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  1. Raiders' QB trade has many layers

    Bill Williamson

    The Oakland Raiders' reconstruction of their roster has hit the most important position on the field: quarterback. The Raiders acquired Matt Flynn from Seattle for two draft picks Monday. Like many of the changes this year, the move was fueled ...

    Blog | April 01, 2013
  2. Poll results: Palmer deal not good

    Bill Williamson

    According to our readers, the Carson Palmer trade was not a good one for the Oakland Raiders. Former Oakland coach (and current Cincinnati assistant) Hue Jackson traded the Raiders' 2012 first-round pick (the Bengals took cornerback Dre Kirkpatric...

    Blog | November 21, 2012
  3. Have the Raiders fallen behind?

    Bill Williamson

    The Oakland Raiders are one of the most intriguing franchises in the NFL these days. How will the post-Al Davis Raiders evolve? After Davis' death in October, the much-less-involved Mark Davis turned his father's beloved franchise over to Reggie M...

    Blog | March 30, 2012
  4. Cap issues keep Raiders from striking early

    Bill Williamson

    The Oakland Raiders have been quiet in free agency so far Tuesday, other than seeing former starting quarterback Jason Campbell leave for Chicago. This may be a reason: ESPN's Adam Schefter reports when free agency opened Tuesday the Raiders had a...

    Blog | March 13, 2012
  5. AFC West: Free-agency primer

    Bill Williamson

    Denver Broncos Key free agents: K Matt Prater (franchised), DT Brodrick Bunkley, S Brian Dawkins, TE Daniel Fells, FB Spencer Larsen, WR Eddie Royal, QB Brady Quinn, DT Marcus Thomas, LB Wesley Woodyard, P Britton Colquitt (restricted). Where t...

    Blog | March 07, 2012
  6. Raiders fire Hue Jackson

    Bill Williamson

    The Oakland Raiders' decision to fire Hue Jackson after one season smacks of the team's history of dysfunction. New general manager Reggie McKenzie, in his first act as GM, took a page straight from the man he replaced as the lead decision-maker, ...

    Blog | January 10, 2012
  7. Raiders must prepare for small draft class

    Bill Williamson

    For most teams that are out of the playoffs, it is time to starting thinking about draft plans. But it is difficult for the Oakland Raiders to go that route. As of now they own just two picks in the entire draft: one each in the fifth and sixth...

    Blog | January 04, 2012
  8. 2011 Raiders: Tale of two QBs

    Bill Williamson

    Jason Campbell and Carson Palmer have been the quarterback for the Oakland Raiders for about the same amount of time this season. Who was better for the Raiders? Even though the Raiders have thrown the ball more with Palmer, they were more effe...

    Blog | December 13, 2011
  9. Final Word: AFC West

    Bill Williamson

    Five nuggets of knowledge about Week 14: Can the Oakland Raiders beat the Green Bay Packers at their own game? The 12-0 Packers are winning because they have perhaps one of the most dangerous passing games in the history of the NFL. If the Raiders...

    Blog | December 09, 2011
  10. Broncos, Raiders go down the stretch

    Bill Williamson

    In Week 1, the Oakland Raiders and Denver Broncos engaged in a lackluster season opener on "Monday Night Football" in which the visiting Raiders ended up winning by three points. Leaving the stadium that night (the last road game ever attended by the...

    Blog | December 09, 2011
  11. Palmer, Raiders take control of Chargers

    Bill Williamson

    SAN DIEGO - This is why the Raiders traded for Carson Palmer. This is why no one trusts that the San Diego Chargers will ever live up to expectations. In an entertaining and unpredictable start to what could be a spectacularly wild second half ...

    Blog | November 11, 2011
  12. Raiders trade out DBs

    Bill Williamson

    SAN DIEGO -- The Oakland Raiders made a roster move in anticipation of Thursday night's game against the Chargers. Oakland switched out safeties. In is Jerome Boyd. Out is Chinedum Ndukwe. Ndukwe was signed last month. Boyd was previously with the...

    Blog | November 10, 2011
  13. Raiders at the bye

    Bill Williamson

    Here is a look at the Oakland Raiders and what needs to be done after the break: Record: 4-3 Reason they are in their current state: It's been an unpredictable first seven weeks for the Raiders. Ultimately, they are in good shape at 4-3 as they...

    Blog | October 24, 2011
  14. Video: Carson Palmer taking a seat?

    Bill Williamson

    ESPN's Adam Schefter is now reporting the Oakland Raiders are currently leaning against playing newly acquired quarterback Carson Palmer on Sunday at home against Kansas City. Oakland coach Hue Jackson has maintained he has not made a decision yet. T...

    Blog | October 21, 2011
  15. Is Palmer Plunkett 2.0?

    Bill Williamson

    Comparing Jim Plunkett to recent Oakland Raiders quarterbacks has become vogue. In the summer of 2010, Oakland owner Al Davis said then new Oakland quarterback Jason Campbell reminded him of Plunkett. Davis said Campbell could enjoy a career resur...

    Blog | October 20, 2011
  16. Of course, Jackson is starting Palmer

    Bill Williamson

    My reaction to Adam Schefter's report that Carson Palmer will start for the Oakland Raiders on Sunday against the Kansas City Chiefs? I wouldn't expect anything else from Hue Jackson. The Raiders' rookie coach has developed a reputation for bei...

    Blog | October 19, 2011