1. Oakland Raiders: Shopping for Al Davis' Groceries

    Oakland Raider owner Al Davis is looking to cook up something big for the 2011-2012 season. The NFL Scouting Combine is now over and free agency should soon start, provided the C.B...

    Carl Cockerham Written by Carl Cockerham about over 3 years ago 4,019 reads 103 comments

  2. 2011 NFL Mock Draft: Oakland Raiders' Post-Combine Edition

    The 2011 NFL Scouting Combine is now a wrap and the Oakland Raiders' draft picture seems to be a bit clearer. The Raiders have always known who's big but they also now know who's strong, who's fast, who's agile and who's mobile...

    Carl Cockerham Written by Carl Cockerham about over 3 years ago 6,840 reads 96 comments

  3. Oakland Raiders See Elements They Can Add to Their Offense at Scouting Combine

    The Oakland Raiders went from No. 31 in 2009 to No. 6 in 2010 in scoring offense. Besides getting tight end Zach Miller re-signed, the offensive line is the Raiders' top priority to make their offense even better...

    Carl Cockerham Written by Carl Cockerham about over 3 years ago 6,820 reads 101 comments

  4. Oakland Raiders Owner Al Davis Still at War With The NFL

    Every since he was the commissioner of the AFL, Al Davis has been at war with the NFL . He was able to sign many top notch collegiate players, forcing the NFL to pay players more to compete with the AFL...

    Carl Cockerham Written by Carl Cockerham about over 3 years ago 241 reads 80 comments

  5. Oakland Raider Inside Information: The Player Shuffle

    The NFL still hasn't reached a collective bargaining agreement, yet the Oakland Raiders have been active in resigning Richard Seymour...

    Carl Cockerham Written by Carl Cockerham about over 3 years ago 4,353 reads 113 comments

  6. Oakland Raiders: Darren McFadden To Take Another Step Up In 2011

    Before the season, I wrote an article called "Darren McFadden: One Change Away From Super-stardom." It was about the little changes he needed to make in his running style to stay healthy and succeed...

    Carl Cockerham Written by Carl Cockerham about over 3 years ago 3,625 reads 49 comments

  7. Oakland Raiders: Hue Jackson Has Already Changed the Culture in Raider Nation

    For the last seven years going into the 2010 season, the Oakland Raiders were known as the most dysfunctional franchise in the league. Raider Nation was known as the place for a washed-up player to go and collect one final paycheck...

    Carl Cockerham Written by Carl Cockerham about over 3 years ago 3,428 reads 90 comments

  8. Oakland Raiders: Al Davis Can Finally Make His Dollars Make Sense This Offseason

    Every football fan in America these days knows of the big mistakes Al Davis has made in recent years. Both draft busts and free-agent busts have led football fans to believe that Davis has completely lost his way with the Raiders...

    Carl Cockerham Written by Carl Cockerham about over 3 years ago 3,645 reads 43 comments

  9. Oakland Raiders Who Should Be Set Free When Free Agency Starts

    Sunday's Super Bowl was a up and down but entertaining struggle to between the two best teams in the NFL. Some watched the game purely for entertainment value and as it was their last time to watch an NFL game for six months...

    Carl Cockerham Written by Carl Cockerham about over 3 years ago 5,999 reads 168 comments

  10. Oakland Raiders' Top 10 All-Time Players

    I've seen the Oakland Raiders' top 10 all-time players list on NFL network many times. There have been so many Raiders who have done so many different things that any top-10 list would be hard to do...

    Carl Cockerham Written by Carl Cockerham about over 3 years ago 4,635 reads 79 comments

  11. Senior Bowl Players Who Might Be on the Oakland Raiders' Radar

    Many Raider fans watched the 2011 Senior Bowl on Saturday to size up some of the prospects that will be in this year's draft. It's too bad that there isn't a collegiate all-star with underclassmen included so we can see the very best of the best...

    Carl Cockerham Written by Carl Cockerham about over 3 years ago 4,650 reads 52 comments

  12. Oakland Raider Receiver Jacoby Ford: Shades of Cliff Branch

    The first thing Oakland Raider owner Al Davis said upon trading for quarterback Jason Campbell was, "He's the next Jim Plunkett." Campbell hasn't lived up to it so far but Plunkett wasn't even the Plunkett Raider Nation grew to love in his first year...

    Carl Cockerham Written by Carl Cockerham about over 3 years ago 2,061 reads 90 comments

  13. Oakland Raiders Becoming Hue Jackson's Team: Looks Like Al Davis Trusts Him

    It has been reported that Hue Jackson came to Raider Nation to coordinate the offense under the pretext that he would become the head coach if he excelled. Excel he did as he took an offense with a porous offensive line into the top 10 as a unit from No..

    Carl Cockerham Written by Carl Cockerham about over 3 years ago 4,375 reads 153 comments

  14. Oakland Raiders Building From The 1983 Blueprint

    One of the first things that came out of Hue Jackson's mouth after he was hired was, "I'm going to continue to build a bully around here." The 1983 Los Angeles Raiders defined the word bully and Raider football at the same time...

    Carl Cockerham Written by Carl Cockerham about over 3 years ago 1,447 reads 16 comments

  15. Oakland Raiders Make the Correct Head Coaching Move: Hue Jackson Is a Winner

    Many in the media and otherwise love to credit Tom Cable for the turnaround with the Oakland Raiders. They say "he got the shaft" or "Al Davis is crazy (again) for firing a coach that led them to their best season in 7 years...

    Carl Cockerham Written by Carl Cockerham about over 3 years ago 1,530 reads 116 comments

  16. Oakland Raiders: What Will Hue Jackson and Al Davis Do in the 2011 Draft?

    Hue Jackson is now the head coach of the Oakland Raiders. He got the opportunity from Al Davis after wowing him with the improvements he made with the Raider offense. The man took the offense from No...

    Carl Cockerham Written by Carl Cockerham about over 3 years ago 14,586 reads 132 comments

  17. Oakland Raider Owner Al Davis Back From The Dead To Make Another Run

    Raider Nation has started to panic every since Head Coach Tom Cable was let go. The panic in Raider Nation has reached an even more rapid state since All-World corner back Nnamdi Asomugha's contract was voided...

    Carl Cockerham Written by Carl Cockerham about over 3 years ago 1,596 reads 24 comments

  18. Oakland Raiders Not Far From Super Bowl Contention If They Keep Their Core

    Al Davis has done himself a great, big favor by letting Tom Cable go. Cable only needs to not let the door hit 'em where the lord split 'em and take his boys wit 'em...

    Carl Cockerham Written by Carl Cockerham about over 3 years ago 5,136 reads 226 comments

  19. Tom Cable: Oakland Raider Owner Al Davis Had a Choice To Make

    The Oakland Raiders have finished with a .500 record for the first time since 2002. They are a much more exciting team to watch as the culture has truly changed in Raider Nation...

    Carl Cockerham Written by Carl Cockerham about over 3 years ago 123 reads 401 comments

  20. Oakland Raiders Are AFC West Bullies, Kansas City Chiefs Are AFC West Champs

    The Kansas City Chiefs are on the way to the playoffs for the NFL 2010 season. But if one were to see the Oakland Raiders on Sunday, they'd swear it were the the Raiders going to the playoffs as the AFC West champs...

    Carl Cockerham Written by Carl Cockerham about over 3 years ago 1,727 reads 74 comments

  21. Why The Oakland Raiders Should Beat The Kansas City Chiefs To Finish .500

    The Oakland Raiders have but one thing to play for while in Kansas City for their Week 17 showdown. They have a chance to finish at .500 for the first time in seven years. For Raider Nation, that may be bigger than a playoff berth at this time...

    Carl Cockerham Written by Carl Cockerham about over 3 years ago 687 reads 96 comments

  22. Oakland Raiders Come Up Short of Playoffs and Lose to Indianapolis Colts

    The Oakland Raiders will end the best season they've had since 2002 next week. Coming into the Week 16 against the Indianapolis Colts was the latest that the Raiders were in contention for the playoffs since then as well...

    Carl Cockerham Written by Carl Cockerham about over 3 years ago 1,746 reads 114 comments

  23. Darren McFadden of Oakland Raiders Sheds Bust Label: Is He the NFL's Best Now?

    Darren McFadden came out of the University of Arkansas with the bombast of his 4.27 40-yard dash time. He was then drafted by the Al Davis and the Oakland Raiders in 2008, flashing briefly upon arrival...

    Carl Cockerham Written by Carl Cockerham about over 3 years ago 3,293 reads 156 comments

  24. Oakland Raiders Have Plenty To Be Happy About in Win over Denver Broncos

    The Oakland Raiders will lose no more than nine games this season! They just might win nine and get into the playoffs. I say just might because the playoffs aren't that likely a destination after wins this week by the Chargers and Chiefs...

    Carl Cockerham Written by Carl Cockerham about over 3 years ago 2,069 reads 59 comments

  25. Oakland Raiders vs. Denver Broncos: Previewing the Matchups in Week 15

    The Oakland Raiders playoff vital signs are low and falling fast now that the San Diego Chargers destroyed the San Francisco 49ers. But the Raiders still have a pulse and will continue to fight for their playoff lives on Sunday...

    Carl Cockerham Written by Carl Cockerham about almost 4 years ago 4,326 reads 26 comments