Found April 02, 2012 on BroncoTalk:

RaiderTalk - BroncoTalk's 2012 April Fool's joke - a satirical-yet-intrinsically nightmarish Oakland Raiders blog.

At 12:01 a.m. last night, April 1, 2012, BroncoTalk – Denver Broncos Blog and News transformed into a terrifying alternate reality: RaiderTalk.

April Fool’s… but there were quite a few negative reactions. We lost Twitter followers. We got a smattering of angry emails (some who said later they were April Fooling us themselves. Possible). We think some of those people actually weren’t reading, saw an Oakland Raiders logo, and flipped out.

Which is totally understandable.

The joke wasn’t on you, Broncos fans; it was on the Oakland Raiders. From Raiders relocation poll options (“I think the Raiders should go to Hell”) to Top 10 Coaches since 1995 (that’s one every 1.7 years) to copyright ownership of their deceased owner’s name, we covered the Oakland Raiders for a day the only way we could imagine: with a heavy dose of satire and self-mockery.

Here’s the rundown of posts from yesterday:

We had a ton of fun, but the day-long satire made us feel dirty, and it’s truly great to be back in the orange and blue. We’ll have a collection of reactions from comments, email and Twitter later today. In the meantime we bellow, as always, a hearty…

GO BRONCOS!!!


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