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Happy game day one and all.

We are getting ready for the Oakland Raiders tonight, it is an earlier game this week, so don’t forget to set your DVR or try and sneak out of work a couple of minutes early this week.

Let’s check in with what is going on with the Oakland Raiders heading into tonight’s game.

Report: Raiders Gabe Jackson to miss two months with MCL injury - Silver And Black Pride
The Raiders will now be without both of their starting guard to begin the season. Richie Incognito is suspended the first two games and now we learn that Gabe Jackson will miss the next two months...

Antonio Brown saga gets even more bizarre with league meeting over helmet grievance - Silver And Black Pride
Okay, seriously?

There’s an ancient Chinese curse that simply says, "May you live in interesting times." And that’s where we find ourselves right now with Oakland’s mercurial star receiver Antonio...

The Morning After: Preseason starts with a bang with victory over LA Rams - Silver And Black Pride
Welcome back NFL football, even if it is just Week 1 of the preseason. There is always something special about watching those Silver and Black uniforms hit the field again after the long off-season...

Arden Key had a very different experience Saturday than he did as a rookie last season for Raiders - Silver And Black Pride
There’s a battle among the edge rushers on the Raiders to find a pass rush this season. Neither of the veteran defensive ends on the team were suited up for the game — Josh Mauro and Benson Mayowa,...

Raider rookie wideout Keelan Doss has banner night in Oakland homecoming - Silver And Black Pride
Keelan Doss is from Alameda. He went to Alameda high school. If you look at it on a map, it is basically right between the Oakland Coliseum and the Raiders headquarters. So, as you might expect,...

Raiders head coach Jon Gruden offers unwavering support for Antonio Brown through foot injury absence and helmet grievance - Silver And Black Pride
Jon Gruden is not known for being a patient man. Last year’s camp, he regularly railed about how frustrating it was to have Martavis Bryant — who Gruden traded away a third round pick to acquire —...

Raiders Film Room: Rookie defenders preseason week one performances vs Rams - Silver And Black Pride
Football is officially back. There has been plenty of drama surrounding the Raiders with Antonio Brown’s feet and helmet grabbing many headlines. Hard Knocks airing this week put rookie safety J...

Ryan Grant playing his way back into Raiders receiver competition - Silver And Black Pride
With the drafting of Hunter Renfrow and his insertion as the team’s slot cornerback, Ryan Grant became a forgotten man in Oakland. That has changed over the past week and what looked to be a lost...

Raiders WR Antonio Brown loses helmet appeal, makes statement ‘looking forward to rejoining my teammates’ once healthy - Silver And Black Pride
In what has become one of the most bizarre stories in recent years, it was announced Monday that an arbitrator has ruled against Antonio Brown’s appeal to wear his old helmet.

Reports of a...

Report: Raiders ‘scouring waiver wire’ for guards, team open to trade - Silver And Black Pride
With right guard while Gabe Jackson expected to miss at least the first four weeks of the season with an MCL injury, the Raiders suddenly have a major need at the position. They could try and fill...

Raiders preseason week one Ballers & Busters vs Rams: Part two - Silver And Black Pride
A sizable Ballers list gives way to a clearcut Top Buster with a few others who had their issues as well.

Raiders preseason week one Ballers & Busters vs Rams - Silver And Black Pride
Welcome back! The 12th season of Ballers & Busters starts with the Raiders preseason opener against the LA Rams. The established starters didn’t suit up for this one. Even a few veterans who may...

Raiders Film Room: Rookie offensive players in their preseason debut - Silver And Black Pride
After preseason week 1, the Raiders defensive rookies got the first Raider Film Room treatment. Today it’s the rookies on offense who will get reviewed. The offense sputtered at times without Derek...