1. If the Oakland Raiders' Receivers Don't Produce, Whose Fault Is It?

    Quick, off the top of your head, who is the receivers coach of the Oakland Raiders? No, it’s not Fred Biletnikoff...

    Al's Wingman Written by Al's Wingman about 5 years ago 397 reads 14 comments

  2. Al Davis Lights a Fire Under JaMarcus Russell

    The Oakland Raiders' signing of Jeff Garcia is an excellent move for a number of reasons. To me, Undead Al Davis is sending a message to JaMarcus Russell. We’re not going to babysit you anymore...

    Al's Wingman Written by Al's Wingman about over 5 years ago 663 reads 16 comments

  3. Bill Parcells - Al Davis Conversation Recorded

    I know it's hard to believe but I have tapped into an existing wiretap located inside the Oakland Raiders HQ phone system...

    Al's Wingman Written by Al's Wingman about over 5 years ago 1,477 reads 23 comments

  4. Steelers Versus Raiders, Always a Slugfest

    Does anyone remember George Atkinson? Loyal and longtime face of the Oakland Raider greats gets to speak his mind during training camp and preseason games on TV as an analyst on the promotional program “Behind the Shield...

    Al's Wingman Written by Al's Wingman about over 5 years ago 1,015 reads 8 comments

  5. Pride and Poise Is All About Crushing Lane Kiffin

    In case you missed it, the locking of horns battle between Lane Kiffin and Al Davis is starting to take on a new legal phase. Lil' Kiff will give a deposition next week in his grievance against the team for being dismissed "with cause...

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  6. The Raiders' Long Overdue Rebuilding of the O-Line Appears on Track

    It has been some time since anything really substantial has been done to overhaul the Raiders' offensive line; 2009 appears to be the year this happens. The signing of Kwame Harris to play left tackle in 2008 had everyone scratching their heads...

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  7. Oakland Raiders and Seattle Seahawks Are Peas in a Pod

    The Raiders and Seahawks are opposites in every way and still old AFC West rivals in spirit, even though Seattle has been an NFC club for several years. At this very moment, the Raiders and Seahawks are two teams in a freefall...

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  8. Jim Fassel: The Next Head Coach of the Oakland Raiders?

    A suspicious news item surfaced from "wire sources" indicating Jim Fassel had sent Al Davis a letter claiming he was interested in being the next head coach of the Oakland Raiders...

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  9. Brown Is Poised for an Ivy League Title

    If we look at Ivy League football just this season, we can see a Brown team that has resurrected itself to claim first place and, if the chips fall where they should, an Ivy League championship...

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  10. Columbia's Struggle to Achieve Mediocrity Is a Familiar Pattern

    When the subject of futile football legacies comes up, the Columbia Lions are always prominently mentioned. There are countless losing streaks to point to, many of them extending for several seasons...

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  11. Will Lane Kiffin Get a Shot at the Washington Job?

    Lane Kiffin did not leave the Oakland Raiders' head coaching job on the best of terms. Still, he is a visible collegiate head coaching prospect on the market...

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  12. Weighing in on the career of Trent Dilfer

    I'll give credit where it's due. Trent Dilfer has accomplished more than most of us ever will, with his money and ability to rise over mediocrity—at times—as an NFL quarterback.He really did overcome enough obstacles to earn his keep...

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  13. Jets vs Raiders, a winnable game for Oakland?

    With everything going wrong for the Oakland Raiders, the smart money is all going on the New York Jets this Sunday. Whatever the point spread, you just have to figure the Jets have the edge...

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  14. Will the Oakland Raiders Be Relocating Again?

    In 1963, Oakland Raiders majority owners Ed McGah and Wayne Valley tried to sell Al Davis on becoming head coach of the Oakland Raiders. Believe it or not, Al was not stoked on the idea at first...

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  15. Justin Fargas and Michael Bush on the Trade Block?

    CBS Sports reported on Sunday Oct. 12 that Justin Fargas and Michael Bush of the Oakland Raiders are potential trade bait before Tuesday's NFL deadline. So, the pattern continues...

    Al's Wingman Written by Al's Wingman about almost 6 years ago 4,471 reads 20 comments

  16. The Christmas Grinch Arrives Early for the Oakland Raiders

    Some people never learn. Take John Herrera for instance. John is perhaps the top Al Davis henchman (a.k.a. "Senior Executive"), vigilantly standing guard for any affronts to the Oakland Raiders organization...

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  17. A Closer Look Inside Oakland Raiders HQ

    I made my way towards the back of Rickey's Sports Theater and Grill in San Leandro, California. I had been receiving mysterious e-mails for several weeks now, all leading up to this encounter with a source who claimed he knew the secrets of Raiders HQ...

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  18. Billy Cannon, the Original Oakland Raiders Outlaw

    Billy Cannon was a special talent in the 1950s, earning legendary status with LSU, including a Heisman in 1959. Cannon was a powerful, fast, and smart ballcarrier. He could run it, catch it, field kicks, whatever...

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  19. Did the Raiders Ever Stand a Chance Against the Packers in Super Bowl II?

    Super Bowl II is a long forgotten contest played by two iconic, old school football teams in the Green Bay Packers and Oakland Raiders...

    Al's Wingman Written by Al's Wingman about almost 6 years ago 381 reads 3 comments

  20. The Anti-Raider Nation emerges from within the Nation

    There's * the Yin and the Yang * Night and day* The Jedi and the Sith* Friday and Saturday night at Ricky's Sports Theater and Grill in San Leandro, California, epicenter of the Raider Nation...

    Al's Wingman Written by Al's Wingman about almost 6 years ago 1,783 reads 18 comments

  21. Jeff Garcia is still in the pocket

    Finally, proof positive that money does buy happiness. How else to explain the pairing of Jeff Garcia and playboy model Carmella DeCesare? If you Google image search Carmella DeCesare ...

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  22. Why Tom Cable rose above the other Raiders head coaching candidates

    Finally, some movement on ousting Lance Kiffin. The infant of a man has been distributed his flotation device. Here are some thoughts on possible replacement candidates...

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  23. The Oakland Raiders Lose a Fourth-Quarter Lead for Second Straight Week

    The sold-out crowd at Oakland Coliseum was cautiously optimistic about how the Raiders would fare against the Bolts. From my vantage point, the Chargers looked uninterested out of the gate, like they would rather phone the game in...

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  24. Jim Otto: Elder Statesman of the Oakland Raiders

    I recently re-read Jim Otto's autobiography The Pain of Glory and was reminded how much of a gladiator he was and how much of a football legend he is today. All Raiders fans owe it to themselves to read this book...

    Al's Wingman Written by Al's Wingman about almost 6 years ago 1,137 reads 6 comments

  25. Vince Young and Mike Huff Boogie Down

    I'm sure this is retread gossip material but it's damn funny and figure it was worth an encore. I don't know where this photo was taken but it looks like sweaty, drunk, NFL guys grooving to music...

    Al's Wingman Written by Al's Wingman about almost 6 years ago 711 reads 1 comments