1. Al Davis: Was the Oakland Raiders Owner at the Secret Owners Meetings?

    Was Oakland Raiders owner Al Davis at the "secret" owners meeting in Chicago this past week when the owners again finally conceded on some key issues regarding important salary ...

    jeremy baril Written by jeremy baril about over 3 years ago 3,567 reads 34 comments

  2. AFC West Analysis: Raiders vs. Chiefs for Supremacy in 2011-2016

    After deciding to take a look at the current rosters of the AFC West and seeing a revival of sorts between the Silver & Black and the hated rivals, the Kansas City Chiefs, I decided ...

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  3. Oakland Raiders' Darren McFadden: Breakout Player of the Year?

    Darren McFadden is my pick for 2010 Breakout Player of the Year based on several factors, including a new offensive coordinator, improved play on the offensive line, and of course, a better defense...

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  4. "Ro" Should Be Short For Rock

    After reading various news stories about the Oakland Raiders defense and most importantly the new linebackers, I've been very impressed with what I've heard about Rolando "Ro" McClain...

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  5. Oakland Raiders Foundation Set, or Will They Dig the Hole Deeper?

    It's very interesting reading various media content on the Internet about the Oakland Raiders and how most of the media consistently tab the Oakland Raiders as guaranteed losers simply because Al Davis is the owner/GM...

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  6. Getting Last Year's Campbell Equals Eight Wins, What's This Year Equal?

    After reading a recent ESPN article on breakout WR's this year, I found it quite interesting that Mike Wallace of the Steelers is on this list, but somehow the writer forgot to mention the Raiders' Louis Murphy...

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  7. No More Dead Weight Equals .500 Season for Oakland

    For the past several years, Oakland has loaded its roster full of players with so much potential yet have no work ethic or willingness to be great players...

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  8. What a Concept, Upgrade The Trenches and The Team Wins

    Since Tom Cable has been named interim head coach he's been preaching the need for upgrading the trenches. Prior to the 2009 NFL Draft he was talking about wanting a Cadillac left tackle and that there were a few in the draft he had his eyes on...

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  9. Bleacher Report's Most Overrated AFC West Players

    Each year, especially towards the end of the season, various players put up big numbers and these players become the talk of blogs and fan-based sites...

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  10. Action Jackson and the Oakland Raiders

    Hue Jackson, the new offensive coordinator for the Raiders, was hired to provide Oakland with better play calling and instill more confidence within this young team...

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  11. Josh McDaniels and His Playoffs-or-Bust 2010 NFL Season

    If any coach in the NFL is on the hot seat this year, it has to be Josh McDaniels. A rookie coach who trades his Pro Bowl QB for an average QB, trades his own 2010 first round draft ...

    jeremy baril Written by jeremy baril about over 4 years ago 1,073 reads 104 comments

  12. JaMarcus Russell's Lack of Heart Explains NFL Failure

    The more I reflect on JaMarcus Russell's entire college career and his time in Oakland, I start to see a picture of an extremely talented kid who should've taken the team on his shoulders ...

    jeremy baril Written by jeremy baril about over 4 years ago 1,005 reads 24 comments

  13. Could Al Still Sign JaMarcus Russell At A Reduced Price?

    The more I read about the recent release of JaMarcus Russell, I'm curious to see if it was truly a cost-saving move compared to a hope-he-improves at a reduced cost move...

    jeremy baril Written by jeremy baril about over 4 years ago 98 reads 9 comments

  14. Captain Who at MLB? McClain's Already Knee Deep In The Playbook

    I'm starting to fall in love with Rolando McClain. Everyone from Alabama I know tells me he's a stud MLB. McClain is known for being a relentless worker...

    jeremy baril Written by jeremy baril about over 4 years ago 433 reads 25 comments

  15. Tom Cable's Influence, Al's Still Calling The Shots

    After watching the Oakland Raiders put together a really rock solid draft for the first time since 2007, and for the most part possibly possibly putting together the best Oakland Raiders ...

    jeremy baril Written by jeremy baril about over 4 years ago 189 reads 4 comments

  16. The Truth About Al Davis And Workout Warriors

    Al Davis definitely loves his players to have a certain look, often called a "get off the bus" look about them...

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  17. One of These 4 Will Be Drafted First By Al Davis

    After drafting Darrius Heyward-Bey better known as DHB, I'm very curious to see who Al Davis is going to draft with the 8th pick this year...

    jeremy baril Written by jeremy baril about over 4 years ago 364 reads 9 comments

  18. What Did It Take For Al To Finally Look For A QB This Spring?

    Why have the Raiders suddenly decided to delve into looking for a QB via trade or possibly the draft? Something must've happened to force Al Davis into looking elsewhere...

    jeremy baril Written by jeremy baril about over 4 years ago 174 reads 11 comments

  19. Could Jason Campbell Be Wearing Silver & Black Next Year?

    With the recently announced trade of Donovan McNabb to the Redskins for a 2nd round pick, Jason Campbell is going to become available for at worst a 3rd round if not 4th round pick...

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  20. A Conundrum With The Eight Overall Pick For Oakland

    The Oakland Raiders have three major areas of need which must be fulfilled by the time next season starts or next season will be a struggle. These are both lines and the linebackers...

    jeremy baril Written by jeremy baril about over 4 years ago 252 reads 8 comments

  21. Louis Murphy States Bringing In McNabb Would Be A Good Thing

    After watching a recent interview on the CSN Bay Area Network with Louis Murphy, he states that he's very close with JaMarcus Russell and that the two of them have been working...

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  22. How To Avoid An Idiot Raider Fan When You Are A Raider Fan Too

    You know who you are. You are the Oakland Raiders fans that bring hate and ignorance to the Bleacher Report crowd...

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  23. The Newest Raiders QB Trade Rumor: Sage Rosenfels

    Rotoworld and the National Football post are reporting that the Oakland Raiders are inquiring about the availability of Sage Rosenfels, Minnesota's 3rd string QB. They are reporting that he'd be a big upgrade in Oakland...

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  24. What Did Lane Kiffin Actually Know About JaMarcus Russell?

    What did Lane Kiffin know about JaMarcus Russell that Al Davis didn't know or didn't want to realize? It was obvious once Lane Kiffin became coach of the Oakland Raiders he didn't ...

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  25. Jamarcus Russell Is "Allen Iverson'ing"

    I'll never forget the worst news conference I think I've ever witnessed and it involved Allen Iverson. It involved a player with all the skills in the world not understanding that practicing ...

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