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The President of the Oakland Tourism Board is NOT amused
The NFL is full of long-standing rivalries filled with bitter animosity that helps to ratchet up the intensity on any Sunday the two squads square off. One of the rivalries that has defined the AFC West since the days of the AFL is the one between Oakland and Kansas City. Historically, both teams have enjoyed dominant stretches, but both have had trouble finding success recently (as in the last decade or two). But their lack of success on the field hasn’t done much of anything to quiet the passion or vitriol of their fan bases. Last season, tight end Kevin Boss made the move from the New York Giants to Oakland to be a Raider, and he didn’t understand the Chiefs-Raiders rivalry. Now that he’s on the Chiefs, though, totally gets it.
“I was in Oakland for such a short period of time that it wasn’t really something where I really understood the whole Chiefs-Raiders rivalry,” Boss told KCSP-AM in Kansas Cit...
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In a tweet that has since been deleted, Raiders rookie Christo Bilukidi bragged on Twitter that he dodged a $428 ticket because he was a member of the team.
1. Chemistry in Denver: They got their guy. The only question left is whether or not the likes of Eric Decker and Demaryius Thomas can speak his language. If they pick up Peyton’s system, watch out. If they cannot, Denver’s season will be in trouble early on. 2. Oakland’s youth movement: There has been a [...]
The Kansas City Chiefs have placed backup tight end Martin Rucker on injured reserve with a right knee injury that will require surgery.
The Chiefs made the move official Wednesday while in the midst of a three-day minicamp.
Rucker hurt his knee during one of the Chiefs' voluntary offseason workouts June 1. He was signed as a free agent to provide depth behind Tony Moeaki,...
The Oakland Raiders will have their final mandatory mini-camp this week in Alameda, California. The mini-camp marks the end of the Raiders' offseason program as the players will step away from the team until training camp in late July.
So far this offseason the Raiders have had three organized team activities and a rookie mini-camp in preparation for the 2012 season. As the...
Tight end Tory Humphrey signed with the Raiders. A veteran of 31 career NFL games, he spent part of the past three seasons with the Saints. Humphrey, who played at Central Michigan, also played in 24 games over three seasons with the Packers, with 11 of his 13 career catches coming while playing in all 16 regular-season games fr Green Bay in 2008. He will be battling for a roster...
Kansas City Chiefs running back Jamaal Charles indicated that he’ll be ready to go when training camp starts at the end of next month.
“When they let that cape off me, I’m ready to go. I’m ready to put my cleats back on and punish everybody in my way,’’ said Charles
Charles also added that he feels strong enough to play in a game right now. He’ll be examined...
Terrelle Pryor's rookie year in the NFL amounted to a false start.
The former Ohio State star quarterback entered the league late through the supplemental draft, served a five-game suspension for infractions from college and then got on the field for only one aborted play for the Oakland Raiders last season.
That's why this offseason has been so crucial for Pryor, who is...
The Oakland Raiders will finish in last place this year. And history will eventually judge this season as the most impressive and important since Rich Gannon led the Raiders to the 2003 Super Bowl.
Finally, after years of confusion, chaos, and a commitment to the total antithesis of excellence, the Oakland Raiders have become a football team.
With every move, whether it is trimming...
Atlanta doesn't have the hardest schedule in the world this year, but they do some extremely tough opponents early on. Right off the bat Atlanta faces the Kansas City Chiefs. KC didn't fare too well last year finishing 7-9. Former head coach Todd Haley was fired after a 5-8 start and reported tension with the front office. Interim head coach Romeo Crennel took over and helped...
The Raiders 2012 offseason took another step forward today with the first day of a 3 day minicamp running through Thursday. As always, TFDS will attempt to sift through all of the information that comes from the camp and use it to predict what it means for 2012 and beyond.
First, much may be made about the fact that the Raiders had 100% participation. I in no way wish to take...