1. Oakland Raiders: Why Jason Campbell Needs to Step into His Role as a Leader

    Al Davis pronounced that Jason Campbell was the future quarterback of the Raiders, going so far as to compare him to Raider great Jim Plunkett...

    James Arcellana Written by James Arcellana about over 3 years ago 1,340 reads 33 comments

  2. Oakland Raiders: Veteran Receiver Steve Smith May Have Fallen in Their Laps

    The Oakland Raiders have one of the youngest, if not the youngest, receiving corps in all of the NFL. With so much young talent, the Raiders future looks good. However, it is the present that many are worried about...

    James Arcellana Written by James Arcellana about over 3 years ago 16,301 reads 161 comments

  3. Oakland Raiders: Biggest Post-Draft Needs to Fill in Free Agency

    The year of the lockout continues to loom large over the NFL. In a role reversal of most years, now that the 2011 NFL draft is completed, most teams will begin to look at the free agent class for this season...

    James Arcellana Written by James Arcellana about over 3 years ago 7,112 reads 180 comments

  4. NFL Draft 2011: Oakland Raiders Day Two Draft Grades

    With no picks in the first round, the Oakland Raiders saw their first action in the 2011 NFL Draft on Friday, finishing the day with three new players...

    James Arcellana Written by James Arcellana about over 3 years ago 2,067 reads 44 comments

  5. NFL Draft 2011: Are Roger Goddell and the NFL Owners Breaking the Law?

    As the 2011 NFL draft opened on Thursday night, perhaps the biggest story was the fact that Commissioner Roger Goodell was showered with boos from the frustrated NFL fans in attendance...

    James Arcellana Written by James Arcellana about over 3 years ago 439 reads 12 comments

  6. 2011 NFL Draft: Raiders Make No Moves in First Round, but That Could Change

    Many, including myself, expected the Raiders to trade up into the back of the first round. Al Davis loves his first-round talent, and it has been years since the Raiders did not make a pick in the first round...

    James Arcellana Written by James Arcellana about over 3 years ago 2,482 reads 114 comments

  7. Oakland Raiders: Richard Seymour Was Worth Giving Up First-Round Pick

    I will never forget the vast and confusing emotions that swirled deep in my gut when I woke up one morning to learn that the Raiders had traded for Richard Seymour . At first, I was ecstatic...

    James Arcellana Written by James Arcellana about over 3 years ago 2,018 reads 65 comments

  8. Oakland Raiders: How Their Second Round Pick Could Help Get Them to the Playoffs

    Despite not having a first round pick, the Raiders still have the opportunity to vastly improve the team that went undefeated in the AFC West last season...

    James Arcellana Written by James Arcellana about over 3 years ago 2,591 reads 101 comments

  9. NFL Draft 2011: Can the Oakland Raiders Find Nnamdi Asomugha's Successor?

    On the eve of the lockout, the Oakland Raiders went on a spending spree, re-signing key contributors like Richard Seymour, Kamerion Wimbley and Stanford Routt...

    James Arcellana Written by James Arcellana about over 3 years ago 4,187 reads 10 comments

  10. Oakland Raiders: Biggest Team Needs Heading into the 2011 NFL Draft

    With the NFL labor issues resulting in the free agent season being put on the back burner, this year's NFL Draft is more important than ever before...

    James Arcellana Written by James Arcellana about over 3 years ago 4,271 reads 67 comments

  11. Oakland Raiders: Why Al Davis Is Smarter Than I Am

    As a devoted member of the Raider Nation, I, like many of you, have a love-hate relationship with the owner of the Oakland Raiders . Let me start by saying I have always had an incredible amount of respect for Al Davis ...

    James Arcellana Written by James Arcellana about over 3 years ago 2,953 reads 81 comments

  12. Adrian Peterson Shows How Far Detatched the Modern Athlete Is from Reality

    I normally do not write on here unless it is about my team, the Oakland Raiders. However, this morning I awoke to read a story on espn.com that truly disgusted me...

    James Arcellana Written by James Arcellana about over 3 years ago 2,427 reads 17 comments

  13. Tiki Barber Would Be a Terrible Idea for the Oakland Raiders

    It seems as though every time a big-name free agent hits the market, the Oakland Raiders are inevitably thrown around as a potential suitor. This is even truer when the free agent in question has any drama surrounding him...

    James Arcellana Written by James Arcellana about over 3 years ago 1,370 reads 30 comments

  14. Marcel Reece Can Redefine the Fullback Position, If the Raiders Let Him

    The Oakland Raiders had their best season since losing in the Super Bowl when they finished 8-8 in 2010...

    James Arcellana Written by James Arcellana about over 3 years ago 1,014 reads 48 comments

  15. Raiders Must Sign Free Agents; Gallery Gone; CBA Extended; Sims-Walker a FA?

    With the CBA coming oh so close to expiring, most are focusing on what this might mean long term (a possible lockout). Meanwhile, the Raiders have been smart enough to focus on what it means now...

    James Arcellana Written by James Arcellana about over 3 years ago 5,702 reads 165 comments

  16. Oakland Raiders Give Stanford Routt Absurd Contract Worth Two Thirds Of Nnamdi's

    Last year, many across the league released a collective gasp as the Raiders placed a first and third round tender on restricted free agent Stanford Routt. If that was not shocking enough, Al Davis has one upped himself...

    James Arcellana Written by James Arcellana about over 3 years ago 1,200 reads 63 comments

  17. Oakland Raiders Franchise Tag Kamerion Wimbley, New Plan For Zach Miller?

    I noted in an article two days ago that although the Oakland Raiders had decided to buy back Kamerion Wimbley's contract, there might be an issue because the buy back would violate the NFL 's 30 percent rule...

    James Arcellana Written by James Arcellana about over 3 years ago 899 reads 2 comments

  18. Oakland Raiders 'Buy Back' Kamerion Wimbley's Contract, but He Could Walk Anyway

    Kamerion Wimbley was perhaps one of the most underrated and least talked about additions to the Oakland Raiders this past season...

    James Arcellana Written by James Arcellana about over 3 years ago 3,195 reads 55 comments

  19. Oakland Raiders: Richard Seymour In, Nnamdi Asomugha Likely Out...Team Better?

    Al Davis and the Oakland Raiders have taken a major step towards continuing to build on the success of last season by re-signing Richard Seymour. Seymour, 31, had a very good year for the Raiders in 2010, compiling 5...

    James Arcellana Written by James Arcellana about over 3 years ago 2,004 reads 105 comments

  20. Michael Bush Arrested for a DUI: Good News for the Oakland Raiders

    That's right, Michael Bush was arrested for drinking and driving over the weekend and it's a good thing. You might be thinking I'm a little off my rocker for having that opinion, but hear me out...

    James Arcellana Written by James Arcellana about over 3 years ago 1,763 reads 6 comments

  21. Santana Moss in Silver and Black Would Instantly Improve the Oakland Raiders

    Thanks to a voided contract, the Oakland Raiders are facing the possibility of losing one of their best players in Nnamdi Asomugha...

    James Arcellana Written by James Arcellana about over 3 years ago 6,872 reads 308 comments

  22. Tim Brown: The Next Oakland Raider To Be Screwed By the NFL Hall of Fame?

    Many in the Raider Nation often complain about the fact that the NFL has it out for the Oakland Raiders...

    James Arcellana Written by James Arcellana about over 3 years ago 3,385 reads 45 comments

  23. NFL Labor Dispute: Open Letter to the NFLPA and Owners; Grow Up and Fix This

    As a huge fan of the NFL , I am personally sick and tired of hearing about the back and forth squabbling that has been going on between the NFLPA and the NFL owners over the expiring collective bargaining agreement...

    James Arcellana Written by James Arcellana about over 3 years ago 233 reads 5 comments

  24. Oakland Raiders: Would a 3-4 Defense Help Lead the Raiders To the Playoffs?

    There has been a large amount of speculation recently that the Oakland Raiders are looking for a defensive coordinator who can implement a 3-4 defense in Oakland next season...

    James Arcellana Written by James Arcellana about over 3 years ago 1,620 reads 19 comments

  25. Oakland Raiders: At Least They Didn't Pass On Aaron Rodgers

    As I watched the Green Bay Packers advance to the Super Bowl this past weekend, all I could think was: At least the Raiders didn't pass on Aaron Rodgers...

    James Arcellana Written by James Arcellana about over 3 years ago 2,984 reads 51 comments