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  • Oakland Raiders best players and predictions for the 2018 season

    Oakland Raiders best players and predictions for the 2018 season

    The Oakland Raiders took a step back last year with another third-place finish in the AFC West. General manager Reggie McKenzie had to choose between rebuilding and making the roster younger through the draft or signing as many free agents possible to fill the holes. He chose the latter. Generally...
  • Oakland Raiders 2018 team preview

    Oakland Raiders 2018 team preview

    The Oakland Raiders had another disappointing year in 2017 with a 6-10 record. It was the 14th time in the last 15 years that the Raiders finished third or fourth in the AFC West. The Raiders had two losing streaks of four games while winning two games in a row twice. The Raiders made a coaching...
  • Free agent preview: 2018 linebackers

    Free agent preview: 2018 linebackers

    The linebacker position has changed in the NFL. Teams are looking more for big athletes that can make plays in space as opposed to the big downhill, thumpers that stop the run. Teams have even started moving big college safeties to linebackers to get the matchup ability with the athletes the NFL has...
  • Best moments in the rivalry between the Denver Broncos and Oakland Raiders

    Best moments in the rivalry between the Denver Broncos and Oakland Raiders

    The Denver Broncos and Oakland Raiders will meet for the 115th time in the regular season, and 117th time overall. The Raiders lead the all-time series with a 61-51-2 regulation season record. Both teams have won one head-to-head matchup in the postseason. The Broncos won the first meeting this...
  • Best games in the rivalry between the Los Angeles Chargers and Oakland Raiders

    Best games in the rivalry between the Los Angeles Chargers and Oakland Raiders

    The Los Angeles Chargers and Oakland Raiders meet on Sunday in Week 6 for the 115th time in the regular season and 116th overall. The Raiders lead the all-time regular-season series with a 62-50-2 record. Last season, the Raiders swept the two meetings. The Raiders won in Oakland and then won in San...
  • The best players to wear No. 24 for the Oakland Raiders

    The best players to wear No. 24 for the Oakland Raiders

    Marshawn Lynch had a successful debut for the Oakland Raiders in their Week 1 victory over the Tennessee Titans in Nashville. He finished the game with 76 rushing yards and one catch for 16 yards. He was held out of the end zone but had a long rush of 14 yards. The Oakland native helped the Raiders...
  • Three predictions for the Oakland Raiders in 2017

    Three predictions for the Oakland Raiders in 2017

    The Oakland Raiders are a week away from their regular season opener against the Tennessee Titans. The Raiders had a resurgent season that looks like it could be the begin of something big. It was the first winning season for the Raiders since 2002 and only third non-losing season in that time. They...
  • 10 best fantasy football players from the Bay Area to consider in your draft this season

    10 best fantasy football players from the Bay Area to consider in your draft this season

    The National Football League's exhibition season kicked off last night as the Dallas Cowboys beat the Arizona Cardinals in the annual Hall of Fame Game in Canton, Ohio. Now, it's time to turn your focus to preparing for your fantasy football draft later this month (or in early September). One of the...
  • 3 best games Todd Marinovich played for the Raiders

    3 best games Todd Marinovich played for the Raiders

    One-time National Football League quarterback Todd Marinovich is making a comeback of sorts at age 48, and all Los Angeles/Oakland Raiders fans will remember his time with the team during the 1991 and 1992 seasons. According to The Desert Sun, Marinovich "has joined the desert's developmental...
  • The three best moves and the worst one made by the Oakland Raiders in the 2017 offseason

    The three best moves and the worst one made by the Oakland Raiders in the 2017 offseason

    The Oakland Raiders made the playoffs as a wild card team last season. It was quite the turnaround for the team that had gone 13 straight years with a winning record. The Raiders have developed a very good young roster with a franchise quarterback that can lead them to the next level. They are...
  • Interview: Raiders great Lincoln Kennedy talks team's rise, Marshawn Lynch, Derek Carr and Las Vegas

    Interview: Raiders great Lincoln Kennedy talks team's rise, Marshawn Lynch, Derek Carr and Las Vegas

    The Oakland Raiders are a team on the rise in the NFL with the storied franchise living up to their passionate pursuit of a commitment to excellence with up-and-coming stars Derek Carr and Khalil Mack paving the way for a bright future. With the Raiders making quite an impression last season...
  • Interview: Raiders' Donald Penn says Khalil Mack, Derek Carr only 'getting better and better'

    Interview: Raiders' Donald Penn says Khalil Mack, Derek Carr only 'getting better and better'

    The Oakland Raiders are a team on the rise in the NFL. If it weren't for a season-ending leg injury to MVP candidate Derek Carr in the second-to-last game of the of the regular season, the Raiders could've been a serious threat to the New England Patriots in the playoffs. With Carr quickly becoming...
  • Interview: Donald Penn talks Marshawn Lynch's impact on the Raiders

    Interview: Donald Penn talks Marshawn Lynch's impact on the Raiders

    The Oakland Raiders have gone through some drastic changes over the last few years. The team has been overhauled and is finally showing promise with up-and-coming stars Derek Carr and Khalil Mack leading the way for the storied NFL franchise. After an impressive season in which the Raiders went 12-...
  • Raiders' Jack Del Rio sees 'authentic passion' in Marshawn Lynch

    Raiders' Jack Del Rio sees 'authentic passion' in Marshawn Lynch

    The Oakland Raiders have upgraded their running game with the addition of veteran back Marshawn Lynch. After a lot of speculation about his potential arrival in Oakland, Lynch was acquired by the team recently and has already made an impression on head coach Jack Del Rio. The 54-year-old head coach...
  • Raiders officially acquire Marshawn Lynch in trade with Seahawks

    Raiders officially acquire Marshawn Lynch in trade with Seahawks

    After being retired for one year, Marshawn Lynch has officially made his return to the NFL and this time he'll be playing for his hometown Oakland Raiders. According to Mike Garafolo and Ian Rapoport of NFL.com, the Raiders have acquired Lynch in a deal with the Seattle Seahawks and worked out the...
  • The Oakland Raiders will play at the Coliseum for at least another season or two before their move to Las Vegas, and to build upon the succe

    5 players the Oakland Raiders should go after in this week's NFL Draft

    It was a good year for the Oakland Raiders, even if the team will be headed to Las Vegas in a few years to take up residency in Sin City. The Silver & Black qualified for the National Football League postseason for the first time since 2002, although the team flamed out in the opening round...
  • Raiders' Reggie McKenzie, Jack Del Rio talk about potential addition of Marshawn Lynch

    Raiders' Reggie McKenzie, Jack Del Rio talk about potential addition of Marshawn Lynch

    The Oakland Raiders are playing the waiting game with retired veteran running back Marshawn Lynch. All signs point to Lynch ultimately joining the team for the 2017 NFL season, but no deal has come to fruition with the two sides still in a stalemate. Raiders general manager Reggie McKenzie spoke...
  • Deadline for Marshawn Lynch, Oakland Raiders deal could be the NFL Draft

    Deadline for Marshawn Lynch, Oakland Raiders deal could be the NFL Draft

    The Oakland Raiders and Marshawn Lynch seemed like a pairing that should've happened a long time ago. Lynch is an Oakland native that absolutely adores his hometown and the Raiders have always seemed to be a perfect fit for the controversial running back. Now, after more than a decade of despair for...
  • Khalil Mack shares Derek Carr's thoughts on Marshawn Lynch playing for Raiders

    Khalil Mack shares Derek Carr's thoughts on Marshawn Lynch playing for Raiders

    Earlier this week, two-time Pro Bowler Derek Carr of the Oakland Raiders was asked about the potential addition of Marshawn Lynch to his team. Carr raved about Lynch possibly coming to join him in Oakland and All-Pro defensive end Khalil Mack shares the same sentiment. Although Mack is solely...
  • Raiders QB Derek Carr 'would love to play' alongside Marshawn Lynch

    Raiders QB Derek Carr 'would love to play' alongside Marshawn Lynch

    It seems to be only a matter of time before veteran running back Marshawn Lynch is officially unretired and a member of the Oakland Raiders. Lynch and the Raiders have yet to come to terms on a deal, but all signs point to the two sides making it happen. With so much talk of Lynch's imminent...
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