1. Oakland Raiders Coach Tom Cable: Why Al Davis Must Pull the Plug and Fire Him

    Tom Cable needs to load the wagon and exit Raider Nation. There are many reasons. I had previously thought he would make a great head coach for the Raiders because he could work with Al Davis...

    Carl Cockerham Written by Carl Cockerham about almost 4 years ago 4,104 reads 230 comments

  2. Oakland Raiders That Handled Their Business in Tough Loss to Houston Texans

    The Oakland Raiders have now lost two heartbreakers in a row. They have dropped to 1-3 but there is still hope for this young team. There were players in the game that shined bright despite the loss...

    Carl Cockerham Written by Carl Cockerham about almost 4 years ago 1,666 reads 22 comments

  3. Oakland Raiders Lose Again, Too Many Didn't Handle Their Business vs. Texans

    The Raiders lost a hard fought game to the Houston Texans 31-24. Well, the game was hard fought at times. The Raiders could have actually won Sundays contest had they had any consistency on Sunday...

    Carl Cockerham Written by Carl Cockerham about almost 4 years ago 990 reads 60 comments

  4. Oakland Raiders: Red Zone Blues Should End Soon

    The Oakland Raiders are ranked number 10 in total offense and tied for second in total defense. Yet the Raiders are 1-2 and lost to the Arizona Cardinals...

    Carl Cockerham Written by Carl Cockerham about almost 4 years ago 1,562 reads 132 comments

  5. Texans vs. Raiders: Personnel Match-Ups for Oakland in Week 4

    Things don't look very good in Raider Nation right now but a win against the Texans can turn and this reason around. Despite all the stats and standings, this is a game that the Raiders can win...

    Carl Cockerham Written by Carl Cockerham about almost 4 years ago 2,300 reads 41 comments

  6. Oakland Raiders: 10 Players Who Are Getting It Done for the Silver and Black

    The Raiders lost heart breaker on Sunday and there was plenty of blame to go around for it. In the last article, I focused on the Raiders that didn't it done on Sunday.In a close game, we had just as many Raiders that did get it done on Sunday...

    Carl Cockerham Written by Carl Cockerham about almost 4 years ago 4,293 reads 80 comments

  7. Oakland Raiders: 10 Players Who Are Not Getting It Done For The Silver and Black

    The Oakland Raiders lost a close one on Sunday to the Arizona Cardinals 24-23. Sebastian Janikowski had an opportunity to win the game with a chip shot (for him) but he pushed it wide right...

    Carl Cockerham Written by Carl Cockerham about almost 4 years ago 6,938 reads 212 comments

  8. Oakland Raiders Vs Arizona Cardinals: Can Darren McFadden Gain Over 200-Yards?

    Darren McFadden appears to be on a mission this year and going into the Oakland Raiders' week 3 match up versus the Arizona Cardinals, he has a chance to really break out...

    Carl Cockerham Written by Carl Cockerham about almost 4 years ago 3,026 reads 98 comments

  9. Oakland Raiders Quarterbacks: Jason Campbell, Bruce Gradkowski Pros Vs Cons

    Oakland Raider Head Coach Tom Cable already has much to ponder heading into Week Three. Bruce Gradkowski showed again that he can rally the troops when things are not going well...

    Carl Cockerham Written by Carl Cockerham about almost 4 years ago 2,952 reads 99 comments

  10. Oakland Raider Offense: The Difference Between The Glory Days and Today

    The Oakland Raiders were known throughout their history to have a certain brand of football on offense. During their glory years, they had a great running game with big, physical offensive linemen...

    Carl Cockerham Written by Carl Cockerham about almost 4 years ago 884 reads 41 comments

  11. Oakland Raiders Get Number One: How They Did It and How They Should Build on It

    The Oakland Raiders got their first win of the season on Sunday. It wasn't pretty at all but as the legendary heavyweight boxing champion George Foreman once said, "Sometimes you just gotta win today and look good next time...

    Carl Cockerham Written by Carl Cockerham about almost 4 years ago 1,592 reads 42 comments

  12. Oakland Raiders vs St Louis Rams: Why This Is a Must Win Game For Oakland

    The St. Louis Rams had the worst record in the league last year and got the first pick in the draft. The Oakland Raiders have the worst record in the league over the last seven years...

    Carl Cockerham Written by Carl Cockerham about almost 4 years ago 2,353 reads 41 comments

  13. Oakland Raiders 2010: Still In The Fight But Need To Make 10 Changes Now

    The 38-13 behind kickin' the Oakland Raiders got from the Tennessee Titans is just one game. It's only the first one at that. The Kansas City-San Diego game showed us that the Raiders can still win the AFC west...

    Carl Cockerham Written by Carl Cockerham about almost 4 years ago 390 reads 45 comments

  14. Oakland Raiders Being Held Hostage by Their Offensive Line

    The Raiders have had themselves a great offseason. They have loads of talent on this roster. So why did Sunday remind me of the 2006 opener against the Chargers? Cooper Carlisle is ...

    Carl Cockerham Written by Carl Cockerham about almost 4 years ago 2,125 reads 95 comments

  15. Oakland Raider Darren McFadden Must Run Now or Forever Hold His Bust Label!

    Darren McFadden is now under the heat lamp. He has rushed for 856 yards and 5 touchdowns with a 3.9 average in his first two years in Raider Nation. During that time, McFadden also caught 50 passes for 530 yards...

    Carl Cockerham Written by Carl Cockerham about almost 4 years ago 3,917 reads 37 comments

  16. Oakland Raider Position Battles to Watch For Thursday: The Results

    There were a few pretty close position battles with the Oakland Raiders going into the final preseason game against the Seahawks. In the last article, I told you the position battles to look for...

    Carl Cockerham Written by Carl Cockerham about almost 4 years ago 1,037 reads 37 comments

  17. Oakland Raider Position Battles to Watch for in the Last Preseason Game

    In many ways, the Oakland Raiders are a rebuilt team. In other ways, the Raiders are still in transition. Just how much transition are they in? That largely depends on the result of the battles for positions on the team...

    Carl Cockerham Written by Carl Cockerham about almost 4 years ago 3,210 reads 71 comments

  18. Oakland Raiders Vs San Francisco 49ers: 10 Raider Surprises

    On Saturday evening, the Oakland Raiders hosted the Bay Area rival San Francisco 49ers. The Raiders lost the game 28-24 but there were several players that surprisingly stepped their game up to try and take a role with the Raiders...

    Carl Cockerham Written by Carl Cockerham about almost 4 years ago 3,216 reads 28 comments

  19. 2010 NFL Season Preview: Oakland Raiders 53-Man Roster Predictions

    Tom Cable has much to think about these days. The Raiders broke camp last week and are heading into the preseason finale on Thursday. This means that the time has coming to trim his roster down to 53 men...

    Carl Cockerham Written by Carl Cockerham about almost 4 years ago 556 reads 16 comments

  20. Oakland Raiders Training Camp Focus: The Special Teams

    The special teams unit going to have some new and old parts this year. While the kickers were outstanding, the Raiders were around the bottom of the league in return yards in 2009...

    Carl Cockerham Written by Carl Cockerham about almost 4 years ago 79 reads 41 comments

  21. Oakland Raiders Ready for War vs. San Francisco 49ers at Battle in the Bay

    The Oakland Raiders are getting ready for the most violent game of the preseason. It just might be the most violent game the Raiders play all year. It's the third preseason game, which means the starters will be going most of the way on Saturday...

    Carl Cockerham Written by Carl Cockerham about almost 4 years ago 1,661 reads 55 comments

  22. The Oakland Raiders Are Not Dead Without Chaz Schilens

    Raider Nation has had an awesome offseason. The preseason hasn't been bad either. Aside from two mistakes, the defense has been a dominant unit. The offense showed signs of life last week in Chicago as the infusion of talent meshes together...

    Carl Cockerham Written by Carl Cockerham about almost 4 years ago 1,613 reads 78 comments

  23. Oakland Raiders To Put Opposing Quarterbacks Under The Heat Lamp In 2010

    Raiders' fans well know about Al Davis' pressure football on the the offensive side of the ball. The deep ball is the main tool that the Raiders have used to play pressure football over the years on offense...

    Carl Cockerham Written by Carl Cockerham about almost 4 years ago 1,633 reads 33 comments

  24. Oakand Raiders: They Can Go 11-5 This Year; They Can Also Go 5-11 Again

    On Saturday evening, the Oakland Raiders went up the Chicago for a preseason game against the Bears. I saw a tale of two Oakland Raider teams during this preseason contest. I don't mean the first and second units either...

    Carl Cockerham Written by Carl Cockerham about almost 4 years ago 692 reads 66 comments

  25. Oakland Raider Training Camp Focus: The Defensive Backs

    The Oakland Raider defensive backfield has been the strength of the team for years. 2010 will be no exception as the unit might have gotten even stronger The unit has a perennial Pro ...

    Carl Cockerham Written by Carl Cockerham about almost 4 years ago 2,194 reads 44 comments