Found July 27, 2013 on Silver and Black Daily:
  What up RaiderNation? Welcome to this week’s edition of My Two Cents, with your favorite senior citizen Raider fan, Old Timer. This week, we are going to talk about something that is all over the media right now, the Raiders giving what had been Tracy Porter’s number, to Charles Woodson, who had originally worn that number when he first [...]

Charles Woodson Jersey Tiff Demonstrates Continued Culture Problem in Oakland Locker Room

Well, these are the stories you get stuck with during the longest offseason in sports. Charles Woodson has landed back where he started his career — in Oakland — where the future Hall of Famer will almost certainly wrap up his career and cement in place in Silver and Black lore. During his first stint in with the Raiders, Woodson was one of the elite corners in the league. He...

Matt Flynn looking like the Raiders top quarterback

  According to Scott Bair of,  quarterback Matt Flynn is clearly the Raiders number one guy right now. Quarterback Matt Flynn is clearly the No. 1 guy at this point, and looked the part with several accurate passes to the right receivers. Coach Dennis Allen liked Flynn’s effort but wants more consistency than the quarterback and other members of the passing game...

Top two Raiders draft picks enter camp on PUP list

According to Steve Corkran of CSN Bay Area, both first round pick D.J. Hayden and second round pick Menelik Watson have been placed on the non-football injury list. They will not participate in the team’s first practice in training camp on Friday. Hayden was hospitalized this offseason due to surgery to remove scar tissue in his abdomen. It was directly related to the surgery...

Raiders Training Camp Day 1 Notes

As the Oakland Raiders open their first day of camp, many questions are answered and the journey to the regular season begins. My information comes from Raiders beat writers via Twitter and can be found on Twitter as @LeviDamien  @ChrisMcClain  @CorkOnTheNfl (Steve Corkran)  @VicTafur @AsherMatthews. I will be compiling all of their information throughout training camp. For...

Raiders training camp day two, quick hits

Here are some quick hit thoughts on the Raiders' Saturday training camp. The team has practice on Sunday at 9:20 am, their first session in pads: -UDFA Conner Vernon has been a fan favorite ever since the team signed him immediately following the draft. He earned further support after Dennis Allen mentioned him by name, saying that Vernon had caught his eye after minicamp...

McFadden looks forward to return to old system

Darren McFadden hopes that going downhill will be just the tonic to revive his career with the Oakland Raiders. Back in a familiar offense that suits his running style perfectly, McFadden is looking to bounce back from a disastrous 2012 campaign and return to the big-play back he was for the two years Hue Jackson ran the Raiders' offense. Oakland switched schemes after Jackson...

Raiders sign former Pro Bowler

The Oakland Raiders have signed free agent offensive lineman Andre Gurode. General manager Reggie McKenzie announced the deal Friday just hours after Gurode worked out for team officials at training camp. Gurode has played in 151 games with 127 starts in 10 seasons with Dallas and Baltimore. He was active for two games with Chicago last season but did not see action. Gurode was...

Raiders Camp Notes Day 2

The Raiders had their second day of training camp practice today. Here are some notes. My information comes from Raiders beat writers via Twitter and can be found on Twitter as @LeviDamien  @ChrisMcClain  @CorkOnTheNfl (Steve Corkran)  @VicTafur @AsherMatthews. I will be compiling all of their information throughout training camp. For all Raiders updates follow the writers...

Sifting through Raiders Training Camp day one

Some thoughts about what to make of the first day of Raiders 2013 training camp. -Starting Battles: A lot of training camp is about who is standing out but it’s obviously too quick to say much for the first day. However, if this year’s coaching staff is similar to last year’s, a lot can be gleaned from who starts practices. Last year’s coaching staff hardly changed the...

Raiders sign center Andre Gurode

credit: getty images The Oakland Raiders continue to add castoffs. Andre Gurode is the latest player to sign a contract with the Raiders. Gurode, 34, has not appeared in an NFL game since 2011. He spent 2012 with the Chicago Bears but they opted to cut him loose in December. From 2006-2010 Gurode was a Pro-Bowl center for the Dallas Cowboys. He has not approached that level since...
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