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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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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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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A Recipe for Success…
Every year the world watches as another team is crowned a Super Bowl champion. Fans dream of how their team may someday hoist the Lombardi trophy. Will it be via a dominating defense and relentless rushing attack? Or by way of a franchise quarterback surrounded by an arsenal of offensive weapons? Let’s look back over the last 10 years to see how each team built their roster to eventually become the last team standing.
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This Week on the Pillaging Podcast…
We’re joined by Bay Area News Group and Mercury News Writer Matt Schneidman. Matt takes time to answer your questions as well as ours. Also, Matt lends his insight on who stays and who goes this off-season and gives us some context on his approach to sports writing.
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This Week on the Pillaging Podcast:
Vic Tafur from The Athletic sits in to talk about the Raiders’ off-season. Vic shares his thoughts on what direction the Raiders will go in the draft and free agency. We discuss the potential ripple effect the Alex Smith trade will have on the AFC West. Vic also lends some insight on the future of Marshawn Lynch with the Silver and Black.
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On This Episode…
We sat down with former Raiders tackle and current sideline analyst Lincoln Kennedy. Tune in to hear his thoughts on the current state of the Oakland Raiders. Lincoln discusses the immediate impact Jon Gruden can have on this team. He also relates his experience with the locker room issues faced under Joe Bugle and how Gruden was able to right the ship in short time. Can Gruden have the same effect in 2018? Is Carr the leader this team needs? Find out all that and more on this episode of the Pillaging Podcast.
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The Oakland Raiders faced off against their division rivals the Kansas City Chiefs in a kill or be killed do or die match up on prime time television. Headed into a must win situation the Raiders come into Thursday night with their backs against the wall. Subsequently, Oakland answered the call in a game that will go down in the history books. This was one for the ages. This one was a classic.
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The Carr is out of the shop and ready for action once again. Join us on this week’s episode as we look at the good and bad from week 5. We’ll take a close look at what Oakland can do going forward to get back in the win column. In addition, Chase returns this week to show us what the Silver and Black did differently against the Ravens and what they need to do this Sunday.
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Well Here we go again folks: another Oakland Raiders NFL season. As I write this, the afternoon games are kicking off and half the league has already completed their games. Fans from all over are making sweeping predictions, lamenting injuries, and scanning their teams’ schedule to find out who’s next. But most importantly, at this moment, the team adorned in Silver and Black are tuned in to Jack Del “Riverboat Gambler” Rio’s locker room victory speech.
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