As if playing in the Eastern time zone where they’ve lost 12 straight games isn’t bad enough, the Oakland Raiders could be facing snowy conditions for Sunday’s game in New York.
Dennis Allen’s second season as coach of the Oakland Raiders is starting to look a lot like his first — and that’s not necessarily a good thing.
The NFL is looking to make its global following much bigger than it already is, but they’ve got to have some things straightened out before people will accept it. That includes having some incredibly strange happenings going on around the different teams.
The endless genius of the NFL can’t be completely quantified. But part of pro football’s popularity is burning its image in our culture and our consciousness. While baseball and basketball have their July 4 and Christmas brands, they are afterthoughts, or leftovers, compared to the NFL’s hallmark roll call.
Matt McGloin’s rapid ascent from undrafted rookie to starting NFL quarterback is headed to the big stage.
As painful as it was to blow a late lead and lose a game that dropped them from sixth place to 12th place in the AFC standings, the Oakland Raiders have no choice but to move ahead.
Matt McGloin’s rapid ascent from undrafted rookie free agent could lead to him becoming the regular starting quarterback for the Oakland Raiders.
Problems abound in the NFL sometimes, and it takes a lot the backing and support from your teammates, coaches, ownership and more to keep you a part of a franchise. Those problems can be injuries, losing streaks and even just rumors.
Oakland coach Dennis Allen says he doesn’t believe quarterback Terrelle Pryor’s sprained right knee was the reason the Raiders offense struggled so much in their loss to the New York Giants.
While the weekend’s action brought about a lot of rare occurrences and big-time happenings, there were also a number of situations that turned rather ugly. If there is an NFL weekend that includes a complaint filed against one’s own team, a player entering rehab, and a starting quarterback getting injured, then it’s not the best weekend in the world.
The NFL is filled with every type of emotion imaginable, but sometimes, there are those emotions that just take over and get to the forefront. At times, anger can take over an NFL player and it can just get to be too much for someone to take.
NFL football is always looked at as a violent sport, and it is due to the hard-hitting, big-time smacks, and all around tackling. One big problem is when some coaches and/or players take it a bit too far and start getting too serious.
If the Oakland Raiders are going to make a run in the second half of the season they will have to become a much better second-half team.
One breathtaking sprint by Terrelle Pryor shook off any post-bye blues for the Oakland Raiders.
Lots of changes need to be made for some teams in the NFL, and it all will depend on what is best for the immediate future. Two teams are looking at quarterback situations that could very well help their seasons while one team is doing so well that they are breaking noise records.