1. Why This Week's Raiders-Chiefs Game Is So Important

    Going into Week Two, the San Diego Chargers and the Denver Broncos both sit at 1-0, while the Oakland Raiders and Kansas City Chiefs are both a little behind at 0-1...

    Justin Smith Written by Justin Smith about almost 5 years ago 512 reads 17 comments

  2. Oakland Raiders: How To Stop the Chargers' Electric Offense

    As the Oakland Raiders prepare to do battle with their sudden nemesis, the San Diego Chargers, tonight at 7:15 pm PDT (10:15 pm EDT), there are, as always in a season opener, some questions that need to be answered...

    Justin Smith Written by Justin Smith about almost 5 years ago 401 reads 5 comments

  3. Oakland Raiders Preseason: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

    Well, the preseason is now over and we're into the big boy games very shortly. The first test for our beloved Oakland Raiders: our newest nemesis, the San Diego Chargers...

    Justin Smith Written by Justin Smith about almost 5 years ago 1,301 reads 18 comments

  4. Sports Phrases That Need To Go

    There have been many great phrases spawned from the sporting landscape. Some of the most articulate and poetic people of my generation have been sportscasters and announcers. You get it all in the world of sports vocabulary...

    Justin Smith Written by Justin Smith about almost 5 years ago 566 reads 10 comments

  5. Watch The Oakland Raiders Vs. Dallas Cowboys Live Online!

    The Oakland Raiders are taking on the Dallas Cowboys tonight in their first preseason game. This article isn't really an article, simply a link to my Raider Nation brethren so they can watch ...

    Justin Smith Written by Justin Smith about 5 years ago 9,874 reads 46 comments

  6. NFL Preseason: It's Fantastic! No, Really...

    Why a picture of Leinart, you ask? Well because, this is preseason! Anyway, the NFL preseason schedule is much maligned for various reasons. Some of those reasons, if not all, are completely valid...

    Justin Smith Written by Justin Smith about 5 years ago 223 reads 4 comments

  7. What's Going on with the San Francisco 49ers Michael Crabtree?

    Oh, Michael Crabtree. Already, without taking an NFL snap, you have been worth the price of admission. From his pre-draft quotes subtly slamming the Raiders, to speaking on men's fashion, to ...

    Justin Smith Written by Justin Smith about 5 years ago 1,533 reads 8 comments

  8. Oakland Raiders Start Their Hit Parade

    Basically, as I finished typing my last article, Jerry McDonald posted his first full-pad practice update. These are some things I took away...

    Justin Smith Written by Justin Smith about 5 years ago 1,539 reads 10 comments

  9. Oakland Raiders Training Camp: Back To Fundamentals

    As our resident community leader, the esteemed Raider Card Addict, pointed out in this article, the Oakland Raiders have put their backpacks away and picked up their equipment, ready for some blood...

    Justin Smith Written by Justin Smith about 5 years ago 994 reads 13 comments

  10. Andrew Walter Finally Euthanized by Oakland Raiders

    I have been unable to confirm from any sources other than the sports ticker crawl on The Score, but according to the crawl, the Raiders have finally released lanky Andrew Walter, the ...

    Justin Smith Written by Justin Smith about 5 years ago 2,015 reads 17 comments

  11. With Darrius Heyward-Bey Signed, the Oakland Raiders Have All Hands on Deck

    The signing of first-round draft pick Darrius Heyward-Bey today to a reported five-year deal means that the Oakland Raiders now have all members of their draft class signed and ready to begin practicing...

    Justin Smith Written by Justin Smith about 5 years ago 971 reads 17 comments

  12. Camp Jitters: Raiders Concerns Going Into Napa

    The Oakland Raiders will be trickling in to the Napa Valley Mariott at periodic intervals today. You see, it is the first day of training camp, and there are meetings to be had...

    Justin Smith Written by Justin Smith about 5 years ago 1,853 reads 14 comments

  13. Raiders Sign Unknown Draft Choice

    The Raiders have agreed to terms with 2nd round draft choice Michael Mitchell. Financial terms of the four-year deal have not been disclosed and it is pending league approval, but odds ...

    Justin Smith Written by Justin Smith about 5 years ago 1,133 reads 26 comments

  14. "Memory" World Champion Admits to Using Performance Enhancers

    Almonte, ON, Canada After months of investigation and clandestine evidence gathering, world champion Memory player Renee Dupuis has been stripped of his title following accusations ...

    Justin Smith Written by Justin Smith about 5 years ago 109 reads 3 comments

  15. Fantasy Football Owner to Move Team

    Memphis, TN—Citing a lack of local interest, John Goodhew, owner of the Memphis City Maniacs fantasy football franchise, has stated solemnly that he has “no choice” but to re-locate the team to his buddy’s place in the suburbs...

    Justin Smith Written by Justin Smith about 5 years ago 247 reads 6 comments

  16. Ron Mexico Lives! 5 New Careers for Michael Vick

    Now that Michael Vick has served his time, he is free to once again become a viable member of society. We, as society, can only hope he's more viable than he used to be. With his NFL career up in the air, I gave some thought to what Mr...

    Justin Smith Written by Justin Smith about 5 years ago 730 reads 7 comments

  17. The Agony of Victory : Most Ridiculous Celebratory Injuries

    The agony of defeat is one of the most tried and true of all sports clichés. The pain. The angst. The sense of loss. The emptiness. It’s all well documented, as are the twisted and blubbering visages of our favourite athletes in times of anguish...

    Justin Smith Written by Justin Smith about 5 years ago 408 reads 7 comments

  18. The Oakland Raiders Corporation: A New Direction

    I've been sitting around thinking of an idea for a new article, and one popped into my head: what if the Raiders were a giant corporation? Now, hear me out. I know they already are a giant corporation...

    Justin Smith Written by Justin Smith about 5 years ago 2,611 reads 14 comments

  19. JaMarcus Russell: The Raiders' Latest Enigma

    Oh, J-Rock, why do you do this to us? You make a plan to meet privately with wide receivers; you publicly encourage your teammates to finish OTAs strong and proud, and work hard. You step up as the leader we've all been waiting for...

    Justin Smith Written by Justin Smith about 5 years ago 921 reads 25 comments

  20. JaMarcus Russell: The Anatomy of a Quarterback

    Oakland Raiders QB JaMarcus Russell has endured a lot of criticism in his brief time in the NFL. By holding out on his first contract, Russell not only gave fans and media ammunition to deride ...

    Justin Smith Written by Justin Smith about 5 years ago 2,516 reads 24 comments

  21. Raider Rookies Hamstrung By Injuries

    When the 2009 NFL draft concluded, there were mixed feelings amongst the Raider Nation, especially regarding the first two selections...

    Justin Smith Written by Justin Smith about 5 years ago 696 reads 8 comments

  22. Area Man Powers Softball Team To Victory Behind 6 RBI, 9 Beer, Half-Q

    In a courageous display of grace and calm under both pressure and the influence, local man Steve Barnes led his softball team, the Local 47 Loudmouths, to their second consecutive Union League championship last night...

    Justin Smith Written by Justin Smith about 5 years ago 49 reads 0 comments

  23. Fighting Silver and Black Demons: A Message to Barrett Robbins

    On the Friday night before Super-Bowl XXXVII, the Oakland Raiders' all-Pro center and catalyst to the offense simply disappeared...

    Justin Smith Written by Justin Smith about 5 years ago 283 reads 8 comments

  24. JaMarcus Russell Not Getting a Fair Shake

    With the votes in and already anointing Atlanta Falcons rookie Matt Ryan (aka Matty Ice) and Baltimore Ravens rookie Joe Flacco the next coming of Tom Brady and Peyton Manning, we turn our attention to JaMarcus Russell...

    Justin Smith Written by Justin Smith about almost 6 years ago 274 reads 5 comments