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  1. Ray Guy stumps for Jim Plunkett, Cliff Branch, Tom Flores as fell...

    Paul Gutierrez

    OAKLAND -- It was whispered in certain smoke-filled corners of Silver and Blackdom that Ray Guy could punt a football so far and so high, rain would come down with the pigskin. How appropriate, then, that it was in a virtual monsoon that Guy, the ...

    Blog | November 20, 2014
  2. Raiders' top play winner: 17 Bob Trey O

    Paul Gutierrez

    Score: Raiders 38, Washington 9 Date: Jan. 22, 1984 Site: Tampa Stadium We have a winner. The voters picked 17 Bob Trey O as the most memorable play in Oakland Raiders' franchise history, and I concur with the selection. Indeed, 17 Bob Trey O, o...

    Blog | July 11, 2014
  3. Raiders' top plays: 17 Bob Trey O

    Paul Gutierrez

    This is one of three nominations for the most memorable play in Raiders' history. In the previous two days we featured the Sea of Hands, when Clarence Davis somehow came down with Ken Stabler's flip in the end zone to upend the defending two-ti...

    Blog | July 09, 2014
  4. Howie Long sounds off on the Raiders

    Paul Gutierrez

    Howie Long may have spent only one of his 13 Hall of Fame seasons in Oakland -- the other 12 years were when the Raiders called Los Angeles home -- but he still keeps tabs on the East Bay goings-on by his old team, and likes what he's seen thus far t...

    Blog | May 29, 2014
  5. Raiders top draft picks: Cliff Branch

    Paul Gutierrez

    Now that we've listed our "honorable mentions" for the best Oakland Raiders draft picks since the 1970 merger, let's start our countdown of the Top 5 best draftees with receiver Cliff Branch checking in at No. 5... Cliff Branch (Colorado, fourth rou...

    Blog | April 29, 2014
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. 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