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Raiders Release Marcel Reece

Elias Trejo – Sep 26, 2016

The Oakland Raiders have released Marce Reecel according to Doug Kyed a Patriots Beat Reporter. Reece who was suspended for the first three games of the season is one of the handful of players who were on the roster before Reggie McKenzie took over. Reece had been with the Raiders since 2009 and enjoyed a couple of Probowl appearances as a fullback. 




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Why the Raiders Will Be Playing in Los Angeles in 2016 and the Rams Are Staying in St. Louis

Elias Trejo – Jan 6, 2016

The time has come for the owners to gather and vote on which project they prefer for the NFL's relocation to Los Angeles. In one corner you have mega-billionaire Stan Kroenke and his Inglewood proposal and in the other corner you have the tag team of Mark Davis and Dean Spanos and their Carson proposal. This is the classic handicap match that the WWE would be proud of. The unlikely partnership between the Chargers and Raiders is like when Hulk Hogan shocked everyone and joined the NWO. It was weird, didn't  make a lot of sense but it changed the landscape of wrestling.  Meanwhle, Kroenke is Golberg who doesn't lose, but is his time coming? 

Can Latavius Murray and Raiders Defense Rebound Against Vikings

Elias Trejo – Nov 14, 2015

The Oakland Raiders defense and Latavius Murray need to bounce back this week against the Vikings. After allowing the Steelers offense to do whatever they wanted and letting them get into scoring positin late in the game the Raiders defense needs to have a much better performance against the Vikings. Murray, after being knocked out of the game, has to bounce back this week and show he can be reliable on every play and take care of the ball. 


Raiders AFC Standings Update After Loss to Steelers

Elias Trejo – Nov 9, 2015

The Oakland Raiders are currently in 8th place in the AFC after their loss to the Steelers this week. To find out more about what that means for their playoff chances and how they can still get the 5th seed watch this. 


It Wasn't Me: Raiders Aldon Smith Checks Into Rehab

Elias Trejo – Jul 29, 2016

According to TMZ Aldon Smith has checked into rehab. This was after a video surfaced on Periscope that appeared to show Smith smoking a blunt. The video ended with Smith saying, "They don't know it's me, it's not like I put Aldon Smith." This isn't that big of a blow for the Raiders because he was not going to be eligible to play until November, but it's not exactly good news for the Raiders. 

Oakland Raiders Facing Key Injuries Heading Into Week 10

Elias Trejo – Nov 8, 2015

The Raiders suffered a couple of key injuries in their game against the Pittsburgh Steelers. Running back Latavius Murray was knocked out of the game on a hit by former Raider Mike Mitchell. The hit caused a crucial fumble that would help change the outcome of the game. You can't blame Murray for letting this one go as it appeared that he was knocked out for a brief moment immediately after the hit. This will be Murray's second concussion in less than a year so the odds of him missing next week's game are good. It's important to be safe when it comes to head injuries and you have to think about the long term. UPDATE: There is a possibility that Murray will be fine for next week




Opinion

Football Is Back: Thoughts on the Silver and Black

Andrew Flores – Aug 13, 2016

Football fans are rejoicing as football is officially back and while preseason is constantly joked about it can be an important time for really gauging a team. With that said here are my thoughts on the Raiders debut.

The Raiders Are Just Better Than the Rest of the AFC West

Elias Trejo – Jul 29, 2016

First off, I just want to say that it feels great to be back from my hiatus. I've been sitting in the rafters watching and waiting like Sting did back in the WCW. It's finally time for me to come down and lay the bat down. All of these positive articles about the Raiders making the playoffs, winning the division, and maybe making a deep run into the playoffs are making me feel like I am reading the Raider Nation Times. It may be the first time everyone agrees on something. The Raiders are just the better team in the AFC West. Here's why. 


Raiders Still Trying to Find Identity After 2-1 Start

Elias Trejo – Sep 26, 2016

The Oakland Raiders have started their season 2-1 after defeating the Tennessee Titans this Sunday. Each of their games have been decided by seven points or less. Their two wins have come on the road and their only loss was at home. The Raiders have another road game next Sunday against the 3-0 Baltimore Ravens and that will be a true test to see what this team is really made of and who they really are. This is what we know so far. 

Oakland Raiders 2016 Draft – Why Connor Cook Makes Sense

David Wilson – May 4, 2016

The selection of Connor Cook, and the fact that the Raiders traded up to get him has been given an awful lot of press time during and after the draft process.


NFL Draft 2016 - What to Expect From the Oakland Raiders

David Wilson – Apr 26, 2016

As we get to within two days of the draft, with free agency having played itself out (very favourably for the Raiders), the Raider Nation is wondering what they are going to get over this three day event.




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While We're All In A Good Mood...

Captain Jack Rack Levy – Dec 1, 2016

A little over 96hours ago, I and a few members of the Orlando Raider Nation who’ve I’ve been friends with for years were basking in the glory of a hard-fought win… a true “Gut Check” Victory which were the norm of the great Raiders’ teams of the 70’s I had the pleasure of sharing my formative years of my childhood.  Back then, Sunday afternoons were NBC 4PM Eastern games with Curt Gowdy providing the sounds in his gravelly, booming voice, discussing the exploits of a Lamonica or Stabler first down pass to Biletnikoff, or a crunching hit by members of the ‘Soul Patrol’ Jack Tatum or George Atkinson against an unsuspecting receiver crossing the middle (my fondest memories being a Steeler like Lynn Swann getting crunched!!)

Things Are Just Starting to Get Interesting...

Captain Jack Rack Levy – Nov 20, 2016

I’m kind of out of my element presently as I write this, as my thoughts and emotions are mixed with euphoria, surprise, apprehension, amazement, derision and wonder.  Today, as I again work on this article, it’s a Sunday… another Sunday without Raider football, although we’ll all be earnestly watching the results on tomorrow’s Monday Night Football.  Annnnnnd… as of now, we are truly BACK IN FIRST PLACE in the AFC West, as our favorite (Gaaaaagh!!) opponents in Kansas City laid an egg today, losing to the lowly Tampa Bay Sucs!!  Bwaaaahaaaahaaaaa!!!



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