1. Week 1: Seven Observations From The Raiders Loss To the Titans

    This exactly what the Oakland didn't need. A lopsided loss to the Tennessee Titans to start the 2010 season...

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  2. NFL Week 1: Can The Oakland Raiders Walk The Walk?

    The draft is over, training camp is complete, and all the preseason games have been played. The roster, barring one or maybe two last-minute additions or subtractions is set...

    David Wilson Written by David Wilson about over 4 years ago 1,988 reads 35 comments

  3. Meet The Raiders Practice Squad: And Associated Rumours

    The Raiders practice squad was posted on the team's official site today, and contained little surprises to those who have been following then during pre-season.A number of players cut by the Raiders yesterday cleared waivers and were resigned today...

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  4. Final Cut: Will The Oakland Raiders Pay For Neglecting The Defensive Line?

    In an otherwise excellent off season, the Oakland Raiders made what could be a grave error today in their final roster cutdown by releasing all but six of their defensive linemen...

    David Wilson Written by David Wilson about over 4 years ago 1,091 reads 21 comments

  5. Oakland Raiders Final 53-Man Roster Projection

    The final cutdown looms large for those players on the roster bubble of all the teams in the league this week.Tom Cable said that for the Raiders there will be some very difficult decisions to make, unlike previous years...

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  6. Oakland Raiders: Five Starting Positions Still Up for Grabs

    As good as the Raiders have been collecting and developing talent this off season, there are still some areas of concern, and a number of starters are not secure in their roles...

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  7. Oakland Raiders: Seven Things We Have Learned From The Preseason So Far

    The pre-season is only the pre-season, we all know that. Results don't matter that much, as for much of the game the second and third string players are on the field competing against each other...

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  8. Oakland Raiders: Seven Players on the Right Side of the Roster Bubble

    We have discussed players on the wrong side of the roster bubble, who may not make the final cut down, so now onto those players on the right side of the cut...

    David Wilson Written by David Wilson about over 4 years ago 2,841 reads 25 comments

  9. Oakland Raiders: Seven Players on the Wrong Side of the Roster Bubble

    The Oakland Raiders got a lot better in the off season this year. In fact they may have made more improvements to their team than any other franchise in the league.But to get better, you have to add better players...

    David Wilson Written by David Wilson about over 4 years ago 10,549 reads 32 comments

  10. Oakland Raiders NFL Season Preview: Seven Predictions For 2010

    Al Davis has has likened the 2010 Oakland Raiders team to the one which won the Superbowl in 1980 with Jim Plunkett leading the way.Praise indeed...

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  11. Oakland Raiders: Upgraded Defense Pays Big Dividends

    It might be only preseason (which doesn't count for much in the real world), but the Oakland Raiders reaped the benefits of a vastly upgraded defensive front seven against the Dallas Cowboys in Texas Stadium last night...

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  12. Oakland Raiders: Training Camp Risers and Fallers

    It happens every year, players who finished who finished at the top of the depth chart last season slide, and others who thought that they had little chance to make the roster or were underperfromers somehow rise...

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  13. Jack Tatum: The Raider Nation Mourns

    So passes Jack Tatum, one of the truly greatest players ever to grace the silver and black. Jack Tatum died today of a suspected heart attack after long suffering from diabetes...

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  14. Oakland Raiders History: Top 10 Wide Receivers

    From the team that brought us the "vertical game," here is a list of the top 10 wide receivers in Oakland Raiders history. I have no doubt that any list of the top 10 for the Raiders will provoke a huge debate amongst the fanbase...

    David Wilson Written by David Wilson about over 4 years ago 13,396 reads 63 comments

  15. Oakland Raiders Training Camp Questions

    The Raiders' roster has had quite a work over this offseason, as a number of positions of weakness have been addressed through the draft, trades, and free agency...

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  16. Raiders Offseason Shows a Clear Change in Oakland's Defensive Philosophy

    What has been abundantly clear over the last 12 months is that the Oakland Raiders have had a total change in their defensive philosophy...

    David Wilson Written by David Wilson about over 4 years ago 3,706 reads 18 comments

  17. Oakland Raiders: Defensive Tackle Concerns Still Remain

    The Oakland Raiders have probably had as good an off-season as any team in the league, and went some way to addressing their "line of scrimmage issues," as described by coach Tom Cable...

    David Wilson Written by David Wilson about over 4 years ago 1,308 reads 47 comments

  18. JaMarcus Russell Feels the Wrath of Al Davis, Oakland Raiders

    You have to give it to Al Davis; he is consistent. No one screws Al over. If you try and take his money without giving good value, then you can bet that Al will try and take it back off you...

    David Wilson Written by David Wilson about over 4 years ago 1,231 reads 23 comments

  19. Seven People Who Should Keep Their Mouths Shut About The Oakland Raiders

    The Raiders have always polarised opinion in football fans, you either love them or you hate them. Some people though cross the line, some former employees like Lane Kiffin, some are ...

    David Wilson Written by David Wilson about over 4 years ago 2,005 reads 51 comments

  20. Remembering Lyle Alzado

    In the week of the anniversary of his death (May 14, 1992), I thought it would be fitting for those of us in the Raider Nation to remember one of our fallen brothers, Lyle Alzado...

    David Wilson Written by David Wilson about over 4 years ago 4,137 reads 29 comments

  21. Oakland Raiders, Don't Forget Bruce Gradkowski

    What a great offseason it has been. For once the Raiders draft and trades have been almost universally approved by the sporting media, and just about every transaction has addressed an important need on this team...

    David Wilson Written by David Wilson about over 4 years ago 2,397 reads 111 comments

  22. Oakland Raiders: The 10 Best Offseason Personnel Moves

    This offseason for the Oakland Raiders has been applauded even by their critics (well, apart from Mel Kiper) as taking this franchise in the right direction after seven years in the wilderness...

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  23. Oakland Raiders: Did They Have Their Best Offseason in 20 Years?

    Waking up on Sunday, I almost believed that it had all been a dream. So many years I have woken up after the draft with a feeling of disappointment, and then had to dig down deep to find some kind of optimism and positivity for the coming season...

    David Wilson Written by David Wilson about over 4 years ago 3,209 reads 54 comments

  24. Oakland Raiders Draft 2010: The Great Picks Continue

    The Raiders continued a strangely sensible draft today, and proved their commitment to fixing the running game by selecting Texas defensive tackle Lamarr Houston in the second round...

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  25. Oakland Raiders Draft: Al Davis Shocks NFL, Takes Rolando McClain

    It was always a possible, but never a probable. Al Davis doesn't usually take linebackers in the first round, in fact only two in the entire Oakland Raiders history...

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