1. Oakland Raiders: The Top 20 Songs That Should Be the Silver and Black's Anthem

    I have made no secret that I think that, "Back in Black" by AC/DC should be replaced as the anthem for the Oakland Raiders. I don't think that the song does justice to the image and history of the Oakland Raiders...

    Bleacher Report Written by Bleacher Report about 3 years ago 1,879 reads 1 comments

  2. College Conspiracy: Why NCAA Football Players Should Shut Up About Money

    The recent events with quarterback Terrelle Pryor and Ohio State University have evoked a series of topics that I would like to address...

    Bleacher Report Written by Bleacher Report about 3 years ago 1,054 reads 1 comments

  3. 2011 NFL Draft Grades: Oakland Raiders Filled Top Needs, but Also Took Speed

    Some teams draft for value and need. For Al Davis of the Oakland Raiders , the best value is always speed. Going into the draft, the Raiders had only three immediate needs: two offensive linemen and a cornerback...

    Bleacher Report Written by Bleacher Report about 3 years ago 2,955 reads 59 comments

  4. NFL: Why Roger Goodell Is Hurting the Cause of Team Owners in Labor Strife

    After reading Roger Goodell 's letter to the Wall Street Journal , in which Goodell asserts that the players' wish list of demands is the true source of division between the players ...

    Bleacher Report Written by Bleacher Report about over 3 years ago 200 reads 0 comments

  5. 2011 NFL Mock Draft: A.J. Green To Carolina, Christian Ponder To Seattle

    Even before I saw the ESPN video of Jon Gruden stumping quarterback Cam Newton to call a play from the Auburn play-book, I thought that the Carolina Panthers should take wide receiver ...

    Bleacher Report Written by Bleacher Report about over 3 years ago 2,207 reads 10 comments

  6. Catch 22: Why the NFL Players and Owners Treat Fans Like Slaves

    As a fan of the National Football League, I don't feel compelled to side with either the players or the owners, even as a lockout or other uncertainty looms...

    Bleacher Report Written by Bleacher Report about over 3 years ago 160 reads 6 comments

  7. Oakland Raiders' Mock Draft: Al Davis Is Still Ahead of the Curve

    I shall begin by saying that this mock draft for the Oakland Raiders likely contains elements of wishful thinking. Any Raider fan knows that the glaring weaknesses for the Raiders were pass protection, red-zone offense and a lack of interceptions...

    Bleacher Report Written by Bleacher Report about over 3 years ago 4,206 reads 28 comments

  8. NFL: Why Tom Brady of the Patriots Has Earned My Respect (CBA)

    Well, Patriot fans out there. Tom Brady has done it again. He has won again. This time, it's the respect of someone who has been, quite possibly, his most vicious critic...

    Bleacher Report Written by Bleacher Report about over 3 years ago 1,438 reads 4 comments

  9. Yes, The Oakland Raiders Are Evil: Why Donald Rumsfeld Told No Lie

    Note: This article will seek to traverse sticky questions of: good and evil, the fate of a nation and the soul, and the implications of religion in society. All of which will likely open Pandora's boxes...

    Bleacher Report Written by Bleacher Report about over 3 years ago 1,365 reads 31 comments

  10. Super Bowl XLV: Debacle in Dallas Quite Possibly the Most Depressing Game Ever

    With my apologies to fans of the Green Bay Packers , Super Bowl XLV week was not enjoyable. It was downright depressing and it just kept getting worse...

    Bleacher Report Written by Bleacher Report about over 3 years ago 287 reads 1 comments

  11. NFL CBA Negotiations Are Like Deja Vu All Over Again

    I don't know how to write this article. The issue feels too complex, but I must find the extent at which to discuss it as cohesively as possible. I find myself jaded by the thought of the Super Bowl this Sunday...

    Bleacher Report Written by Bleacher Report about over 3 years ago 860 reads 5 comments

  12. NFL 2011: The Road Now Ahead For The Oakland Raiders

    I thought I would write an article on what could be in store for the Oakland Raiders this off-season. Before I begin, I thought I'd ruminate on a few things...

    Bleacher Report Written by Bleacher Report about over 3 years ago 1,564 reads 27 comments

  13. Memo to Oakland Raiders: Tom Cable Wasn't Calling the Plays

    I must start this blog by saying that I was conflicted about whether the Oakland Raiders should fire coach Tom Cable. Firing him would create uncertainty...

    Bleacher Report Written by Bleacher Report about over 3 years ago 838 reads 17 comments

  14. NFL: Why the NFL Must Expand the Postseason With More Wild Card Games

    After a year in which a team went undefeated in their division yet missed the playoffs and another division was barely won by a team with seven wins (yes, seven wins), I would much ...

    Bleacher Report Written by Bleacher Report about over 3 years ago 610 reads 16 comments

  15. NFL: Now Is Not The Time For Rash Changes For The Oakland Raiders

    Well, here we are Raider Nation. The Raiders at 7-8 after a roller-coaster season of pessimism and optimism. Early this season, I claimed that the Raiders could get hot down the stretch after they started 1-3...

    Bleacher Report Written by Bleacher Report about over 3 years ago 681 reads 26 comments

  16. NFL: With Victory, Oakland Raiders Snap Streak Of Seasons Of Double-Digit Losses

    This may only be apologetics because many in Raider Nation expected that the Raiders would earn a postseason berth in the 2010 NFL season...

    Bleacher Report Written by Bleacher Report about over 3 years ago 335 reads 5 comments

  17. 2010 NFL: No, I'm Not Crazy, Raiders and 49ers Still Alive In Their Divisions

    Perhaps this is just the wishful thinking of a fan, but even after the Oakland Raiders squandered a late lead to the Jacksonville Jaguars and lost 38-31, the Raiders are still alive to win the AFC West...

    Bleacher Report Written by Bleacher Report about over 3 years ago 1,123 reads 60 comments

  18. 2010 NFL: Oakland Raiders' Promising Season Now Riddled by Impending Doom

    Well, it was good while it lasted this season. After the Raiders fell flat against San Francisco , I thought the season was over...

    Bleacher Report Written by Bleacher Report about over 3 years ago 391 reads 11 comments

  19. 2010 NFL: Despite "Sucker Punch," The Oakland Raiders Are Still Contenders

    Memo to all you defeatist Raider fans: Do the math. Despite the loss to Pittsburgh , the Raiders still have the edge in the AFC West by being 3-0 in the division...

    Bleacher Report Written by Bleacher Report about over 3 years ago 521 reads 12 comments

  20. 2010 AL Cy Young: The Supporters of Felix Hernandez Are Dweebs

    I hate to break it to the dweebs out there that think Felix Hernandez was the best pitcher in the American League in 2010, but you need to get your heads checked. By the way, you are dweebs and not geeks...

    Bleacher Report Written by Bleacher Report about over 3 years ago 200 reads 8 comments

  21. Oakland Raiders: At Long Last, the Cable Guy Has Finally Arrived

    We all hate to wait for the cable guy, but this one has arrived! In a year where the New Orleans Saints won the Super Bowl, Ron Artest kept his cool, and the Chicago Blackhawks won the Stanley Cup, I've learned that anything is possible...

    Bleacher Report Written by Bleacher Report about over 3 years ago 1,040 reads 10 comments

  22. Oakland Raiders Are Back: Rookie Jacoby Ford Powers the Raiders to Tough Win

    Am I breathing? I didn't pass out mid-way through the game and then wind-up in a coma, did I? For all I know, I could be on life support right now. It would explain the annoying beeping noise I hear...

    Bleacher Report Written by Bleacher Report about over 3 years ago 201 reads 5 comments

  23. 2010 NFL Pro Bowl: Why You Should Vote For Darren McFadden Of The Raiders

    (This slideshow includes all my picks for the 2010 Pro Bowl). It's that time of year again. No, not the day before Halloween, or another publicity stunt in Washington. Not the weekend before the 2010 US elections...

    Bleacher Report Written by Bleacher Report about over 3 years ago 843 reads 4 comments

  24. Oakland Raiders Run Wild against Denver and Pin the Tail on Donkeys

    Okay, Denver fans, take your shots at me for sliming your team. I needed this. Raider Nation needed this. The Oakland Raiders needed this. I was definitely in a funk this week after the Raiders choked against the San Francisco 49ers ...

    Bleacher Report Written by Bleacher Report about almost 4 years ago 654 reads 26 comments

  25. Oakland Raiders: Where Did All the Passion Go Against San Francisco?

    There are plenty of nuances I could state about today's game between the San Francisco 49ers and the Oakland Raiders , but I won't...

    Bleacher Report Written by Bleacher Report about almost 4 years ago 717 reads 56 comments