1. Oakland Raiders Free Agency: Raiders Re-Sign Matt Giordano

    While I haven't updated in a while, fear not Raider Nation, I'm still following the every move of the Raiders . Now, to get down to business, the Raiders made a move I hoped they would for a long time by re-signing safety Matt Giordano ...

    Merak Melikian Written by Merak Melikian about over 2 years ago 1,514 reads 8 comments

  2. Oakland Raiders Free Agency: Raiders Add Former Giants DE Dave Tollefson

    Before the Oakland Raiders front office closed up shop for Friday Night, they managed to make one more move towards improving their depth at defensive line, signing free agent defensive end Dave Tollefson to a reported two-year, $2...

    Merak Melikian Written by Merak Melikian about over 2 years ago 1,758 reads 2 comments

  3. 2012 NFL Draft: Oakland Raiders: 2 Late Draft Possibilities for the Raiders

    With the draft rapidly approaching, more and more mock drafts are flying around, predicting who the Raiders will pick and why...

    Merak Melikian Written by Merak Melikian about over 2 years ago 3,554 reads 14 comments

  4. 2012 Season Prediction: 3 Oakland Raiders Who Will Contribute Big

    With all of the uncertainty in the 2012 offseason, many Oakland Raider fans are wondering how the team will look in 2012. A new OLB, a shuffle of the offensive line and new RB are just a few of the changes that have taken place place so far...

    Merak Melikian Written by Merak Melikian about over 2 years ago 10,710 reads 32 comments

  5. Oakland Raiders Roster Update: Trade OL Campbell, Add LB Wheeler

    After a period of down time regarding free agency and roster moves, the Raiders front office came back to life, with two fairly significant roster moves late this afternoon ...

    Merak Melikian Written by Merak Melikian about over 2 years ago 2,684 reads 15 comments

  6. Oakland Raiders Have Less Than $4 Million in Cap Room for 2012 NFL Season

    Even after all the fat had been trimmed, even after Reggie McKenzie and Dennis Allen threw everything and the kitchen sink out to restart in Oakland, it would appear the Raiders are almost out of cap room again...

    Merak Melikian Written by Merak Melikian about over 2 years ago 3,307 reads 30 comments

  7. Oakland Raiders Roster Roundup: Grading All 22 Positions and the Talent at Each

    In my biggest article to date, I want to take a look at the Raiders ' starting players and take a look at the current talent on the roster, how it stacks up and how long I think the position is set...

    Merak Melikian Written by Merak Melikian about over 2 years ago 4,163 reads 19 comments

  8. Raider Rumor Mill: No Word on LB Lawson, CB Porter & RB Bush Head Elsewhere

    The Raiders can officially cross off two potential signings they wanted to see happen during the 2012 free agency period. It was announced that CB Tracey Porter decided to re-sign with the Raider's mile high rivals, the Denver Broncos...

    Merak Melikian Written by Merak Melikian about over 2 years ago 4,108 reads 17 comments

  9. Oakland Raiders Mock Draft: How They Can Get Maximum Value out of the 2012 Draft

    When Reggie McKenzie and Dennis Allen came to the Raiders organization earlier this year, one thing was already apparent to them: this was not going to be the Year of the Draft for the Oakland Raiders ...

    Merak Melikian Written by Merak Melikian about over 2 years ago 4,820 reads 17 comments

  10. Raiders Roll Through Free Agency: Agree to Deals with OT Barnes and CB Lee

    The Oakland Raiders added two more players to their roster today, one a familiar face and the other unfamiliar. I am puzzled by the signing of the former and like the signing of the latter...

    Merak Melikian Written by Merak Melikian about over 2 years ago 2,060 reads 14 comments

  11. Oakland Raiders: Familiar Face Returns, RG Cooper Carlisle Agrees to Deal

    In a developing story that was only a rumor at one point, the Oakland Raiders have re-signed RG Cooper Carlisle after releasing him just several days earlier...

    Merak Melikian Written by Merak Melikian about over 2 years ago 1,729 reads 10 comments

  12. Manning Chooses Broncos: Oakland's Richard Seymour Reacts with Humor and Earnest

    With the announcement of Peyton Manning choosing the Denver Broncos as his team for the near future, there was reaction from fans and analysts alike...

    Merak Melikian Written by Merak Melikian about over 2 years ago 2,663 reads 10 comments

  13. Raiders Stay Strong in Free Agency, Add CB Spencer, Expected to Add CB Porter

    The Raiders , continuing the trend of quietly adding solid, inexpensive starting caliber players, landed ex-49er cornerback Shawntae Spencer , as announced a earlier by ESPN ...

    Merak Melikian Written by Merak Melikian about over 2 years ago 3,702 reads 24 comments

  14. Raiders No. 2 QB Sweepstakes: Who Will Back Up Carson Palmer?

    With free agency now in full swing, the Oakland Raiders have addressed some nagging issues, with good signings on the offensive line and in the secondary...

    Merak Melikian Written by Merak Melikian about over 2 years ago 2,829 reads 21 comments

  15. Peyton Manning and Denver: If It Happens, Oakland Must Respond

    It was reported by Adam Schefter of ESPN that the Denver Broncos were working out Peyton Manning . While there is no guarantee he will sign with Denver, the possibility is disturbing for Raiders fans all the same...

    Merak Melikian Written by Merak Melikian about over 2 years ago 5,452 reads 14 comments

  16. Raiders Rumor Mill: Oakland Eyeing Ex-49er Cornerback

    In an update published by CSNBayArea.com , it was reported that the recently released CB Shawntae Spencer visited the Raiders on Friday, just a day after he we given his walking ...

    Merak Melikian Written by Merak Melikian about over 2 years ago 2,812 reads 8 comments

  17. Oakland's Offense: 6 Weapons That Will Put Up Big Numbers in 2012

    2012 Is a New Year for the Silver and Black, with new faces both on the field and on the sidelines. Though free agency is only in its early days, the Raiders still posses some very ...

    Merak Melikian Written by Merak Melikian about over 2 years ago 3,413 reads 11 comments

  18. Oakland Raiders Driving a Hard Line on Cap Spending and Restructuring

    Throughout the early 2000s and beyond, the Oakland Raiders often divulged in giving huge contracts to players who were sometimes not of an even caliber—be it talent, morale or logic wise...

    Merak Melikian Written by Merak Melikian about over 2 years ago 43 reads 14 comments

  19. Oakland Raiders: 5 Cheap Starting-Caliber Free Agents That Could Shake Things Up

    The new regime in Oakland has been thrifty as of late, slashing millions in cap overages and quietly signing starting-caliber players to low-cost contracts. However, the Raiders still have many spots that need to be filled on both sides of the ball...

    Merak Melikian Written by Merak Melikian about over 2 years ago 4,375 reads 15 comments

  20. Raiders Dive into Free Agency, Sign Brisiel, Bartell

    Taking their first steps into free agency, the new Oakland Raiders regime of GM Reggie Mckenzie and head coach Dennis Allen started out strong by signing two players at high-need ...

    Merak Melikian Written by Merak Melikian about over 2 years ago 2,038 reads 18 comments