Monthly Archives: July 2015

The Oakland Coliseum

“There’s been no official word from the National Football League coming out of Wednesday’s update meeting with the city of Oakland and Alameda County leaders about a new Raiders stadium.

But in this case, the league’s non reaction speaks volumes.

After doing some poking around, I can safely say the meeting went horribly bad.”

Raider Running Back: Trent Richardson #33

“I have a “big chip on my shoulder,” Trent Richardson #33 said. “I know those last two or three years ain’t been what I wanted.” Richardson’s past included being fined 14 times for not being at the prescribed weight of 227 pounds while he was with the Colts.”

The Raiders made very little effort to upgrade the cornerback position

“The Raiders made very little effort to upgrade the cornerback position. Reggie McKenzie said the team would be looking to the young guys to carry the cornerback unit, focusing primarily on TJ Carrie #38.”

Raiders Beat Chiefs 2014: The Perfect Storm

Raider Quarterback: Derek Carr #4

Jack Del Rio is already Carr’s third head coach after an up-and-down rookie season.


The Oakland Coliseum

“Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf and NFL executives held a meeting at the Raiders’ Alameda headquarters today concerning the fate of the Oakland Coliseum

Raider Kicker: Sebastian Janikowski #11

Sebastian Janikowski #11 returns for his 16th season with the Raiders.

2014: 22 Field Goals Attempted, 19 Field Goals Made, Long of 57 Yards. 1 Tackle Made.

Raider Running Back: Trent Richardson #33

“The one-time Heisman Trophy finalist hasn’t lived up to expectations. In 2014, Trent Richardson #33 ran for 519 yards on 3.3 yards per carry and three touchdowns for the Colts.”

Raider Owner: Al Davis

“From 1970 to 1981 Oakland was able to reach the AFC Championship Game seven out of eleven years, and won two Super Bowls in that period.”

Raider Home Field: The Oakland Coliseum

Opened: September 18, 1966
Cost: $25.5 Million, $200 Million in renovations
Public Financing: 100%
Private Financing: None