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Podcast: The Raiders are not a good football team

Andrew Baumgartner, Ricardo Tovar, and // November 2, 2018

Another episode of the Wildcat Rumble is here. Andrew and Ricardo are back and as usual the NFL is a key talking point as the duo selects their games of the week. With the conclusion of the World...

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Raiders roll the dice on Vegas as Oakland walks the plank.

Jordan Jarrell // April 12, 2017

In the past few months, the rumors of the Las Vegas move were starting to become more of a fact than fiction. I have been in denial these past 6 months as I refused to acknowledge Las Vegas and Raiders...

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Derek Carr key to Raiders’ success

Jason Spies // March 24, 2016

The Oakland Raiders haven’t had a winning season since 2002. During that 14-year stretch of inconsistency in all facets of the organization, from management, coaches and quarterbacks, one thing has finally...

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California NFL 2015 season preview

Nick Martinez-Esquibel // September 8, 2015

NFL fans have been waiting for the new season since the day Super Bowl XLIX ended. Supporters of California teams should be excited for the upcoming season, but not surprised if their team isn't the one...

Raiders take shrewd free-agency approach, 49ers look shaky

Raiders take shrewd free-agency approach, 49ers look shaky

Kevin Lucena // April 5, 2015

The NFL stands for not for long for a lot of players and teams. Whether as a Super Bowl contender or a bottom feeder, a team’s fortunes can flip in a season or less. So far in the 2015 offseason,...

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