1. Submitted for Your Approval: Why I Do What I Do

    (This is a submission as part of my application to be a CBS correspondent for the Raiders) Lately, there has been much debate about the state of Bleacher Report. I wanted to take time to continue the important debates on needed changes...

    Bleacher Report Written by Bleacher Report about over 5 years ago 171 reads 3 comments

  2. The Truth of Victory and Tangents on Trivial Things

    To be or not to be, that is the question; Whether 'tis nobler in the mind to suffer The slings and arrows of outrageous fortune, Or to take arms against a sea of troubles, And by opposing, end them...

    Bleacher Report Written by Bleacher Report about over 5 years ago 120 reads 4 comments

  3. Should the Raiders, Bengals, and Bills Convert to the 3-4?

    In going through my routine of updating all my notes on NFL teams (I have extensive notes), I started to wonder about the direction of the defense for three clubs: the Raiders, Bengals and Bills...

    Bleacher Report Written by Bleacher Report about over 5 years ago 1,924 reads 12 comments

  4. Should Alex Rodriguez Be Charged With Larceny By False Pretenses?

    Here is an excerpt from Wikipedia on False Pretenses: This offence consists of (1) obtaining title (2) to personal property of another (3) by an intentional false statement of past or existing fact (4) with intent to defraud the other...

    Bleacher Report Written by Bleacher Report about over 5 years ago 485 reads 0 comments

  5. Let's Be Fair to Derrius Heyward-Bey

    Okay, so I cannot say I was not shocked and disappointed when the Raiders passed on Michael Crabtree. Sometimes I wonder if Al Davis is taking too much medication...or not enough. In playing the devil's advocate though...

    Bleacher Report Written by Bleacher Report about over 5 years ago 1,355 reads 2 comments

  6. The 2009 NFL Draft Kit: Do's and Don'ts

    This is not a full mock draft. You can see that by clicking the following link http://bleacherreport.com/articles/151786-2009-nfl-mock-draft-mark-sanchez-to-seattle-crabtree-to-oakland...

    Bleacher Report Written by Bleacher Report about over 5 years ago 243 reads 0 comments

  7. Has American Idol Turned Music Into a Sport?

    Okay, so this might seem completely disparate, but this article not only discusses the definition of sport but whether American Idol has in fact turned music into a sport. People have long debated whether bowling, golf and other sports are truly a sport.

    Bleacher Report Written by Bleacher Report about over 5 years ago 464 reads 0 comments

  8. Just Win, Baby: The Truth About Al Davis and the Oakland Raiders

    This article is in some ways a confession. I have published articles in the past in which I preached my defiant optimism for the Raiders. Yet, at the same time, it sickens me when they fail...

    Bleacher Report Written by Bleacher Report about over 5 years ago 2,349 reads 8 comments

  9. Why the Cleveland Browns Should Draft Chris Wells

    "Glory Days, They'll Pass You By" There are teams in the NFL, which carry a psychological and intangible weight. The Lions, Eagles, and Browns all come to mind, and the Cardinals no longer...

    Bleacher Report Written by Bleacher Report about over 5 years ago 681 reads 10 comments

  10. NFL Draft: Mark Sanchez Is 2009s Adrian Peterson, Not Michael Crabtree

    Some have compared Michael Crabtree in this year's draft to Adrian Peterson, and how he tumbled in 2007 to seventh overall. However, the truth is that Mark Sanchez is this year's Adrian Peterson...

    Bleacher Report Written by Bleacher Report about over 5 years ago 757 reads 3 comments

  11. The Truth About Raiders Returner Johnnie Lee Higgins

    Okay. I must say, I'm not the type who invests emotions into conspiracy theories. I've certainly written wild theories as an intellectual exercise to see a topic from as many views as possible...

    Bleacher Report Written by Bleacher Report about over 5 years ago 965 reads 19 comments

  12. 2009 NFL Mock Draft: Mark Sanchez to Seattle, Crabtree to Oakland

    Here goes another mock. Wide receivers have fallen in recent years, and so I expect that trend to continue. I don't expect a run on defensive backs in the first round, but rather in the second round...

    Bleacher Report Written by Bleacher Report about over 5 years ago 1,487 reads 23 comments

  13. The Future Of Chad Ocho Cinco

    Rumors have flown in recent days that Chad "The Spanish Flea" Ocho Cinco had been traded from the Cincinatti Bengals to the Oakland Raiders for Michael Bush and a second round pick...

    Bleacher Report Written by Bleacher Report about over 5 years ago 578 reads 1 comments

  14. Where Will The Broncos Send Cutler?

    Now that the Denver Broncos have stated they intend to trade disgruntled quarterback Jay Cutler, the question becomes one thing. Where is he going? The 49ers, Lions, Bears, Jets and Buccaneers are all obvious suitors...

    Bleacher Report Written by Bleacher Report about over 5 years ago 463 reads 1 comments

  15. Why the Oakland Raiders Should Trade Down with Philadelphia or Detroit

    So we go again, another day, another mock. I'm about one mock over the line, because there are too many variables involved with the NFL Draft and thus most mocks are merely based on the rumors and perceptions of the day...

    Bleacher Report Written by Bleacher Report about over 5 years ago 555 reads 13 comments

  16. Why the Oakland Raiders Must Make Moves

    I am probably alone in this, but the Raiders can contend for the postseason in 2009. Here is why: The AFC West stinks but should not be taken for granted...

    Bleacher Report Written by Bleacher Report about over 5 years ago 709 reads 8 comments

  17. Why the Cincinnati Bengals Should Draft QB Mark Sanchez

    Here comes the NFL draft. Another draft, another Green Room filled with NFL hopefuls and the question of energy efficiency for the so-called Green Room. Anyway.....

    Bleacher Report Written by Bleacher Report about over 5 years ago 363 reads 2 comments

  18. Why We Should Support the United Football League

    I previously wrote an article called "Whatever Happened to the Mark Cuban League" because I had heard nothing about the UFL in the news since the rumors about its possible inception, back in March of 2008...

    Bleacher Report Written by Bleacher Report about over 5 years ago 364 reads 4 comments

  19. Whom Should Trade for Amare Stoudemire?

    From all indications, the Phoenix Suns appear to be mostly interested in dumping salary so along with Amare Stoudemire, the Suns will likely also trade Shaquille O'Neal...

    Bleacher Report Written by Bleacher Report about over 5 years ago 2,141 reads 7 comments

  20. What the Oakland Raiders Must Do This Offseason

    Here we go again. Another off-season of promise to return to glory. Another off-season to hear Raider-haters denigrate the legacy of the Silver and Black, when they root for teams that cannot hold a candle to the legacy of Oakland...

    Bleacher Report Written by Bleacher Report about over 5 years ago 8,752 reads 50 comments

  21. Are The Steelers on the Verge of another Dynasty?

    This is my haphazard attempt at a Super Bowl recap. That was an awesome game. Too bad I went to the store right before Arizona charged back for their shortly held lead. Seattle fans watching that game must have been feeling deja vu...

    Bleacher Report Written by Bleacher Report about over 5 years ago 147 reads 0 comments

  22. In Defense of the Indefensible: The Direction, the Oakland Raiders, and Al Davis

    These days, we Raider fans have endured the humiliation that has been wrought upon us by the wayward direction of Al Davis and the Oakland Raiders...

    Bleacher Report Written by Bleacher Report about over 5 years ago 1,293 reads 8 comments

  23. NFL: Oh, The Places Players Might Go!

    "You have brains in your head.You have feet in your shoes.You can steer yourself anydirection you choose." —Dr. Seuss: Oh, The Places You'll Go! Ann Hogan: We're at all the games, unlike a lot of the other parents...

    Bleacher Report Written by Bleacher Report about over 5 years ago 264 reads 0 comments

  24. The Skinny on 2009 NFL Free Agency

    In recent years, we NFL free-agency freaks have become accustomed to seeing the best players get tagged, and then to hope that our team ponies-up some ridiculous amount for a player overrated by hype...

    Bleacher Report Written by Bleacher Report about over 5 years ago 3,457 reads 3 comments

  25. In the NFL Draft, the Top 10 Are Also the Bottom 10

    Here's the deal on how to approach the NFL draft. First, a team must prioritize its needs. Then it must rank each player by position, then overall...

    Bleacher Report Written by Bleacher Report about over 5 years ago 121 reads 0 comments