Raider Nation: A Nation Without Hope for Too Long

July 5, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

A history of excellence is now being rewritten as a history of despair and doubt that the organization so "committed" to being great will ever return to the level the organization promises its followers.
Seven years, seven seasons concluded with a losing record, and 10 first round draft picks during that span.
But improvement has been far from the direction the Raiders have gone.
A vampire heading the front office and everything else the Silver and Black do, paired with a coach that minimizes the potential that the once feared Raiders have.
Good reasons not to be enthusiastic about the future.
The peak years of 2001 and 2002, robbed of one opportunity to go to the Superbowl (for those of you who don't remember the tuck rule...that was probably the Raiders' year) and beat down in the championship game the next, distant memories for the Oakland faithful.
So here we are, just over four months away from the first whistle of the season (I don't count that prese...

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