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Monday Night Football: Denver Broncos vs. Oakland Raiders Prediction and Preview

By Antwan Staley, 1 month 1 week ago
What a week it has been for the Oakland Raiders as they prepare to face the Denver Broncos on "Monday Night Football" to close out Week 1.   Just months after acquiring Antonio Brown from the Pittsburgh Steelers for a third- and a fifth-round pick, the Raiders released Brown on Saturday afternoon, just days before their season opener. This happened after the Raiders took away...

Fantasy Football Team Names for Every NFL Team

By Athlon Sports, 1 month 2 weeks ago
Finding a great fantasy football team name in 2019 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 Patriots, or if you just want to tell your league that you drafted...

NFL Scouts Talk Anonymously About AFC West Teams

By Athlon Sports, 2 months 5 days ago
The Kansas City Chiefs were the story in the AFC West last season behind the eye-popping numbers put up by MVP Patrick Mahomes. The Chiefs have Super Bowl aspirations but don't forget about the Los Angeles Chargers, a team that made the playoffs last season and could take another step forward this season.   The Denver Broncos are looking to turn things around with a 60-year-old, first...

5 Ways the Oakland Raiders Will Be Better Than Last Season

By J.P. Scott, 3 months 3 weeks ago
The 2018 NFL season was very much one that the Oakland Raiders and their fan base would like to forget. After signing Jon Gruden to a $100 million deal, the Raiders proceeded to make strange personnel decisions all season long en route to a 4-12 record. Gruden led the effort to trade Oakland's two best players — Khalil Mack and Amari Cooper — only to watch his team struggle in...

25 Greatest Tight Ends in NFL History

By J.P. Scott, 6 months 3 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...

Monday Night Football: Denver Broncos vs. Oakland Raiders Prediction and Preview

By Antwan Staley, 9 months 4 weeks ago
Monday night's game between the Denver Broncos and the Oakland Raiders won't be unique just because it is on Christmas Eve. It will be special because it could be the Raiders' final game played at the Oakland–Alameda County Coliseum.   Raiders owner Mark Davis is moving the Raiders to Las Vegas in 2020. Since the city of Oakland recently sued the Raiders and the rest of...

Pittsburgh Steelers vs. Oakland Raiders Prediction and Preview

By Antwan Staley, 10 months 2 weeks ago
Although the teams don't play each other every year, the Pittsburgh Steelers will renew their rivalry against the Oakland Raiders on Sunday. Both sides will be trying to snap their losing streaks.   After defeating the Jacksonville Jaguars in Week 11, the Steelers (7-4-1) have lost two in a row but still have a slight lead in the AFC North over Baltimore (7-5). Pittsburgh's...

Kansas City Chiefs vs. Oakland Raiders Prediction and Preview

By Antwan Staley, 10 months 3 weeks ago
The rivalry between the Kansas City Chiefs and Oakland Raiders dates back to when the two teams debuted in the AFL in 1960 (when the Chiefs were the Dallas Texans). But more recently, this series has been one-sided, kind of how this game is shaping up to be.   The Chiefs (9-2) are coming off of their bye and have the best record in the AFC. The Raiders (2-9) are struggling in all facets...

Oakland Raiders vs. Arizona Cardinals Prediction and Preview

By Antwan Staley, 11 months 5 days ago
Legendary coach Vince Lombardi said it best: "Winning is habit. Unfortunately, so is losing." For both the Oakland Raiders and Arizona Cardinals, the quote holds a lot of truth.   As the two teams will meet this Sunday, both will be hoping to get back on the winning track after suffering a lot of losing this season. Oakland has lost its last five games; the Raiders' last win...

Los Angeles Chargers vs. Oakland Raiders Prediction and Preview

By Antwan Staley, 11 months 1 week ago
The Los Angeles Chargers and the Oakland Raiders couldn't be on opposite ends of the spectrum if they have tried. The Chargers are one of the hottest teams in the NFL, while the Raiders have been one of the league's most disappointing.   After beginning the season 1-2, the Chargers have won five games in a row. Two of the Chargers wins have come on the road, including last week...