1. Jets-Raiders: Do The Oakland Raiders Have Pride?

    That is about the extent of the quesion: Do the Oakland Raiders have pride? Do they care about anything more than just getting paid and the excesses of playing in the NFL?  Do players care ...

    Bleacher Report Written by Bleacher Report about over 4 years ago 485 reads 25 comments

  2. Why Darren McFadden Can Be the NFL's Next Great Runningback

    Here is a question that has bothered me: Does Raider runningback, Darren McFadden, have what it takes to be the next great runningback? When the Raiders selected McFadden with the fourth ...

    Bleacher Report Written by Bleacher Report about over 4 years ago 1,165 reads 16 comments

  3. Why the Guarantee By Raiders' Richard Seymour Is Audacity of Hope

    Star defensive-tackle Richard "The King" Seymour of the Oakland Raiders has had the audacity of hope to declare that the Oakland Raiders will earn a postseason berth...

    Bleacher Report Written by Bleacher Report about over 4 years ago 1,240 reads 9 comments

  4. Why Tom Brady Is Begging For a Bone Crunching Sack

    Is Tom Brady begging for a bone-crunching hit? The New England Patriots today defeated the Tennessee Titans by a score of 59-0. This type of game reminds me as to why the Patriots and Brady have no class...

    Bleacher Report Written by Bleacher Report about over 4 years ago 1,832 reads 89 comments

  5. Why Richard Seymour Is the AFC Defensive Player of the Week

    It has finally happened. The Raiders defense performed the way that Raider fans know it can. Despite some great plays on offense by the Raiders against the Eagles, including an 86 yard catch-and-run ...

    Bleacher Report Written by Bleacher Report about over 4 years ago 989 reads 21 comments

  6. Zach Miller Time: Getting the Ball to Tight End a Key to Success for Oakland

    Offensively this season, the Raiders have struggled, with occasional flashes of brilliance. In the games against San Diego and Philadelphia, most of those flashes came from tight end Zach Miller...

    Bleacher Report Written by Bleacher Report about over 4 years ago 320 reads 2 comments

  7. How the Oakland Raiders Upset the Philadelphia Eagles

    When I woke up this morning, I wasn't looking forward to the Raiders-Eagles game. I figured that the Raiders had no chance, since the Eagles needed a win, they have the highest scoring ...

    Bleacher Report Written by Bleacher Report about over 4 years ago 749 reads 12 comments

  8. Why Raider Fans Should Support Bill Cowher for Coach or Boycott

    Clearly, the Tom Cable experiment is not producing in Oakland and my patience with the Raiders has worn thin. Anyone who follows my articles would know the level of my passionate support of ...

    Bleacher Report Written by Bleacher Report about over 4 years ago 616 reads 36 comments

  9. What Al Davis Must Do To Turnaround The Oakland Raiders

    Firstly, Al Davis must ensure that his will clearly states, "Do not resuscitate." Either that, or Davis needs to swallow his pride and finally pay and empower a coach to oversee the Oakland Raiders...

    Bleacher Report Written by Bleacher Report about over 4 years ago 1,260 reads 22 comments

  10. CT 101: Edwards Trade Shows Eric Mangini Not Acting in Best Interest of Browns

    It is my belief that the New York Jets fired Eric Mangini more for the pick of Vernon Gholston in 2008 than for the failed experiment with Brett Favre...

    Bleacher Report Written by Bleacher Report about almost 5 years ago 667 reads 25 comments

  11. Dangerous Expectations: Are Steroids, Security, and Health Care Linked?

    As Peter Griffin would say, "what grinds my gears" today is an industry of supplements and steroids (not the same, but similar) that has run wild with ridiculous promises...

    Bleacher Report Written by Bleacher Report about almost 5 years ago 92 reads 0 comments

  12. Patience Lost: Should the Oakland Raiders "Bench" Tom Cable?

    Right now, any honest Raider fan knows that they have at best no momentum, and more precisely, negative momentum. This article is more of a lament on the status of the Raiders, after what had been a promising off-season...

    Bleacher Report Written by Bleacher Report about almost 5 years ago 1,064 reads 15 comments

  13. National League Awards: Will St. Louis Take MVP and Cy Young?

    This is the second installment of my two-part series of predictions for MLB's annual awards. In the first article, I argued for Felix Hernandez as Cy Young, Derek Jeter as MVP, Mike ...

    Bleacher Report Written by Bleacher Report about almost 5 years ago 171 reads 0 comments

  14. Patience Lost: Why JaMarcus Russell Needs a Reality Check by Getting Benched

    Okay, so I have done my share of apologetics for JaMarcus Russell. When I see a rookie quarterback like Matthew Stafford succeed in Detroit, DETROIT, I can no longer bare the apologetics...

    Bleacher Report Written by Bleacher Report about almost 5 years ago 2,474 reads 141 comments

  15. American League Awards: Why Derek Jeter is the MVP

    This is the first installment of a two-part series. With only little more than a week left in the regular season, the question has jumped into mind about whom in the American League and National ...

    Bleacher Report Written by Bleacher Report about almost 5 years ago 530 reads 49 comments

  16. Why the Oakland Raiders Must Commit to the Run

    I remain patient with Oakland Raiders quarterback JaMarcus Russell, because I don't fully understand the play-calling by the Raiders, as in why they insist on pass attempts...

    Bleacher Report Written by Bleacher Report about almost 5 years ago 1,840 reads 19 comments

  17. The Truth About Oakland Raiders Draft Picks and Michael Lombardi

    Since 2003, the sports media has led non-Raider fans to believe that the draft-pick flops by the Oakland Raiders were solely the responsibility of Al Davis. I however disagree, and I will explain why...

    Bleacher Report Written by Bleacher Report about almost 5 years ago 7,935 reads 31 comments

  18. Why Denver Broncos at Oakland Raiders Is a Must Win Game

    Now that the dust has settled, and the Oakland Raiders defeated the Kansas City Chiefs, the Raiders will now face the 2-0 Denver Broncos in Oakland, a week from today. In Week Three of the NFL, there is already a game with playoff implications...

    Bleacher Report Written by Bleacher Report about almost 5 years ago 564 reads 10 comments

  19. Even Steven: JaMarcus Russell Rallies Raiders For Win Over Chiefs

    The Raiders took an ugly win from the Chiefs in Arrowhead, but a win is a win nonetheless. Before the vultures decide to pick over an unbalanced performance by JaMarcus Russell, there is one big positive to say about J-Russ...

    Bleacher Report Written by Bleacher Report about almost 5 years ago 662 reads 25 comments

  20. Was San Diego's Monday Night Win Over Oakland Raiders a Pyrrhic Victory?

    The Chargers announced today that starting NT Jamal Williams has been placed on injured reserve for the remainder of the season for an elbow injury he suffered against the Oakland Raiders, in San Diego's Monday Night win...

    Bleacher Report Written by Bleacher Report about almost 5 years ago 111 reads 4 comments

  21. Snubbed: Why Ken Stabler Belongs in the Hall of Fame

    After reviewing the nominees for the 2010 class of inductees for the NFL Hall of Fame, I was left to wonder about the integrity of the process...

    Bleacher Report Written by Bleacher Report about almost 5 years ago 247 reads 2 comments

  22. What The Raiders Must Do To Defeat The Kansas City Chiefs

    After the Monday Night game between the Raiders and Chargers, it is easy for us in Raider Nation to see some light at the end of the tunnel...

    Bleacher Report Written by Bleacher Report about almost 5 years ago 431 reads 7 comments

  23. Is JaMarcus Russell Inaccurate or Are the Oakland Receivers Too Fast?

    Here is a question that has made me wonder. Obviously, I cannot speculate from first-hand experience, but it seems to me that Oakland quarterback JaMarcus Russell has accuracy problems when he throws at faster receivers...

    Bleacher Report Written by Bleacher Report about almost 5 years ago 2,257 reads 40 comments

  24. Why The Raiders Should Be Encouraged And The Chargers Discouraged

    There are several possible explanations to the Raiders and Chargers game last night. 1) The Chargers are not as good as people thought 2) The Raiders will be better than people thought 3) ...

    Bleacher Report Written by Bleacher Report about almost 5 years ago 1,075 reads 51 comments

  25. A Little Too Late: NFL Predictions of Division Winners For 2009

    If you're a regular reader of my articles because you enjoy them, or have developed some strange rubbernecking desire to get angry about my opinions then you know that I am no stranger to controversial ideas...

    Bleacher Report Written by Bleacher Report about almost 5 years ago 88 reads 0 comments