Ryan tries to put a bow on Derek Carr's raiders career.
Head Coaching Carousel: Which NFL Coaches Are on the Hot Seat?
As the regular season comes to a close, we have a pretty good idea of who the contenders and pretenders are. The playoff picture is starting to clear up, and some teams have already moved onto 2023. Which coaches are fired, who might be fired, who could be fired, and who won't be fired? Look... Continue Reading →
Departing Derek: How Replacing This Raider Could Get Interesting
The rumors about the Raiders moving on from quarterback, Derek Carr, are nothing new. They started after his disappointing 2017 season, when the infamous quarterback collector, Jon Gruden came to town. Every off-season that Gruden spent with the Raiders, it was a foregone conclusion that the Raiders were targeting a quarterback in the off-season to... Continue Reading →
Returning Raiders: Who Should Be Back in Black Next Season?
Face the facts, Raider Nation, the 2022-23 season is dead. If the Silver and Black win out and get some help, there's a whisper of a chance that they make it to the playoffs, but following a Thursday Night Football loss to the Los Angeles Rams practice squad, I think we've all seen enough, these... Continue Reading →
How Close Is Davante Adams to the Raiders Receiving Records?
The Raiders have been trying to get an elite wide receiver for a long, long time. Before they selected Henry Ruggs in the first round of the 2020 draft, before they traded for Antonio Brown before the 2019 season, before they took Amari Cooper in the first round of the 2015 draft or Darrius Heyward-Bey... Continue Reading →
The Las Vegas Raiders and Derek Carr Should Call It Quits
Ryan Smith thinks it would be for the best of the Raiders and Derek Carr made like Tom and Gisele and went their separate ways.
The Baltimore Ravens Should Rest Lamar Jackson
Nobody in the National Football League is built to run the Baltimore Ravens offense like Lamar Jackson. In a perfect world, they commit to the run and humiliate teams with play action bombs. A loaded backfield, a capable offensive line, an elite tight end, great blockers, and speedy receivers were hand-picked to complement Lamar Jackson's... Continue Reading →
NFL Awards: Week Six Edition
Offensive Player of the Week- Josh Allen, QB Buffalo Bills The Buffalo quarterback had himself another nice day this week, leading the Bills to a win in Arrowhead. Anytime you can outduel Patrick Mahomes and lead your team to victory in as hostile of an environment as Kansas City, you deserve recognition. Josh Allen didn’t... Continue Reading →
Second and Long: Early Season Predictions
Don't you hate when your favorite team loses yards on first down? It's not a great feeling, but certainly not a death sentence for the drive. They could easily pick up those lost yardage over the next couple of plays, but by that same token, they may end up in a third an unmanageable. That's where I find myself now, not with the full-chested optimism of August, on first and ten, but a little later, and a little farther back than I'd imagined. Here's my attempt to pick up some lost yardage.
NFL Awards: Week Five Edition
Offensive Player of the Week- Josh Allen, QB Buffalo Bills Josh Allen was nothing short of spectacular on Sunday against the Pittsburgh Steelers. His stellar game started off early, when backed up on his own two yard line, he slung a deep ball with ease to speedy receiver Gabriel Davis, who did the rest and... Continue Reading →