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  1. Raiders fall to cross-bay rival 49ers 17-3

    by , 08-20-2011 at 10:07 PM
    The Oakland Raiders dropped their second preseason game, losing to the San Francisco 49erís 17-3 at Candlestick Stadium on Saturday night.

    San Francisco welcomed their rivals from across the bay with a 79-yard drive to the Raiders 2-yard line. There, Oaklandís defense stalled the driving offense and forced a David Akers field goal attempt. Holder Andy Lee botched the snap, resulting in an interception to Raiders starting middle linebacker Rolando McClain.

    After an Oakland ...
  2. Play it as it lies: The Boss of Oakland

    by , 08-05-2011 at 07:05 PM
    The Rundown:

    On Friday the Oakland Raiders announced the signing of former New York Giant tight end Kevin Boss in an effort to replace the recently lost Zach Miller.

    With Miller departing for Seattle earlier this week, the Raiders lost their leading pass catcher from the past three seasons and a key piece to the sixth best offense in the NFL last year. Miller led the Raiders with 60 receptions for 685 yards and 5 touchdowns.

    Throughout last year, Miller ...
  3. Play it as it lies: An introduction to my blog

    by , 08-05-2011 at 06:17 PM
    So I saw BK's invitation to start writing blog entries, so I decided to take him up on his opportunity. This first entry will just be to just tell you guys a little bit about me and be able to familiarize you guys with me.

    First off, I'd like to explain why I picked the title of my blog to be "Play it as it lies". I chose this golf phrase for a couple of reasons, with the first one being that I am an avid golfer; but this is not the real reason. I chose the phrase because ...
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