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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? 




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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. 

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


Raider Nation Saturday: Oakland Raiders Making the Playoffs and Other Good Reads

Elias Trejo – Oct 3, 2015

Back in 2011 when we launched this site we were tired of the lack and type of coverage the Raiders were receiving in the National Media. Everything was negative and it was well deserved because our team wasn't playing very well. After about 10 years of negativity I wanted to create a place where the Raider Nation could come and enjoy reading what's being said about the Raiders. 


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. 

Who is the Best Fantasy Football Player in the Raider Nation?

Elias Trejo – Sep 25, 2015

Do you think you have what it takes to be the best Fantasy Football player in the Raider Nation? If so it's time to put your money where your mouth is. We have created a Raider Nation Only league on FanDuel. 20 Players will be accepted to play and the Top 6 Players will win. The Entry fee is only $5 to join and you'll be playing against our site as well. 




Opinion

Oakland Raiders 2016 Full Seven Round Mock Draft

David Wilson – Apr 9, 2016

In all the years that I have been covering the Raiders and doing mock drafts, 2016 is by far the most difficult to predict.

Scouting Report – William Jackson III – CB

David Wilson – Mar 5, 2016

In the run up to the 2016 NFL Draft, Raider nation Times will bring you scouting reports on players linked to the Raiders, or players in areas of need that the team might consider.


Oakland Raiders could shock us all come draft day

Andrew Flores – Apr 25, 2016

The draft is 3 days away and so far this year’s draft has been anything but predictable. Yet with the 14th overall pick the Raiders could very well shock us all. While general manager Reggie McKenzie has always taken the best player available, this draft is different as the Raiders have no obvious needs and could gamble on elite talents with injuries in order to continue building a legitimate contender. Talents like Myles Jack, Jaylon Smith, and Karl Joseph are all likely to slide come draft day, while no one knows how far they will slide. These players are all blue-chip talents, and while they won’t make an instant impact they very well could develop into all-pro talents at their positions. Further the precedent for the Raiders to shock us by going against the grain has already been set, after all Reggie did gamble on D.J. Hayden in 2013 and while that didn’t set the best precedent. This move established that Reggie isn’t afraid to go against the grain, with that said here is my mock draft.

This Is Where the Raiders Belong

Raul Martinez – Jan 6, 2016

When I started writing for this blog, I made myself a promise that I would not broach the subject of the Raiders potential relocation until the end of the season. I felt that I owed that to the Raiders who had finally seemed to put an exciting and competitive team on the field. I didn’t want to ruin what looked to be the most promising season in a decade, with an article about a subject that can only serve to divide the fan base and take away from the pleasure of seeing our beloved silver and black’s reemergence to relevance.


Grading the Oakland Raiders 2015 Draft Class

David Wilson – Jan 1, 2016

As this season nears it’s end, we now have now had enough football played that we can make a reasonable attempt to grade the Raiders 2015 Draft class.




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Is a Move to San Antonio... Temporary or Not... Best for the Raiders?

Captain Jack Rack Levy – Jan 19, 2016

I’ve been a Raiders’ fan since 1972, growing up in Philadelphia and ‘discovering’ the Raiders at the behest of my classmate, one Kenny Blanda.  Yep, Kenny stated his ‘uncle’ played for the Raiders and I should ‘check them out,’ and what I fell in love with was a hard-hitting, ever grinding and (usually) winning football team with a logo of a bad-ass Pirate instilling its personal pain on its opponents.  The Raiders’ football member cadre in the form of Tatum, Atkinson, Thomas, Villapiano, Johnson, Hall, Sistrunk, Matuszak, Hendricks and the like physically emoted the words of Facenda’s ‘Autumn Wind’… ‘They’ll knock you around and upside down, and laugh when they’ve conquered and won.’ 

Raiders End Season On Low Note With Road Loss In Kansas City.

Terrell White – Jan 6, 2016

 Holla At Me Raider Nation! I said before the season started, and when the crazy "Raiders in the Playoffs" chatter began that this team was going to end up being 7-9. Sometimes, I really hate being right! Well, so much for Oakland going .500 this season. As we all know, the Raiders lost the last game of the year on the road to their bitter division rivals, the Kanas City Chiefs. If you've been following the Raiders as long as I have - then it's been a while since we've seen the team end a season with a winning record. Despite the outcome of the teams final game, you (as a Raiders fan) have to feel better about the direction the team is headed in, then you did a couple of seasons ago. However, before we get too far into the future, we need to deal with the present (time to fire some people!!) and recent past.



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