Found July 24, 2012 on The Penalty Flag:
Back in the seventies, former hall of fame Pittsburgh Steelers coach Chuck Noll stated the Oakland Raiders are the “criminal element” of the NFL. This moniker was given to the Oakland Raiders when George Atkinson blindsided Lynn Swan one game, but many commenters in the media continue to present this false moniker to describe the [...]

Oakland Raiders: Team Officially Announces Louis Murphy Trade

The Oakland Raiders have officially announced that they have traded Louis Murphy to the Carolina Panthers.  The transaction, which was first reported this morning by Yahoo’s Jason Cole via Twitter, sends Oakland’s top wide receiver in 2009 and 2010 to the NFC South in exchange for a “conditional draft pick.”  Neither team has disclosed the [...]

Did the Oakland Raiders make a mistake in trading Louis Murphy?

What’s up RaiderNation? I am sure you have all heard the news of the Murphy trade to Carolina by now. But was this trade a big mistake on the part of the Raiders? Of course, there is no way to know how all of this will pan out right now. But let’s take a closer [...]

Bergstrom, Criner Still Unsigned: Why?

The Oakland Raiders are 4 days away from the start of training camp in beautiful Napa Valley. Yes, it’s that time of year when the coaches and players get together to train and study in preparation for the season. That moment they (and we) have all been waiting for with an amazing amount of anticipation. [...]

Darrius Heyward-Bey Reverses Course, Pleads No Contest

“After investigating all the procedures and all the chain of events it appears not everything was done according to the rule of law, and there may be some questions that need to go before a jury.” This was a statement from Ivan Golde, Darrius Heyward-Bey’s attorney, just under a month ago after a pre-trial hearing [...]

Can Darren McFadden Stay Healthy In 2012?

This year is huge for the Oakland Raiders organization; everybody knows that. This will be the first full year that the Raiders will play without the most infamous member of the franchise overlooking each game. Al Davis has been the man in charge since 1972; not only does the front office look different this year, but the fans are hoping that the play on the field will too. Since...

Raiders ready for 1st camp since Al Davis' death

The uniforms are the same familiar silver and black the Oakland Raiders have worn for decades. The roster contains the fastest collection of players in the NFL. And the offense features a quarterback who wants to throw the ball deep. Those are just some of the many familiar standards that still exist as the Raiders head to their first training camp since death of owner and architect...

Louis Murphy reportedly traded to the Panthers

Getty Images According to Jason Cole of Yahoo! Sports, the Oakland Raiders have traded wide receiver Louis Murphy to the Carolina Panthers. The Raiders are loaded with young talent at the receiver position and Murphy didn’t have a great year in 2011 after only recording 15 receptions for 241 yards. We don’t know what the Raiders have received in compensation just yet.  I would...

Oakland WR Louis Murphy Traded To The Carolina Panthers

FINALLY!!!!!!!! This is such a bias article to produce my own agenda but hey its still sports news. I don’t know who spoke some sense into my Panthers, but we are finally filling out our WR spots. Yahoo Sports reports that Louis Murphy has been traded to the Panther but details of the trade have not been disclosed. With three seasons with the Raiders, Murphy caught 90 balls...

Reports: Raiders deal WR Murphy to Panthers

The Raiders have traded wide receiver Louis Murphy to the Panthers in the second trade between the teams in four months, according to multiple reports. What Oakland received in return wasn't immediately known. Murphy has 90 career receptions for 1,371 yards and six touchdowns in three seasons since being a fourth-round pick out of Florida. However, he posted career lows of...

Raiders Murphy traded, veteran pick ups soon to follow

The Oakland Raiders traded Louis Murphy to the Carolina Panthers for an conditional 7th round draft pick and now the Raiders don’t have to worry about spilled milk in Murphy anymore. Louis Murphy has been underwhelming as a wide receiver last year and most Raider fans have been worrying about what to do with Murphy. Releasing Murphy after [...]

Jerry Rice caught on camera doing the Dougie posted a video via of former Hall of Fame NFL wide receiver Jerry Rice doing the Dougie at the Harrah’s Tahoe American Century Golf Championship after party. Check out the video below. Rice comes into the picture at the 1:15 mark.
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