The Raiders have fired Jack Del Rio

After signing a contract extension last offseason, Raiders head coach Jack Del Rio has been fired. The Raiders finished the season at 6-10 after the starting the season hoping for a Super Bowl run after going 12-4 last season. Del Rio's Raiders ended the season with a massive thud, losing 30-10 in Los Angeles. At…

Could Jon Gruden be the next Raiders coach?

Jack Del Rio is still the head coach of the Oakland Raiders. He just signed contract extension last offseason. But as the Raiders finish up a disappointing 2017 season, rumors of Jon Gruden returning to the Silver & Black have surfaced. Interesting to hear team play-by-play guy Greg Papa openly wonder on the radio if…

Jack Del Rio wants Derek Carr to “let it rip”

In Sunday’s 26-15 loss to the Chiefs, Derek Carr attempted seven passes of 20 yards or more in the air. They all fell incomplete. The deep ball has not been a part of the Raiders offense this season, the big plays have not existed. Instead Derek Carr has been looking for short passes all season…

The Raiders high paid offense is lost

It seems like forever ago that the Raiders beat the Chiefs 31-30 behind Derek Carr and Amari Cooper hooking up for big plays in the passing games. But it was only 12 days ago. Less than two weeks ago the Raiders offense was taking shots down the field. The Raiders were imposing their will on…

Jack Del Rio punts away any chance for a Raiders comeback

The Raiders offense struggled for the third straight game, as Oakland fell to Baltimore 30-17. But Jack Del Rio didn’t give his team a chance to win with a late-game decision to punt. It was fourth and three from the Baltimore 43-yard line. The Raiders trailed by 10 points with 8:53 left in the fourth…

Marshawn Lynch chooses not to talk about sitting during the national anthem

The Raiders resumed training camp on Tuesday and after practice Marshawn Lynch elected not to talk to reporters about his decision to sit during the national anthem of Saturday’s preseason game. After the game on Saturday, Lynch had already left the locker room before reporters were able to ask questions. It is the opposite approach…

Jack Del Rio changed his opinion on standing for the anthem

On Saturday night Marshawn Lynch took a seat during the national anthem. That action has caused an incredible stir in the NFL over the past year, as Colin Kaepernick still searches for a job. But while other teams are foolishly afraid of Kaepernick’s potential distraction, Jack Del Rio says Lynch’s decision to not stand for…

Jack Del Rio didn’t know Seth Roberts was playing injured last season

Earlier this week Raiders wide receiver Seth Roberts revealed he was playing through a double hernia last season. But his coach didn’t know. “It was news to me,” Jack Del Rio said of Roberts' injury. Roberts had a disappointing season, where he dropped five passes and saw his receiving yardage drop from his rookie season.…