Down But Not Out…
The Oakland Raiders came out with a victory against their long-time rivals, the Pittsburgh Steelers. In the second to last home game of the year, the Silver and Black gave Raider Nation something to be proud of. Shunning critics and silencing all talks of a tank season, the Raiders showed up with a chip on their shoulder and victory on their mind. The Pillaging Podcast was there to document it.
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Recorded on Location…
At the House of Thrills in the Oakland Coliseum parking lot. The Pillaging Podcast crew took your favorite Raiders Podcast straight to the heart of Raider Nation. Facing an 0-4 start to the season, the boys in Silver and Black stared down adversity and delivered a game for the ages.
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Why Derek Carr Has Been (even) Better Than You Think He Has:
I know fans (and the media) are usually either praising or looking to replace the quarterback. So, before we all decide the Raiders need to Draft a QB to develop, let’s see how Derek Carr’s 1st four seasons compare to ALL the other NFL starting QB’s first four seasons.
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A Tale of One Half…
Once again the Oakland Raiders fail to put together four complete quarters of football. The Pillaging Podcast is here to pick up the pieces and finish what they started.
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Pillaging Just for Fun…
It’s what we do and it’s what we did this weekend. Kenny and Cain journeyed to Denver Colorado for the hottest game in Denver Bronco history. The Raiders squared off in their first AFC West match-up of the season. In a game where the Raiders led for 59 minutes and 51 seconds, we’re reminded that you have to play 60 minutes of football if you truly expect to win in the NFL.
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Chase On Tape: Season 02 Vol. 01
Jon Gruden’s first game back as head coach of the Oakland Raiders fell on Monday Night Football. Raider Nation witnessed a let-down as Oakland fell to the Rams 33-13. Oakland’s performance left us with much to digest, so lets dive in and take a look.
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It Was a Tale of Two Halves…
One for the Raiders, and one for them. Kenny predicted this loss months ago but it doesn’t make it any easier to digest. The Raiders got a taste of what it’s like to go up against a playoff caliber team and what they learned about themselves, and their quarterback, wasn’t pretty.
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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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