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AFCW Post Draft Review: Los Angeles Chargers

Some teams fared better than others in the 2019 NFL Draft, and that is especially the case in the AFC West. Now, that is to be expected when a team like the Raiders with needs all over the place head into the draft with 4 top 35 picks, and end up making 9 selections overall […]

By |May 2nd, 2019|NFL|0 Comments

2019 MS Mock Draft 1.0

1st Pick – Raiders – Balls – QB Kyler Murray – Jon Gruden loves Kyler Murray, that much we know. How much would it take to move up to #1 to draft him? Potentially, the #4 and #27 picks in the 1st round, as well as their 2nd round pick #35 overall. They pull the […]

By |March 10th, 2019|NFL|0 Comments

Offseason To-Do List 2019: Oakland Raiders

Ahhhh… nothing says offseason quite like a little sense of optimism from a fanbase of what should be pretty commonly known as one of the most incompetent franchises in all of sports… but here we are. Raiders are entering year 2 of the Jon Gruden 2.0 era, the slate has been wiped clean and Gruden […]

By |March 5th, 2019|NFL|0 Comments

Raiders Projected 53

Well, cuts will start rolling in as early as tomorrow morning, and I’d have a few names I would recommend ASAP. Lets try to narrow down the Oakland Raiders roster to the final 53 players. Not an easy chore, as there is plenty to debate regarding the quality of the top of this roster, but […]

By |August 30th, 2018|NFL|0 Comments

AFC West Training Camp Questions

Without asking the obvious, let’s look at 3 questions heading into each team’s training camp.

Los Angeles Chargers

Obvious Question – Should this team really be considered the class of the AFCW?

Can the defense repeat and even build upon their successes of 2017? It sure looks like they have all the pieces in place to be […]

By |July 24th, 2018|NFL|80 Comments

Offseason Review: Oakland Raiders

With the draft finally here and gone, it is time to take a step back and assess how each of the AFCW teams have done. We will start with the Las Vegas Raiders by way of Oakland.

Coaching Staff – The Raiders completely revamped their coaching staff, bringing in Jon Gruden along with his chosen staff. […]

By |April 29th, 2018|NFL|0 Comments

Raiders Free Agent Grades

It’s been a while since I’ve contributed around here, so bare with me a little. I was thinking about grading the Raiders free agent signings individually in the comments section, but quickly realized we had a ton of signings and that it’d probably be best if I write an article instead. Pull a little of […]

By |April 3rd, 2018|NFL|6,404 Comments