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About theoaklandraiders

Oakland Raiders fan since mid 2009, when I noticed the Raiders on TV during a visit to my wife's family in Ohio. By the end of the game versus the Bengals I had become a fanatical fan and haven't missed a game since...

The Black Watch

Many analysts projected Oakland would have one of the finest offensive lines in the NFL in 2016.

QB Derek Carr #4 was sacked 23 times in the last eight games

The Raiders had 31 drops in 2015, second only to the Philadelphia Eagles, who had 37.The Raiders finished 28th in the NFL in rushing. QB Derek Carr #4 was sacked 23 times in the last eight games after taking only 24 sacks as a rookie and nine through the first half of 2015.


Raider Long Snapper: Jon Condo #59

Jon Condo #59. Career Stats: 4 Forced Fumbles, 48 Tackles


Raider Tight End: Mychael Rivera #81

Mychael Rivera #81: 280 YDS, 1 TD in 2015


Raider Defensive End: Mario Edwards Jr.#97

Mario Edwards Jr.#97  in 2015: 42 Tackles, 2 Sacks, 3 Forced Fumbles, 2 Passes Defended.


What a time to be a Raiders fan

Derek Carr #4 should be happy. He has a great line, an emerging No. 1 receiver (Amari Cooper #89), a solid No. 2 in Michael Crabtree #15, the draft sure to provide more help and a defense that will help get him the ball back in better field position. What a time — finally! — to be a Raiders fan.”


Raider General Manager: Reggie McKenzie

January 2012: Raider General Manager Reggie McKenzie wrapped up his time at the podium by letting the whole conference room know that he was ready to build a football team that was going to win.
“We WILL win Championships here,” he said.


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