Opinion: Blame NFLPA For Mack Contract Delay

Raiders DE Khalil Mack
When the Raiders open their preseason schedule, the hope remains that Khalil Mack will suit up.

FPC Raiders Square Up: The Mack Contract

Raiders DE Khalil Mack
In football, every large contract signing within position groups tends to generate a ripple effect. This week, the Vikings locked up Danielle Hunter with a four-year, 74 million dollar deal. Granted, Hunter may not reside in the same stratosphere as Khalil Mack; his signing...

Raiders Opinion: Johnson Makes Sense

Raiders LB Derrick Johnson
When the Raiders signed Derrick Johnson instead of drafting a middle linebacker early, I had reservations.

Simmons Says: Raiders Will Seek Safety Help

Oakland Raiders safety Karl Joseph
When the Raiders drafted Karl Joseph coming off an injury, fans collectively groaned. Though tantalizing as a Bob Sanders-esque Mighty Mouse patrolling the middle of the field, he was also another undersized injured defensive back. Fans, still flinching at the mention of D.J. Hayden, wondered...

Realistic 2018 Raiders Expectations

Oakland Raiders head coach Jon Gruden
With many new coaches, regardless of team, hope springs eternal. For the Oakland Raiders, the specter of Jon Gruden also looms large. By nature, Gruden is an all-or-nothing coach. The endgame remains a championship. Yet, for the first year, no accurate gauge exists. This...

Los Angeles Chargers: Mini Camp Recap

Mini Camp is over for another year and now the Chargers' coaches and players have all headed for a few weeks off before getting back to work when training camp begins. I took a look back at the main story-lines that came out of...

Expectations For Raiders Last Seasons In Oakland

Oakland Raiders head coach Jon Gruden
With the Raiders expecting another pair of raucous seasons at O.co, questions arose about how the team would respond to their final days in Oakland. With that said, this article will not attempt to re-litigate or argue about relocation. Instead, the question presented to...

Patriots vs. Raiders: Stopping Tom Brady

Raiders DE Khalil Mack
In an ongoing series, FPC Raiders delves into the possible playoff matchup between the Patriots and the Oakland Raiders.

Could Jason Verrett win Comeback Player of the Year?

The Comeback Player of the Year award was scooped up by Chargers wide receiver Keenan Allen last year after he posted a career year following an ACL injury, suffered in week 1 of 2016. For 2018, I'm backing another Charger coming back from knee troubles...

Which Opposing OC Should the Raiders Not Fear?

Oakland Raiders
When fans peruse the schedule, the thought of opposing coordinators never comes to mind. However, the Raiders will face strong minds on both sides of the ball in 2016. On the other hand, each season contains games where the Silver and Black should enjoy...

Raiders DC Guenther: Erasing 2017 Failures

Oakland Raiders DC Paul Guenther
With Paul Guenther at the helm on defense, the Raiders should see immediate improvement across the board. Granted, under Ken Norton, the defense could not stop a sneeze. However, with every new season, hope exists. For Oakland, the defense needs to improve versus the...

Raiders Forum: Taming the AFC West

Oakland Raiders RB Marshawn Lynch
The Raiders need to control the AFC West, if they have playoff aspirations.

Raiders Offensive Backups Ready For Anything

Oakland Raiders TE Lee Smith
During the NFL season, injuries quickly make themselves a headline. For the Oakland Raiders, that remained a constant headache for them over the past two seasons.

PODCAST: Touchdowns and Tangents – Raiders Talk, Players’ Pardons, Madden Ratings and more

Touchdowns and Tangents is back with this week's NFL headlines including Madden ratings and NFL Players reaching out to the president about pardons.

Why the Chiefs Will Win the West Again

Kansas City Chiefs running back Kareem Hunt
The AFC West earns hype as one of the top divisions in the NFL for the last few years. Last season, the division suffered one of its worst seasons overall. Despite a neck and neck end of the year race for the division crown,...

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The Washington Redskins have failed to reach the postseason since 2015. However, there is reason to believe that this may be the year that...

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