Is Vegas ready for Raiders?

Click here for my Sunday column about a possible Raiders move to Vegas.

By | April 30th, 2016|8 Comments

Raiders extend lease

Raiders announced they extended lease at the Coliseum one year with team options for two more. They have hired someone to explore their situation in Oakland. I've said all along, don't hold your breath waiting for the Raiders to leave. I expect them to be in Oakland a long time [...]

By | February 11th, 2016|9 Comments

Where Raiders stand

Link to my Thursday column. Text below: In an early edition of its Wednesday paper, the SF Chron referred to Raiders owner Mark Davis as Mike. It was in the Chron’s article on how the Raiders got banned from moving to LA. No knock on the Chron. These things happen [...]

By | January 14th, 2016|17 Comments

Raiders statement

"The Raiders congratulate Stan Kroenke and the Rams on their successful bid for relocation to Los Angeles. The Raiders will now turn our attention to exploring all options to find a permanent stadium solution. We thank fans throughout the Raider Nation for their unrivaled passion and support." Understandably vague on [...]

By | January 12th, 2016|14 Comments

Raiders could be odd team out in LA

Link to my Tuesday column. Full text below: LOWELL COHN THE PRESS DEMOCRAT | January 11, 2016, 8:53PM The Raiders flopped once in Los Angeles. They’re about to flop again — before they even go there. This according to the Los Angeles Times. In a lengthy article, the Times reports [...]

By | January 11th, 2016|16 Comments

Taking stock of Raiders

Link to my Monday Raiders column. Text below: OAKLAND Here are five notable takeaways from the Raiders season which ended with Sunday’s 30-20 loss to the Packers. Well, their season didn’t officially end. They have two games to play, but they are mathematically eliminated from the postseason and cannot have [...]

By | December 20th, 2015|15 Comments

Chiefs beat Raiders

Link to my Monday Raiders column. Full text below:   Link to my Monday Raiders column. Full text below: NEXT GAME Sunday, Dec. 13 Oakland Raiders (5-7) at Denver Broncos (10-2) Time: 1:05 p.m. TV: CBS Radio: 95.7 FM OAKLAND “Screw you.” The Chiefs coaches were screaming. Except they didn’t [...]

By | December 6th, 2015|25 Comments

Big test for Raiders

Here's a link to my Sunday Raiders column. The full text runs below: by Lowell Cohn The Press Democrat | December 5, 2015 | Updated 1 hour ago. Share on facebookShare on twitterShare on email Lowell Cohn's Cohn Zohn blog The Chiefs are hard to figure. That simple declarative statement is [...]

By | December 5th, 2015|6 Comments

Critical moment for Raiders

Here's a link to my Tuesday Raiders column. The full text runs below: ALAMEDA The Raiders are almost on the point of almost being a playoff team — wild card to be precise. They have played 11 games and usually, at the 11-game mark of a season, are out of [...]

By | November 30th, 2015|21 Comments

Raiders do slow fade

A link to my column on Raiders-Vikes. Full text runs below: OAKLAND You’re flying a beautiful kite on a beautiful day. Sonoma Coast near Sea Ranch. The wind is strong and forces your kite higher and higher. You love the feel of kite tugging hand. When, suddenly, the wind yanks [...]

By | November 15th, 2015|13 Comments