The NFL Draft process does not end with the nomination of “Mr. Irrelevant”. After selecting D.J. Hayden on Thursday, Menelik Watson and Sio Moore on Friday and seven other players during the third day of the draft, the Oakland Raiders turned their sights on what is called the “8th Round”. After searching through the vast pool of undrafted free agents, [...]
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Do you believe in miracles? D.J. Hayden certainly does. He has gone from a near death experience to the 12th overall pick in the 2013 NFL Draft. As Don King would say “Only in America.” Reggie McKenzie had his first 1st round pick with the 3rd overall selection in the 2013 Draft, but he decided he could get his top [...]
To get to the picks that I finally decided on, I took many things into account. First and foremost, team needs. Given the laundry list of needs on the current team, that doesn’t exactly narrow it down much. Second, is “best player available” at the time of their pick. I also considered which way I think Reggie McKenzie may be leaning, given his history and comments he’s made in regards to his approach as a GM.
The 2013 NFL Draft is right around the corner and several mock drafts suggest the Oakland Raiders will be selecting Florida’s DT Sharrif Floyd with the third overall pick.
We continue our Draft Possibilities series with two inside linebackers who caught the Oakland Raiders attention during the scouting and player evaluation process: Kevin Reddick and Kiko Alonso.
In the history of the NFL, the Oakland Raiders have played on Thanksgiving Day a total of 6 times. They have a .500 record in those games, most recently losing to yearly participants, the Dallas Cowboys 24-7 in 2009. Prior to that, the team hadn’t missed a Turkey Day with their families since 1970 where they lost to the other [...]
Rolando McClain’s career with the Oakland Raiders is over after just three years. Earlier today, the Raiders have waived the former eighth overall pick in the 2010 Draft, following a series of issues, both on and off the field.
If you almost break the Oakland Raiders franchise record for most passing yards in a single season, you’re probably a pretty good quarterback in the NFL. If you lead your team to just four victories on 14 games, you’re most likely one of the worst. Oddly enough, both sentences apply to Carson Palmer
Today, the Raiders have traded Palmer to the Arizona Cardinals, in exchange for a swap of late round picks in this year’s draft, in addition to a conditional seventh round selection in 2014. Also, the Raiders have signed their eight free agent of the season in cornerback Tracy Porter.
The Oakland Raiders will have a new quarterback in the upcoming season and his name is Matt Flynn. The Raiders reached an agreement with the Seattle Seahawks to obtain the former Green Bay Packer in exchange for a 5th round selection in the 2014 draft and a conditional pick in 2015