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.

Continue reading “The Most Explosive Plays from the Oakland Raiders 2017 Season: Vol. IV”

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.

Continue reading “J’Rob’s Scouting Corner: Vita Vea”

The Pillaging Podcast: Farewell Sebastian

On This Week’s Episode…

We say goodbye to longtime Raiders’ kicker, Sebastian Janikowski. After an 18-year career Seabass and the Silver and Black have parted ways. Raider Cain weighs in with his thoughts on the kicker’s prolific career and we hear your calls on the subject as well.

Continue reading “The Pillaging Podcast: Farewell Sebastian”

The Lombardi Recipe

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.

Continue reading “The Lombardi Recipe”

The Pillaging Podcast: Matt Schneidman

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.

Continue reading “The Pillaging Podcast: Matt Schneidman”

The Pillaging Podcast: The Nothing Bowl (w/ Vic Tafur)

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.

Continue reading “The Pillaging Podcast: The Nothing Bowl (w/ Vic Tafur)”

The Pillaging Podcast: Cable Guy!

Tom Cable is Back in Oakland…

The Cable Guy is back and we just wanted to hang out. No big deal. Actually, it’s a big effen deal this week as we got to hang out with Pro Football Focus‘ very own Austin Gayle.

Continue reading “The Pillaging Podcast: Cable Guy!”

Gruden and McKenzie Prepare for Free Agency

Free Agency is Coming, Let’s Go Shopping…

As Jon Gruden and Reggie go through the roster to see which new players we need via free agency, Raider Nation and the Pillaging  crew already have an idea which position groups need upgrading. As it stands right now, without paying Khalil Mack or cutting anyone, Oakland has a little over $15 Million in salary available to offer free agents.

Continue reading “Gruden and McKenzie Prepare for Free Agency”

The Pillaging Podcast: It’s a Wrap

It’s a wrap Raiders fan! On this week’s episode of the Pillaging Podcast we talk about the Raiders final game for 2016. We also look around the league at next week’s upcoming playoff match-ups and more!

Continue reading “The Pillaging Podcast: It’s a Wrap”

The Pillaging Podcast: Hang in There

On this week’s episode of the Pillaging Podcast we talk about the “Carr-less” performance against Denver and look forward to what’s next for this team moving forward.

Continue reading “The Pillaging Podcast: Hang in There”