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...

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.

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.

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 C Hudson Established Rep As Best In NFL

Oakland Raiders Center Rodney Hudson
While skill position players capture the lion’s share of the praise, Raiders center Rodney Hudson deserves more.

FPC Raiders Square Up: Where Amari Cooper Stands

Oakland Raiders WR Amari Cooper
After three years, Amari Cooper remains a talented yet enigmatic player. With all of the skills needed to dominate the AFC West, Cooper’s place should sit atop of the division. Yet, many would disagree. For this question FPC Raiders writers Chris Simmons, Ray Aspuria,...

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 WR Cooper Must Raise Play

Oakland Raiders WR Amari Cooper
The prior coaching staff waxed poetic about getting Amari Cooper involved in the offense. Every week we were graced with empty hackneyed rhetoric. There were moments when it seemed the Oakland Raiders finally dialed in on their dynamic wide receiver. Moreover, when asked about the...

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...

2018 Raiders: Way Too Early Predictions

Oakland Raiders CB Gareon Conley
With the season still four months away, now is the time to get wild speculation out and over with. The Raiders could embark on a memorable season.

Corner Market: Raiders Open Nickel CB Competition

Raiders DB Daryl Worley
Outside of perhaps Rashaan Melvin and Gareon Conley -- who will square up on wide receivers on the boundaries -- the Oakland Raiders cornerback gigs are up for grabs.

Incomplete Comparison: How Raiders HC Gruden Stacks Up

Oakland Raiders head coach Jon Gruden
From the moment Jon Gruden accepted the job, critics lined up and questions his motives. Well, 100 million dollars pretty much solves any questions. Not to mention, the ability to lead a franchise back to prominence. Despite what anyone says, the NFL needs a...

Young Players Impress Gruden During Raiders OTA

Oakland Raiders OT Kolton Miller
After the first day of OTAs, Jon Gruden actually beamed about his team. For a coach known for coveting veteran players, Gruden complemented the rookies and spoke openly about how he views them.

Hali Could Provide Raiders With Insurance, Mentoring

Possible Raiders target DE Tamba Hali
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