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  1. Raiders' bottom FA signings: Mike Brisiel

    Paul Gutierrez

    Last month, with the Oakland Raiders immersed in free agency, we broke out a list of the top five free-agent signings in franchise history, moving up from Jerry Rice to John Matuszak to Rich Gannon to George Blanda to Jim Plunkett. So in the inter...

    Blog | April 03, 2014
  2. Raiders top FA signings: Jim Plunkett

    Paul Gutierrez

    We conclude our look at the Oakland Raiders' top 5 free agent signings of all time with Jim Plunkett checking in at No. 1 ... If it truly is all about the rings, then there should be no other choice than Plunkett as the Raiders' top free agent sig...

    Blog | March 27, 2014
  3. Who's on Raiders' Mount Rushmore?

    Paul Gutierrez

    LeBron James says by the time all is said and done, he will be on the NBA's Mount Rushmore. And with the game-winning 3-point dagger he dropped on the Golden State Warriors Wednesday night, James brought out a chisel. The only massif the Warriors'...

    Blog | February 13, 2014
  4. Raiders Twitter mailbag

    Paul Gutierrez

    The Super Bowl is done so the season is officially over. Let's get our Twitter mailbag going ......

    Blog | February 08, 2014
  5. Hall process a bittersweet, broken affair?

    Paul Gutierrez

    ALAMEDA, Calif. -- Of course Tom Flores was happy for Ray Guy. After all, Flores was the transcendent punter's head coach with Oakland and then the Los Angeles Raiders for eight of Guy's 15 years in the NFL. And Flores long has championed his cause a...

    Blog | February 07, 2014
  6. Where's Brown on Raiders' pecking order?

    Paul Gutierrez

    ALAMEDA, Calif. -- Former Oakland Raiders receiver Tim Brown assuredly has Hall of Fame-worthy stats. When he retired, following the 2004 season, Brown ranked second in NFL history in receiving yards (14,934), third in receptions (1,094) and tied ...

    Blog | January 29, 2014
  7. Raiders know intra-division AFC title games

    Paul Gutierrez

    ALAMEDA, Calif. -- When the San Francisco 49ers and Seattle Seahawks meet Sunday for the NFC title, it will mark the 18th time since the AFL/NFL merger of 1970 that teams from the same division play in a conference championship game. But it's only...

    Blog | January 15, 2014
  8. A look at deserving Raiders Hall candidates

    Paul Gutierrez

    ALAMEDA, Calif. -- While Tim Brown is a finalist for the Pro Football Hall of Fame for the fifth consecutive year and is deserving of being inducted, the former Oakland Raiders receiver may not be the most, let's say, worthy candidate of former Raide...

    Blog | January 10, 2014
  9. Son of HOF Green signed to practice squad

    Paul Gutierrez

    ALAMEDA, Calif. -- While the Oakland Raiders quietly signed receiver Jared Green to their practice squad on Wednesday, the move did not go unnoticed in his father's house. Not when his father is Hall of Fame cornerback Darrell Green, who played 20...

    Blog | December 12, 2013
  10. Bo knows Al Davis Flame

    Paul Gutierrez

    ALAMEDA, Calif. -- There are certain images that pop into your head whenever the topic of Bo Jackson, the running back who played football as a "hobby" for the Los Angeles Raiders, is brought up. You know about him disappearing into the Kingdome t...

    Blog | November 19, 2013
  11. Hispanic Heritage Month -- Former Raiders coach Tom Flores, qua...

    Paul Gutierrez

    Former Raiders coach Tom Flores and quarterback Jim Plunkett, who paved the way for Hispanics in the NFL, deserve to be in the Hall of Fame.

    Story | Conversation | October 11, 2013
  12. Stanford retiring Elway's No. 7

    Kevin Gemmell

    Soon, there will only be one "No. 7" associated with Stanford. The school announced Tuesday that it would retire John Elway's No. 7 jersey. Elway, the No. 1 overall pick in the 1983 NFL draft, went on to a Hall of Fame NFL career and is now the ex...

    Blog | August 06, 2013
  13. Reviewing Luck's numbers in Detroit

    Paul Kuharsky

    The statistical rundown of Andrew Luck's down-and-up day in the Colts' 35-33 win in Detroit, from ESPN Stats & Info: His eighth win sets the NFL record for wins by a rookie starting QB drafted No. 1 overall in the common draft era. Sam Bradfo...

    Blog | December 03, 2012
  14. Gaither longshot to play Sunday

    Bill Williamson

    San Diego left tackle Jared Gaither continued to practice on a limited basis and he hopes to play Sunday at Kansas City for the first time since injuring his back in July. Still, San Diego coach Norv Turner told reporters that it would be "very di...

    Blog | September 27, 2012
  15. Heisman no longer bad omen for QBs

    Pat Yasinskas

    There was a time -- like pretty much the last 50 years -- when a Heisman Trophy wasn't a very good thing for a quarterback to have on his resume as he entered the NFL. When Baylor's Robert Griffin III gets taken early in next week's NFL draft, he ...

    Blog | April 19, 2012
  16. Eli Manning puts spotlight on Jim Plunkett

    Bill Williamson

    One of the biggest storylines of the Super Bowl week is that New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning has a chance to all but secure a place in the Pro Football Hall of Fame. The general consensus is if a quarterback wins a second Super Bowl, he is...

    Blog | February 02, 2012