Found April 23, 2012 on Silver and Black Daily:
The 2011 season was the most productive campaign yet for Oakland Raider’s wide receiver Darrius Heyward-Bey.  DHB finished the year with 975 receiving yards, good enough for 20th in the NFL.  His 64 catches and 4 touchdowns are respectable numbers for a slot receiver or a tight end.  Heyward-Bey, however, is neither of those. Darrius [...]

Oakland Raiders give Terrelle Pryor a chance to succeed.

Oakland Raiders QB Carson Palmer is confidently headed into the 2012 season as the starting quarterback. Palmer was not the savior that former coach Hue Jackson thought he would be and the Raiders let their playoff hopes fall to their division rivals The Denver Broncos. With not a lot of time left on the horse, the clock is ticking on the sunset of Palmer’s career and the Raiders...

Don't expect Raiders to trade up into 2nd round

There have been numerous discussions, some partially stoked by a question asked Raiders GM Reggie McKenzie.  Here's the link to the article and here is the question and response given by McKenzie: Q: What are the chances of your trading into the first or second round?A: "You know what, there's always ways of trading up, trading into, trading back. It's just a matter...

Mark Davis wants to keep the Raiders in Oakland

Oakland Raiders owner Mark Davis knows his team needs a new stadium and he prefers to stay in Oakland rather than head back to Los Angeles, via Monte Poole of “Oakland is my preference, though,” he said. “I see us as an urban team, being in a city. I want it to work here. I’d like to stay here. “But we have to find a way to (generate more revenue)...

Rolando McClain underwent stem cell treatment

According to Casandra Andrews of, Oakland Raiders linebacker Rolando McLain asked his agent to look into stem cell research after dealing with pain in his knee over the past couple of seasons. “I’ve been having two seasons of nagging pain in my knee,” said McClain. It didn’t take long before McClain headed down to Gulf Shores where radiologist  Jason R. Williams performed...

Tale of the Tape: Dave Tollefson

The most hotly sought after player that the Raiders signed in free agency wasn't starting RG Mike Brisiel, starting LB Philip Wheeler or former starting CBs Ron Bartell or Shawntae Spencer, it was former Giants backup DE Dave Tollefson.  When the Raiders signed him to a 2 year contract there were reportedly offers or interest from other teams as well including the Giants...

New era for Raiders heading into draft

For nearly a half-century, Al Davis ran the Oakland Raiders' draft room in his own unique way. He coveted speed and size, seemingly ahead of almost all other attributes. His picks often baffled so-called experts and other teams, with some turning into surprising successes and others into notable flops. Now there's a new man in charge in Oakland. General manager Reggie McKenzie...

Oakland Raiders 7-Round 2012 Mock Draft

Photo Credit: Tony Gonzalez/ The Silver and Black has seen a total makeover since the regime handed over the keys to general manager Reggie McKenzie.  The new GM addressed the club’s gameplan in a press conference for the upcoming 2012 NFL Draft earlier this month. Considering the massive mess that was left when he entered the organization, McKenzie and company...
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