Indy Offense Shreds Raiders, 42-28

Colts QB Lucks completes pass versus Raiders
During the bye, the Oakland Raiders continued their headline domination. Despite entering Sunday’s game with a 1-5 record, Oakland captivated the football world with news of roster rumblings. Yet, they managed to play a mostly competent football game. However, the Colts beat the Raiders, 42-28.

Raiders Issues: Less Than Special Teams

Oakland Raiders ST Coach Rich Bisaccia
There is plenty of blame to go around concerning the Oakland Raiders 1-5 performance through the first six games.

ShoeStats Week 8: @ Oakland Raiders

Oct 21, 2018; Indianapolis, IN, USA; Indianapolis Colts quarterback Andrew Luck (12) points at the line of scrimmage against the Buffalo Bills during the first quarter at Lucas Oil Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Brian Spurlock-USA TODAY Sports
The Colts took care of business last week against the Bills, and look to do so against an inferior Raiders squad. This trip to Oakland is the last one before a much-needed bye in week nine. Here in ShoeStats, we will look into some...

2019 Raiders Draft Prospect: LB Cameron Smith

Oakland Raiders Draft Prospect Cameron Smith
For the Raiders, the yearly hunt for a middle linebacker never ends. Yet, Reggie McKenzie insists on waiting until the lower rounds to grab a middle linebacker. In Paul Guenther’s system, the Raiders need players in the middle with range and downhill ability. In Smith, Oakland could find a player in the second or third with the ability to cover, and make plays versus the run.

Raiders Quotes: Weirdness Abounds

Raiders quarterback Derek Carr (4)
When your team resides in the midst of a disappointing season, quotes become the source of hilarity and little information. Under those consequences, here are this week’s quotes that require more translation. Lee Smith, on reports of players lacking faith in Carr “All these reports about...

Raiders Opinion: Derek Carr, Now or Never

Raiders HC Gruden and QB Carr
Approximately 670 days ago, Raiders quarterback Derek Carr entered a game versus the Indianapolis Colts the presumptive MVP. When he left the field, his entire career changed. Now, the specter of doubt hovers over his career. With the Raiders seemingly punting on 2018, Carr’s...

Raiders Roundtable: The Cost of Tanking

Oakland Raiders Head Coach Jon Gruden
As the Raiders continue rebuilding for the future, many question the team’s timing and honesty.

Raiders 2019 Draft Preview: WR Anthony Johnson

Oakland Raiders Draft Prospect Anthony Johnson
With the trade of Amari Cooper, the Raiders need quality youth at receiver.

Raiders Observations: Colts Preview

Raiders Opponent LB Darius Leonard
When the Raiders welcome the Indianapolis Colts, clouds surrounding the organization will remain. In a rebuilding period, Oakland, specifically Jon Gruden has failed in building enough trust collateral with the fanbase.

Raiders/Colts Spotlight: Interview With FPC Colts

Raiders Opponent Andrew Luck
When the Raiders host Indy on Sunday, they wil face a team with established veterans mixed with young playmakers. Overall, the Colts will serve as yet another litmus test for the Raiders.

Raiders Opinion: Cooper Worthy of First Round Pick

Former Oakland Raiders WR Amari Cooper
People who say Cooper is not worth a first round pick are the reason players despise fantasy football.

Raiders Trade WR Cooper to Dallas

Former Raiders WR Amari Cooper
The Oakland Raiders set the price so steep for Amari Cooper. The majority of the NFL world laughed at the first rounder sticker price.

Raiders 2019 Draft Prospect Profile: RB Benny Snell

Oakland Raiders Draft Prospect Benny Snell
With Marshawn Lynch starting to slow down, the Raiders need a replacement. With Jon Gruden, the drafting of a hardnosed back remains his choice.

Raiders Quotes: Thoughts and Dreams

Oakland Raiders WR Amari Cooper
With the Colts on the schedule for Sunday, and the Raiders coming off a bye, plenty of quotes exist. As a result, the quote translator remains fired up and ready to roll.

Raiders 2019 Draft Prospect Profile: MLB Devin White

Oct 13, 2018; Baton Rouge, LA, USA; LSU Tigers linebacker Devin White (40) and Georgia Bulldogs wide receiver Jeremiah Holloman (9) during the second quarter at Tiger Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Derick E. Hingle-USA TODAY Sports
During Reggie McKenzie’s tenure, the Raiders continue to lack a playmaker at middle linebacker.

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