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Silver And Black Pride 1 hour ago

Know the Enemy Daily Links 10/30: Rookies of the month announced

AFC West Broncos Broncos O-Line coming together like 'rama lamma lamma ka dinga da dinga dong' - Mile High Report' What was once just a car made up of a bunch of parts, our O-Line is beginning to come together like 'Greased Lightnin.' Von Miller named AFC Defensive Player of the Month for October 2014 - Mile High Report Denver Broncos linebacker Von Miller led the league in sacks for the month of October and has the league's longest consecutive-sack game streak. Chargers Don't Press the Panic Button Yet on the San Diego Chargers - Bolts from the Blue Though the Chargers may seem to be...
Silver And Black Pride 14 hours ago

Benson Mayowa relishing opportunity with Raiders, set to face former team

This Sunday, the Raiders will face the Seahawks for the second time this year. The last meeting was just two months ago when they played their annual preseason game against the Seahawks. The fourth preseason game is when each team gets one last long look at their young players and hopefuls who are trying to earn a roster spot. One such player was Benson Mayowa. At that time, he was wearing a Seahawks uniform. And it was the team across the ball that was most impressed. So, when the Seahawks made their final roster cuts and Mayowa's name was among those cuts, the Raiders didn't hesitate to...
Dawgs By Nature 15 hours ago

Game Review: Browns' Defense Holds Strong in 23-13 Win Over Raiders

The Browns avoided falling to two winless teams in a row in defeating the Raiders by a score of 23-13 this past Sunday. Cleveland's defense took advantage of facing a rookie quarterback for the second week in a row, and Oakland failed to capitalize on some mistakes by QB Brian Hoyer. Let's get to the complete game review. Oakland Raiders vs. Cleveland Browns 1st 2nd 3rd 4th FINAL 0 6 0 7 13 6 3 0 14 23 WEEK 8 - OAKLAND RAIDERS VS. CLEVELAND BROWNS(COMPLETE GAME REVIEW) Awarding the Game Ball: SS Donte Whitner - We'll look at it a little later, but the play...
Silver And Black Pride 15 hours ago

Raiders, Seahawks injury report: Three Raiders corners miss practice

So much for the deep group of corners for the Raiders. Wednesday, three of them were not practicing -- Carlos Rogers, Chimdi Chekwa, and Keith McGill. The one bit of good news is T.J. Carrie practiced full despite leaving Sunday's game with a back injury. Here are the Wednesday injury reports for both teams. Oakland Raiders Practice report Game Pos Player Injury Wednesday Thursday Friday Status TE David Ausberry Foot Did not part. WR Vincent Brown Hamstring Did not part. CB TJ Carrie Back Full CB Chimdi...
Silver And Black Pride 18 hours ago
Raiders sign safety Larry Asante

Raiders sign safety Larry Asante

The Raiders today finally made a move to add depth to the safety position, announcing they have signed free agent safety Larry Asante. The three-year NFL veteran re-joins the Raiders after having spent time with the team in training camp. Asante was a former round five pick by the Cleveland Browns in 2010. He has played for the Buccaneers (2010-11) and Colts (2013), appearing in 17 games with no starts. The Raiders have been thin at the safety position for the past couple weeks. They lost Tyvon Branch for the season with a foot injury and then lost Usama Young for the season to a torn...
Silver And Black Pride 21 hours ago

Derek Carr, Khalil Mack headline NFL.com Midseason All-Rookie Team

Despite a miserable start to the season as a team, the Raiders' top two draft picks from last spring were honored as the best rookie at their position at the midway point. As the only win-less team in the NFL eight weeks into the season, there typically isn't a whole lot of good news floating around. On Wednesday, however, Raider Nation did get a dose of positivity when rookies Derek Carr and Khalil Mack were named to NFL.com's midseason all-rookie team. Even better, Carr and Mack were deemed good enough to be headliners in the article entitled, "Watkins, Carr, Mack top 'Midseason...
Silver And Black Pride Oct 29, 2014
Know the Enemy Daily Links 10/29: Champ Bailey announces retirement

Know the Enemy Daily Links 10/29: Champ Bailey announces retirement

AFC West Broncos Champ Bailey's statement on his retirement - Mile High Report The Broncos announced that they will hold a retirement press conference for Champ Bailey at the team's headquarters on Tuesday, November 18th. They also released this statement from Bailey. A champ's Champ: Broncos former cornerback hangs up his cleats one last time - Mile High Report Former Broncos cornerback Champ Bailey retired from the NFL Tuesday after 15 seasons, 10 of them with the Denver Broncos. A big Mile High Salute to one of the best corners to play the game and one of the greatest Broncos ever....
Silver And Black Pride Oct 28, 2014

Raiders week 8 Ballers & Busters

Another week, another loss. The Raiders are now at 0-7 on the season after losing to the Browns 23-13 in Cleveland and they are on a 13-game losing streaking dating back to last season. There was some hope coming into this game the Raiders could get finally see a victory but it was not to be. The Raiders turned the ball over four times in this game and after both teams struggled on offense through the first half, the Brown pulled away. They scored 17 points off of Raiders turnovers, including two late touchdowns. The Raiders added a meaningless touchdown late, which they have down three...
Silver And Black Pride Oct 28, 2014

Bay Area radio host lays into Reggie McKenzie, calls for him to fired

Monday, I caught a bit of the always entertaining Damon Bruce show on Bay Area radio station, 95.7 The Game. It was the day after the Raiders lost what was seen as perhaps their last winnable game of the season in Cleveland against the Browns. It dropped the Raiders to 0-7, continuing their worst start to a season in 52 years. Naturally, the day after such a loss, the wounds are fresh. And Bruce was in rare form in response to some frustrated callers concerned about the direction of the Raiders. "There is no saving this," said Bruce. "This is not a building that needs a restoration project....
Silver And Black Pride Oct 28, 2014

Justin Tuck added to Raiders rumor mill as trade deadline approaches

The NFL trade deadline is coming up in just a few hours (1:00pm Pacific, 4:00pm Eastern). The Raiders may or may not actually be in the thick of trade discussions but they are certainly being mentioned a great deal. The latest name to be tossed out there was by NFL Network's Ian Rapoport who said Justin Tuck is a player to watch as the deadline approaches. Tuck was one of the team's early free agent signings after he was not re-signed by the New York Giants this off-season. He still has some talent left but right now is lost on a winless Raiders team going nowhere. Tuck has two...
Silver And Black Pride Oct 28, 2014
Know the Enemy Daily Links 10/28: USA Today's draft class production rankings

Know the Enemy Daily Links 10/28: USA Today's draft class production rankings

AFC West Broncos Broncos 3rd & Long - Orange crushing it - Mile High Report As the Broncos have done for the past 4 weeks, we shut down the other team's running game and forced them to try and move the ball through the air. First Look - New England Patriots - Mile High Report The Broncos will be taking their annual trip to Foxboro to take on the New England Patriots this Sunday. Chargers REPORT: San Diego Chargers release cornerback Richard Marshall - Bolts from the Blue Richard Marshall will no longer be covering receivers for the San Diego Chargers (not that he really ever did that...
Silver And Black Pride Oct 27, 2014

Latavius Murray phased out of Oakland attack

We kept hearing this season about how much the Raiders coaching staff liked Latavius Murray. The talk, along with how he looked in limited snaps in preseason, made the possibilities of the kind of young back the Raiders have in him intriguing. But since the season has started, the little we saw of him has turned to nothing at all. The 2013 sixth round pick was out with injury his entire rookie campaign so fans were eager to see what he could do. They got a taste in the preseason. He carried the ball in each of the team's four preseason games for a total of 23 carries for 94 yards (4.0 yards...
Hogs Haven Oct 27, 2014

Redskins @ Cowboys Week 8 Enemy Profile: Rolando McClain

Rolando McClain is a troublemaker! Rolando McClain Position: Middle Linebacker Age: 25 Form Rolando McClain has had a rollercoaster career since being drafted by the Raiders. In college, he was recognized as an All American player and was thought of as the best college linebacker in the country. In 2010, he had the misfortune of being drafted by the Oakland Raiders, where careers go to die. His lack of discipline led to several off the field "incidents" and he was cut by the Raiders before the 2013 season. After signing a deal that same year with the Ravens, he retired at the age of 23. He...
Dawgs By Nature Oct 27, 2014

Raiders vs. Browns: Analyzing the Snap Counts (Defense)

Looking at the offensive snap counts in the Browns' 23-13 victory over the Raiders. The Browns' defense is really starting to come around. They are starting to force more turnovers and are holding the opposition to single-digit scoring for most of the game (facing two rookie quarterbacks hasn't hurt, of course). The snap count distributions for the Browns' defenders against the Raiders are listed below. [Week 8 offensive snap counts for Cleveland can be found here] Defensive Line Desmond Bryant John Hughes Ahtyba Rubin Ishmaa'ily Kitchen Sione Fua 76%62/82...
Silver And Black Pride Oct 27, 2014

The Morning After: Oakland Raiders at Cleveland Browns

Turnovers can make or break a football team, and yesterday they broke the Raiders. The fumble by Darren McFadden that rocketed out of his arms like it was possessed broke the Raiders to be more specific. It seemed like this was finally going to be the Raiders first win of the year. The defense was playing really well and the offense was driving down the field. They were already well within field goal range to tie the game when the fumble happened but they had the momentum and it felt like they were not going to be stopped. Then the fumble happened and everything imploded after that. It...
Silver And Black Pride Oct 27, 2014
Know the Enemy Daily Links 10/27: Julius and Demaryius Thomas both reportedly turn down Broncos offers

Know the Enemy Daily Links 10/27: Julius and Demaryius Thomas both reportedly turn down Broncos offers

AFC West Broncos Report: Julius and Demaryius Thomas turned down lucrative contract offers - Mile High Report Mike Klis is reporting that both Thomases have turned down contract offers by the Broncos. AFC Playoff Picture - Broncos vs. Patriots edition - Mile High Report Heading into this week's matchup with the New England Patriots, where do the Broncos stand in the AFC? Chargers What adjustments do the San Diego Chargers need to make? - Bolts From The Blue The San Diego Chargers have lost their last two games and are sinking fast in power rankings. What adjustment is needed to help the...
Silver And Black Pride Oct 27, 2014

Khalil Mack "gained the respect" of entire Browns team Sunday

Statistics do not tell the complete story of a player, especially when that player's name is Khalil Mack. Through seven games, the Raiders 2014 first-round pick has still yet to record a sack. But that is just the tip of the iceberg. Going into Sunday's game against the Browns, Mack was the highest rated first-round rookie according to Pro Football Focus. He was also rated the top run stopping linebacker in the NFL. The only defensive player with a better run stop grade is New York Giants defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul. No sacks, no problem. Mack has the second highest pass rush...
Silver And Black Pride Oct 26, 2014

'Winnable' game lost, brutal stretch run awaits winless Raiders

Last week the Raiders losing start hit their worst in 52 years. That season was in 1962 and that losing streak was 13. And after the Raiders dropped what was considered one of their few winnable games in Cleveland today, setting a new mark look more and more possible. The loss today drops the Raiders to 0-7. That losing streak happened before playing either of their two games against the Broncos or Chiefs and it came before playing either of their games against the two best teams in the NFC West from last season -- the Seahawks and 49ers. Next game up is to play the defending Super Bowl...
Silver And Black Pride Oct 26, 2014

Derek Carr sets new Raiders rookie record

And so it has come to pass that is this the seventh game of the 2014 NFL season, Derek Carr has set a new Raiders rookie passing touchdown record. It came in the final seconds of a the Raiders' 23-13 loss to the Cleveland Browns when he connected with Andre Holmes from ten yards out. The touchdown pass gave Carr nine on the season, breaking his tie with 2013 undrafted rookie Matt McGloin who threw eight touchdown passes in six games last season. The rookie second-round pick threw two touchdowns in the season opener against the Jets, one against the Texans in week two, one on the opening...
Dawgs By Nature Oct 26, 2014

Instant Recap: Browns Win Ugly Over Raiders, 23-13

Last week, I preached about how the Browns could have "won ugly" over the Jaguars if head coach Mike Pettine had kicked a field goal to go up 9-0. This week, Pettine got it right, and result was an "ugly" 23-13 victory over the Oakland Raiders, who fell to 0-7 on the season. The Browns improved to 4-3. I should clarify that this was another solid performance for the Browns' defense, which forced 3 turnovers on the Raiders that led to 17 of the team's 23 points. The Browns' running game was non-existent on the day, rushing 24 times for 40 yards against one of the worst run defenses in the...

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