1. A Fan's Tribulation: Why Do You Love or Hate the Oakland Raiders?

    I must preface this article with a few seemingly unrelated points, but they accentuate the purpose of this article This is a question that has been bubbling (or effervescing) in my ...

    Bleacher Report Written by Bleacher Report about over 4 years ago 734 reads 11 comments

  2. 2010 NFL Mock Draft: Oakland Raiders, Rounds 1-5

    Here we go again, Raider Nation. Another year of anticipating whether Al Davis will have a moment of clarity and hit a home run in the draft rather than squander top picks...

    Bleacher Report Written by Bleacher Report about over 4 years ago 1,228 reads 9 comments

  3. Buyer Beware: Why Acquiring Brandon Marshall Would Be Akin To Signing Randy Moss

    In recent months, one of the most talked about free agents in the NFL has been Denver receiver Brandon Marshall. And rightfully so...

    Bleacher Report Written by Bleacher Report about over 4 years ago 1,232 reads 9 comments

  4. Why Oakland Raider Fans Can Breath a Sigh Of Relief and Scratch Their Heads

    This is a roundup of rumors and moves by the Raiders this offseason. If you had not heard, the Oakland Raiders tendered several restricted free agents, including quarterback Bruce Gradkowski...

    Bleacher Report Written by Bleacher Report about over 4 years ago 3,713 reads 35 comments

  5. The NFL's 10 Most Disastrous Moves of the Last Ten Years

    In the wake of the first Super Bowl win by the New Orleans Saints, a team that had long wallowed in less than mediocrity, I started thinking about the worst NFL moves in the past 10 years...

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  6. Why Ray Edwards Is Wrong about Roger Goodell

    Yep, you heard me. Minnesota Vikings defender Ray Edwards recently questioned the salary of Commissioner Roger Goodell...

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  7. With Eighth Pick of the 2010 NFL Draft, the Oakland Raiders Select...Tim Tebow?

    Almost a year ago, Al Davis pulled his predictable unorthodoxy by selecting Derrius Heyward-Bey with the seventh overall pick of the NFL Draft—a receiver that some had as a third-round pick...

    Bleacher Report Written by Bleacher Report about over 4 years ago 3,808 reads 15 comments

  8. The Road Ahead for the Oakland Raiders

    Raider Nation seems to be waiting in much anticipation for the 2010 off-season to begin, despite knowing that what Al Davis wants, Davis will get, and a kick in the teeth to everyone else...

    Bleacher Report Written by Bleacher Report about over 4 years ago 1,491 reads 10 comments

  9. Super Bowl 2010: So Far, Scoring Just Right, Commercials Just Wrong

    At halftime, the score of the Super Bowl was a mere 10 to 6 in favor of the Colts, after the Saints stalled on 4th and goal...

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  10. Is the NFL Heading in the Same Direction as the MLB in '94?

    I recently read an article about the state of the NFL, in which the leader of the NFL Players Union, DeMaurice Smith, predicted a lockout in 2010, in which no games would be played in 2011. For those who don't know, a lockout is different from a strike...

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  11. NFL's All-Decade Team Proves That the Hall of Fame Can't Count

    Ah, one of my favorite subjects: Correcting people. I can't say this is an odd move, because it happens around this same time every 10 years or so. That event is the selection of the "All Decade" team by the ProFootball Hall of Fame...

    Bleacher Report Written by Bleacher Report about over 4 years ago 240 reads 7 comments

  12. Hell Freezes Over: Saints in the Super Bowl, Republican in Massachusetts

    This week has made it official: the apocalypse is nearing.  In the past decade, the Rams, Patriots, Buccaneers, and Colts have won the Super Bowl, while the Seahawks, Panthers, Cardinals have earned Super Bowl berths...

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  13. Does Race Explain the Exclusion of Lester Hayes from the Hall of Fame?

    For those who read my articles, you would know that I have made an issue of race in regards to the NFL. In previous articles, I have been more cut-throat in my approach to tearing down egos...

    Bleacher Report Written by Bleacher Report about over 4 years ago 5,218 reads 22 comments

  14. Nate Kaeding: Would Someone Tell Me Why He Was Voted To The ProBowl?

    The game between the New York Jets and San Diego Chargers is not yet finished, but the story of the day will clearly be kicker Nate Kaeding's choke job, in which he missed three field-goals...

    Bleacher Report Written by Bleacher Report about over 4 years ago 897 reads 8 comments

  15. 2010 NFL Mock Draft: A Guide To Making a Mock Draft, and The Top 10

    (This is a three part article). This article is not technically a "Mock Draft" but rather an article on my approach to writing a mock draft, because the reality of most mock drafts is that fans ...

    Bleacher Report Written by Bleacher Report about over 4 years ago 2,342 reads 4 comments

  16. Hoping For Schadenfreude: Lane Kiffin to USC; New England Patriots Riddled

    With a title like that, some might think that I'm a bitter old kook. I'm not. I however, do enjoy seeing people get their comeuppence when they clearly deserve it...

    Bleacher Report Written by Bleacher Report about over 4 years ago 206 reads 5 comments

  17. Quoth the Raven: Baltimore Upsets New England Patriots in Wild Card

    In what must have been a very satisfying victory for Ray Lewis, the Baltimore Ravens upset the New England Patriots and Tom Brady, 33-14, with a stout defense that we've come to expect from the Ravens...

    Bleacher Report Written by Bleacher Report about over 4 years ago 401 reads 16 comments

  18. Why Tim Brown Is a Hall Of Famer, Not Andre Reed Or Cris Carter

    I must agree with the analysis of a writer on sports-reference.com who determined that Tim Brown has the most consistent Hall of Fame credentials between him, Cris Carter, and Andre Reed...

    Bleacher Report Written by Bleacher Report about over 4 years ago 2,424 reads 21 comments

  19. Why the Oakland Raiders Should Trade for Brandon Marshall

    Let me start by saying that I can imagine people will either love this idea, hate it passionately, or just wouldn't count on it, but I had to find out what people think...

    Bleacher Report Written by Bleacher Report about over 4 years ago 2,146 reads 106 comments

  20. Ranking the Rank: The NFL's 10 Worst Franchises Since 2000

    Can you believe it is already 2010? It is also the time to Rank the Rank Franchises of the NFL since the year 2000. I should note that, technically the year 2000 was the last year of its decade, as is 2010...

    Bleacher Report Written by Bleacher Report about over 4 years ago 12,796 reads 2 comments

  21. Looking Ahead: What Should the Oakland Raiders Do in the NFL Draft?

    It is that time of year again. You know, the time of year when technically the days are getting longer and brighter, while the bulb in Al Davis' head never seems to change? That, and it's also ...

    Bleacher Report Written by Bleacher Report about over 4 years ago 1,947 reads 34 comments

  22. Saying It Again: Why Chris Johnson is the NFL MVP

    I previously wrote a short article in which I stated that halfback Chris Johnson of the Tennessee Titans is the MVP of the NFL. I said that in belief that Johnson would pass 2,000 rushing yards, which he did against the Seattle Seahawks...

    Bleacher Report Written by Bleacher Report about over 4 years ago 993 reads 36 comments

  23. New Year's Resolutions: What the Oakland Raiders Must Do In 2010

    The following article is about a few ideas I have pondered over the course of an non-determinable period of time.Firstly, I have long thought that the Raiders should drop "Oakland" from the name, ...

    Bleacher Report Written by Bleacher Report about over 4 years ago 1,809 reads 19 comments

  24. Why JaMarcus Russell Is NOT Comparable To Ryan Leaf

    It seems to be a popular sentiment amongst fans of the San Diego Chargers that JaMarcus Russell is comparable to their goat to end all goats, Ryan Leaf...

    Bleacher Report Written by Bleacher Report about over 4 years ago 5,352 reads 33 comments

  25. Christmas Came Early: Raiders Run Wild on Broncos in Upset Win at Denver

    Okay... what just happened? The Raiders have once again shown an uncanny ability against play-off caliber teams with a 20-19 upset of the Denver Broncos, while laying eggs against losing teams like the Washington Redskins...

    Bleacher Report Written by Bleacher Report about over 4 years ago 936 reads 29 comments