Fish fry at the Coliseum on Sunday

The Oakland Raiders return home on Sunday to face the Miami Dolphins after being thoroughly whipped by the Pittsburgh Steelers. This will be a chance for them to have their second consecutive sell out after a string of 11 straight home blackouts. The odds seem against a second consecutive sellout however. Raider fans are not […]

Oakland Raiders WR Chaz Schilens suffers setback

Oakland Raiders wide receiver Chaz Schilens has suffered another setback in his attempt to recover from a foot injury that has lingered since the offseason. Schilens reportedly reinjured the foot that he originally injured in 2008 in a non-contact drill during a joint practice with the San Francisco 49ers. The injury originally cost him the […]

No suspension for seymour

Oakland Raiders defensive tackle Richard Seymour was fined $25,000 by the league for his slap of Ben Roethisberger in the second quarter of Sunday’s Raiders-Steelers tilt. The incident went down when Ben Roethlisberger completed a 22 yard touchdown pass to Emmanuel Sanders with 1:30 left in the first half. Following the play Roethlisberger approached Richard […]

Wanted: consistent quarterback play

The Oakland Raiders offense hit the brick wall of the Pittsburgh Steelers defense and could not get out of their own way as they were held to 182 total yards and three points. The prime mover of the Raiders offense this season has been their running game, and more specifically Darren McFadden. McFadden only had […]

Raiders getting healthy for late run

The Oakland Raiders have used the bye week to get their team healthy as they prepare for their final seven games and a chance for their first playoff birth since 2002. Cornerback Nnamdi Asomugha who sprained his ankle late in the Raiders 33-3 win over the Seattle Seahawks has resumed practicing after missing the game […]

Kiffin denied cash

Former Oakland Raiders head coach and current USC head coach Lane Kiffin had his arbitration case denied by the NFL, thus ensuring that Al Davis won’t have to pay the remainder of his contract. This decision finally closes the book on the ill-fated experiment of Kiffin as a head coach in the NFL. He was […]

Oakland Raiders first in AFC West

Now it can be said, after ten weeks of play the Oakland Raiders are in first place in the AFC West. The Raiders and the Kansas City Chiefs have identical records, but based on tiebreakers the Raiders are in possession of first place. The Raiders started off slowly limping out of the gate to a […]

Ford hauls in truckload of awards

Oakland Raiders rookie receiver/ kick returner Jacoby Ford hauled in two awards for his performance against the Kansas City Chiefs on Sunday. ESPN’s AFC West Blogger Bill Williamson named him “High Energy Player of the Week” earlier in this week for giving his team a “significant boost.” Ford was also named the AFC special teams […]

Raiders just cutting it loose

The Oakland Raiders have a chance to get key players back over the bye week. Cable also restated that they are still not where they want to be. Throughout the season Cable has repeatedly said that the team needs to “just cut it loose<” which he explained means, “stop worrying and have fun with it.” […]

Raiders step up in clutch

The Oakland Raiders limped into their critical AFC West matchup with the Kansas City Chiefs missing key players on both sides of the ball. However, they played out Cable’s mantra of team first and other guys stepped in to fill the void. The biggest name on the injured list entering this game was All World […]

Coliseum sold out: Join the crowd

The streak is over! The Oakland Raiders have announced that they have sold out the Oakland Coliseum and the game will be televised on the local CBS affiliates for the first time this year. This means that the Oakland Coliseum is going to be loud and proud and the place to be for the Raider […]

Raiders workout Grove

Former Oakland Raider center Jake Grove was brought in for a workout with Samson Satele being limited with a knee injury and Jared Veldheer settling in at left tackle. Grove was originally a second round pick of the Oakland Raiders in the 2004 draft. He started 46 games for the Raiders between 2004 and 2008 […]