We were there…watching. Hell, the whole world was watching…
It was loud. REALLY REALLY LOUD. If you were there, there was a feeling of confidence and swagger that began in the parking lots, poured into the stadium, and spilled all over the field. The decibel level was palpable from the opening kickoff to the final kneel down. Not only did the Oakland Raiders show, but their devoted Nation of plundering piratic zealots did too. What ensued was nothing short of a demonstration of violence and strength that left their opponents ragged and sitting alone in 3rd place in the toughest division in football. The pirate ship is back, and the crew is pissed off.
Continue reading “The Oakland Raiders Sail into First”
My how the wait for this seasons kickoff seems so distant ago. For months in the offseason we spend time with fellow fans, both on social media and in our daily lives, debating everything possible from who the team will target in free agency, to everyone and their mom producing mock drafts that often have as much accuracy as a skeet shooter in a micro-burst. Several short weeks later and here we are at the halfway point of the season preparing for a home match up against a division rival for first place in the restored AFC West.
Continue reading “The Halfway Point: Return to Relevancy, or Facade?”
The Oakland Raiders find themselves smack dab in the middle of the spotlight as they square off against the defending Superbowl Champions in what will be their first Sunday Night Football appearance since 2006. Though this rivalry has never cooled down at any point in either team’s history, this is undoubtedly the most meaningful matchup the two have had in over a decade. That being said, let’s take a closer look at how these two squads matchup.
Continue reading “Denver vs. Oakland: Keys to the Game”
Last week nobody guessed the score exactly, but who would’ve thought the game was going to be THAT crazy? The Raiders? Making things interesting? C’mon!
Continue reading “Week 9 Score Predictions”
Here we are again. Take a look at the this week’s prediction poll results.
Continue reading “Results: Week 8 Prediction Poll”
With nearly each and every game this season, the 3rd year Quarterback for the Oakland Raiders has made his case as the league’s MVP. In what would be a nail biter game featuring the Carr-diac kids, #4 put a stamp on his MVP legitimacy.
Continue reading “Derek Carr: You Da Real MVP!”
In our second installment of Raiders Sound-Off r8dercain shares his thoughts about the most recent developments in the Vegas saga:
So here we have another knot in the Mark Davis / Sheldon Adelson Las Vegas stadium deal…
Continue reading “Raiders Sound Off: Upping the Ante”
Last week some of you came close, but only one was perfect (JesusRAI ERjim). This is your chance to get after it once again as the Raiders take on the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in game 2 of this east coast double-header.
Continue reading “Week 8 Score Predictions”
This is the first entry of an ongoing series where you, Raider Fan, gets to sound off on all things related to the Silver and Black.
This week’s entry comes to us via r8dercain, a long time east bay resident and one of the most passionate Oakland Raider fans I have ever met. Cain takes on the topic of the Oakland Raiders pending move to Las Vegas and the rift that it has created amongst the fanbase.
Continue reading “Raiders Sound Off: Raiders to Las Vegas”
Oakland Raiders (33) vs Jacksonville Jaguars (16)
We had over 70 entries this week. Many from familiar faces and a few from some lurkers (I see you). Without further ado….let’s see how you did!
Continue reading “Results: Week 7 Predictions”