Raiders Mission: Stopping Von Miller

Raiders Rival Von Miller
When the Raiders take the field on Sunday, they will renew hostilities with a familiar foe. For the last eight seasons, Miller dominated opposing tackles and destroyed backfield with burst and surprising power. As a result, teams alter their blocking schemes and gameplans to...

Much Needed Raiders Adjustments

Oakland Raiders Head Coach Jon Gruden
When the Raiders fell at home to the Rams, the topic began to slowly turn towards the Broncos. With that said, how does Jon Gruden adjust on the fly? Here are the ways. Find Cooper Yesterday, Gruden mentioned seeing the All-22 footage. In the footage, Cooper...

Raiders/Broncos: Four Points to Ponder

Oakland Raiders QB Derek Carr
As we look to the Raiders' next game, they will face off against the Denver Broncos. One of the areas where this team absolutely needs to improve is with their second half adjustments. The Raiders fell flat in the second half. They did not...

Raiders Rival: 2018 Broncos’ Backs and Receivers

Raiders Rival Royce Freeman
When the Raiders roll into Denver, they look to erase the thought of the 33-13 Monday night loss.

Rams Humiliate Raiders in Opener, 33-13

Oakland Raiders Head Coach Jon Gruden
In Jon Gruden’s first game back at the helm for the Raiders in sixteen seasons, the LA Rams pummeled Oakland 33-13.

Week 1 AFC West Rivals Wrap

AFC West Rival Tyreek Hill Torches Chargers
After countless grueling weeks without football, the first NFL Sunday has already come and gone. For those not counting, this leaves the fans 16 more Sundays with regular season NFL football. Three teams who have made the most of this fraction of the season...

Three Keys to a Raiders Victory vs. LA

Raiders QB Derek Carr
Raiders football is finally back!  Jon Gruden's return kicks off with a Monday Night Football special against the Los Angeles Rams. This will be quite the test for Derek Carr and company on Monday. Oakland will go against a dominating defense, led by newly...

Raiders Opinion: Gruden Assumes Full Control of Destiny

Oakland Raiders Head Coach Jon Gruden
If Jon Gruden turns on the TV this morning, he will see a much different landscape than one he left.

Raiders/Rams: Five Questions

Oakland Raiders QB Derek Carr
As the Raiders head into their Monday Night Football face off against the Rams, this game feels like it will be defining moment for head coach Jon Gruden. Gruden encounter Sean McVay, his former assistant, after an offseason full of questions. His return to...

Raiders/Rams: Breaking the Phillips Curse

Oakland Raiders TE Jared Cook
When Jon Gruden steps onto an NFL sideline on Monday, a light should flicker on. The NFL he left is not the league he finds today.

Raiders Defense: Stopping the Rams’ Offense

Oakland Raiders DC Paul Guenther
In reality, no one knows what the defense will resemble. Now, the Raiders and their fans are wishing for something positive.

FPC Raiders Interview: Inside the LA Rams

Raiders quarterback Derek Carr (4)
When the Raiders open the 2018 season, they will face a hungry Rams team. FPC Raiders editor Andrew Kelly gives us a look inside. In light of the Mack trade, where do you see the Rams attacking the Raiders on the defensive line? I see the...

AFC West Preview: Chargers or Chiefs?

Afc West/LA Chargers QB Philip Rivers
In life, few things are certain. The AFC West remains unpredictable.

Raiders DE Brown Ready for Opportunity

Raiders DE Fadol Brown
When you’re on an NFL team’s practice squad and a team like the New England Patriots come sniffing around, it’s hard to blame a player for eyeing the program Bill Belichick built in the East. However, through some persistence -- not to mention a...

Raiders WR Cooper Needs to Step Up

Oakland Raiders WR Amari Cooper
Similar to how Amari Cooper has chiseled his physique, it’s imperative the Oakland Raiders bulk up the fourth-year wide receiver’s production. The 24-year-old Alabama product has transformed his body into an impressive one ready to sustain the rigors of the NFL. Cooper’s equipped with...

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My 2018 MLB Awards

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