How The Raiders Improve For 2015 Since This Season Is Lost AlreadyRegardless of whether the Oakland Raiders win a game this season or not, the year is lost. It's time to look at next season's roster, anticipating that a new general manager and a new permanent coach will be in charge of the Silver & Black for 2015 and beyond.
Team Grades: Raiders Stink Up Wembley In Every Way PossibleThe Oakland Raiders continued their up-down season on Sunday in London against the Miami Dolphins, and unfortunately, this was another down week for the Silver & Black as they lost to the Miami Dolphins, 38-14. Nothing went right for Oakland, and the team is now 0-4 this season heading into their bye week.
Injury Report: Raiders Linebackers Hurting For London Match Against DolphinsThe Oakland Raiders defense needs all the help it can get every game, so when three linebackers could possibly miss the next contest, it's something to be concerned about for the team. Heading into Sunday's Wembley Stadium matchup against the Miami Dolphins, the Silver & Black also will be without backup quarterback Matt Schaub.
The Grant Napear Show - September 2, 2014
McGloin Buried On Raiders Depth Chart Again
Raiders 2013 Season Part Of Long-Term GrowthEvery other team in the AFC West division made the postseason in 2013, so the Oakland Raiders just have to chalk the season down to growth and discovery -- and hope for the best in 2014.
Oakland Team Grades: Raiders Flunk Final Season Test Against BroncosThe Oakland Raiders didn't score until the final five minutes of the game Sunday against the conference's best team, while the defense put the offense in a big hole early.
Raiders Face Broncos In Week 17 With Very Little On The LineThe 4-11 Oakland Raiders can't keep the 12-3 Denver Broncos from winning the AFC West, but they might be able to stop their division rivals from claiming the No. 1 overall seed in the AFC playoffs if the Silver and Black can end a five-game losing streak.
The Grant Napear Show - December 23, 2013
Raiders Fade In Second Half, Poor Team Grades Result In Loss Against ChargersThe Oakland Raiders kicked a tying field goal with just 10 seconds left in the first half against the San Diego Chargers on the road at Qualcomm Stadium, but the home team dominated the second half as the Silver and Black could do nothing noteworthy on offense in the 26-13 loss.
Raiders Can Focus On Evaluating Talent For 2014 Instead Of Worrying About Injuries This Week In San DiegoThe 4-10 Oakland Raiders have a mostly-healthy roster for their Week 16 matchup on the road against the 7-7 San Diego Chargers, which means the Silver and Black will be focusing on shaping their 2014 plans a little early this holiday season.
Raiders Can Play Spoiler For Chargers' Playoff Hopes On SundayThe underachieving San Diego Chargers are 7-7 and just one game out of a postseason slot in the AFC hierarchy, so when the Oakland Raiders travel south this weekend, they have a chance to bury the Bolts in 2013.