1. Oakland Raiders Defensive Line by the Numbers

    What will the Raiders defensive line look like in 2010? More of the same. Was Richard Seymour worth a first round trade? Without Seymour the damage may have been worse than a 5-11 record...

    Al's Wingman Written by Al's Wingman about over 4 years ago 2,994 reads 12 comments

  2. Hot Rumor: Will Steve Mariucci Coach the Oakland Raiders?

    If there is anyone Al Davis really doesn’t like it is Tim Kawakami, sports writer for the San Jose Mercury News. Tim’s articles take consistent pot shots at Al and the Raiders...

    Al's Wingman Written by Al's Wingman about over 4 years ago 6,418 reads 40 comments

  3. Keeping Tom Cable Tops Lengthy Offseason To-Do List for the Raiders

    Al Davis has a lengthy to-do list this offseason. As usual, fixing the offense is a puzzle Al will grapple to solve. The last few seasons have not shown much improvement...

    Al's Wingman Written by Al's Wingman about over 4 years ago 2,249 reads 10 comments

  4. Darren McFadden Needs To Change His Game

    It seems like Darren McFadden was an Oakland Raiders rookie just a short time ago, bright-eyed and ready for anything...

    Al's Wingman Written by Al's Wingman about over 4 years ago 3,050 reads 8 comments

  5. Gannon? We Don't Need No Stinkin' Rich Gannon

    Whenever we get John Herrera quotables through Oakland Raiders beat writers, it sounds like he really wants to get something off his chest...

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  6. JaMarcus Russell Hits Vegas in Style

    Sung to the tune of John Cougar Mellencamp's "Crumblin' Down" Some people ain't got no damn shame Sayin' I'm in Vegas Instead of with the team after the game I can't trust 'em I can't love em ...

    Al's Wingman Written by Al's Wingman about over 4 years ago 2,551 reads 23 comments

  7. Oakland Raiders Changed Receivers Coaches in '09, but Did It Help?

    Following the 2008 season, James Loften was demoted from the Oakland Raiders receivers coaching position. At the time, the media thought Loften was fired and it was theorized the reason for ...

    Al's Wingman Written by Al's Wingman about over 4 years ago 1,343 reads 12 comments

  8. Oakland Raiders' Offensive Line Woes Have Become a Pattern

    During the 2009 preseason I was of the opinion that the Raiders were finally willing to bring in some new talent to fix some really serious offensive-line issues...

    Al's Wingman Written by Al's Wingman about over 4 years ago 1,494 reads 14 comments

  9. JaMarcus Russell and Al Davis Must Shoulder the Blame for a Lost Season

    Maybe it was his mood but Tom Cable seemed to let his real thoughts concerning JaMarcus Russell be known in a recent press conference...

    Al's Wingman Written by Al's Wingman about over 4 years ago 874 reads 44 comments

  10. Mike Leach Will Be Held Accountable

    The specter of the NCAA looms large over Texas Tech and Mike Leach,  the latest high profile Division I head football coach to be called into question for unethical treatment of student-athletes...

    Al's Wingman Written by Al's Wingman about over 4 years ago 1,924 reads 45 comments

  11. Everyone Is Having Fun Except Al Davis

    So let's see... Norv Turner’s stock is surging and due a contract extension in San Diego, regardless if they win a super bowl or not. The fact is they are a solid team with or without LT...

    Al's Wingman Written by Al's Wingman about over 4 years ago 1,067 reads 12 comments

  12. Rob Ryan: Different City, but Still Singing the Same Tune

    One thing we can always count on is Rob Ryan being a “shoot from the hip” type of guy. He will say what he thinks and in his own way, is sort of convincing...

    Al's Wingman Written by Al's Wingman about over 4 years ago 743 reads 18 comments

  13. Raiders-Browns Should Be Another Close Finish

    The Cleveland Browns have struggled for most of this NFL season but have won two games in a row. Like the Oakland Raiders, the Browns have beaten the Steelers and the Chiefs. For both Cleveland and Oakland, beating Pittsburgh is a very rare occurrence..

    Al's Wingman Written by Al's Wingman about over 4 years ago 1,228 reads 22 comments

  14. Raiders Do Damage to Donkeys' Playoff Hopes

    Who is the worst QB in the NFL? Before this past Sunday JaMarcus Russell was everyone's immediate first choice. Then the Denver Broncos had the indignity of being beaten by Jamarcus in the final seconds...

    Al's Wingman Written by Al's Wingman about over 4 years ago 800 reads 27 comments

  15. Trevor Scott The Sackmaster

    Ever since the guy was drafted in the sixth round in 2008, Trevor Scott has been making his mark with the Oakland Raiders. He is both a fan favorite and valued by whatever coaching staff happens to be in place...

    Al's Wingman Written by Al's Wingman about over 4 years ago 596 reads 9 comments

  16. Kelly Pavlik-Miguel Espino: Can El Fantasma Overcome the Underdog From L.A.?

    At first, Kelly Pavlik versus Miguel Espino on Saturday night, Dec. 19 might not sound like a good bout, but it has the potential to be better than we might expect...

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  17. Jawgate Ends With a Win for Al Davis

    To just about everyone’s surprise, Randy Hanson went back to work for the Oakland Raiders—but not as an secondary coach. He is assigned to the personnel department...

    Al's Wingman Written by Al's Wingman about over 4 years ago 431 reads 11 comments

  18. Jamarcus Russell Will Never Be A Quality NFL QB

    In beating the Steelers on Sunday, the Raiders needed great play from their QB. You have all the odds stacked against you. You are on the road in a hostile environment. You have legacy of tough losses against a fierce one-time rival...

    Al's Wingman Written by Al's Wingman about over 4 years ago 1,063 reads 44 comments

  19. Mark Mangino Needs to Go Jedi to Bounce Back

    There was a time when both Kansas and Kansas State football were in complete shambles.  Both programs were so bad that they came in dead-last and next-to-dead-last every season in the “dirty ...

    Al's Wingman Written by Al's Wingman about over 4 years ago 557 reads 0 comments

  20. Raiders-Steelers: Rivalry Is All But Dead

    Considering the history of the NFL, there are few rivalries as nasty as the Steelers vs. Raiders. In the distant past, such matches were blood feuds with playoff implications. Rules of the game were different than they are today...

    Al's Wingman Written by Al's Wingman about over 4 years ago 691 reads 7 comments

  21. Pony Up a Few Million; Own 10% of the Raiders

    So the rumors are true. Just like everything else in Raiders HQ, there are no secrets as soon as Al Davis decides to make a phone call or two or three. What does this tell us? No one cares about your privacy when it comes to business matters Al...

    Al's Wingman Written by Al's Wingman about over 4 years ago 316 reads 4 comments

  22. Oakland Raiders' Punting Is Big News

    A big win in dramatic fashion is the best medicine for a struggling team. It doesn’t get much better than scoring 10 points in the last 33 seconds of the game to knock off the Bengals last week...

    Al's Wingman Written by Al's Wingman about over 4 years ago 341 reads 8 comments

  23. What's Not To Like About Cincy?

    The Cincinnati Bengals are usually horrendous and one of the least-feared teams in the NFL, but this year they are doing very well for themselves and make for a dangerous opponent...

    Al's Wingman Written by Al's Wingman about almost 5 years ago 161 reads 14 comments

  24. Raiderhed Keeps The Mood Fun In Oakland

    With just about everything we’re hearing about the Oakland Raiders being bad news these days, there is actually a little bit of fun going on locally...

    Al's Wingman Written by Al's Wingman about almost 5 years ago 355 reads 4 comments

  25. Chucky's Not Coming Back

    Why would he? Some Raiders fans have noticed how diplomatic Jon Gruden is in everything he says or does concerning the Oakland Raiders, and this provides some measure of hope he would consider returning as head coach...

    Al's Wingman Written by Al's Wingman about almost 5 years ago 736 reads 27 comments