Matt Flynn Is A Raider: The Press Conference (VIDEO)
Apr02

Matt Flynn Is A Raider: The Press Conference (VIDEO)

Newly acquired quarterback Matt Flynn from old former AFC West rival Seattle Seahawks via trade, made his media debut at the Oakland Raiders Alameda headquarters today. Flynn, the odds on favorite, will be expected to compete with QB Terelle Pryor for the starting...

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Raiders: Russell, A.Smith & the prospect of Burress

Former Oakland Raiders quarterback JaMarcus Russell is facing foreclosure on his bay area mansion. The estimated $3 million property was purchased by the former no. one overall selection in 2007 before he signed a six-year deal worth up to $68 million and $31.5 million in guarantees. Russell earned $36.4 million while with the Raiders, producing only seven wins as a starter. The former LSU star was charged last July with possession of...

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Todd McShay on draft: Mallet could fall to no. 48

ESPN’s NFL draft expert Todd McShay answered one question regarding each team in the AFC West in a blog. He gave insight on what prospects may be a good fit for the Oakland Raiders at quarterback. Here’s the excerpt: “They have other needs, but if there is a guy like [Nevada’s] Colin Kaepernick is there in the third round, that could be a good fit. He has a big arm that the Raiders like. [TCU’s] Andy Dalton isn’t a perfect fit because...

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Cotto: Epic Al Davis Press Conference analyzed, part 1

Today’s press conference was epic, entertaining and had all the drama of a top rated soap opera. Once again, Al Davis took the stage, and left everyone in the room mesmerized – or scolded. The Oakland Raiders introduced Hue Jackson as their next head coach, but most of that took a backseat to the other juice topics that were bantered about by the aging owner who had not given a state of the union address in quite some time. Here are...

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A Look Back: Raiders vs. Jaguars (2007)

The Jacksonville Jaguars clinched a playoff spot back in 2007 when they thrashed the Oakland Raiders, 49-11. It was the first game in which JaMarcus Russell got some extended reps after Oakland opted to start Josh McCown. “Obviously, there’s a lot of things to learn from today,” Russell said. “Things didn’t go the way we wanted to, but I learned things and that’s what you want.” Fred Taylor...

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