Found March 03, 2013 on The Penalty Flag:
PLAYERS: Carson Palmer
TEAMS: Oakland Raiders
Let’s get something straight Raider Nation. The Oakland Raiders need Carson Palmer to remain on the team if this team has any chance of recovering in the next couple of seasons, because the, “Let’s throw Palmer under the bus.” rhetoric is getting a little tired at this point. The 2012, 4-12 season wasn’t Palmer’s fault and any person who tries to argue otherwise is not living in reality. I’d like see any quarterback try to succeed with limited receiving options, an offensive line running a blocking scheme with an offensive coordinator that doesn’t know how to run the scheme properly, running backs that can’t stay healthy, a defense that leaks like a sieve and a rookie head coach who struggles to manage the team properly in his first season... Read more

Oakland Raiders: 5 Biggest Questions Heading Into 2013 Offseason

The most pressing question involving the Oakland Raiders this offseason is how head coach Dennis Allen will respond to a dismal first year at the helm.Although all of the blame does not lie with Allen, he certainly isn't exempt from any flack. The hiring of already-failed Greg Knapp as his offensive coordinator was eyebrow-raising to everybody but Oakland's front office...

My Two Cents: Oakland Raider Possible Salary Cap Casualties Part 3

What up RaiderNation? Welcome to this week’s edition of My Two Cents, with your favorite old geezer Raider fan, Old Timer. This week we will finish up our discussion on the possible salary cap casualties on the Raider roster. We have already discussed all but the defensive side of the ball who are set to be either exclusive rights free [...]

Report: Raiders not expected to use the franchise tag on Shane Lechler

According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, the Oakland Raiders aren’t expected to use the franchise tag on punter Shane Lechler. With Lechler set to hit the free agent market, it looks like the Raiders will go with Marquette King as their punter in 2013.   Need NFL Tickets? var _CI = _CI || {}; (function() { var script = document.createElement('script'); ref = document.getElementsByTagName...

Terrelle Pryor Presents Raiders with Unique Opportunity

The struggles of the Oakland Raiders since their 2002 Super Bowl Appearance have been well recognized by the rest of the NFL and fans everywhere. From 2003 on, Oakland has gone an abysmal 49-111 in the 10 seasons since that championship appearance, and along the way the Raiders have produced an endless number of organizational low lights. The worst of which include drafting JaMarcus...

Don’t Come Back Jamarcus Russell!

As an Oakland Raiders fan, I can say that I truly HATE JaMarcus Russell.  He’s apparently taking his NFL return seriously. I just watched a video where Russell was being mentored in physical and football training by former QB Jeff Garcia. Let me take you back to my draft day in April of 2007: My … Continue reading »

Fantasy Football Player Profile – Darren McFadden, RB

Darren McFadden, RB, Oakland Raiders Player Profile Height/Weight: 6-1/218 Birthdate: 8/27/1987 School: Arkansas FANTASY FOOTBALL ANALYSIS Oh Darren McFadden. Oh DMC. Will you ever put it all together? That is the question every fantasy owner asks himself before hitting enter to draft McFadden. And most often it comes down to promise and this kid has it spewing from both ears. But...

2013 Oakland Raiders

1.)   Who knows what the Raiders plan to do with Terrelle Pryor at this point. They chose not to play him until the last game. I thought he looked good in that start, despite getting no help from his receivers. He had the offense moving as well as it did all year. 2.)   Did the … Continue reading »

Raiders’ Terrelle Pryor, Darrius Heyward-Bey & others have a “Harlem Shake” video too

I guess it’s the NFL’s turn to get in on the “Harlem Shake” phenomenon. The Raiders’ Terrelle Pryor, Darrius Heyward-Bey, Jacoby Jones and a few others decided they wanted in and shot their own. Yeah, I’m not a fan. See the problem is that the Miami Heat set the bar ridiculously high with theirs. First off, there’s costuming, they start the video in their warm ups...
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