National sportswriters don’t appear too bowled over by the Oakland Raider roster additions of NFL veterans LaMarr Woodley, Matt Schaub, Justin Tuck and Maurice Jones-Drew. Pundits peg the Raiders as perhaps the worst team in the league, and ESPN has Head Coach Dennis Allen rated as the worst in the NFL. The Silver and Black also compete in a division where every other squad made the playoffs last year, prompting some to say they are already out of contention this season. Really? It may take everything breaking right for Raider Nation to make a playoff appearance, but surely there are teams with less upside than Oakland. Here are a few of the potential challengers for the NFL cellar.
Word dripped down this week that Jim Kelly’s cancer is gone. But what does that mean? Is it gone today only to make its interminable, terminal march back to his enervated frame? Or is it really gone, as in he won?
When Sammy Watkins was drafted out of Clemson by the Buffalo Bills, it was thought that the partnering of him and Stevie Johnson would make one of the best wide receiver tandems in the NFL. Now, he’s the number one receiver and he’s already looking to lead the Bills from worst to first.
NFL teams should leave music to the musicians… but they don’t. Here are 5 questionable NFL fight songs.
Every NFL team has a chance… theoretically. But these 5 teams might as well pack it in until 2015.
Quarterback Peyton Manning says he’ll still use the word ‘Omaha’ while calling plays for the Denver Broncos this season.
The Oakland Raiders have never been worse in franchise history, and for a team that used to pride itself on its winning ways, it’s been a long time since the Raiders have won anything.
The National Football League’s formulaic methodology for scheduling means the Oakland Raiders already know who their opponents will be in 2014.
The studs and duds for the Oakland Raiders so far this season. Read who has been good and who has been bad!
The 2-2 Houston Texans visit Candlestick Sunday to face the 2-2 49ers. John Madden sees a 49ers victory in a close game.