Oren’s Observations On Oakland

Oakland Raiders: Terrelle Pryor Could Still Become Starter After Matt Flynn Trade

Oakland Raiders: Terrelle Pryor Could Still Become Starter After Matt Flynn Trade

2013/04/01 at 9:19 pm 1 comment

Plenty of speculation could still surround the Oakland Raiders’ quarterback situation just a few weeks or even a few days before the start of the 2013 NFL regular season, but the uncertainty with Carson Palmer and Matt Flynn situation is coming to an end. The Seattle Seahawks announced the move [...]

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Oakland Raiders Strengthen Shaky Defense in 2013 NFL Free Agency

2013/03/18 at 11:42 pm 1 comment

Oakland Raiders general manager Reggie McKenzie and head coach Dennis Allen made it through the first week 2013 NFL Free Agency without making any major moves on the open market, but did manage to strengthen the struggling pass rush. Former Chicago Bears outside linebacker Nick Roach signed a multi-year contract with compensation ranging from $3 to [...]

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2013 NFL Draft: 5 Prospects Oakland Raiders Should Consider For No. 3 Pick

2013/03/11 at 10:36 am 2 comments

Who will the Oakland Raiders select with the No. 3 overall pick in the first round of the 2013 NFL Draft? Oakland’s long list of offseason needs is centered primarily around its defense.  The Raiders finished 18th against the run, 18th in total yards, 20th against the run, 28th in scoring and next-to-last [...]

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Raiders QB Terrelle Pryor To Get His Shot At The Starting Job

Raiders QB Terrelle Pryor To Get His Shot At The Starting Job

2013/01/23 at 1:35 am 0 comments

With the emerging success of young, athletic, up-and-coming star signal-callers such as Colin Kaepernick and Russell Wilson, the Oakland Raiders aren’t hesitating to pull the trigger on an open competition at the quarterback position.  Raiders general manager Reggie McKenzie said on Sirius XM NFL Radio Tuesday evening that QB Terrelle [...]

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Oakland Raiders Hire Greg Olson As New Offensive Coordinator

2013/01/19 at 3:30 am 1 comment

The Oakland Raiders hired Greg Olson as the new offensive coordinator, Steve Corkran of Contra Costa Times reports. Olson brings 25 years of coaching experience (10 years in the NFL and 15 at the collegiate level) to the Raiders. He’s spent six seasons in the league as an offensive coordinator [...]

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Raiders host the Buccaneers in a battle of 3-4 teams

Raiders host the Buccaneers in a battle of 3-4 teams

2012/11/02 at 2:19 am 0 comments

The Oakland Raiders will head home to  face the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in a great battle between two 3-4 teams. After a great win last week against Kansas City Chiefs. The Tampa Bay Buccaneers snapped a nine-game road losing streak last week winning in Minnesota against the Vikings and will try to make [...]

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Altanta Falcons Stay Perfect: Oakland Raiders Made Their Presents Known

Altanta Falcons Stay Perfect: Oakland Raiders Made Their Presents Known

2012/10/16 at 2:21 pm 0 comments

Oakland Raiders landed in Atlanta just off their bye week looking for their second win. However the Atlanta Falcons were ready to take on the challenge as the Falcons stole the win 23-20. Raiders did in fact look like they had everything clicking on all cylinders up until the final minutes [...]

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Mishaps By Raiders’ Special Teams Hand 22-14 Win To Chargers

2012/09/11 at 8:36 pm 1 comment

Week 1 of the highly-anticipated 2012 NFL regular season wrapped up in the wild west in a division battle between the Oakland Raiders and San Diego Chargers on Sept. 10 on Monday Night Football. The story of the Chargers’ less-than-thrilling 22-14 win over Oakland was the Raiders’ rudderless offense and [...]

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2012 Oakland Raiders Fantasy Football Preview

2012/08/28 at 5:59 pm 0 comments

Here is your 2012 Fantasy Football Preview on the Oakland Raiders.  This list features analysis on the wide receivers, running backs, quarterbacks, as well as the tight end position and the defense as a whole. In addition, we mention the guys most likely to become the best sleeper, riskiest player, [...]

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Reggie McKenzie: Oakland Raiders Can Make The Playoffs in 2012

Reggie McKenzie: Oakland Raiders Can Make The Playoffs in 2012

2012/08/01 at 5:54 pm 0 comments

Maintaining your vision, passion and dedication after nine straight seasons without a winning record is impossible without changing the way you conduct your business.  With new young talent, new veteran leadership, new coaches and a new attitude with much-needed direction and discipline, the Oakland Raiders are inching closer to ending [...]

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