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Raiders LB Marquel Lee
“What a difference a year makes” certainly rings true for Marquel Lee. The Oakland Raiders’ 22-year-old second-year linebacker is ascending the depth chart at a rapid rate and appears to have a hold on earning the starting middle linebacker gig. That’s very different from a...

Raiders Preseason: Silberman Makes Strides

Oakland Raiders OL Ian Silberman
The dark horse to make the Oakland Raiders 53-man regular season roster? Look no further than Ian Silberman does.

Raiders/Rams Preseason Game Preview

LA Rams RB Todd Gurley
On Saturday, the Oakland Raiders head down to LA to face the Rams.

How the Raiders Need to Avoid Drama

Oakland Raiders QB Derek carr
Although the Raiders enjoyed a successful 2018 preseason debut, the elephant in the room remains.

Raiders Opinion: LT Penn Makes Sound Decision

Oakland Raiders tackle Donald Penn.
When Donald Penn agreed to restructure his deal, a collective smile filled the fanbase. The Raiders keep a Pro Bowl-caliber left tackle.

2018 Raiders Preseason Overview: Secondary

Oakland Raiders CB Gareon Conley
The Oakland Raiders defense has been terrible for the past couple of years. Outside of All-World  end Khalil Mack, the Raiders defense became known for poor play and inconsistency. The worst part about the Raiders defense remained their secondary; as a result, Jon Gruden emphasized...

Raiders/Lions Recap: Three Up, Three Down

Oakland Raiders DT PJ Hall
On Friday, the Raiders kicked off their 2018 preseason with a six-point victory over the Lions. The team played like those weeks in Alameda began to irritate them. On both sides of the ball, the team looked quick. Unlike 2017, the Raiders played with...

Raiders Recap: By the Numbers

Raiders QB Connor Cook
During the Raiders/Lions game, Oakland played well enough. With the eyes of the fanbase locked on, the Raiders began their second voyage with Jon Gruden. Granted, a 16-10 score looks great. However, points aside, the game provided a myriad of numbers to digest. [youtube...

Raiders Defeat Lions, 16-10 In Preseason Opener

Oakland Raiders head coach Jon Gruden
Although the score of a preseason game does not always represent how team fared. Yet, the Raiders defeated the Detroit Lions, 16-10.  Even meaningless preseason games contain truckloads of valuable insight and information.   Crisp Schemes For the first time in years, the Raiders played with a...

Raiders/Lions: Three Areas of Focus

Raiders HC Gruden and QB Carr
To start Jon Gruden’s second stint in Oakland, the Raiders welcome the Detroit Lions to town. Although preseason games do not count, in regards to standings, information and judgment abound. Whether a player can open eyes remains the goal from here on. The Raiders,...

2018 Camp Depth Issues Caused by Draft Mishaps

Oakland Raiders general manager Reggie McKenzie
In most preseason games, depth evaluation plays an important role. For the Raiders, that becomes of utmost importance. While the team rebuilt a flawed roster, several questions about quality depth still exist. Due to the Raiders exercising questionable draft strategy, the team still searches...

Redskins Should Trade for Khalil Mack

Having the future Hall of Famer will bolster Redskins defense and playoff opportunity When the Redskins drafted Preston Smith in the second round of the 2015 NFL draft, they couldn't have expected this.  In Smith's three years in the NFL, two as a starter, he...

Raiders/Lions Preview Interview

Lions Head Coach Matt Patricia
When the Lions enter this Friday, the Raiders and their fanbase will chomp at the bit for kickoff. Throughout the offseason, with rumors swirling, RaiderNation held fast to the belief that football cures stress. With that said, FPC Lions Managing Editor Matt Urben...

2018 Raiders Preseason: DL Overview

Raiders DE Bruce Irvin
With the NFL Preseason on the horizon, the Oakland Raiders have plenty on their plate to deal with.

First Raiders Depth Chart Release: Analysis

Oakland Raiders Depth Chart
Yesterday, the Raiders released their first depth chart of the postseason. While it does not contain Khalil Mack’s name, no one should be alarmed or worried. On the other hand, if you are a player that expected a higher placement, there is work still...

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