Tag Archives: Oakland Raiders

  • POV Video: What It’s Like to Catch a Derek Carr Pass

    POV Video: What It’s Like to Catch a Derek Carr Pass

    Derek Carr isn’t among the NFL’s top quarterbacks at the moment.  Far from it.  But the Oakland Raider did have an impressive rookie season in 2014, leading all rookie quarterbacks in yards (3,270) and touchdowns (21), while throwing just 12 interceptions. Those are pretty good numbers for any first-year quarterback, let alone one that had […]

  • Check Out This 49ers-Raiders Chick Fight During Sunday’s Tailgate (Video)

    Check Out This 49ers-Raiders Chick Fight During Sunday’s Tailgate (Video)

    Please enable Javascript to watch this video Chick fights can be awfully confusing sometimes.  And this 49ers-Raiders chick fight from Sunday’s tailgate prior to the game in Oakland is a perfect example of that. At first it appears as though the fight is between two females wearing the jerseys of opposing teams.  But then, out of […]

  • Rare Raiders Win Leads to Tony Sparano Gatorade Shower (Video)

    Rare Raiders Win Leads to Tony Sparano Gatorade Shower (Video)

    Gatorade showers usually occur after important wins. However, important is a relative term. What’s important to me is not necessarily important to you. And what’s important to a bad team is not necessarily important to a good team. For example, a good team like the New England Patriots wouldn’t be very excited about winning their […]

  • This Day In Sports History (January 9th) — Super Bowl XI

    This Day In Sports History (January 9th) — Super Bowl XI

    It was on this day in 1977 that Super Bow XI took place in the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, California.  The Oakland Raiders would defeat the Minnesota Vikings by a score of 32-14, earning the franchise their first ever Vince Lombardi Trophy. After a scoreless first quarter, the Raiders took control of the game in […]

  • This Day In Sports History (May 14th) – Lyle Alzado

    This Day In Sports History (May 14th) – Lyle Alzado

    It was on this day in 1992 that former NFL defensive end Lyle Alzado passed away.  Years of steroid abuse led to a cancerous brain tumor, which ultimately caused Alzado to die at the young age of 43. Lyle Alzado was known throughout the NFL as a very intense and intimidating player on the field.  […]