1. Ranking the Top 5 Free Agents the Oakland Raiders Should Look at in Free Agency

    With four weeks to go in the season, NFL teams are looking in one of two directions: towards the playoffs or towards the offseason...

    Jeff Spiegel Written by Jeff Spiegel about over 1 year ago 9,812 reads 48 comments

  2. Browns vs. Raiders: 5 Keys to the Game for Oakland

    With news of Rolando McClain's dismissal fresh on their minds, the Oakland Raiders host the Cleveland Browns on Sunday in hopes of righting the ship and salvaging some pride this season...

    Jeff Spiegel Written by Jeff Spiegel about over 1 year ago 1,352 reads 9 comments

  3. The Blueprint to a Perfect Offseason for the Oakland Raiders

    For the first six or seven weeks of the Oakland Raiders ' season, few people knew what to think of this group...

    Jeff Spiegel Written by Jeff Spiegel about over 1 year ago 4,701 reads 34 comments

  4. 5 Oakland Raiders with Insanely Bright Futures

    In a season marred by injuries and losses—lots of them—it can sometimes be tough to see the forest through the trees...

    Jeff Spiegel Written by Jeff Spiegel about over 1 year ago 8,580 reads 63 comments

  5. Oakland Raiders vs. Baltimore Ravens: 5 Keys to the Game for the Raiders

    Fresh off of a disappointing loss to the Buccaneers , things won't get any easier for the Raiders this weekend as they travel to Baltimore for a matchup with the Ravens ...

    Jeff Spiegel Written by Jeff Spiegel about over 1 year ago 2,367 reads 3 comments

  6. How Legitimate Is the Oakland Raiders' Playoff Shot?

    One week ago, a look at the Oakland Raiders schedule offered a favorable and optimistic outlook of the team's remaining schedule...

    Jeff Spiegel Written by Jeff Spiegel about over 1 year ago 5,804 reads 66 comments

  7. Oakland Raiders: Carson Palmer Misses Golden Opportunity

    For months and months, Carson Palmer has surely heard the doubters. The fans still bitter about the lopsided trade that brought him to Oakland and unfairly thrust him into a situation he was weeks away from being able to handle...

    Jeff Spiegel Written by Jeff Spiegel about over 1 year ago 2,507 reads 55 comments

  8. Oakland Raiders: Game by Game Predictions for the Second Half of the Season

    At the beginning of the 2012 campaign, a 3-4 record eight weeks into the season probably would have seemed acceptable to many in Raider Nation. Sure, a loss to Miami would have hurt, but with the Dolphins surging, the loss becomes much more tolerable..

    Jeff Spiegel Written by Jeff Spiegel about almost 2 years ago 9,952 reads 93 comments

  9. Oakland Raiders: A Look Back Changes Everything

    Every week, it seems like this Oakland Raiders team has a new tune about them, and after their second consecutive win over the Chiefs , the question of who this team really is remains unanswered...

    Jeff Spiegel Written by Jeff Spiegel about almost 2 years ago 9,470 reads 49 comments

  10. Oakland Raiders: In Which Direction Are They Headed?

    When a team begins the season 1-4, the following weeks exist solely to evaluate where the team is headed. Many had lofty expectations for the Raiders—hoping for nothing less than an 8-8 season...

    Jeff Spiegel Written by Jeff Spiegel about almost 2 years ago 3,984 reads 29 comments

  11. Oakland Raiders Mock Draft 2013: Early Predictions for Silver and Black

    Six weeks into the season, I'm not sure if there's another team in the league whose fate is more up in the air than the Oakland Raiders ...

    Jeff Spiegel Written by Jeff Spiegel about almost 2 years ago 5,819 reads 46 comments

  12. Grading the Oakland Raiders' Positional Units at the First Quarter Mark

    Four games into the season, the Oakland Raiders clearly aren't where they had hoped to be, having won just one game thus far. After losing in Weeks 1 and 2, fans could write off the two losses for a myriad of reasons...

    Jeff Spiegel Written by Jeff Spiegel about almost 2 years ago 7,266 reads 49 comments

  13. Oakland Raiders: Week 4 Breakout Player, Tyvon Branch

    As the season gets deeper and deeper, a fan's or an analyst's job gets much easier because tendencies and signs become clearer. For the Oakland Raiders and their Week 4 opponent, the Denver Broncos , the idea couldn't be more true...

    Jeff Spiegel Written by Jeff Spiegel about almost 2 years ago 4,702 reads 12 comments

  14. Who Wears the Crown: Who Is the Best Player for the Oakland Raiders Right Now?

    For two weeks, many may have quietly wondered whether Darren McFadden was still the best player on the Oakland Raiders . While McFadden had managed to stay healthy through two games, his production wasn't quite what people had hoped...

    Jeff Spiegel Written by Jeff Spiegel about almost 2 years ago 7,261 reads 27 comments

  15. Oakland Raiders Week 3 Stars: Dennis Allen and Phillip Wheeler

    For the first time this season, the Raiders won. Not coincidentally, it’s also the first time the Raiders have two stars of the week. (Click here for W eek 1 and W eek 2 stars)...

    Jeff Spiegel Written by Jeff Spiegel about almost 2 years ago 2,962 reads 9 comments

  16. Oakland Raiders: Penalties a Key to Sunday's Win over Pittsburgh

    For years, the Oakland Raiders have been the laughingstock of the penalty category in the NFL , and to be honest, it was always for good reason...

    Jeff Spiegel Written by Jeff Spiegel about almost 2 years ago 3,967 reads 30 comments

  17. Steelers vs. Raiders: Final Game Grades and Player Analysis for Oakland

    Coming off their second straight loss to open the season, the Oakland Raiders hosted the Pittsburgh Steelers in Week 3, beating them with a 44-yard field goal as time expired for the 34-31 victory...

    Jeff Spiegel Written by Jeff Spiegel about almost 2 years ago 11,338 reads 142 comments

  18. Oakland Raiders: 5 Most Critical Matchups Against the Pittsburgh Steelers

    For the Oakland Raiders and their fans, it's safe to say that Sunday's matchup with the Steelers can't come soon enough...

    Jeff Spiegel Written by Jeff Spiegel about almost 2 years ago 3,376 reads 16 comments

  19. Oakland Raiders Week 2 Star: Brandon Myers

    In keeping with the theme of surprise players breaking out so far this season, Brandon Myers has earned the distinction of Week 2 star. In Week 1, rookie linebacker Miles Burris received the award ...

    Jeff Spiegel Written by Jeff Spiegel about almost 2 years ago 3,140 reads 15 comments

  20. Raiders vs. Dolphins: Final Report Card, Player Grades

    With the challenge of traveling east in front of them, the Oakland Raiders were in Miami to face the Dolphins this morning and lost 35-13 after being outscored 28-3 in the second half...

    Jeff Spiegel Written by Jeff Spiegel about almost 2 years ago 8,131 reads 142 comments

  21. Oakland Raiders Week 1 Star: Miles Burris

    When your team is without a pick in the first 94 selections of the NFL Draft, it's hard to get excited about the process and, sometimes, even the players they pick...

    Jeff Spiegel Written by Jeff Spiegel about almost 2 years ago 4,081 reads 41 comments

  22. Oakland Raiders: Week 2 Position-by-Position Breakdown

    Carson Palmer said it best in his postgame comments after Monday night's loss to San Diego when he said that Week 2 couldn't come soon enough...

    Jeff Spiegel Written by Jeff Spiegel about almost 2 years ago 2,565 reads 25 comments

  23. Carson Palmer Deserves a Break from the Oakland Raiders Fan Base

    As I hopped into my car Tuesday morning and turned on sports radio, I was anxiously awaiting the same thing as always following my favorite team's game: analysis...

    Jeff Spiegel Written by Jeff Spiegel about almost 2 years ago 6,736 reads 199 comments

  24. Chargers vs. Raiders: Final Report Card, Player Grades for Oakland

    After having to wait five days before getting their first taste of real NFL action, the Oakland Raiders suffered a 22-14 loss at the hands of the San Diego Chargers thanks to a number of special teams' failures...

    Jeff Spiegel Written by Jeff Spiegel about almost 2 years ago 5,673 reads 73 comments

  25. Oakland Raiders: Monday Night Can't Get Any Bigger for Dennis Allen

    In the back of his mind, the Oakland Raiders ' new head coach Dennis Allen probably envies the heck out of college coaches...

    Jeff Spiegel Written by Jeff Spiegel about almost 2 years ago 10,699 reads 62 comments