Oakland Raiders

Raiders Rival Cameron Wake

Raiders/Dolphins: Previewing the Miami Defense

When the Raiders roll into Miami, they will seek to end a brutal two-game slide. During this slide, the team faced established defenses, helmed...
Raiders CB Gareon Conley

Raiders CB Conley Finding Stride Early In 2018

If there is a throwback on the Oakland Raiders roster, it is cornerback Gareon Conley.
Raiders CB Rashaan Melvin

Raiders CB Melvin Looks To Build Off Week Two Interception

Up 12 spots to #11 in the ranks of opponent passing yards per game from this point last season, the Raiders have clearly made changes. Possibly the most significant change in the Raiders’ secondary this offseason could be Rashaan Melvin.

Combined Los Angeles Team

Ahead of the Chargers squaring off against the Rams, it kind if got me thinking......

Chiefs-49ers Preview: The Home Opener Has Arrived

When the Chiefs schedule came out, few thought the team would enter their home opening contest with a 2-0 record. After the two big road wins, the excitement has continued to rise coming into this Sunday. It will be Patrick Mahomes' first career home start as a Chief. The fans will be ready to get Arrowhead Stadium rocking like they do every home game. Let's go ahead and take a look at some headlines coming into Sunday's Chiefs-49ers game.
Raiders RB Marshawn Lynch

Raiders RB: So Far, So Decent

Over the first two weeks, you can see what Jon Gruden wants to accomplish. He...

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Raiders DE Bruce Irvin
During the all-important waning moments of fourth quarter last Sunday against the Broncos, he faltered.
Raiders Head Coach Jon Gruden

Sound Scheme, Failed Execution Hurts Raiders

Jon Gruden is proving he is not out of touch with today’s NFL, cast those 1998 jokes aside.
Raiders LB Tahir Whitehead

With No Pass Rush, Raiders LB Must Provide Their Own

Despite a brutal 20-19 loss, the Oakland Raiders can enjoy a bright spot, of sorts. The Raiders almost employ an entire new starting defense...
Raiders QB Derek Carr

Raiders Questions: Two Down, Fourteen Left

After two weeks, the Raiders sit at 0-2. While many reasons exist for the winless record, questions do arise as to how this team...
Raiders LB Marquel Lee and Tahir Whitehead

Raiders Linebackers Will Lead the Way

In looking at the Raiders new linebacker group, let us start with the Raiders middle linebacker. This position has been one where the Raiders...
Oakland Raiders QB Derek Carr

Raiders Lose Heartbreaker to Broncos, 20-19

In the second game under Jon Gruden, the Raiders entered Denver, only to see a twelve point lead evaporate.
Raiders Tight End Jared Cook

Raiders TE Cook Looks to Build On Week One

In his first game of the 2018 season, Jared Cook put the league on notice with a monster game of nine receptions and 180 yards.
Raiders S Reggie Nelson

Raiders S Nelson Needs Benching

With his signature dreads  and his penchant for being a ballhawk , Reggie Nelson quickly earned the Predator moniker.

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2018 AFC West Standings
1. Kansas City Chiefs (1-0)
2. Denver Broncos (1-0)
3. Oakland Raiders (0-1)
4. L.A. Chargers (0-1)

NFL Headlines

Sep 16, 2018; Landover, MD, USA; Indianapolis Colts linebacker Darius Leonard (53) celebrates with fans while leaving the field after the Colts' game against the Washington Redskins at FedEx Field. Mandatory Credit: Geoff Burke-USA TODAY Sports

Three Things to Watch For: Colts vs Eagles, Week 3

The Colts had an extremely impressive week two win in Washington where they held the Redskins to only nine points, the final score being...

Giants look to Connor Barwin and Lorenzo Carter in Vernon’s absence

The New York Giants have been without the services of outside linebacker Olivier Vernon since he suffered a high ankle sprain on Aug. 26....

Giants cornerback B.W. Webb to start in place of Apple at Texans

The New York Giants will look for their first win of the season without starting cornerback Eli Apple. Apple suffered a groin injury in...
Sep 16, 2018; Landover, MD, USA; Indianapolis Colts quarterback Andrew Luck (12) celebrates while running off the field after the Colts' game against the Washington Redskins game at FedEx Field. The Colts won 21-9. Mandatory Credit: Geoff Burke-USA TODAY Sports

ShoeStats: Week 3 @Philadelphia

The Colts come off their big win at the nation's capital and are flying high. Now they head due north the city of brotherly...

New England Patriots Week 3 Preview: Defensive Strategy vs Detroit Lions

The New England Patriots started off the 2018 season on the right foot outlasting a tough Houston Texans team 27-20 in Gillette Stadium in...

New England Patriots Week 3 Preview: Offensive Strategy vs Detroit Lions

The New England Patriots started off the 2018 season on the right foot outlasting a tough Houston Texans team 27-20 in Gillette Stadium in...

Giants at Texans: Week 3 Previews and Predictions

NEW YORK GIANTS (0-2, 0-1) at HOUSTON TEXANS (0-2, 0-1) NRG Stadium (Houston, TX) Television: FOX (Kenny Albert, Ronde Barber, Megan Olivi) 1:00 PM EDT   SERIES HISTORY This...

Through The Spyglass: Looking at the NFC South Week Three

For the time being, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers are sole owners of the NFC South. On Sunday, that could change. A divisional contest between...
Sep 16, 2018; Landover, MD, USA; Indianapolis Colts quarterback Andrew Luck (12) speaks with head coach Frank Reich during the second half at FedEx Field. Mandatory Credit: Scott Taetsch-USA TODAY Sports

Colts Game Previews: Week Three vs Philadelphia Eagles

Heading into week three, the Colts face, by far, their most difficult opponent. Heading into the City of Brotherly Love to take on the...

Week Three: Saints @ Falcons Preview

The New Orleans Saints pay their annual visit to Atlanta this week, with a lot of season implications on the line. The Saints are...

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One MLB Prospect Per Team that will Break Out in 2019

The 2018 Minor league baseball season is coming to a close and where some guys will be a late addition to their major league...
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NHL Atlantic Division Season Preview: Detroit Red Wings

2017-2018 Recap The Detroit Red Wings finished fifth in the NHL Atlantic Division with a record of 30-39-13 for 73 points. Poor play last year...
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NHL Atlantic Season Preview: Montreal Canadiens

2017-2018 Overview The Montreal Canadiens finished with a woeful record of 29-40-13 and 71 points. This placed les habitants 28thout of 31 teams. The fall was fast...

David Wright: Captain America

David Wright, captain of the New York Mets, is calling it a career after 14 seasons in the big leagues. Wright, 35, has valiantly...

NHL Atlantic Division Preview: Ottawa Senators

After finishing with the second-worse record in the National Hockey League last year, the Ottawa Senators traded their best player, Erik Karlsson, for four players and three draft picks over the summer. The Senators have launched a youth-based rebuild of the franchise.

A Report on a Hockey Analytics Conference in Ottawa

In today’s NHL, analytics can give teams a competitive advantage over opponents. The growth and importance of hockey analytics were two key takeaways from the fourth...

NHL Atlantic Division Preview: Buffalo Sabres

2017-2018 Overview The Buffalo Sabres finished last place with a record of 25-45-12 for 62 points. They also finished last in NHL scoring with only...

MLB Playoffs: September 18 Update

With just two weeks of the MLB season remaining Ben Rolfe takes a look at how the division stand and makes his predictions for how things will shake out.

Jacob deGrom: NL MVP

I'm already prepared for people blowing up my twitter account, pining for their favorite player. Javier Baez HAS to be MVP, he has the...

NHL Atlantic Division Preview: Toronto Maple Leafs

The addition of John Tavares strengthens an already-deep Toronto Maple Leafs roster and positions the Maple Leafs to make a strong effort to return the Stanley Cup to Toronto in the spring of 2019.