ago 5,369 reads 81 comments

  8. Oakland Raiders: Top Priorities and Budget

    The Oakland Raiders are not very far off from having a playoff caliber team. The priorities for the Raiders this offseason should be a mix of keeping the players that turned around the 7-year Raider funk and attaining a couple of missing pieces...

    Carl Cockerham Written by Carl Cockerham about 3 years ago 3,198 reads 129 comments

  9. Oakland Raiders: 8 Free Agents the Raiders Must Target to Contend for a Title

    Here goes another free agency article. That's about all we writers can do these days with all the uncertainties that the NFL now has. There are especially a lot of articles on free agency because it still has yet to happen with no C...

    Carl Cockerham Written by Carl Cockerham about 3 years ago 4,530 reads 64 comments

  10. Oakland Raiders: Why Darrius Heyward-Bey Should Take a Pay Cut or Be Cut

    Darrius Heyward-Bey is a much maligned early first round pick that hasn't done anything to acquit himself. He has a total of 35 catches, 490 yards, and two touchdowns in two years for the Silver and Black...

    Carl Cockerham Written by Carl Cockerham about 3 years ago 5,287 reads 100 comments

  11. Oakland Raiders: The 10 Most Embarassing Players in Raider History

    Oakland Raiders owner Al Davis is a lover of height, weight and speed on his football players. His quarterbacks even have to be big and able to throw a football 80 yards (70 minimum)...

    Carl Cockerham Written by Carl Cockerham about 3 years ago 2,542 reads 53 comments

  12. Darren McFadden: 2011 Predictions and NFL MVP Campaign

    Many around the NFL landscape call Darren McFadden 's 2010 a breakout season. It was nice for Raider fans to see their 2008 first round pick finally shake off the injury bug and do something but I call it a break through...

    Carl Cockerham Written by Carl Cockerham about 3 years ago 3,091 reads 110 comments

  13. Oakland Raiders: 12 Free Agents and Their Odds of Signing with Oakland

    The Oakland Raiders seem to be coming off of their second solid offseason in a row. They filled some needs at key positions but they still have a few positions to tighten up...

    Carl Cockerham Written by Carl Cockerham about 3 years ago 4,303 reads 158 comments

  14. Nnamdi Asomugha: Will the Oakland Raiders CB Stay or Will He Go?

    I can't count how many articles I've done on Nnamdi Asomugha since he became a free agent. I have consistently said that he will remain a Raider, and I won't believe he won't be until he is gone...

    Carl Cockerham Written by Carl Cockerham about 3 years ago 2,817 reads 58 comments

  15. Oakland Raiders: Raiders' All-Time Coaching Blunders

    There is actually hope in Raider Nation right now as the Raiders finished 8-8 in 2010. The Raiders also have a rich history with three Super Bowl wins and are the only team the ...

    Carl Cockerham Written by Carl Cockerham about 3 years ago 1,048 reads 19 comments

  16. Oakland Raiders Quarterback Jason Campbell Is Ready

    I BELIEVE IN YOU, JASON! Sorry, I guess I've watched Deion Sanders on NFL Network one time too many. But I can't help but believe that Jason Campbell is ready to lead his Oakland Raiders in 2011...

    Carl Cockerham Written by Carl Cockerham about 3 years ago 2,870 reads 183 comments

  17. Oakland Raiders: Can the Offense Be the NFL's Top Ranked Unit in 2011?

    Hue Jackson earned the head coaching position with the Oakland Raiders by taking the No. 31 ranked scoring offense to No. 6. last year. Jackson now has a year under his belt and Raider Nation and looks to make another push upward on offense...

    Carl Cockerham Written by Carl Cockerham about 3 years ago 9,592 reads 318 comments

  18. 2011 NFL Draft Results: What the 2011 Draft Means for the Oakland Raiders

    It's that time again! The Oakland Raiders are trying to improve the personnel of their team so make a playoff run. This time, the draft portion of it has come before the free agency period begins...

    Carl Cockerham Written by Carl Cockerham about over 3 years ago 4,499 reads 203 comments

  19. Oakland Raiders Secondary Will Be the Top Ranked Unit in 2011

    The Oakland Raiders were the No. 2 ranked pass defense in the NFL in 2011 with two corners tied for third in burn percentage. Add to that the fact that former first round safety Michael Huff showed signs of getting it...

    Carl Cockerham Written by Carl Cockerham about over 3 years ago 4,088 reads 87 comments

  20. Oakland Raiders: Nnamdi Asomugha, 9 Other Raiders Who Will Make or Break 2011

    After the previous seven years of futility, 2010 was a year that showed the Raiders just might turning the corner. They finished the season at 8-8 and seemed to be only two plays away from a 10-6 record and the playoffs...

    Carl Cockerham Written by Carl Cockerham about over 3 years ago 15,195 reads 58 comments

  21. Oakland Raiders: Hue Jackson Has Lifted No Fly Zone for Free Agents and Coaches

    For the last eight years, Raider Nation has had a no fly zone in place for top free agents and coaches. Since being hired as the Raiders' head coach, Hue Jackson has lifted the no fly zone for free agents and coaches alike...

    Carl Cockerham Written by Carl Cockerham about over 3 years ago 4,329 reads 131 comments

  22. Oakland Raiders : Don't Close the Door on Nnamdi Asomugha Yet

    All I've heard around the football media is how Nnamdi Asomugha will not be an Oakland Raider in 2011. Many have said the signing of Stanford Routt means they are preparing for life without Asomugha...

    Carl Cockerham Written by Carl Cockerham about over 3 years ago 9,754 reads 125 comments

  23. NFL Needs To Get It Together and Make the Agreement Like This...

    The C.B.A. was not reached this evening to my chagrin. The owners negotiated in bad faith in the beginning with the $4 billion they had guaranteed from the networks...

    Carl Cockerham Written by Carl Cockerham about over 3 years ago 63 reads 4 comments

  24. Oakland Raiders: Shopping for Al Davis' Groceries (List Two)

    There is a plethora of ways that the Oakland Raiders can put together the right ingredients to cook up for 2011. I have written plenty of articles on what the Raiders could and should shop for to make the right mix...

    Carl Cockerham Written by Carl Cockerham about over 3 years ago 3,510 reads 79 comments

  25. Oakland Raider Owner Al Davis: The Old Fool Knows Exactly What He's Doing

    Al Davis has gone against the grain of the NFL ever since he was the AFL's commissioner. In a previous article, I touched on how he escalated salaries in the AFL and forced the NFL take the AFL seriously, and eventually to merge...

    Carl Cockerham Written by Carl Cockerham about over 3 years ago 5,767 reads 124 comments