Is Oakland Making Moves To Switch To 3-4

June 7, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

First, introductions. In homage to the pulling power of the Raider Nation, I'm an Oakland fan living in jolly ol' England.
Why do I love the Raiders? Well I'm an NFL fan first and foremost, but I tagged on to the Raiders in 2000 for the simple reason that they have all the traits of my home town soccer team, Newcastle United.
Newcastle United have fanatic support, known around Europe as "The Toon Army". Sounds like jibberish, but "Toon" is actually how we pronounce "Town" up here in the north of England. I'm not joking, we do.......
Newcastle also has a history of having free-spirited, maverick owners, who say "screw you" to the leagues authorities. And it's always been a home for players who have fallen out with other teams, or had disciplinary problems.
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And also a history of not winning much in the last 20 years, and in general, being the team that the other fans like to have a laugh at.
So I immediately felt an affinity for the Raiders,...

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