AFC West

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Despite Numerous Injuries, Raiders Ready To Take On The Buccaneers

The Raiders have 16 players in the injury list while the Bucs have only four. But Tampa Bay is missing left guard Carl Nicks who is a big part of the Bucs offense. Can the Raiders defense exploit his absence?

11/03/2012

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The Oakland Raiders Have Issued An APB For Their Running Game

Things have gotten so bad for the running game of the Oakland Raiders that quarterback Carson Palmer is currently the third-leading rusher on the entire team. That looks even worse when you realize that Palmer has only 26 yards rushing this year thanks to scrambling around. Where-oh-where has the Raiders’ run game gone?

10/24/2012

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Richard Seymour’s Career Journey Has Him Leading The Raiders’ Defense

Richard Seymour has seen a lot during his long time in the NFL, but now he sees a lot of younger players looking up to him for advice and leadership.

10/23/2012

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Oakland Raiders Need This Bye Week More Than Anyone

The Oakland Raiders have a bye week this time around and it is coming right when they need it. a Growing injury list including Darrius Heyward-Bey, Darren McFadden, and Shawntae Spencer has the silver and black needing some R & R.

10/06/2012

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Shane Lechler: The Unsung Hero Of The Oakland Raiders

If someone asked you to name the top five quarterbacks of all-time, you’d get many different answers. If asked the top five NFL punters, you might get some confused looks. But despite not showing up in box scores, Shane Lechler has made a great case for being one of those elite men who can give his team an advantage when it comes to field position.

10/02/2012

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Peyton Manning And The Broncos Buck The Raiders 37-6

After their 37-6 defeat to the Denver Broncos, the Oakland Raiders aren’t receiving good grades for Week Four. Oakland trailed Denver on virtually every stat on the score sheet.

10/01/2012

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Raiders Weak Against Broncos’ Strengths

Both the Broncos and Raiders have depleted rosters, but it may be the Silver and Black that are hurt more by the injury report.

09/29/2012

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Carson Palmer Is Coming Of Age As Leader Of The Oakland Raiders

Carson Palmer almost had his career cut short by an unmovable president that was not willing to compromise on a deal. With that situation finally settled, Palmer has moved on to Oakland and is flourishing as leader of the Raiders.

09/25/2012

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Banged Up Raiders Need Backups To Shine; Steelers Still Missing Key Players

The Steelers have more depth and despite missing some big names like key defenders James Harrison and Troy Polamalu, but they’ll still be a tough challenge for an Oakland team which ranks near the bottom on both offense and defense.

09/22/2012

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Jacoby Ford Still Out, Janikowski Probable As Raiders Hope Dolphins Don’t Add Insult To Injury

Special teams, along with several other Silver and Black units are banged up. A struggling Miami Dolphins offer an opportunity for Oakland to get their first win, but it will be dependent on the Raiders bench stepping up in key areas.

09/15/2012

Key Offensive Injuries On Both Sides Present Challenges, Opportunities For Raiders-Chargers

With core offensive weapons missing on both sides of the ball—wide receiver Jacoby Ford for Oakland, running back Ryan Mathews for San Diego—defensive coordinators are licking their chops. The offensive coordinators are left scratching their heads as they adjust their game plans around unknown entities on the bench.

09/09/2012

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Track Key Free Agency Pick-Ups For The Raiders And AFC West

By: Tony Meale NFL Free Agency has begun ( check out our Free Agency Tracker here ) and we’re taking a look at which players each team and division needs to pick up to improve […]

03/13/2012

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