1. Oakland Raiders Lock Up Sebastion Janikowski: Step One Complete:

    According to ESPN's Bill Williamson the Raiders are about to make Sebastian Janikowski the highest paid kicker in the league. http://sports.espn.go.com/nfl/news/story?id=4918465 I think this is a big first step to a successful offseason for the Raiders.

    Bill Hinton Written by Bill Hinton about over 4 years ago 343 reads 12 comments

  2. Oakland Raiders: Why Just Win Baby, Just Isn't Enough!

    Just win baby! Speed Kills! Pride and Poise! Commitment to Excellence! These are but a few Raider mottos. As a longtime Raider fan I'd love to see the team turn it around and make all these phrases relevant again...

    Bill Hinton Written by Bill Hinton about over 4 years ago 1,264 reads 33 comments

  3. A Raider Fan Cheers For The Colts: Because That's What Friends Are For

    As some of you know, I live in Evansville, Indiana. Indiana hasn't always had the Colts so Evansville has a melting pot of fan bases. Bob Griese is from Evansville, so a lot of the old timers are Dolphin fans...

    Bill Hinton Written by Bill Hinton about over 4 years ago 444 reads 10 comments

  4. Hue Jackson's Job Would Be Easier With An Improved Raider Defense

    It's been debated for quite some time whether the best offense is a good defense and vice-versa. That old adage could be relevant to Hue Jackson as he attempts to fix the Raider offense...

    Bill Hinton Written by Bill Hinton about over 4 years ago 647 reads 13 comments

  5. Oakland Raiders Draft Watch 2010: The Effect Of The Senior Bowl

    The Senior Bowl is now in the books. While Tim Tebow was at the forefront of the national media focus other prospects did more to help and hurt their draft status...

    Bill Hinton Written by Bill Hinton about over 4 years ago 4,998 reads 20 comments

  6. Hue Jackson Chooses Russell Over Cutler!

    According to ESPN's Michael Smith, Hue Jackson will be the new Offensive Coordinator for the Oakland Raiders. Hue Jackson was supposed to interview for the same position with the Chicago Bears today...

    Bill Hinton Written by Bill Hinton about over 4 years ago 2,379 reads 41 comments

  7. A Three-in-One Mock Draft For the Oakland Raiders

    Roger Goddell will come to the podium to announce the selection of the Oakland Raiders on draft day. Who will be the pick? The Raiders have many needs and could go in several different directions...

    Bill Hinton Written by Bill Hinton about over 4 years ago 4,621 reads 22 comments

  8. Oakland Raiders: Top 10 Free Agents To Target

    This will be a list of free agents I think can most help the Raiders next year and beyond. Remember, however, with no CBA in place some players will be harder than others to sign. I will also try to be realistic in the assessment of salary cap, etc...

    Bill Hinton Written by Bill Hinton about over 4 years ago 6,008 reads 29 comments

  9. JaMarcus Russell: Comparing His Young Career with Past Quarterbacks

    I must be feeling a little masochistic today. This will be a slideshow comparing Jamarcus Russell's first two years as a starting quarterback against the first two years of some other successful NFL quarterbacks...

    Bill Hinton Written by Bill Hinton about over 4 years ago 1,300 reads 52 comments

  10. Raiders Draft Watch 2010: Breaking Down the Mid-Majors

    There are many ways to approach the draft for NFL executives. One theory is to take players who played against the best collegiate competition and performed at a high level...

    Bill Hinton Written by Bill Hinton about over 4 years ago 1,091 reads 7 comments

  11. Go Figure! Buddy Nix Takes a Shot at The Raiders

    Buddy Nix thinks being the head coach of the Raiders is a bad job. That's essentially what he said anyway. This coming from a man who just ushered in the Chan Gailey era in Buffalo! Let's see, ...

    Bill Hinton Written by Bill Hinton about over 4 years ago 768 reads 10 comments

  12. Mocking The NFL Mock Drafts: A Mock Draft Done Al Davis Style!

    I was putting together a mock draft based on the Raiders' needs when a thought entered my mind. Why bother? Many have done the same thing already. All Raider fans can recognize team needs...

    Bill Hinton Written by Bill Hinton about over 4 years ago 2,263 reads 21 comments

  13. Vlad the Impaler (Vladimir Ducasse) Would Be a Great Fit for the Oakland Raiders

    The legendary Vlad the Impaler was a Wallachian Prince in the 1400's. Vlad was most known for his resistance of the Ottoman Empire and for the cruel punishment he dished out to his enemies. He was later the inspiration for Bram Stoker's 1897 novel Dracula

    Bill Hinton Written by Bill Hinton about over 4 years ago 2,894 reads 17 comments

  14. Oakland Raiders: An Outsider's Perspective

    I'm not a Raiders "insider". I have no connection to the team, other than being a passionate, loyal and sometimes overly optimistic fan for over thirty years...

    Bill Hinton Written by Bill Hinton about over 4 years ago 1,064 reads 14 comments

  15. Pittsburgh Steelers Playoff Hopes Rest on "Criminal Element"

    Back in the 1970s the Raiders and Steelers rivalry was about as intense as it can get. There were cheapshots, trashtalk and lawsuits aplenty...

    Bill Hinton Written by Bill Hinton about over 4 years ago 1,236 reads 4 comments

  16. Could Osi Umenyiora End Up In Oakland?

    Osi Umenyiora is not happy being a New York Giant. http://www.scoresreport.com/tag/giants-to-release-osi-umenyiora/ It appears the Giants aren't happy with him either as he played only about ...

    Bill Hinton Written by Bill Hinton about over 4 years ago 1,786 reads 15 comments

  17. According To Most: No Chance at All

    Something I typically like to do is check out stories and previews from the perspective of the writers who cover the team the Raiders will face that week. This week that means I've been reading a lot about the Baltimore Ravens...

    Bill Hinton Written by Bill Hinton about over 4 years ago 504 reads 41 comments

  18. How Does an Oakland Raiders Fan Enjoy the NFL Playoffs?

    I've been a Raiders fan for close to 33 years now. I didn't mean for it to happen. It just kind of turned out that way. Jack Tatum hit Sammy White over the middle. Sammy went one way, his helmet went the other and an impressionable 7-year-old had his team

    Bill Hinton Written by Bill Hinton about over 4 years ago 346 reads 20 comments

  19. The Next Jim Plunkett?

    Long time Raider fans will fondly remember Jim Plunkett. A man who was deemed a bust after getting beat up playing for some bad Pats and Niners teams. That same Jim Plunkett revived his career after coming in for an injured Dan Pastorini...

    Bill Hinton Written by Bill Hinton about over 4 years ago 199 reads 10 comments

  20. NFL Mid-Season Ramblings and Second Half Predictions

    Here's a few random thoughts about what I've learned so far this season and what I think will happen in the second half of the most unpredictable season I've ever seen. First of all, Favre is still Favre and that's what makes Ted Thompson a genius...

    Bill Hinton Written by Bill Hinton about over 5 years ago 389 reads 0 comments

  21. Fantasy and Team Loyalty

    I was recently out at a sports bar with my buddy "Stan the Packer Fan," when a couple things happened that made me realize the loyalties we have in sports and fantasy sports and how they sometimes relate to life...

    Bill Hinton Written by Bill Hinton about almost 6 years ago 342 reads 6 comments