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Former Raiders LB Neiron Ball fights for his life after suffering aneurysm - Silver And Black Pride
Today the Raiders issued a Tweet asking for thoughts and prayers for former player Neiron Ball, who suffered his second major brain trauma earlier this month.

Raiders week three Ballers & Busters vs Dolphins

This weeks edition illustrating who shined and who faltered in the contest against the Dolphins.

Raiders Week 3 NFL Power Rankings round-up: Oakland’s lack of killer instinct drops them further in rankings

The Raiders have blown three second-half leads in this short season which has been comprised of the Raiders competing in the first half before falling apart in the second half. A far cry from Del Rio’s Raiders in 2016 which consistently came roaring back from the jaws of defeat to snatch victory.

Jon Gruden: Derek Carr is ‘trying too hard’, needs to learn ‘more patience’

Two weeks after saying that Carr wasn’t been aggressive enough, Gruden is not stating that Carr has become too aggressive and that he was trying too hard. Specifically, according to Gruden, Carr “. . . needs to learn a little bit more patience and I think he will. I’m really excited about the way he has played and improved and mastered this offense.”

Raiders chaos grows around Jon Gruden

The consistent losing combined with Gruden personal scouting system has generated a storm of discontent regarding Gruden’s actions during his head coaching tenure. Fair or not, Gruden’s return to the Bay Area has been marred with a 0-3 start and he will have an opportunity to right the Raiders ship against the Browns.

AFC West

Garett Bolles - First Round Bust

Bolles lack of awareness, and undisciplined technique combined with the fact that he is one of the most penalized offensive lineman in the NFL makes him a potential bust if he doesn’t turn it around.

Pundit power rankings for Week 4: Chiefs break the top three

The title says it all. The Chiefs are looking like the real deal at this point behind Andy Reid and Pat Mahomes blistering offense.

Andy Reid (kind of) addresses Chiefs’ Earl Thomas rumors by sharing a story

With rumors swirling regarding Seattle Seahawks safety Earl Thomas and where he may end up, according to Terez Paylor of Yahoo! Sports, the Chiefs are actually a potential destination. Reid did not deny the rumors.

Chargers vs. Rams: The team was outcoached again

In this podcast, they discuss “. . . Austin Ekeler’s usage, the Chargers lack of a pass rush, cutting running back Detrez Newsome and some pleasant and unpleasant surprises so far this season”.

NFL News

Packers signing Bashaud Breeland, place House on IR

With the injury to veteran CB Davon House, the Green Packers signed Breeland off the street to fill his roster spot. Breeland will likely play behind a talented Packers secondary until he gains a better understanding of their system.

Meet the most versatile quarterback in the NFL

He plays special teams as a gunner and a punt returner, throws the ball, runs the ball, and catches the ball. He plays all over the field and was effective in all of them. Talk about a Swiss army knife of a player.

Rankings 2.0: Top 25 prospects in 2018 college football season

With the first four weeks of the college football season past us, Bucky Brooks and Daniel Jeremiah have each updated their rankings of the nation’s top 25 prospects and combined them into this list.