Raiders Backup QB Battle: Manuel vs. Cook

Oakland Raiders backup QB EJ Manuel
Hope for the best, plan for the worst. Jon Gruden -- long tired of seeing his franchise quarterback injured -- doubled up on offensive tackles in the draft by taking Kolton Miller at 15th overall in the first and Brandon Parker in the third round.

Raiders 2019 Draft Profile Prospect: WR Hakeem Butler

Oakland Raiders Draft Prospect Profile WR Hakeem Butler
For all of his abundant gifts, Martavis Bryant remains another failed test away from a year suspension. Under those consequences, Butler presents a Day 3 option with the arrow facing upward.

Raiders S Melifonwu Fits Guenther Scheme

Oakland Raiders safety Obi Melifonwu
On paper, Obi Melifonwu fits the Paul Guenther bill. Certainly, the Oakland Raiders defensive coordinator did a double take when he saw the second round pick up close and personal.

The Raiders Will Not Trade Mack, Let It Go

Oakland Raiders defensive end Khalil Mack
During the offseason, rumors and innuendo will cloud common sense. In reality, common sense becomes less common. For instance, the ever growing thought of the Raiders actually trading Khalil Mack. Granted, the fervor does not appear overwhelming, yet pockets of it exist. Under those...

2018 Raiders Draft Prospect: RB Chris Warren III

Okaland Raiders draft prospect Chris Warren III
His size gives Jon Gruden the heir apparent and big back that the Raiders crave on offense.

Raiders 2019 Draft Prospect: LB Gary Johnson

Okaland Raiders Draft Prospect LB Gary Johnson
Regardless of whom the Raiders draft in the first round, the team still lacks meaningful linebacker depth.

Last Chance: Calhoun Must Show Raiders A Spark

Raiders OLB Shilique Calhoun
When the Oakland Raiders selected Shilique Calhoun in 2016, they hoped he would blossom into a quality pass rusher.

Raiders 2019 Draft Prospect: WR Andy Isabella

As Jon Gruden continues to reshape his roster, the need for wideouts remains high on the offensive wish list.

2019 Raiders Draft Profile: MLB Khalil Hodge

Oakland Raiders Draft Prospect Khalil Hodge
If you believe the Raiders will retain Paul Guenther, Hodge could sit in the middle. Guenther cherishes downhill MLB with attitude and the ability to surf through trash.

Raiders 2019 Draft Prospect Profile: RB Bruce Anderson

Oakland Raiders Draft Prospect RB Bruce Anderson
In reality, the Raiders still have no immediate plan for their running game. Adding Anderson gives Oakland the chance to clear up a cluttered situation.

Potential: Raiders RB Warren’s Roster Hopes

Oakland Raiders RB Chris Warren
The Raiders signed Chris Warren III after a tryout. While the team appears loaded in the backfield, Warren introduces a new dynamic for the Oakland Raiders.

2019 Raiders Draft Prospect Profile: LB Germaine Pratt

Oakland Raiders Draft Prospect LB Germaine Pratt
Currently, the Raiders have little explosion from their linebackers.

2019 Raiders Mock Draft: Version 3

Oakland Raider Draft Prospect Devin Bush
With all of the signings and trades, the Oakland Raiders still find themselves with gaping holes. For them, the draft gives the franchise a golden opportunity to stockpile young talent. Granted, we all know that Jon Gruden loves veterans, but the nucleus of the...

Raiders TE Cook Should Thrive In 2018

Oakland Raiders TE Jared Cook
If you look at the Raiders offense, Jared Cook remains on the roster.

Raiders 2019 Draft Profile: CB Blace Brown

Oakland Raiders Draft Prospect Blace Brown
Why would the Raiders even consider Brown? If you look at his probable position coach, that should explain it. Derrick Ansley played at Troy and ranks second on the school’s all-time list with 19 interceptions.

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