Countdown to Paydirt: Oakland Raiders at Houston Texans
Nov14

Countdown to Paydirt: Oakland Raiders at Houston Texans

The Oakland Raiders (3-6) take their two-game losing streak south to take on a struggling Houston Texans (2-7) team who has lost their last seven games. The Texans looked to continue their recent years of relative success by winning their first two games, though have encountered frustration by losing seven games in a row coming into Sunday’s matchup with the Raiders. Houston has turned to rookie quarterback Case Keenum to handle...

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A look at current Raiders selected by Al Davis
Oct08

A look at current Raiders selected by Al Davis

On this day, two years ago, the Raider Nation lost its leader. Al Davis passed on Oct. 8, 2011 at the age of 82. At the time, he was the owner of the Raiders as well as the general manager of the team, a title he had held since 1966. Mr. Davis did a lot for the National Football League, including being one of leading factors that the AFL and NFL merged in 1966. His maverick-style ownership of the Raiders left a rich history and...

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Raiders CEO Amy Trask resigns
May12

Raiders CEO Amy Trask resigns

Longtime Raiders executive Amy Trask made a shocking move on Saturday as she sent out an email stating her resignation from the organization. She most recently held the title of Chief Executive Officer. Trask’s resignation marks yet another departure of the “old regime” that worked under iconic owner Al Davis. Since Davis passed away on Oct. 8, 2011, the organization has the departure of many of Davis’...

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Reports: Raiders talking with former Packer Mike Holmgren
Feb26

Reports: Raiders talking with former Packer Mike Holmgren

Raiders general manager Reggie McKenzie appears to be reaching out to his former colleagues once again as reports surfaced that the team was in discussions with former Packers head coach Mike Holmgren to fill their open position for a team president. The Raiders have appeared to be looking for a team president and Holmgren is just the latest name to pop up, according the ESPN. Holmgren served as the Packers head coach from 1992-1998...

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Rookies shine in Pro Bowl blowout
Jan28

Rookies shine in Pro Bowl blowout

The future of the league was on display during the NFC’s 62-35 route in the 2013 Pro Bowl. Veteran quarterback Peyton Manning earlier this week challenged players to put forth more effort in what could be the final Pro Bowl, but it was the game’s younger stars that shined in the high-scoring affair. Minnesota running back Adrian Peterson fumbled on the opening possession handing the ball to the AFC inside the red zone. After missing...

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