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Report: Oakland Raiders to Name Jack Del Rio New Head Coach

Elias Trejo – Jan 14, 2015

The Oakland Raiders coaching search is over. According to ESPN's Adam Schefter the Raiders will officially hire Jack Del Rio. Del Rio will be the second head coach hired by the Mark Davis and Reggie McKenzie regime. Del Rio has a 68-71 record as a head coach and is looking to improve that with the Raiders.




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Raiders Close to Getting New Stadium Deal in Oakland

Elias Trejo – Sep 3, 2014

Mark Davis and the Raiders need a new stadium and their search has taken them to San Antonio and Los Angeles while the City of Oakland tries to figure out a way to finance and build a new stadium to keep the Raiders in town. 

Mark Davis Will Not Sign Another One Year Lease Agreement in Oakland

Elias Trejo – Aug 13, 2014

Oakland has been the home of the Raiders for a long time and in the heart of many it may always be. However, without a new stadium deal for the Raiders they could find themselves with no other choice but to leave home. This is not what Mark Davis wants and it's not what many fans want either, but the city may be leaving them with no choice. The Raiders need a new stadium and what they have now is unacceptable.

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NFL Owners Starting to Talk About the Raiders Stadium Issues

Elias Trejo – Aug 1, 2014

Everyone knows the Raiders need a new stadium and now the right people are starting to address it. Art Rooney the II recently said that "something is going to have to give." in an interview with SiriusX NFL Radio. Mark Davis made headlines when he visited San Antonio and  it was a very smart move by Davis. Not only did he send a message to Oakland city officials, but now he has the National Media and other owners talking about the Raiders stadium situation publicly. 


Oakland Raiders Signing Wide Receiver Vincent Brown

Elias Trejo – Sep 15, 2014

The Oakland Raiders worked out former Chargers wide receiver Vincent Brown today and per ESPN Insider Adam Caplan he is signing with the Raiders as he has cancelled his workouts with other teams. This should give Oakland a boost on offense and may help rookie quarterback Derek Carr on offense. 

Mark Davis Releases Statement on Report of Raiders Talking to San Antonio Officials

Elias Trejo – Jul 29, 2014

According to MySanAntonio.com Mark Davis met with several San Antonio officials on July 18th about a potential relocation to the Alamo City. Davis is looking for a new stadium for the Raiders and he is open to moving the team if he can't get a new stadium in Oakland. 




Opinion

Oakland Raiders – Free Agency Period Shaping Draft Strategy

David Wilson – Mar 13, 2015

It has been a mixed bag for the first few days of free agency, and while Reggie McKenzie has made a few excellent deals and signed some good players at need positions, there are still big holes left to fill on this roster, and the Raiders lost out on some players they would like to have had.

Analysing The Free Agents The Oakland Raiders DIDN’T Sign

David Wilson – Mar 12, 2015

We have seen plenty of analysis of the free agents signed so far by the Raiders, but there have been a number of names linked to Oakland that have then gone on to sign with other teams.


Oakland Raiders Sign RB Trent Richardson

David Wilson – Mar 17, 2015

Today the Raiders signed Trent Richardson, reportedly to a two year contract worth a $4million if Richardson meets all the incentives.

Oakland Raiders Free Agency Signing Grades

David Wilson – Mar 11, 2015

During the first few hours of the free agency period, and the three day ‘legal tampering’ window, I monitored twitter with some frustration regarding the Raiders situation. Not because of the lack og big name signings but because of the blind panic by some in the Raider Nation when the Raiders hadn’t locked up every top free agent in the top 20 by the end of the first day.


Oakland Raiders 2015 Draft Prospects – Middle Linebacker

David Wilson – Feb 24, 2015

If the Oakland Raiders can fill the huge void at middle linebacker in this year’s draft, it will make a massive difference to the performance of their defense.




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Clem Daniels, Wall of Great Raider Memories: Art Powell, An Oakland Raider Legend

Damali Binta – Apr 12, 2015

In mathematics, we have existence and uniqueness theorems. I will forever remember the visit I had with Oakland Raider legend Clem Daniels while sitting under a historical framed photo of Al Davis with players on the practice field in 1963. My deep interest in the Oakland Raiders exists, and the uniqueness of my journey is evident. 

RNT Writer Drives an NFL/HOF Advocacy Campaign (One question gets to President Obama’s Ears; Will My NFL Questions get to the “Media” Ears?)

Damali with students

Damali Binta – Mar 28, 2015

To inspire “hot” discussions in class, I often raise questions and let the students debate and use mathematical or statistical data to justify their viewpoints. Most of the time I find a way to use the Oakland Raiders’ historical data to spur conversations and analytical thinking. I now know that my strategy is working and getting the attention of others.


RNT Writer Drives an NFL/HOF Advocacy Campaign with Questions (One question gets to President Obama’s Ears; Will My NFL Questions get to the “Media” Ears?)

Damali Binta – Mar 28, 2015

To inspire “hot” discussions in class, I often raise questions and let the students debate and use mathematical or statistical data to justify their viewpoints. Most of the time I find a way to use the Oakland Raiders’ historical data to spur conversations and analytical thinking. I now know that my strategy is working and getting the attention of others.



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