1. 5 Ways You Know You're an Oakland Raiders Fan

    If there's any fanbase in the NFL that is immediately recognizable with by its attire, it's the Black Hole...

    Jeff Spiegel Written by Jeff Spiegel about over 1 year ago 27,730 reads 247 comments

  2. Oakland Raiders: The 5 Games That Will Determine Oakland's Fate in 2013

    It's safe to say that 2013 is going to be an interesting year in Oakland. With a whole slew of new faces—most of them younger and unproven—there aren't a whole lot of expectations this season...

    Jeff Spiegel Written by Jeff Spiegel about over 1 year ago 16,207 reads 64 comments

  3. Oakland Raiders: 5 Players Whose Stock Is on the Rise After OTAs

    As a week of OTAs has officially come to a close, the Oakland Raiders are inching closer towards the regular season as the roster continues to take shape...

    Jeff Spiegel Written by Jeff Spiegel about over 1 year ago 33,749 reads 76 comments

  4. Oakland Raiders: Offseason Power Rankings for Oakland's Roster

    For the first time in a few years, the Oakland Raiders ' fanbase seems to have a grasp on two very important things: realistic expectations and realistic hope...

    Jeff Spiegel Written by Jeff Spiegel about over 1 year ago 8,255 reads 59 comments

  5. Oakland Raiders: 5 Rookie Storylines Heading into OTAs

    While any group of rookies is sure to have a slew of storylines that come with them to OTAs, those storylines are magnified when the team is in desperate need of help. Welcome to Oakland ...

    Jeff Spiegel Written by Jeff Spiegel about over 1 year ago 3,672 reads 64 comments

  6. Oakland Raiders Running Back Breakdown and Position Analysis

    There are very few positions on the depth chart that could waver anywhere between the team's strongest position and their weakest, but, for the Oakland Raiders , that's exactly where the running back position lies...

    Jeff Spiegel Written by Jeff Spiegel about over 1 year ago 3,009 reads 117 comments

  7. What Potential Charles Woodson Signing Would Mean for Oakland Raiders

    As the Charles Woodson sweepstakes have heated up, the odds of the Oakland Raiders landing one of the all-time fan favorites has, unfortunately, declined. Just because it's unlikely, though, doesn't mean it's impossible...

    Jeff Spiegel Written by Jeff Spiegel about over 1 year ago 11,668 reads 30 comments

  8. Oakland Raiders Quarterback Competition: Complete Position Evaluation

    If there's one position in any sport that has the biggest impact on a team's overall success, it's hard to argue with that position being quarterback...

    Jeff Spiegel Written by Jeff Spiegel about over 1 year ago 25,256 reads 194 comments

  9. Oakland Raiders: Competition for Charles Woodson Is Heating Up

    For months, veteran cornerback and Oakland Raider great Charles Woodson waited for his phone to ring. In the months since the season ended, Woodson had received just one call: ...

    Jeff Spiegel Written by Jeff Spiegel about over 1 year ago 570 reads 218 comments

  10. 5 Missing Pieces the Oakland Raiders Could Still Land on Offense

    When we look at the 2013 Oakland Raiders roster, one thing we can't say about general manager Reggie McKenzie is that he didn't try...

    Jeff Spiegel Written by Jeff Spiegel about over 1 year ago 32,211 reads 89 comments

  11. Breaking Down Final Draft Projections for the Oakland Raiders

    As ESPN's Todd McShay and Mel Kiper released their latest mock drafts for Thursday night's first round, there were few surprises at the top...

    Jeff Spiegel Written by Jeff Spiegel about over 1 year ago 6,844 reads 44 comments

  12. Oakland Raiders: 6 Players Who Should See Their Roles Expand in 2013

    The Oakland Raiders have faced a roster upheaval that has left many diehard fans wondering exactly which players from last season are even left...

    Jeff Spiegel Written by Jeff Spiegel about over 1 year ago 24,485 reads 100 comments

  13. Oakland Raiders: Rumored Flynn Trade Says a Lot About Future in Oakland

    Today is not a good day for the Terrelle Pryor bandwagon. As CBS Sports is reporting , Oakland is on the verge of acquiring Seattle backup quarterback Matt Flynn for an undetermined draft pick...

    Jeff Spiegel Written by Jeff Spiegel about over 1 year ago 23,620 reads 196 comments

  14. Where Does Oakland Stand in the AFC West Now?

    As the end of the 2012 NFL season drew to a close, fanbases across the league eagerly anticipated the uncertainty that the offseason provided. But not in Oakland...

    Jeff Spiegel Written by Jeff Spiegel about over 1 year ago 7,669 reads 73 comments

  15. Oakland Raiders: Geno Smith Can't Be the Pick

    With a myriad of needs and only one pick in the first two rounds, it's safe to say the Oakland Raiders can't solve all of their problems with the No. 3 pick in the 2013 NFL draft ...

    Jeff Spiegel Written by Jeff Spiegel about over 1 year ago 6,114 reads 46 comments

  16. Oakland Raiders: Carson Palmer Era Appears to Be Nearing an End

    For months and months, the uncertainty surrounding the quarterback situation in Oakland has swirled, but with the emergence of new reports on Monday afternoon, clarity might be closer than we thought...

    Jeff Spiegel Written by Jeff Spiegel about almost 2 years ago 9,792 reads 113 comments

  17. Oakland Raiders: Free Agency Offering a Harsh Slice of Reality

    The first step in overcoming a problem is admitting you have one. Well, as an Oakland Raiders fan, I'm finally ready to admit this team is knee-deep in rebuilding mode...

    Jeff Spiegel Written by Jeff Spiegel about almost 2 years ago 19,773 reads 204 comments

  18. Oakland Raiders: Alex Smith Trade Makes 49ers an Ideal Trade Partner

    As the Oakland Raiders move closer and closer to the 2013 NFL Draft , the simple fact that Oakland needs help—a lot of help—remains as clear as ever...

    Jeff Spiegel Written by Jeff Spiegel about almost 2 years ago 671 reads 169 comments

  19. Oakland Raiders: Restoring Sanity to the Rumor Mill

    When people are guessing, they say a lot of crazy things. To be fair, a lot of what I'm about to say is guesswork. The difference, however, is that I'm going to admit that it's guesswork instead of implying that it's coming from a place of knowledge...

    Jeff Spiegel Written by Jeff Spiegel about almost 2 years ago 27,552 reads 348 comments

  20. Oregon Ducks: Chip Kelly's Indecision Could Cost Ducks

    As the headline every Duck fan has dreamt about seems more and more realistic, something inside of me simply hopes for resolution. Not a short-term resolution, though, but a long-term solution...

    Jeff Spiegel Written by Jeff Spiegel about almost 2 years ago 2,803 reads 9 comments

  21. Oakland Raiders: Win Against Chiefs Needs to Be Put in Perspective

    Any time a defense pitches a shutout, the team deserves some credit. If there were ever a time to discredit the performance, however, it is when it comes against the 2012 Kansas City Chiefs ...

    Jeff Spiegel Written by Jeff Spiegel about 2 years ago 3,028 reads 24 comments

  22. Fantasy Football: Time to Sit Carson Palmer This Weekend

    As a fantasy football owner who has been riding the King Carson wave of production for the past couple of months, please allow me to be the first to tell you something: this is the week to bench him...

    Jeff Spiegel Written by Jeff Spiegel about 2 years ago 2,288 reads 11 comments

  23. Oakland Raiders: Coordinators Start Making Excuses

    Everyone knew a new coach and new systems might take some time to implement, but few could have imagined the result would be as poor as it has been...

    Jeff Spiegel Written by Jeff Spiegel about 2 years ago 3,387 reads 29 comments

  24. Oakland Raiders: What If They Could Restart 2012 Season?

    Alright, so it's a dream scenario, and one that is (almost) never financially possible. But in a sense this space is designed for dreaming...

    Jeff Spiegel Written by Jeff Spiegel about 2 years ago 5,329 reads 92 comments

  25. Oakland Raiders Play Calling Deserves Questioning

    As the Oakland Raiders ' nationally-televised game against the first-place Denver Broncos was minutes from kick on Thursday night, I imagine the thoughts on my mind were similar to those of Raiders fans around the country: just don't embarrass us...

    Jeff Spiegel Written by Jeff Spiegel about 2 years ago 174 reads 106 comments