1. Oakland Raiders Offensive Coordinator Greg Knapp Has Got to Go

    Raider Nation, it brings me no great pleasure to tell you this: but I told you so . Ever since I heard two dreadful words in the offseason, I told you things were going to be bad...

    Fernando Gallo Written by Fernando Gallo about almost 2 years ago 6,881 reads 124 comments

  2. 10 Most Legendary Members of Raider Nation

    Throughout the history of the Oakland Raiders , there have been many greats and numerous Hall of Famers. But who were the most distinguished men to don the silver and black? Let’s take a look at the most legendary members of Raider Nation...

    Fernando Gallo Written by Fernando Gallo about 2 years ago 2,753 reads 7 comments

  3. One Burning Question for Every Member of the Raiders Roster

    Are you excited yet, Raider Nation? We're less than 96 hours away from the Raiders ' first preseason game...

    Fernando Gallo Written by Fernando Gallo about 2 years ago 2,788 reads 23 comments

  4. Who Will Be the Raiders' Award Winners in 2012?

    As we grow ever closer to the start of the season (why is it taking so darn long?), it’s time to start considering who might be the standout performers for the Oakland Raiders this season...

    Fernando Gallo Written by Fernando Gallo about 2 years ago 3,489 reads 20 comments

  5. Three Veteran Free Agents the Raiders Should Bring in for Training Camp

    Can you smell it yet? That faint aroma off in the distance, growing ever closer? Football is coming. Soon, we’ll be rescued from the steamy doldrums of summer by the sounds ...

    Fernando Gallo Written by Fernando Gallo about 2 years ago 7,966 reads 77 comments

  6. Who Will Be the Oakland Raiders' MVP in 2012?

    We’ve reached the second-worst time of the sports year (only the horrific doldrums of February are worse), as only baseball is around to keep us company...

    Fernando Gallo Written by Fernando Gallo about 2 years ago 3,803 reads 11 comments

  7. Oakland Athletics: Is It Time to Believe in the 2012 A's?

    Once the St. Louis Cardinals had completed one of the most improbable comebacks in baseball history and won the 2011 World Series, a fuse was lit in Oakland: What was to follow, in ...

    Fernando Gallo Written by Fernando Gallo about over 2 years ago 843 reads 1 comments

  8. Oakland Athletics: What on Earth Has Gotten into Bartolo Colon?

    What the hell happened to Bartolo Colon ? Or maybe more importantly, what the hell is going in the A’s front office? That second question probably isn’t meant the way you think it is, because it’s a positive question...

    Fernando Gallo Written by Fernando Gallo about over 2 years ago 1,381 reads 0 comments

  9. 2012 NFL Draft: Grading Reggie McKenzie's 1st Draft in Oakland

    Reggie, Reggie, Reggie—in the immortal words of Vince Lombardi: What the hell's going on out here? Mark Davis elected you to be the President of the Raider Nation; a fanbase ...

    Fernando Gallo Written by Fernando Gallo about over 2 years ago 11,046 reads 158 comments

  10. 2012 NFL Draft: Forecasting the Raiders' Picks

    As the Raiders finally start their NFL Draft experience sometime later tonight (woohoo! Last pick on a Friday night! Party time!), I’m going to revisit the selections I made ...

    Fernando Gallo Written by Fernando Gallo about over 2 years ago 4,906 reads 28 comments

  11. Ozzie Guillen Suspension: Why I'm Not Mad at the Motormouth Marlins Manager

    Watching Ozzie Guillen ’s apologetic press conference today, I was not filled with anger, rage or a sense of justice being done—the most overwhelming feeling I had was sympathy...

    Fernando Gallo Written by Fernando Gallo about over 2 years ago 111 reads 0 comments

  12. Oakland Raiders NFL Uniforms: Grading New Home 2012 Jerseys

    In today’s media-driven world, there are often situations where the hype is much greater than the event that it’s hyping—the unveiling of Nike’s new NFL uniforms is one of those situations...

    Fernando Gallo Written by Fernando Gallo about over 2 years ago 1,361 reads 104 comments

  13. Oakland Raiders: Grading Reggie McKenzie's Offseason so Far

    For 50 years, Al Davis was the Oakland Raiders— the Raiders ’ mentality was his mentality...

    Fernando Gallo Written by Fernando Gallo about over 2 years ago 11,088 reads 139 comments

  14. Peyton Manning Rumors: Why Manning in Denver Would Doom Oakland Raiders

    The current state of the Indianapolis Colts is unlike anything we’ve seen in recent NFL offseasons: a full-blown fire sale atmosphere...

    Fernando Gallo Written by Fernando Gallo about over 2 years ago 10,800 reads 101 comments

  15. Playing What-If: Could the 2011 Oakland Raiders Have Won the Super Bowl?

    It can be futile and useless to play the “what-if” game in sports, but hey, it’s the offseason: What else are we going to do, talk about the Raiders’ lack ...

    Fernando Gallo Written by Fernando Gallo about over 2 years ago 2,885 reads 22 comments

  16. Oakland Raiders on Verge of Making Broncos Defensive Coordinator Next Head Coach

    Updated 10:51 a.m. According to multiple sources, the Oakland Raiders will be poaching someone from the Denver Broncos to be their next head coach. But fear not, Raider Nation, Tim Tebow won’t be your next head coach; although St...

    Fernando Gallo Written by Fernando Gallo about over 2 years ago 1,568 reads 24 comments

  17. AFC Championship Game 2012: How Do You Solve a Problem Like Joe Flacco?

    How do you solve a problem like Joe Flacco? Being a quarterback in the NFL is a little like being President of the United States: You are the face of an institution, you try ...

    Fernando Gallo Written by Fernando Gallo about over 2 years ago 89 reads 1 comments

  18. NFL Offseason: In Today's NFL Teams Should Hire Assistants, Not Old Head Coaches

    What’s the deal with today’s coaching candidates? Or more specifically– What’s with all the old guys? Notice anything interesting about the rumored coaching ...

    Fernando Gallo Written by Fernando Gallo about over 2 years ago 262 reads 0 comments

  19. Hue Jackson Fired: What It Means for Future of Oakland Raiders Franchise

    Hue Jackson was a lot of things: Fiery. Brash. A gifted offensive coach. A gambler, just like the man he revered, Al Davis . But was he a bad head coach? Reggie McKenzie seems to think so...

    Fernando Gallo Written by Fernando Gallo about over 2 years ago 3,362 reads 72 comments

  20. Denver Broncos: Why I Can't Hate Tebow, Even Though I Should

    Ladies and gentlemen: welcome to Tebowmaggedon. With the Broncos’ upset win over the Steelers today, Tim Tebow has become a living legend...

    Fernando Gallo Written by Fernando Gallo about over 2 years ago 1,163 reads 1 comments

  21. Oakland Raiders Snap Judgement: 8-8 Again, Where Do We Go from Here?

    Disgusting. Despicable. Deplorable. Dimwitted. But enough about Chuck Bresnahan. I am absolutely sick over the Raiders ’ performance today. Calling it unforgivable is putting it lightly...

    Fernando Gallo Written by Fernando Gallo about over 2 years ago 9,011 reads 186 comments

  22. Raiders' Playoff Update: MUST Beat San Diego and Denver MUST Lose to Get in

    Mark Sanchez , you have failed us. Oakland ’s extremely complicated playoff scenarios have just gotten a lot simpler, thanks to a pitiful performance by the Jets in their season finale and a very poorly-timed botched snap...

    Fernando Gallo Written by Fernando Gallo about over 2 years ago 325 reads 10 comments

  23. Oakland Raiders: Why 2011 Season Was a Success, Playoffs or Not

    What qualifies as a success in the NFL ? Is it a lovable loser finally making the playoffs for the first time in 11 years (The Detroit Lions )? Is it an unorthodox quarterback ...

    Fernando Gallo Written by Fernando Gallo about over 2 years ago 2,958 reads 96 comments

  24. Just Get to January, Baby: Raiders Playoff Scenarios After Big Chiefs Win

    Are you ready for some tiebreakers? The Raiders finally took care of business, winning the first of two “must win” games with the thrilling 16-13 overtime victory in Kansas City...

    Fernando Gallo Written by Fernando Gallo about over 2 years ago 7,151 reads 23 comments

  25. Raiders vs. Packers: 3 Ways Oakland Can Get Away from Green Bay with a Win

    A few years ago, when I was a lowly college sportswriter, I wrote about the NFL when the Patriots went undefeated in the regular season and blew almost everyone away by about 30 points...

    Fernando Gallo Written by Fernando Gallo about over 2 years ago 3,338 reads 96 comments