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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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RNT Writer Will Visit Oakland and Do Research

Damali Binta – Mar 14, 2015

One of the greatest experiences I had was to visit the Pro Football Hall of Fame two times in Canton, Ohio, and to meet the education director, Jerry Csaki. Another great visit is planned for March 18 - 20, 2015 with a dual purpose of doing research on the Oakland Raiders and visiting the Raiders' grounds, as well as attending a math conference at a research center in Berkeley, California.

Black History Speech Honors Historical Oakland Raider

Damali Binta – Feb 22, 2015

Excerpt from Speech for Black History Month, S.H.A.P.E. Community Center, 3815 Live Oak, Houston, Texas, February 21, 2015


How Reggie McKenzie is Solving the Raiders Biggest Issues of the Last Decade

Elias Trejo – Mar 20, 2015

Reggie McKenzie took over the Raiders in 2012 and success wouldn't be the word many people would use to describe his first three years as General Manager. His team has never won more than four games in a season and Jack Del Rio will be the third head coach for the team in McKenzie's short tenure. 

Raider Nation Times Writer to Visit Raiders' Headquarters

Damali Binta – Feb 10, 2015

Damali Binta always tells her students that it pays to do your homework. She has been invited to Berkeley, California to participate in a math conference, and she will arrive early enough in Oakland to visit the Oakland Raiders headquarters to do research. You have heard about the "Perfect Storm" now she is getting a chance to have a "perfect visit" in the town of her beloved Oakland Raiders.  Here is a link for more information.


Who Will the Oakland Raiders Keep on their 2015 Roster?

Elias Trejo – Jan 22, 2015

Reggie McKenzie said in Jack Del Rio's presser that the Raiders won't have as much turnover as they have had in the last two years. The Raiders could have the most cap space in the NFL according to OverTheCap.com. They currently sit 2nd behind the Jaguars, but if they end up cutting Matt Schaub, Lamar Woodley and Maurice Jones-Drew the Raiders could be closer to $70 million in cap space.



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