Oakland Raiders Articles

Despite the NFL’s undisputed status as the most dominant professional sports league, it needs some improvement. A few lingering issues still require some resolution. In particular, scheduling, both during the regular season and postseason...
John La Fleur
20 hours ago
Oakland Raiders Fantasy Football Team Names
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...
Athlon Sports
1 week ago
Is Marshawn Lynch the best NFL player ever to come out of retirement?   “Beast Mode” is back. Lynch, 31, was traded from the Seattle Seahawks to his hometown Oakland Raiders after sitting out the entire 2016 season. But he’...
Athlon Sports
3 weeks ago
Adrian Peterson
On Tuesday afternoon, the Minnesota Vikings announced that they will not exercise the option on running back Adrian Peterson’s contract. Now the 10-year veteran, seven-time Pro Bowler, four-time first-team All-Pro, three-time league rushing...
Antwan Staley
3 months ago
Greg Olsen
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...
J.P. Scott
4 months ago
Khalil Mack
For the second straight season, the Houston Texans will host a wild card game. The hope is that this year’s matchup goes a lot better than last year’s 30-0 loss to Kansas City.   The Texans’ (9-7) opponent this time will be...
Antwan Staley
5 months ago
Matt McGloin
Last week’s 33-25 win against Indianapolis was bittersweet for Oakland. Yes, the team won its 12th game of the season to remain on top of the AFC West, but it came at a high cost.   Raiders starting quarterback Derek Carr broke his...
Antwan Staley
5 months ago
Derek Carr
Fresh off of clinching its first playoff berth since 2002, Oakland returns home to face Indianapolis, a team that is still in the postseason conversation. The Raiders (11-3) now have their sights set on an AFC West title, while the Colts (7-7) must...
Antwan Staley
6 months ago
After 55 seasons in San Diego, this afternoon could be the last time the Oakland Raiders visit the San Diego Chargers at Qualcomm Stadium. Last month, the team’s new stadium ballot measure failed in San Diego County, as only 57 percent of the...
Antwan Staley
6 months ago
Justin Houston
The Oakland Raiders and the Kansas City Chiefs have been rivals since the inaugural season of the AFL in 1960. On Thursday night, they will play in one of the most important games in the recent history of the series.   On a short week, the...
Antwan Staley
6 months ago
Khalil Mack
This Week 13 game between the Buffalo Bills and the Oakland Raiders could have playoff implications for both teams before all is said and done, which is significant considering the two teams have the longest active postseason droughts (17 years for...
Antwan Staley
6 months ago
Khalil Mack
While the Oakland Raiders are having their best season since 2002, the Carolina Panthers are suffering from a bit of a Super Bowl hangover.   Carolina (4-6) did defeat New Orleans last week 23-20, but it didn’t come without a cost. The...
Antwan Staley
6 months ago
Derek Carr
¡Vamos a Mexico!   The NFL hits the road for the latest stop in the league’s international initiative and heads to Mexico City for a “Monday Night Football” game from Estadio Azteca. The environment figures to be a...
Bryan Fischer
7 months ago
Derek Carr
Two bitter division rivals are set to square off on “Sunday Night Football” with a lot more than an AFC West tiebreaker on the line as the defending Super Bowl champion Denver Broncos head to Oakland looking to stop a red-hot Raiders...
Bryan Fischer
7 months ago
For the second straight week, the Oakland Raiders will host an AFC West opponent, but this week it will be the Kansas City Chiefs that will come to the Oakland Coliseum.   Last Sunday, the Raiders edged out the San Diego Chargers 34-31...
Antwan Staley
8 months ago
Melvin Gordon
No matter where each team has been located, the San Diego Chargers and the Oakland Raiders have been bitter rivals since they both entered the NFL in 1960. On Sunday, they will continue their division rivalry, this time in Oakland.   Last...
Antwan Staley
8 months ago
Derek Carr
After their thrilling, season-opening victory in New Orleans, the Oakland Raiders will play in their home opener on Sunday afternoon against the Atlanta Falcons.   Last weekend, the Raiders overcame an 11-point deficit heading into the...
Antwan Staley
9 months ago
Some surprises, both the good and bad kind, in Week 1 in terms of fantasy performances by wide receivers and tight ends. Before we look ahead to Week 2, let’s see how my Week 1 advice fared.   Good Calls...   Start Donte...
Michael Horvath
9 months ago
The Black and Gold opens the franchise's 50th year of its NFL existence by hosting the Silver and Black. Both teams look to improve on their 7-9 records in 2015. The Raiders seek their first winning season since playing in Super Bowl...
John La Fleur
9 months ago
This is not the same Denver team that won Super Bowl 50, but the Broncos’ defense should still be among the NFL’s best. Even with the questions on offense, particularly at quarterback, there’s no reason to not consider Gary Kubiak...
Athlon Sports
10 months ago
Khalil Mack
The Oakland Raiders made a lot of buzz during the NFL offseason after spending aggressively in free agency. The team signed both cornerback Sean Smith and linebacker Bruce Irvin to four-year contracts, while also adding offensive lineman Kelechi...
Antwan Staley
10 months ago
Derek Carr
Coach Jack Del Rio took over a Raiders team last year that was coming off a 3–13 season and more than doubled that win total, finishing 7–9. The Raiders haven’t made the playoffs or finished above .500 since 2002 when they...
Athlon Sports
11 months ago
The calendar has turned to July, which means it’s almost time for the NFL to get back to business. The regular season doesn’t start until Sept. 8, but teams will open training camp later this month, officially starting the path for...
Mark Ross
11 months ago
Vernon Hargreaves III
It isn't often that an NFL team that finishes 7-9 and doesn't make the playoffs is the talk of the offseason, but the Oakland Raiders have been in the news a lot lately. Oakland has been one of the most active teams in free agency,...
Antwan Staley
1 year ago
Khali Mack
Every season in the NFL, there are a few teams that didn't make the playoffs the prior season that make a surprise run to the postseason. Last season, the Houston Texans, Kansas City Chiefs, Washington Redskins and the Minnesota Vikings crashed...
Antwan Staley
1 year ago

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