Raiders break bucking Broncos 20-19

[picapp] In a game that was worthy of the lineage of the Denver Broncos-Oakland Raiders rivalry, the Raiders won 20-19 in a thriller at Invesco Field at Mile High to put a dent in Denver’s playoff hopes. This was a rematch of a 23-3 drubbing in week three. The lead changed hands several times and former […]

Recent history has Raiders spoiling Bronco playoff hopes

For those folks who think that the 4-9 Raiders are a lock to lose to the 8-5 Broncos, haven’t been paying much attention lately. And when I say lately, I mean in not just recent weeks but recent seasons. Those same people must not know much about this intense rivalry either. It is well documented […]

Raider Bronco rivalry one for the ages

The Oakland Raiders and Denver Broncos face off on Sunday for 98th time. The history of this rivalry says to forget the records of the two teams, and get ready for an intense game. The intensity if the rivalry was ratcheted up between 1995 and 2008 whilst former Raider Head Coach Mike Shanahan led the […]

TFDS offers condolences on Chris Henry

The thoughts and prayers of the Raider Nation go out to the Cincinati Bengals, the Bengals fans, as well as the family and friends of Chris Henry. He lost his battle for life this morning after falling out of a pickup truck yesterday. This is a time when the color of the jerseys no longer […]

Thoughts go out to Chris Henry

It has been reported that Bengals receiver Chris Henry is in intensive care after a major car accident. Adam Schefter, via twitter, refuted earlier reports that Henry had died. When something like this happens, football gets put in perspective. I know I can speak for Rob & Levi when I say that our thoughts and […]

Charlie Frye is the guy

WIth Bruce Gradkowski’s injury and JaMarcus Russell’s inept play, Charlie Frye will be the next in line to quarterback the Oakland Raiders. He has been named the starter for Sunday’s game against the Denver Broncos. Waiting in the wings behind him is recent signee J.P. Losman.   It was not much of a surprise that […]

Raiders Week 14: Ballers & Busters

The Redskins came to town as one of the tougher teams in recent weeks despite the fact that they had just 3 wins on the season. They came within a chipshot missed field goal of beating the undefeated Saints and have given every other team they have played all they could handle. Sunday was no […]

ESPN’s Bayless: The Snow Job was a fix

The Raider Nation has long believed that the infamous tuck rule call was a fix. Now, nearly 9 years later, some support for that theory that many NFL fans try to marginalize as worthy of a ‘tin hit’ has emerged from an unlikely source: ESPN’s Skip Bayless. Our colleagues over at Xtra Point Football recently […]

Redskins scalp Raiders 34-13

The Raiders offens fell apart once Bruce Gradkowski went down to injury and JaMarcus Russell took the field to a chrous of boos. The offense that Gradkowski led to 188 first half yards could only muster 39 yards in the second half. Once the offense fell to pieces the defense was not far behind.   […]

Q&A With Washington Redskins writer

Recently had a question and answer with Mark Newgent who is the Washington Redskins writer for The Raiders and Redskins are teams that are currently in a very similar situation. They are once proud franchises that have fallen under hard times. Both teams know the pain of having Norv Turner as their head coach. […]

TFDS? Raiders updates? There’s an app for that

Looking for a way to get Raider news and information delivered right to your iPhone orAnroid? Well, we got an app for that! There is now a free TFDS app available for both iPhone and Android avialble right here. These apps are made possible by a partnership between our parent site and Notice software. […]

Al’s lost misfit toys need to stay lost

[picapp] Earlier this season I theorized that the only chance the Raiders had to succeed this year is if a few specific players were to come down with the injury bug. The idea being that there were certain Al Davis favorites that Cable was being forced to place in the starting lineup due to the […]

Randy Hanson rejoins Raiders and other notes

Just when it seemed safe to report on the Raiders. They have a 2-1 record since benching quarterback JaMarcus Russell. The black cloud of allegations that had lingered over Tom Cable dissipated. Randy Hanson has returned to the fold for the Raiders in the personnel department.   It seems like an odd move for a […]

Former Raiders Moss and Burgess disciplined

The Providence Journal is reporting that the New England Patriots have sent home former Raiders Randy Moss and Derrick Burgess for being late for an 8 a.m. meeting Wednesday. In addition to Moss and Burgess, the other players were linebackers Adalius Thomas and Gary Guyton, according to the report. The players were apparently delayed by “weather conditions”, and […]