Oakland Raiders

Analytics
How Likely Was the Chargers-Jets Shutout?
How Likely Was the Chargers-Jets Shutout?
You might not be shocked that the dysfunctional Jets couldn't put points on the board in San Diego. But just how frequently can we expect to see shutouts in this age of explosive offenses?
Tuesday Mailbag
The Week 5 Mailbag
The Week 5 Mailbag
My idea for how the NFL could fit cross-conference rivalry games—like Texans-Cowboys or Raiders-49ers—into the yearly schedule. Plus questions on offensive pass interference, a new place for the Pro Bowl and the Raiders' coaching search
By Peter King
Podcast
The MMQB Podcast with Andy Benoit – Week 5
The MMQB Podcast with Andy Benoit – Week 5
Everything you need to know about Week 5, including why the reaction to the Patriots' struggles is overblown, why the Raiders got it wrong, an assessment of the Cowboys' great start and a conversation with Ravens tight end Owen Daniels.
By Andy Benoit
Going Long
Why London? And Can It Work?
Why London? And Can It Work?
In the eighth year of regular-season games in the U.K., the NFL is edging closer to a permanent team there. Does it make sense? Is it logistically feasible? And do Brits really care enough about the American game to sustain a franchise? We crossed the pond to tackle those questions
By Jenny Vrentas
The Conscience
Don’t Go There, Raiders: Pass on Jon Gruden
Don’t Go There, Raiders: Pass on Jon Gruden
Oakland needs a savior, and bringing back the former silver-and-black coach would make a splash. But it’s not worth the money or the heartache
By Don Banks
Monday Morning Quarterback
The Best Players So Far
The Best Players So Far
With nearly a quarter of the season in the books, we take stock of the MVP race and find some new names at the top. Plus, Steve Smith Sr. torches his old team, Teddy Bridgewater’s brilliant debut, Roger Goodell gets an earful in Texas and the night the football world watched baseball
By Peter King
Open Field
For Raiders in London, It’s a New Kind of Zone Read
For Raiders in London, It’s a New Kind of Zone Read
What time is it? It's an important question for Oakland, which has lost 15 straight games in the Eastern Time Zone. This week, they’ve gone even further east and are trying to acclimate ahead of Sunday’s game against Miami at Wembley
By Jenny Vrentas
Open Field
The MMQB’s 2014 Predictions Extravaganza
The MMQB’s 2014 Predictions Extravaganza
Training Camp 2014
For Matt Schaub, It’s Already Third-and-Long
For Matt Schaub, It’s Already Third-and-Long
The Raiders’ new QB is doing and saying the right things, but the preseason opener left plenty of questions as to whether he’s “over” the baffling problems that ruined him in Houston
By Robert Klemko
Training Camp 2014
Raiders Report: A Curious Combination of Old, New
Raiders Report: A Curious Combination of Old, New
With vets like Justin Tuck, Lamarr Woodley and Donald Penn joining forces with exciting youngsters like Khalil Mack and possibly Derek Carr at QB, Oakland hopes it has found the right mix to end its 11-year skid of non-winning seasons
By Robert Klemko