Oakland Raiders Articles

The beauty of the NFL Draft lies in its unpredictability. Teams move up in the draft to nab a player they particularly covet. Others move back in the process because the guy they have targeted can be selected later. Some teams reach on a player...
Braden Gall
2 years ago
The first round of the 2013 NFL Draft is complete and 32 new faces have joined the ranks of professional football. Some will play right away and become instant Pro Bowlers like first-rounders Matt Kalil, Andrew Luck, Doug Martin and Robert...
Braden Gall
2 years ago
The NFL has got it all figured out. The most powerful, popular and lucrative sport in the history of sports has turned its annual schedule release into saliva-inducing, must-see TV for football-starved fans across the country. And for the most...
Braden Gall
2 years ago
No one team has been affected more in free agency than the Super Bowl champion Baltimore Ravens. The Ravens will look vastly different when they take the field this fall, especially on defense. Other teams that have seen a lot of roster turnover...
Mark Ross
2 years ago
West Virginia quarterback Geno Smith entered the NFL Scouting Combine already perceived as the best passer in a clustered Class of 2013 — a group of signal-callers that includes USC’s Matt Barkley, NC State’s Mike Glennon, Florida State’s E.J....
Nathan Rush
2 years ago
Baltimore won the Super Bowl, but as it relates to Athlon Sports’ early ranking of NFL teams for next season, not ALL of the spoils go to the victor. San Francisco, who came up short against the Ravens in Super Bowl XLVII on Sunday night in New...
Mark Ross
2 years ago
It seems that each year the NFL is filled with a handful of great teams that just seem to blow it when it comes to the playoffs, never realizing their full potential by making it to the Super Bowl. Teams like the Denver Broncos and New England...
Braden Gall
2 years ago
In selecting an all-time Super Bowl team, it is important to establish clear criteria. While there is nothing more subjective than all-time teams, the criteria certainly includes individual performance, but performance that leads to team success...
Braden Gall
2 years ago
What defines a great play? Degree of difficulty? Gravity of the moment? The greatness of the players involved and their place in NFL history? Entertainment factor? How about all of the above. Game-winning touchdowns, heroic out-of-body...
Braden Gall
2 years ago
Few positions in football have evolved as much as the tight end — which has morphed from that of old school glorified sixth offensive lineman to modern giant slot receiver. Keeping that role reversal in mind, we rank the 25 greatest tight ends in...
Nathan Rush
2 years ago
A betting preview of every game (against the spread) on Sunday and Monday in Week 14. Locks of the Week Three of the worst teams in the league will be flown over by the sputtering J-E-T-S, soaring Dirty Birds and upstart Hawks. Jets (-...
Nathan Rush
2 years ago
The Denver Broncos aim for their 10th win of the season when they take on the Oakland Raiders tonight at 8:20 p.m. ET on the NFL Network. The Broncos (9-3) have won seven games overall and have already clinched the AFC West division title. The...
Mark Ross
2 years ago
NFL Week 14 previews and predictions for every game on the schedule: Broncos (9-3) at Raiders (3-9) Denver MVP candidate Peyton Manning had his best game of the season against Oakland in Week 4, throwing for a season-high 338 yards, three...
Nathan Rush
2 years ago
Depending upon your fantasy league setup, this is likely the last week of the regular season for you. If not, then you have a two-week push left to get into the postseason. Here are some updates on injured players, their status for the Week 13...
Corby Yarbrough
2 years ago
A year ago at this time being the worst team in the NFL didn’t seem like such a horrible thing. Waiting for the ultimate loser (and the runner up) were two potential franchise quarterbacks for the ages. In other words, how could you cry about a...
Athlon Sports
2 years ago
No more bye weeks. It’s all up to health and strategy from here on out to get you to a fantasy football championship. Here are some updates on injured players, their status for the Week 12 games or the outlook for their replacements. Beanie...
Corby Yarbrough
2 years ago
No more bye weeks. It’s all up to health and strategy from here on out to get you to a fantasy football championship. Here are some updates on injured players, their status for the Week 12 games or the outlook for their replacements. Darrius...
Corby Yarbrough
2 years ago
This is the last of the bye weeks. It’s all up to health and strategy from here on out to get you to a fantasy football championship. Here are some updates on injured players, their status for the Week 11 games or the outlook for their...
Corby Yarbrough
2 years ago
This is the last of the bye weeks. It’s all up to health and strategy from here on out to get you to a fantasy football championship. Here are some updates on injured players, their status for the Week 11 games or the outlook for their...
Corby Yarbrough
2 years ago
The end of the fantasy football regular season is coming into focus as we enter Week 11 of the NFL season. The good news is this is the last bye week that owners will have to deal with. The bad news is Week 11 is a pretty big one in terms of...
Mark Ross
2 years ago
The fantasy season is nearing its postseason. The weeks are winding down; the injuries are piling up. You need to stay ahead of everything in order to make that playoff push. Here’s some information on those that are on the Week 10 injury report...
Corby Yarbrough
2 years ago
A betting preview of every game (against the spread) on Sunday and Monday in Week 10. Locks of the Week Take the Manning Bros. to cover on the road against a pair of teams with a combined 1–7 record over their last four games. Giants (-4...
Nathan Rush
2 years ago
Here we are — the halfway point of the NFL season and six weeks away from the start of the fantasy postseason for many. Injuries are making lineup decisions harder — sometimes easier in the committee world of some positions — and bye...
Corby Yarbrough
2 years ago
A betting preview of every game (against the spread) on Sunday and Monday in Week 6. Locks of the Week Take the birds in a pair of blowouts over a couple of teams who have made a trend of getting blown out on the road so far this season....
Nathan Rush
2 years ago
Choosing the right defense/special teams unit for your fantasy football team is not a decison that should be taken lightly. Last season, three DSTs (San Francisco, Philadelphia and Houston) scored 180 or more fantasy points. That total put them...
Athlon Sports
2 years ago

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