Exiting the Black Hole: Jon Gruden brought Hope to Oakland before Ripping it Away

by Jordy McElroy Coach Jon Gruden’s storybook ending to the Raiders’ time in Oakland culminated into a fourth straight loss and playoff elimination. There were tears, appreciation and downright anger as the Raiders exited RingCentral Coliseum for a final time. Gruden will be the head coach of the Las Vegas Raiders in two weeks, leaving behind one of the NFL’s most loyal and disrespected fan-bases.  … Continue reading Exiting the Black Hole: Jon Gruden brought Hope to Oakland before Ripping it Away

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Time to buy into the Raiders as Playoff Contenders

by Jordy McElroy There was no need for an “I told you so” as Oakland Raiders head coach Jon Gruden proudly stood in front of the media on Thursday night after an impressive 26-24 win over the Los Angeles Chargers. A year of being treated as the punchline team in the NFL, and the Raiders are suddenly sitting second in the AFC West with a … Continue reading Time to buy into the Raiders as Playoff Contenders

Tony Toe Trick? By joining the Patriots, Antonio Brown may have hoodwinked us all

by Jordy McElroy After hearing the news of his release from the Oakland Raiders, a shirtless Antonio Brown ran around a fenced-in backyard on Saturday, celebrating like he had just been pardoned from a life sentence. Never mind the fact that he had forced his way out of Oakland, but he also left $30 million in guaranteed money sitting on the table.  How could anyone … Continue reading Tony Toe Trick? By joining the Patriots, Antonio Brown may have hoodwinked us all