53-Man Roster Prediction

Welcome to the Land of Predictions

A place where mock drafts, fantasy football insights, and 53-man roster predictions go to get ripped apart by readers and fans. Sure, nobody ever agrees on these sort of forecasts. That doesn’t mean it’s not interesting to take a closer look, though. Who will make the final cut onto the 53 man roster this season?

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The Pillaging Podcast: The Raiders Podcast Network

The Announcement…

You’ve all been waiting for is finally here. Jim Jax came on the show to help us announce the launch of our latest venture: The Raiders Podcast Network. Jim and the crew breakdown what you can expect from this new media outlet and there is plenty to be excited about!

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The Pillaging Podcast: The “Professionals” (w/ Sean Hildebrandt)

We’re Joined by…

Sean Hildebrandt on this week’s episode of the Pillaging Podcast. Sean lives out in Oahu and writes for the Raider Ramble. Sean discusses what it’s like to be a Raider fan on the islands. Additionally, Sean shares his takes on what Jon Gruden is bringing to the team. Also, Sean dishes on who will have a breakout year and which player is set to bounce back in 2018.

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Pass the Kool-Aid

Nearly a month has passed since the Raiders shocked their entire fan base and drafted Kolton Miller 15th overall and Brandon Parker 65th overall in the 2018 NFL Draft. Several members of the media, however, were not surprised.

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The Most Explosive Plays from the Oakland Raiders 2017 Season: Vol. IV

This week in our series…

Of breaking down every explosive play from Oakland’s 2017 offense, we look at plays 16-20. Remember, our definition of an explosive play will be any play which gained 25 yards or more. Let’s take a look at our fourth installment.

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The Most Explosive Plays from the Oakland Raiders 2017 Season: Vol. III

This week…

We rejoin our series for a third installment. Once again we will be breaking down the most explosive plays from the Oakland Raiders 2017 season. For the sake of our discussion, we classify an explosive play as any play that goes for 25 yards or more. Let’s pick up where we left off with the Timeless Victory against the Chiefs on Thursday Night Football.

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The Most Explosive Plays from the Oakland Raiders 2017 Season: Vol. II

This Week…

We break down 5 more of the 2017 Raiders’ most explosive plays. Remember, for the purposes of this series we will define an explosive play as any play that gains at least 25 yards. Let’s take a look.

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J’Rob’s Scouting Corner: Vita Vea

Vita Vea – 6’4 344lb / DT / Washington

Pros:
  • Immense strength.  The majority of Vea’s game relies on the power he possesses. Vita consistently looks two-times stronger than the opposition.
  • Vita generates consistent push play-in and play-out.  Whether it’s against run blocking or pass blocking; 90% of the time he win’s the battle.
  • Vea has a big thick frame with a wide and powerful lower body.  Vita is able to take on two blockers at once due to sheer size alone.  The guy looks like a meat sack out there.

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J’Rob’s Scouting Corner: Roquan Smith

Roquan Smith #3 – 6’1 225lb – LB Georgia

Breaking down the first round talent Roquan Smith. Is he a fit for the the Raiders roster? Will he produce on day one? Does Roquan immediately fill the long-term inside linebacker role for the Silver and Black? Find out the answers to all this and more below.

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