1. Al Davis: The Return Of The Rogue

    Remember when you were watching your favorite horror movie? At the end of the movie everyone thought that the subject that was creating all the fear was dead, but then, suddenly, a ...

    Pat Cowan Written by Pat Cowan about 4 years ago 900 reads 25 comments

  2. Al Davis and Tom Cable Are Closing The Door On 7 Years Of Raider Woes

    It was January 26th of 2003, a day that would define the once proud Oakland Raider franchise for the next seven years. It was a day that should have been celebrated...

    Pat Cowan Written by Pat Cowan about 4 years ago 1,197 reads 21 comments

  3. Can Al Davis Do the Improbable, Add Donovan McNabb and Terrell Owens to Raiders?

    Lately, many Raiders fans have had a lot to say about the Raiders' seven-year playoff drought. At one time, when players were cast aside by one team and given a second chance in Oakland, it was the highest honor that a player could have...

    Pat Cowan Written by Pat Cowan about over 4 years ago 1,737 reads 29 comments

  4. Oakland Raiders: Is It Time To Party Like It's 1999?

    Someone once said that, "those who can not learn from history are doomed to repeat it". I guess that statement can be a matter of perspective depending on whom it's applied to and what part of history is being repeated...

    Pat Cowan Written by Pat Cowan about over 4 years ago 1,234 reads 6 comments

  5. Tom Cable: The Prince and The Pauper

    When Tom Cable was appointed the interim coach of the Oakland Raiders halfway through the 2008 season, it had fans and writers scrambling for pictures and bios of  just who this mystery man was...

    Pat Cowan Written by Pat Cowan about over 4 years ago 1,608 reads 13 comments

  6. Al Davis: Aging Owner Refuses to Drink from Fountain of Youth

    Al Davis is facing a crisis that is rapidly reaching an epic level. The aging owner has watched his beloved Raiders be ridiculed and mocked, and the downward spiral has spanned seven long seasons...

    Pat Cowan Written by Pat Cowan about over 4 years ago 2,360 reads 31 comments

  7. Tom Cable On Life Support As The Ravens Begin Their Circle Into Oakland

    Nine weeks into the season, Al Davis, Tom Cable, and the 2-7 Raiders had finally seen enough of quarterback Jamarcus Russell’s impotent attempts to execute...well…anything...

    Pat Cowan Written by Pat Cowan about over 4 years ago 992 reads 33 comments

  8. Raiders-Broncos: Rivalry Renewed with a Few Bizarre Storylines

    Since the dawn of the NFL, the Raiders-Broncos games have been one of the most heated rivalries in history. On and off the field they have openly shown their disdain for each other...

    Pat Cowan Written by Pat Cowan about over 4 years ago 911 reads 4 comments

  9. JaMarcus Russell: A Parody with Some Kinks Involved

    Russell (to the tune of LOLA by the Kinks) I met him in the Swamps down at LSU where they turn out athletes that have alot of Muscle...

    Pat Cowan Written by Pat Cowan about over 4 years ago 924 reads 20 comments

  10. Oakland Raiders: Is JaMarcus Russell Betraying Raider Nation?

    On Sunday afternoon, the Denver Broncos defeated the Oakland Raiders 23-3 on their home field. For Raider Nation, the loss couldn't be more painful...

    Pat Cowan Written by Pat Cowan about almost 5 years ago 7,446 reads 66 comments

  11. Raider Nation to NFL Analysts: Shame on You

    Well, Raider Nation, it's déjà vu all over again. Remember Draft Day, when the Raider-hating media dragged the Raiders through the mud? Since the draft, the media have ...

    Pat Cowan Written by Pat Cowan about almost 5 years ago 435 reads 16 comments

  12. Raider Nation Has Yet to See "Raider Ball"...and That's a Good Thing

    45-7! That was the final score when the Raiders hosted the New Orleans Saints last Saturday. Since that day, Raider Nation has been anything but positive. There has been panic, anger, and even depression...

    Pat Cowan Written by Pat Cowan about almost 5 years ago 1,040 reads 31 comments

  13. Oakland Raiders Defense: Cause for Alarm or a Glimmer of Hope?

    For the Oakland Raiders, the annual "Battle of the Bay" matchup vs the 49ers ended up in surrendering 275 yards on the ground on their way to a 21-20 loss. One hundred-forty nine of those yards were to a rookie back named Glenn Coffee...

    Pat Cowan Written by Pat Cowan about almost 5 years ago 1,538 reads 15 comments

  14. Oakland Raiders Positional Battles: Let the Competition Begin

    It's been a strange offseason in Oakland. In the past, superstar/prima donna's with character issues have found a huge payday waiting for them in Oaktown...

    Pat Cowan Written by Pat Cowan about 5 years ago 2,512 reads 24 comments

  15. Oakland Raiders: Hall Of Fame Cry Sounding South Of The Border

    What has been the pinnacle of every Owner, Coach and Player's career? The one crowning achievement that defines an individual in the NFL? Teams are bought and sold, Coaches are one losing season ...

    Pat Cowan Written by Pat Cowan about 5 years ago 638 reads 10 comments

  16. Raider Nation To Critics: Don't Hate The Player, Hate The Game

    The Oakland Raiders have certainly had their share of criticism over the years, but after a six year slide into futility most of it was warranted...

    Pat Cowan Written by Pat Cowan about 5 years ago 1,329 reads 15 comments

  17. NFL: The Tiers of Coaching

    Every new NFL season brings excitement and anticipation. New coaches. New players. Players playing for different coaches. Coaches coaching for different teams. One thing that seems more important than anything is what the new coach can bring to the table

    Pat Cowan Written by Pat Cowan about 5 years ago 345 reads 4 comments

  18. Raider Nation to NFL Analysts: What? You Didn't Get the Memo?

    Judging from the reaction that followed, when the Raiders chose Darrius Heyward-Bey with the seventh selection, one would have thought that Al Davis had been identified as the shooter on the grassy knoll who allegedly assassinated John F...

    Pat Cowan Written by Pat Cowan about 5 years ago 5,753 reads 43 comments

  19. For the Oakland Raiders, It's All About Momentum

    When the 2008 season started, it appeared that the Oakland Raiders had picked up right where they left off in the '07 season...

    Pat Cowan Written by Pat Cowan about over 5 years ago 2,031 reads 19 comments

  20. Can the Oakland Raiders Avoid an Offseason Recession?

    On Feb. 27, the preseason begins. That is the date of the free agency signing period. It’s a time when drama reigns in the NFL. Some players will re-sign, others will change teams, and some will be cut unceremoniously...

    Pat Cowan Written by Pat Cowan about over 5 years ago 1,607 reads 17 comments

  21. Tom Cable: Bringing the Mystique Back to the Oakland Raiders

    Word on the street is that the Oakland Raiders will give interim head coach Tom Cable the full-time job. Although nothing is official, the lack of candidates being interviewed in recent weeks ...

    Pat Cowan Written by Pat Cowan about over 5 years ago 3,891 reads 30 comments

  22. Oakland Raiders: Another Year at the Lost and Found

    With the close of the 2008 season, the 2009 preseason will officially begin. That's the way it seems, anyway. Soon, all NFL franchises will be assessing their teams and trying to be more successful ...

    Pat Cowan Written by Pat Cowan about over 5 years ago 284 reads 3 comments

  23. Al Davis Still Expects To Be The Best and Nothing Less!

    I have been a Raider fan all of my life. My memories over the years are filled with the days when every team in the league would circle the day they played the Raiders. When the Raiders walked out of the tunnell there was a demand for respect...

    Pat Cowan Written by Pat Cowan about over 5 years ago 1,251 reads 15 comments

  24. Could the Oakland Raiders Get Lucky and Bring Back Chucky?

    "02...01...00...and the Oakland Raiders have upset the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, 31-24, knocking them out of the playoff hunt..." That turned out to be the game that decided Jon Gruden and Bruce Allen's fate in Tampa...

    Pat Cowan Written by Pat Cowan about over 5 years ago 3,113 reads 21 comments

  25. Al Davis, Oakland Raiders Still in Need of Coaches To Complete the Puzzle

    The Oakland Raiders' tumultuous 2008 season has ended. It ended with two huge wins that no one seen coming. What now? It would seem that ending the season on such a high note has baffled conspiracy theorists turned journalists and Raider haters alike..

    Pat Cowan Written by Pat Cowan about over 5 years ago 2,451 reads 8 comments