The Truth Booth: Bruce Irvin – Single Serving or Main Course?

The Raiders wasted no time in adding a young cog to their blossoming young defense when free agency opened back in March of this year, agreeing to terms on a 4 year/$37-million-dollar deal with linebacker Bruce Irvin during the legal tampering period. For the second year in a row Reggie and company plucked another of Seattle’s Super Bowl winning trio of LB’s to head thirteen hours south and don the Silver & Black.

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TRF’s Week 15 Playoff Pontificator©

Soon after posting last weeks Playoff Pontificator, we had some blog controversy regarding my assessment that we had a 99% chance to make the playoffs at 10-2.  Well, a week later, very little has changed on that front despite the team’s disappointing loss in KC.  Given all the back and forth on the topic last week, I thought it would be good to spend some time explaining how I (and several similar online ‘playoff simulators’) work. 

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The Pillaging Podcast: An Interview with Death

Avast ye maties!

We’re setting sail on another Pillaging Podcast. Come aboard as we breakdown the tragedy on TNF, look ahead to plundering the Chargers, and talk with Oakland Raiders superfan Dr. Death!

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The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly

Growing up near the city of Champions is too hard to describe unless you were part of the magic. You see, I enjoyed playing all of the “REAL AMERICAN” sports: Football, Baseball and Basketball. In 1971 I was 7 years old and had already become an avid sports spectator as well. You had Al Davis (who I will talk about more later), Charlie Finley, and Franklin Mieuli. These three men were all different in their ways as the owners of my beloved teams.

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The Truth Booth: Undrafted, But Never Shafted

Howdy, folks! Another week in the books and unfortunately another KC beat down. This time on their turf in freezing temperatures. Attempting to quickly put that loss behind us, I decided for this week’s column that I wanted to take what I believe is a well-deserved, in depth look, at several UDFA’s.

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