After the NFL draft and trades, let's think of the picks as the newlyweds, who may need a honeymoon for a hot minute.
We welcome, for example, Rolando McClain, Lamarr Houston, and Jared Veldheer to the family.
Some members of the Raider Nation will be "doting fans," showing so much affection for the first few days.
If, however, the Raider Nation does not see results, we will be back to our acidic, sour comments.
The new team members are probably so happy to be instant millionaires in some cases. Imagine them dreaming of all they can do with all of that instant fame and fortune.
Well, the Raider Nation is known to be outspoken and a little tough on the Oakland Raiders. We are tough because, for the most part, we believe in tough love.
How do I know these things? I read the BR articles almost daily, and this is what helped form my opinion of how we are as a nation.
We expect excellence. We expect victories. We expect championships, and we expect to win more Super Bowls.
Can you blame us? The Oakland Raiders spoiled and pampered us for so long with those eras of glory, that we can not bear the neglect we have ex...
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