1. Oakland Raiders 2011 Draft: Huge Upside to Most of Their Picks

    This was another good draft for the Silver-and-Black and it could turn into an exceptional one, perhaps matching last year’s monster draft, where all rookies made the squad and the Raiders found four starters...

    BW Black Written by BW Black about over 3 years ago 4,549 reads 21 comments

  2. Oakland Raiders: Hue Jackson's Likely Roster Moves for the 2011 Team

    Hue Jackson reminded us that "We're building a bully" in Oakland. He wants his team to be aggressive and he wants it to dominate...

    BW Black Written by BW Black about almost 4 years ago 3,141 reads 51 comments

  3. Oakland Raiders Head Coach: Is It an Impossible Job?

    Back in the 1970s and 1980s the Raiders were associated with winning. They were not always liked, but they were always feared and respected...

    BW Black Written by BW Black about almost 4 years ago 2,117 reads 25 comments

  4. Oakland Raiders Offseason: Things Are Looking Bleak for the 2011 NFL Season

    Things are currently looking a little bleak for the Raider Nation The Raiders do not believe in a having a general manager, so all of the football business is handled by the owner, Al Davis and the head coach...

    BW Black Written by BW Black about almost 4 years ago 3,464 reads 106 comments

  5. Tom Cable Deserved Better from the Oakland Raiders

    "The Raiders express gratitude to Tom Cable for his contributions in his four seasons as an assistant and as head coach of the silver and black." With these words, Tom Cable was gone as head coach of the Oakland Raiders...

    BW Black Written by BW Black about almost 4 years ago 1,200 reads 51 comments

  6. Oakland Raiders Need To Beat Just One Opponent: Themselves

    Following anemic losses to the Pittsburgh Steelers and Miami Dolphins, the perceived wisdom of many was that the 2010 Oakland Raiders had been tried and found wanting...

    BW Black Written by BW Black about almost 4 years ago 1,611 reads 34 comments

  7. Jacoby Ford: Is He the Next Great Oakland Raiders Wide Receiver?

    Just how good is Jacoby Ford ? Ford was born in Florida and attended Clemson University, where he was a track and football star...

    BW Black Written by BW Black about almost 4 years ago 4,022 reads 53 comments

  8. Oakland Raiders Are Sinking Fast: Can They Stay Afloat in the AFC?

    The Oakland Raiders ’ Pirate ship has been holed below the water line and is sinking fast. Trying to sure up the holes won’t do anymore–there is too much structural damage...

    BW Black Written by BW Black about almost 4 years ago 1,134 reads 35 comments

  9. Ashes 2010-11: 10-Step Guide To How England Will Retain the Urn

    Company directors should prepare for a lot of bleary-eyed faces amongst their sporting personnel over the next few weeks...

    BW Black Written by BW Black about 4 years ago 130 reads 3 comments

  10. AFC West Title: The Next Three Weeks Are Crucial for the Oakland Raiders

    With Oakland's (5-5) blow-out in Pittsburgh being coupled with Kansas City's (6-4 ) handling of the Cardinals and San Diego's (5-5) recent rally, there is a three-way battle for the AFC Crown with only the Denver Broncos trailing behind...

    BW Black Written by BW Black about 4 years ago 1,008 reads 45 comments

  11. Oakland Raiders Still a Work in Progress Following Lesson By Pittsburgh

    Rome was not built in a day It’s time for some honesty and realism from the Oakland Raiders and the Raider Nation . Are the Raiders as bad as the 35-3 score line suggests against the Steelers ? No...

    BW Black Written by BW Black about 4 years ago 424 reads 13 comments

  12. Oakland Raiders at Pittsburgh Steelers: An Old School Reunion

    This weekend’s match-up in Pittsburgh between the Oakland Raiders and the Steelers turns back the years. It is old school. It is in your face, smash-mouth football and it has us all drooling again after years of starvation...

    BW Black Written by BW Black about 4 years ago 980 reads 6 comments

  13. Oakland Raiders: How Do They Compare To the Other AFC Playoff Teams?

    If the season ended today, the Oakland Raiders would be in the play-offs. Three wins—and two losses by the Kansas City Chiefs —means the Raiders lead the AFC West by ...

    BW Black Written by BW Black about 4 years ago 1,990 reads 7 comments

  14. Oakland Raiders: Three Reasons To Still Be Cautious

    The last three weeks has been a heck of a ride for the Oakland Raiders . They have destroyed past and present AFC West rivals 115-37 dominating on both sides of the ball...

    BW Black Written by BW Black about 4 years ago 1,752 reads 28 comments

  15. Oakland Raiders Must Maintain Their Fast Starts Against Kansas City Chiefs

    The Oakland Raiders have been nothing short of phenomenal at setting the tone in the last four games...

    BW Black Written by BW Black about 4 years ago 846 reads 10 comments

  16. Oakland Raiders: The Bullying Has Commenced In the AFC West

    At the end of training camp, Oakland Raider's offensive coordinator Hue Jackson referred to the mind-set in Oakland by saying, “we’re trying to build a bully here...

    BW Black Written by BW Black about 4 years ago 1,284 reads 61 comments

  17. Oakland Raiders Host Seattle Seahawks On Halloween: Just Win Baby!

    The day has arrived! This has been a long seven years for the Raider Nation . But it ends today. No more false dawns, no more building for the future, no more learning lessons ...

    BW Black Written by BW Black about 4 years ago 680 reads 7 comments

  18. Oakland Raiders at the Crossroads of Their 2010 Season: Who Are You?

    "Who are You?", so sang Roger Daltrey and Pete Townshend of The Who during the half-time show at the last Superbowl ...

    BW Black Written by BW Black about 4 years ago 1,131 reads 18 comments

  19. Oakland Raiders' Offensive Line Woes Continue: What Is Their Problem?

    The problem is fairly obvious—the Raiders are struggling with their pass blocking. The symptoms are too many penalties and too much pressure on the quarterback...

    BW Black Written by BW Black about 4 years ago 1,629 reads 13 comments

  20. 2010 Oakland Raiders' New Quarterback: In Grad We Trust

    Cruising down the highway without a care in the world, the best mode of transport is a chauffeur-driven limo to allow you to take in the view...

    BW Black Written by BW Black about 4 years ago 1,345 reads 20 comments

  21. 2010 NFL Season: Oakland Raiders Not Yet Ready to Win The AFC West

    Championship teams are rarely caught by surprise. They turn up on time and ready. Opening plays show how prepared a team is for a game, opening games show how ready a team is for the season...

    BW Black Written by BW Black about 4 years ago 1,163 reads 28 comments

  22. Oakland Raiders To Adopt a Hybrid "55 Defense?"

    “We will be doing something different this year.” So said coach Tom Cable of the Oakland Raiders Defense in 2010. But at the end of Organized Team Activities (OTAs), we are still no clearer on precisely what will be different...

    BW Black Written by BW Black about over 4 years ago 3,334 reads 7 comments

  23. Oakland Raiders: Will the Autumn Wind Be Enhanced By the Crimson Tide?

    Oakland's roster needs for 2010 are well documented and almost self-evident. There are pressing needs to upgrade at offensive tackle (OT) and defensive tackle (DT), whilst adding ...

    BW Black Written by BW Black about over 4 years ago 621 reads 9 comments

  24. Oakland Raiders Just Two Steps from a Spring of Hope

    Charles Dickens once said “it was the best of times, it was the worst of times” when referring to life in eighteenth century London and Paris...

    BW Black Written by BW Black about almost 5 years ago 1,200 reads 15 comments

  25. Oakland Raiders Need to Break the 80/20 Rule On Defense

    Despite the one-sided score line, the Thanksgiving game in Dallas was not all bad news for Oakland. Yes, the Raiders were out-gained; yes, it wasn’t close; yes, it was another big loss ...

    BW Black Written by BW Black about almost 5 years ago 838 reads 15 comments