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NFL Locks Week 5

By Nathan Rush, 2 weeks 1 hour ago
These are the NFL betting locks for Week 5. This week’s games include Cam Newton, Christian McCaffrey and the bye-week-rested Panthers running over a Giants team struggling and in-fighting; Jon Gruden’s frustration continuing in his return to coaching; Chiefs wonderkind Patrick Mahomes trying to score at least 21 points on a dominant Jaguars defense; and one of the NFL’s...

Oakland Raiders vs. Los Angeles Chargers Prediction and Preview

By Antwan Staley, 2 weeks 1 day ago
The Oakland Raiders finally got into the win column last week as they defeated the Cleveland Browns 45-42 in one of the best games of the season so far. Now the Raiders will look to pick up win No. 2 of the season on the road against the Los Angeles Chargers. Speaking of the Chargers, they also won last week as they defeated the San Francisco 49ers 29-27.   Sunday will be the 117th all-...

Cleveland Browns vs. Oakland Raiders Prediction and Preview

By Antwan Staley, 3 weeks 1 day ago
The Cleveland Browns celebrated like they won their first Super Bowl last week. For the first time since Dec. 24, 2016, the Browns won a game as they defeated the New York Jets 21-17. Their opponent this week, the Oakland Raiders, weren't as successful in their last outing.   The Raiders have lost their first three games of this season in Jon Gruden's return to the team. After...

Oakland Raiders vs. Denver Broncos Prediction and Preview

By Antwan Staley, 1 month 6 days ago
Two old AFL franchises will renew their rivalry this Sunday as the Oakland Raiders travel to Mile High Stadium to take on the Denver Broncos. Head coach Jon Gruden's return to the Raiders didn't go according to plan, as he lost his 2018 debut 33-13 against the Los Angeles Rams. Oakland committed three turnovers, including a pick-six by Marcus Peters.   Denver, on the other hand,...

Monday Night Football: Los Angeles Rams vs. Oakland Raiders Prediction and Preview

By Antwan Staley, 1 month 1 week ago
Two West Coast teams will conclude the NFL's Week 1 slate when the Oakland Raiders host the Los Angeles Rams in the second game of the "Monday Night Football" doubleheader. The Raiders have been in the news plenty this offseason, most recently because of a transaction that took place over Labor Day weekend.   Last Sunday, the Raiders traded Khalil Mack, a two-time All-...

Fantasy Football Team Names for Every NFL Team

By Athlon Sports, 1 month 2 weeks ago
Finding a great fantasy football team name can be a chore. That's why it's best to leave it to the experts. We rounded up a list of the best and even slightly vulgar fantasy football team names and have them linked below alphabetically by NFL team. So if you're a fan of the Cowboys or really hate the Browns, or if you just want to tell your league that you drafted Julio Jones, you...

NFL Scouts Talk Anonymously About AFC West Teams

By Athlon Sports, 2 months 1 week ago
Kansas City is the AFC West defending champion but all of the attention is on Oakland and Jon Gruden's return to the sideline. The Chiefs are turning their offense over to second-year quarterback Patrick Mahomes while Gruden is hoping he can bring the best out of Derek Carr although the biggest questions for the Raiders come on the other side of the ball.   Denver is starting...

Oakland Raiders Fantasy Football Team Names

By Athlon Sports, 2 months 2 weeks ago
What are the best fantasy football team names for Oakland Raiders fans? Look no further. Whether you're looking for great, funny, clever, old, new or stupid fantasy football team names to match your favorite team — the Oakland Raiders — we've got it right here.    The best fantasy football team names are often created by looking at the team's top players. For...

Oakland Raiders 2018 Team Preview and Prediction

By Athlon Sports, 3 months 1 week ago
The Raiders have generated plenty of buzz for a team that followed its first trip to the playoffs since 2002 with a disastrous 6-10 faceplant last season. All it took was for owner Mark Davis to convince Jon Gruden to leave the Monday Night Football broadcast booth and return to Oakland for a second stint as Raiders coach. Gruden signed a 10-year, $100 million contract to replace Jack Del Rio,...

25 Greatest Tight Ends in NFL History

By J.P. Scott, 5 months 2 weeks ago
It could be argued that no position has changed more in the NFL’s history than the tight end. Once primarily a sixth offensive lineman who would catch the occasional pass, tight ends have become key cogs on offense.   Some tight ends are so critical to a team’s passing attack in the current NFL that entire packages are designed to fit their individual skill sets. The extra...