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

If Antonio Brown Avoids Criminal Charges, Another Team will Roll the Dice

by Jordy McElroy If Bill Belichick and the New England Patriots couldn’t handle the swelling headache that is Antonio Brown, what other team could possibly succeed in taking on the disturbing baggage that comes with arguably the best receiver in football? Someone out there will be naïve enough to try. We’ve seen it time and time again in the NFL with players getting second, third … Continue reading If Antonio Brown Avoids Criminal Charges, Another Team will Roll the Dice

Antonio Brown Accused of Rape in a Lawsuit

Just when you thought the Antonio Brown saga ended with him putting pen to paper on a one year deal with the New England Patriots, think again. Today, disturbing details are emerging from a lawsuit just filed against the Patriots new star WR, alleging rape and other sexual misconduct. The lawsuit says that Brown — in three separate incidents, two in June 2017 and another in May … Continue reading Antonio Brown Accused of Rape in a Lawsuit

Defiant Oakland Raiders Survived their Day of Reckoning

by Jordy McElroy The Oakland Raiders stepped into RingCentral Coliseum with expectations they’d serve as fodder for their own Black Hole. In the wake of Antonio Brown, otherwise known as Tony Tornado, the Raiders looked like a mess of an organization, sure to fulfill the punch-line on the field as they have off it. The kick-off came, the Raiders scored a touchdown on the opening … Continue reading Defiant Oakland Raiders Survived their Day of Reckoning

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

Raiders will Rue the Day they Traded for Antonio Brown

by @JordyMcElroy Ezekiel Elliott would love to be on the practice field with the Dallas Cowboys, but he’s willingly sitting on the sidelines holding out for a better contract. Andrew Luck would give anything to be leading the Indianapolis Colts in training camp, but he’s out with a calf injury. Antonio Brown is reportedly holding out from the Oakland Raiders because he can’t have the … Continue reading Raiders will Rue the Day they Traded for Antonio Brown

This season of Hard Knocks to feature Oakland Raiders and Mr. Big Chest

Two weeks ago Redskins Head Coach Jay Gruden was asked how he’d feel about hosting HBO’s Hard Knocks for training camp. His response: “If they were smart, they would go to Oakland,” Jay Gruden said. “I mean seriously, what an entertainment value that would be. Antonio Brown. Jon Gruden. Paul Guenther. Vontaze Burfict. [Richie] Incognito. I mean these guys gotta be crazy not to go Oakland.” On … Continue reading This season of Hard Knocks to feature Oakland Raiders and Mr. Big Chest

NFL Mock Draft: First Round Predictions Part 2

The first round of the 2019 NFL Draft starts Thursday, April 25th. We’ve got predictions on our mock board for all 32 NFL teams. Broken down from the late rounds of the draft board to the top. In Part 2 we’re tacking picks 21 through 25, which means the Seahawks, Ravens, Texans, Raiders, and Eagles are on the clock. See major draft busts and trade … Continue reading NFL Mock Draft: First Round Predictions Part 2

NFL Mock Draft: First Round Predictions Part 1

The first round of the 2019 NFL Draft starts Thursday, April 25th. We’ve got predictions on our mock board for all 32 NFL teams. Broken down from the late rounds of the draft board to the top. Year to year, no team consistently fares better than the rest at picking winners in the NFL draft, except maybe the Patriots or the Steelers front office. It’s … Continue reading NFL Mock Draft: First Round Predictions Part 1