1. Oakland Raiders Offseason Priorities: Free Agents

    The first job that Tom Cable and Al Davis have to do this offseason is to take care of the free agent market, starting with players from their own roster that could potentially be lost if no new contract agreements can be reached...

    David Wilson Written by David Wilson about over 4 years ago 6,757 reads 39 comments

  2. Oakland Raiders: Why 2010 Will Be Better

    Despite a disappointing season in 2009, there are a number of reasons to think that things will be better for the Silver and Black in 2010. The building blocks of that brighter future were laid this year in a number of ways...

    David Wilson Written by David Wilson about over 4 years ago 3,663 reads 19 comments

  3. Oakland Raiders Draft Preview: Inside the Mind of Al Davis

    While the name of the head coach is still unknown in Oakland for the 2010 season, it is largely irrelevant anyway when it comes to draft day. Al Davis makes the decisions here...

    David Wilson Written by David Wilson about over 4 years ago 2,642 reads 12 comments

  4. Oakland Raiders: Answers To the Coaching Question?

    Rumours continue to surround the Oakland Raiders in regard to the status of current head coach Tom Cable and his possible replacements should he be fired. Al Davis and John Herrera have of course done nothing to enlighten anyone outside the organisation.

    David Wilson Written by David Wilson about over 4 years ago 1,927 reads 8 comments

  5. Oakland Raiders: Why Linebacker Is a Top Priority for 2010

    Everyone knows about the Oakland Raiders offensive line woes, and the need for some new blood in that unit. But this coming year, the linebacker position is just as important to the club...

    David Wilson Written by David Wilson about over 4 years ago 4,256 reads 31 comments

  6. What If...A Decade of Oakland Raider First-Round Draft Picks

    While they may have had some mid and late round success in the draft over the last decade, the first round draft picks for Oakland during this period have been a pretty lackluster bunch...

    David Wilson Written by David Wilson about over 4 years ago 4,981 reads 40 comments

  7. What If?: A Decade of Oakland Raider First-Round Draft Picks

    Whilst they may have had some mid and late round success in the draft over the last decade, the first round draft picks for Oakland during the past decade have been a pretty lackluster bunch...

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  8. Oakland Raiders: An Early Look at the 2010 Draft

    With this season already in the record books for the Oakland Raiders, it’s never too early to look to next year...

    David Wilson Written by David Wilson about over 4 years ago 2,281 reads 15 comments

  9. Oakland Raiders: Same Old Problems Haunt Raiders in Season Finale

    The Oakland Raiders lost their final game of the season against the Baltimore Ravens today, and although they were competitive in the game, it was the same old problems that caused them to lose...

    David Wilson Written by David Wilson about over 4 years ago 1,006 reads 27 comments

  10. Where Now for the Oakland Raiders?

    After what must be classified as yet another disappointing season, the Oakland Raiders stand once again at a crossroads...

    David Wilson Written by David Wilson about over 4 years ago 1,010 reads 10 comments

  11. Oakland Raiders: Tom Cable Tells It Straight

    Perhaps it was because he expected the Oakland Raiders to win in Cleveland on Sunday and claim their sixth victory of the season, because they certainly should have, but in a postgame press conference, ...

    David Wilson Written by David Wilson about over 4 years ago 824 reads 34 comments

  12. Raiders-Browns: How Badly Does Oakland Want It?

    The Oakland Raiders will walk out into a cold and probably snowy Cleveland Browns Stadium on Sunday with the prospect of doing something that no Raider team has done since the Super Bowl. Winning six games in a season...

    David Wilson Written by David Wilson about over 4 years ago 1,744 reads 10 comments

  13. Tom Cable's Raiders Still Show Fighting Spirit

    The Oakland Raiders ground out yet another tough victory against a playoff-quality team at Invesco Field last night. Despite being doomed to another losing season and already being eliminated ...

    David Wilson Written by David Wilson about over 4 years ago 1,815 reads 65 comments

  14. Jon Gruden's Oakland Return Rumors Won't Die

    It may be just a dream for the Raider Nation when they think back on the glory years of the Jon Gruden era, but the rumour of his return to the silver and black simply won’t lay down and die...

    David Wilson Written by David Wilson about over 4 years ago 7,683 reads 68 comments

  15. The 10 Best Oakland Raider Draft Picks of the Decade

    The story of this last decade for the Oakland Raiders has been success early, but failure at the end. Most teams live or die by the success of their draft picks over the years, so here is a look back at the best ten choices made by Oakland since 2000...

    David Wilson Written by David Wilson about over 4 years ago 146 reads 15 comments

  16. Bruce Gradkowski Injury Dooms Oakland Raiders

    Let’s be honest. The minute you found out Bruce Gradkowski wasn’t coming back, you knew in your heart the game was lost for Oakland. So did the team. The extent of the injury is unknown at the time of writing...

    David Wilson Written by David Wilson about over 4 years ago 1,889 reads 74 comments

  17. The Raiders Should Target DeAngelo Hall This Sunday

    I have no doubt that the majority of the Raider Nation remember DeAngelo Hall, who returns to the Oakland Coliseum on Sunday as a member of the Washington Redskins...

    David Wilson Written by David Wilson about over 4 years ago 445 reads 19 comments

  18. Has Bruce Gradkowski Saved Tom Cable's Job in Oakland?

    Watching the unfolding of an unlikely fourth quarter comeback by the Raiders against Pittsburgh tonight, I couldn’t help but be impressed. It is a long time since I have said that about an Oakland offensive performance...

    David Wilson Written by David Wilson about over 4 years ago 2,662 reads 74 comments

  19. The Top Three Oakland Raiders Not Shortlisted for the HOF in 2010

    This week, the Hall of Fame semifinalists were announced, and it was nice to see some deserving Raiders on there. I have lobbied for Cliff Branch before, and if any punter ever deserved to be in the hall, it is Ray Guy...

    David Wilson Written by David Wilson about over 4 years ago 1,035 reads 22 comments

  20. What Needs to Change to Make the Raiders Competitive?

    Although he has been a significant factor in dooming Oakland to yet another bad season, all of the blame for the Raiders' 3-8 record cannot be placed at JaMarcus Russell's door...

    David Wilson Written by David Wilson about almost 5 years ago 1,145 reads 3 comments

  21. How Far Can Bruce Gradkowski Take the Raiders?

    When the Oakland Raiders were discussed at the beginning of this season, the question, "How far can they go?" was generally answered with, "As far as JaMarcus Russell can take them...

    David Wilson Written by David Wilson about almost 5 years ago 1,413 reads 17 comments

  22. Cliff Branch: Another Raider Denied Entry To the Hall of Fame

    Of the many Raiders who seem to have been excluded from the hall of fame for some reason (Ken Stabler, Ray Guy, Jack Tatum), Cliff Branch has as much reason to feel aggrieved as any of them...

    David Wilson Written by David Wilson about almost 5 years ago 1,704 reads 46 comments

  23. The Witch Hunt Against Tom Cable

    Oakland Raiders head coach Tom Cable has been very much under fire lately. One for the team’s Jekyll and Hyde performances, and another for allegations made against him of physical violence towards partners and employees...

    David Wilson Written by David Wilson about almost 5 years ago 406 reads 3 comments

  24. Oakland Raiders Draft Scenario: Dreams, Nightmares, and Reality

    There have been some great drafts in Raiders history, for example 1968 with Kenny Stabler, Art Shell, George Atkinson, and Marv Hubbard, and some very forgettable ones, like in 2001. We all have our theories as to how it will pan out for us this year...

    David Wilson Written by David Wilson about over 5 years ago 3,400 reads 15 comments

  25. Al Davis-Tom Cable Partnership Making Good Decisions

    Maybe I’m getting ahead of myself here, but things in Oaktown seem have become a lot more sensible since this guy Tom Cable arrived. It just seems that after five years of making bad decisions, we seem to be making, well...

    David Wilson Written by David Wilson about over 5 years ago 2,496 reads 25 comments