The NFL lost one of its most recognizable faces on Saturday. Al Davis of the Oakland Raiders died at the age of 82. Davis’ meaning and significance in the NFL landscape depends on when you climbed on board the NFL freight train and how much you’ve delved into history. I’ll save the history lesson for [...]

On Tuesday afternoon, the rampant speculation about the future of Tom Cable came to an end. The Raiders announced that they would not pick up the option on his contract for 2011. Cable led the Raiders to an 8-8 record in 2010, the first time that the team hadn’t recorded double-digit losses since 2002. Seriously, [...]

It was seemingly just a matter of time. Still, the news that JaMarcus Russell had actually been released by the Raiders left me shocked … and a little saddened. What happened to the Oakland organization that always left me on the edge of my seat, defying logic and common sense at every turn? The Raiders [...]