Originally posted on borisdiawtime.blogspot.com  |  Last updated 2/29/12
Oakland Raiders 2011 Record:  8-8 PPG For: 22.4 (16th) PPG Against:  27.1 (29th) 2012 Cap Number:  $140,861,316 Draft Position:  In the arms of a cornerback…as in, they traded all their picks for Carson Palmer, who consistently puts his passes in the arms of a cornerback. I’ll give this to the Oakland Raiders; they certainly have demonstrated an unparalleled commitment to consistently being the dumbest franchise in the NFL. How else would you describe a team that, despite finishing just one game out of the playoffs at 8-8, still manages to be a total laughingstock? Believe me, we’ll all be telling the story of the 2011 Raiders to our grandchildren someday: “And then, just when it looked like the Raiders would be successful, the evil Al Davis rose from the grave to trade 27 first round picks for…(cue the evil music) CARSON PALMER!!!”

I’ll tell you what; since the Raiders are so irrelevant and since you and I both care about them so little, why don’t I keep this as brief as possible, OK? Good.

Ios_download En_app_rgb_wo_45

Roddy White backs off criticism of role in Falcons offense

David Blatt: Kevin Love to fully practice for first time Saturday

Woodson: Manning interception 'has eluded me for 18 years'

Johnny Manziel's grandfather's lake house burns down

Report: CC Sabathia already at Connecticut rehab facility

What’s going on with the Eagles and Chip Kelly?


Jim Caldwell telling Lions to not talk about controversial call

Ronda Rousey will be co-hosting SportsCenter on Wednesday

Report: Prospective St. Louis NFL stadium gets $158 million naming rights deal

Former Gators legend Neal Walk dies at 67

WATCH: Astros give Buster Olney champagne shower

Hope Solo accused of slamming nephew’s head into cement

All Sports News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

By clicking "Sign Me Up", you have read and agreed to the Fox Sports Digital Privacy Policy and Terms of Use. You can opt out at any time. For more information, please see our Privacy Policy.
Get it now!
Ios_download En_app_rgb_wo_45

Greg Hardy: Ready to come out ‘guns blazing’ post-suspension

Report: CC Sabathia already at Connecticut rehab facility

NHL hockey is back and that’s awesome

Jake Arrieta's sweet ... sinker?

10 matchups to watch during NFL Week 5

Top 10 storylines for Week 6 of the college football season

Astros pitch their way to 3-0 win in WC game

Arrieta-Cole, objectively one of best playoff matchups ever

The controversy and numbers behind the 'CONCACAF Cup'

Why the Thunder starters need to stay healthy

Today's Best Stuff
For Publishers
Company Info
Follow Yardbarker