From the high school hallways of San Jose, to NFL locker rooms and TV studios, Fallon Smith and James Jones have been Keeping It 300 since day one. Now, the two childhood friends are joining forces in a podcast about sports, the Bay Area and really wherever the conversation takes them.
After the Raiders demoralizing loss to the Dolphins, Las Vegas was officially eliminated from the playoffs and is 7-8 after starting the season 6-3. Fallon and James explain what went wrong this season, who shares the blame and what they would like to see from the Raiders in their season finale in Denver against the Broncos. Plus, they look back on previous Raiders coaches who were fired after three seasons yet have a better record than Jon Gruden in his three years back with the silver and black. How long should Gruden get before Mark Davis pulls the trigger? That and more! Submit your Blue Wire Hustle application here: http://bwhustle.com/join Thanks to our sponsors BetOnline.ag and Indeed.
After starting the season 6-3, the Raiders have since gone 1-4. Fallon Smith and James Jones discuss the current state of the silver and black, where do they go from here? Should Derek Carr push to play? Should Marcus Mariota finish out the season? Do we have a quarterback controversy in Las Vegas? Is Jon Gurden the right guy to turn the franchise around? Plus - they look ahead to the Raiders week 16 matchup against the Dolphins. Thanks to our sponsors BetOnline.ag and Indeed.
Jon Gruden fired Defensive Coordinator Paul Guenther after the Raiders got crushed by the Colts 44-27 and dropped to 7-6 on the season. Fallon and James react to the move and discuss what went wrong for the defense during Guenther's tenure, should it all be on him? Who should the Raiders target as their defensive coordinator for next season? What we should expect from Rod Marinelli? Plus, Fallon and JJ take a look at the Raiders slim path to the playoffs and look ahead to their Week 15 matchup vs. the Chargers on Thursday Night Football. Thanks to our sponsors BetOnline.ag, Indeed.com and Pepsi.
What happened?! How!? Wow! What a rollercoaster of emotions the Silver and Black put Raider Nation through in their miracle 31-28 win over the winless Jets. It was ugly but as Al Davis would say "Just win baby!" However, Fallon and James do express their concerns as the Raiders need to figure things out fast if they want to make a playoff push. Plus, they discuss Derek Carr's play, Darren Waller's big day, Henry Ruggs' redemption (who deserves credit for it) and what we are seeing from Raiders 2019 4th overall pick Clelin Ferrell. Also, up next, the Raiders (7-5) host the Colts (8-4) with playoff implications on the line, Fallon and JJ preview the Week 14 AFC Showdown. We want to thank our sponsors BetOnline.ag and Indeed!
After the Las Vegas Raiders got embarrassed by the Falcons losing 43-6 and dropping to 6-5 on the season, Fallon and James discuss whether or not this is the "same ol' Raiders" or if if this was just a "one-off" game? Should Raider Nation be worried? Plus they look ahead to the Raiders Week 12 matchup vs the 0-11 Jets and explain why playing a winless team is a scary situation to be in. Thanks to our sponsors BetOnline.ag and Indeed.
After the Raiders heartbreaking loss to the Chiefs, Fallon and James discuss why Raider Nation should remain optimistic, what needs to happen for the Raiders to make a deep playoff run and why Derek Carr deserves to be in the MVP conversation. Also, they preview the Raiders Week 12 matchup vs. the Falcons. Plus, JJ reacts to getting inducted into the San Jose Sports Hall of Fame! That and much more on this episode of Keeping it 300. We would like to thank our sponsors BetOnline.ag, Pepsi and Indeed.
The Raiders have won 3 straight games with a chance to make it 4 in a row against division rival and reigning super bowl champion Chiefs. Fallon and James give their biggest takeaways from Las Vegas' lopsided win vs. the Broncos, they debate whether or not Nicholas Morrow and Jeff heath have earned starting roles on the defense and why Tom Cable deserves a ton of credit for the offense's success. Plus, they preview the Raiders Sunday Night Football showdown against the Chiefs and explain why they both believe the Raiders can sweep the Chiefs this season. That and much more! Thanks to our sponsors BetOnline and Indeed.
Fallon Smith and James Jones are back. They recap and react to the Raiders dramatic win over the Chargers and how unlikely hero Isaiah Johnson (Zay) saved the day while playing with a heavy heart. What is going on with Henry Ruggs? How can the Raiders get him more involved in the offense? Fallon and JJ discuss. Plus, the Raiders are 5-3 at the midway point of the season, Fallon and JJ hand out their first half grades and they look ahead to the Raiders week 10 matchup at home vs. the Broncos. And Fallon delivers the latest Raiders news and notes. That and much more. Thanks to our sponsors BetOnline and Indeed.
After the bye week the Raiders get bullied by the Bucs, 45-20 the final. Fallon and James provide their takeaways from the game. Plus, what changes need to be made on defense? Will Jon Gruden get rid of Defensive Coordinator Paul Guenther soon? What's been going on with Josh Jacobs and the Raiders run game? How do they get Henry Ruggs more involved in the offense? Fallon and James answer those questions. Lastly, they preview the Raiders Week 8 matchup vs. Baker Mayfield and the Browns. Thanks to our sponsor BetOnline.ag and Indeed.com.
On this episode of Keeping it 300, Fallon and James break down the Raiders 40-32 win over the defending Super Bowl champion Chiefs. This was the Silver and Black's first win at Arrowhead Stadium since 2012 and Derek Carr's first career win in Kansas City, find out why they believe this was a turning point for the franchise and not a "one off" game. Although the Raiders have a bye week before their Week 7 match up against Tom Brady and the Bucs, Fallon and James look ahead to that matchup (we are taking Week 6 off as well aka not having an episode until after the Raiders-Bucs game).
On this episode of Keeping it 300 you will hear the latest Raiders news and notes. Also, Fallon and James discuss their biggest takeaways from the Raiders week 4 loss to the Bills, they evaluate the silver and black's first quarter of the season, who's to blame for their back to back losses? Plus, they look ahead to Las Vegas' week 5 matchup at Arrowhead against division rivals and reigning Super Bowl champion Chiefs. Thank you to our sponsors BetOnline.ag, Cox Communications and DoorDash. Use promo code: BLUEWIRE.
On this Episode of Keeping it 300, Fallon and James deliver the Raiders latest news and notes including injury updates, they discuss their biggest concerns after the Raiders 36-20 loss to the Patriots and they look ahead to the Raiders week 4 matchup at home against the Bills. Thanks to our sponsors Cox Comm, BetOline, Pepsi and DoorDash.
Super Bowl Champion Travis Kelce joins Greg to talk about his career and give a shout out to everyone he’s encountered along the way. From growing up in Cleveland Heights, to running the wildcat at University of Cincinnati, Kelce talks about how his experience as a QB helped shape his transition to the tight end position. Travis tells some amazing stories about getting picked off on his only pass attempt, his love of bubble screens and what it was like to break Greg’s record for consecutive 1000-yard seasons. Shout out to this episode, it’s a good one. TE1 is presented by Chevy Silverado. Get 15% off NFLSundayTicket.tv with promo code GREG88 For more great podcasts check out BlueWirePods.com NOTE: This episode was recorded before Travis Kelce signed his extension with the Chiefs.
Fallon and James discuss what they learned about the Raiders after their Monday Night Football win over the Saints in their home debut in Las Vegas, why you need to "put some respect" on Derek Carr's name, how he's taking on the personality of Jon Gruden, where Darren Waller ranks amongst the best in the NFL, which sleeper Raiders WR you need to start in week 3. Plus, they look ahead to the Raiders week 3 matchup in New England against Cam Newton and the new look Patriots. That and much more! We would like to thank our sponsors Visa, BetOnline and Indeed.
Fallon Smith and James Jones recap and react to the Raiders Week 1 win over the Carolina Panthers. They give their biggest takeaways from the game, discuss Las Vegas' injury concerns and how Jon Gruden fired a shot at RT Trent Brown. Plus, the Raiders will make their home debut in their new stadium in Las Vegas in primetime on MNF against the Saints, Fallon and James preview that matchup and give their bold predictions for Week 2. We would like to thank our sponsors: BetOnline.ag, Pepsi and Indeed.
On this week's episode of Keeping it 300, Fallon and James discuss and react to the latest Raiders news including Marcus Mariota and Tyrell Williams being placed on IR, Lynn Bowden JR. being traded to the Dolphins, the 2020 captains, and the 53-man roster. Fallon and James also preview the Raiders Week 1 matchup against he Carolina Panthers and give their bold predictions for the game. We would like to thank our sponsors DoorDash, BetOnline and NFLSundayTicket.TV
On this week's episode of Keeping it 300 Fallon and James discuss the latest news and notes coming out of training camp in Las Vegas. Plus, with all the hype surrounding the new weapons at Derek Carr's disposal this season, they decide to take a trip down memory lane and compare each position group from the Raiders 2016 offense to the Raiders 2020 offense. They also answer your mailbag questions! We would like to thank our sponsors, BetOline.ag, TheraOne CBD and NFL Sunday Ticket. Visit: www.betonline.ag and use the promo code "BlueWire" nflsundayticket.tv and use the promo code "BLUEWIRE" for 15% off https://www.theragun.com/bluewire (buy one get one free)
After three months off and a whole baby later, Fallon and James are back! On this week's episode of Keeping it 300, Fallon and JJ discuss COVID-19's impact on the Raiders and those fighting for a roster spot. What it's going to be like playing without fans at Allegiant Stadium. Will there even be an NFL season? Jon Gruden's prank on the team, not funny, yet effective. Why Derek Carr feels disrespected, does he have a case? That and much more. We want to thanks our sponsors BetOnline and Deal Dash. Visit BetOnline.ag for all your odds and up to date sports news. Use the promo code BlueWire to receive your new welcome bonus. Go to DealDash.com and use the offer code RAIDER300 or https://dealdash.fm/RAIDER300
Fallon and James breakdown the Raiders 2020 NFL Schedule including their four primetime games in Las Vegas. They also give game by game predictions and discuss why they believe the Raiders will make the playoffs this year. Plus, they answer Raider Nation's mailbag questions. We would like to thank our sponsors Blue Chew and BetOline.
On this episode of Keeping it 300, Fallon and James provide a breakdown of all seven of the Raiders 2020 draft picks. Who will be the X factor? Who reminds James of a young Michael Crabtree? How did Fallon and James grade the Raiders 2020 NFL draft class overall? With this new and improved roster, how do the Raiders stack up with the rest of the AFC West? How many games will the Silver and Black win next year? Playoffs? Keeping it 300 and Blue Wire would like to thank our sponsors BetONLINE.ag and BlueChew.com.
Fallon Smith recaps Mike Mayock's pre-draft presser then is joined by co-host James Jones and Raiders Running Back Jalen Richard. Jalen discusses his contract extension, what it's like playing behind Josh Jacobs, how Gruden made him a smarter football player, the signing of Marcus Mariota, his belief in Derek Carr, the upcoming virtual NFL Draft, what the Raiders have to do to dethrone the Chiefs in the AFC West, the Silver and Black's 2020 potential, what he's going to miss about Oakland, and much more! Thanks to our sponsor BetOnline. Visit BetOline.ag and use the promo code BLUEWIRE and receive a welcome bonus.when signing up.
On this week's episode of Keeping it 300, Fallon and James discuss the latest Raiders news including the signing of JJ's former teammate, Damarious Randall. They also explain the impact of having a fully virtual 2020 NFL draft and what this means for the Silver and Black Plus they answer a ton of mailbag questions from Raider Nation. We want to thank our sponsors BetOline. Visit BetOnline.ag and use the promo code "bluewire" for a 100% welcome bonus.
What does Marcus Mariota's contract with the Raiders reveal? What does this mean for Derek Carr? Is there another QB on the market the Raiders should go after? In the bonus episodes, you heard Fallon's take on the Raiders 2020 free agent class, but now James weighs in on the Silver and Black's new acquisitions. Plus, what the Jason Witten signing means for the Raiders locker room. And, should the 2020 NFL draft date be moved? That and more on this week's episode of Keeping it 300. Blue Wire wants to thanks our exclusive sponsor Bet Online. Visit BetOline.ag and use the promo code "bluewire" for a 100% welcome bonus.
Chat Sports and Raiders Report Host Mitchell Renz joins Fallon Smith on Keeping it 300 to talk all things Raiders. He grades the Raiders 2020 free agent class, weighs in on how Mike Mayock and Jon Gruden should approach the upcoming NFL draft, and discusses what expectations for the 2020 season should be for the Silver and Black. That and much more. Blue Wire wants to thank our sponsor Bet Online. Visit BetOnline.ag and use the promo code “bluewire” for a 100% welcome bonus.
In this Bonus Episode of Keeping it 300, Fallon Smith recaps and breaks down all the Raiders 2020 free agent signings so far. With the new additions to the roster, how should the Raiders attack the draft? Thanks to our sponsor BetOnline.ag.
The NFL announced all public events for the 2020 NFL Draft in Las Vegas have been canceled amid COVID-19 concerns, Fallon and James weigh in on the news. The Raiders sign free agent ILB Nick Kwiatkoski, why this is a great acquisition, but not long term solution in the middle. How DeAndre Hopkins getting traded to the Cardinals impacts who will be available to the Raiders in the first round of the draft. Fallon and James react to the players approving the new CBA. That and much more on this week's episode of Keeping it 300. Thank you to our sponsor BetOnline. Visit BetOnline.ag and use our promo code BLUEWIRE to receive a 50% welcome bonus with your first deposit.
Raiders Defensive End "Mad" Maxx Crosby returns to Keeping it 300. He discusses what he took away from his rookie season, why Derek Carr isn't the problem, why the defense must improve, who he would like to see the Raiders target in Free Agency and the Draft, his excitement playing for Rod Marinelli and much more. Plus, Fallon and James weigh in on the latest Raiders News and Rumors. Would QB Marcus Mariota make sense in Silver & Black? Why releasing Tahir Whitehead was the right move. How Josh Jacobs made a PR mistake, that, and much more.
On this week's episode of Keeping it 300, Fallon and James discuss the Raiders dream draft prospects following the 2020 NFL Scouting Combine. James gives a unique strategy he hopes the Raiders use in the first round.Plus the two react to comments Mike Mayock and Jon Gruden made about QB Derek Carr. They also discuss the latest Raiders news and rumors. Thanks to our sponsor BETONLINE.Visit BETONLINE.ag and use the promo code: BLUEWIRE (ALL ONE WORD) for your 50% Sign up Bonus!
On this week's episode of Keeping it 300 Fallon discusses the latest Raiders news and answers mailbag questions from Raider Nation which includes questions regarding trade rumors, free agency, the draft, and expectations for the 2020 season. Blue Wire would like to thank our sponsor Bet Online. Head over to BetOnline.ag and use our promo code BLUEWIRE to receive a 50% welcome bonus with your first deposit.
On this week's episode of Keeping It 300, Fallon and James discuss the latest Raiders news and rumors, they answer Raider Nation's mailbag questions and discuss potential free agent targets. Blue Wire wants to thank our sponsors BetOnline.ag and UNTUCKit.com.
On this week's episode of Keeping it 300, Fallon and James break down Super Bowl LIV. What went wrong for the 49ers? What went right for the Chiefs. How far off are the Raiders from competing for a championship?Reports have surfaced that the Raiders will pursue Tom Brady if the Patriots don't sign him before free agency begins, find out where Fallon and James believe Brady will be playing next season.Plus they discuss NFL Honors night, including Josh Jacobs getting robbed for Offensive Rookie of the Year. Also, what did Ryan Tannehill come back from? Sucking? Why Darren Waller and Jimmy Garoppolo were more deserving.Fallon also calls out James for not giving her credit on his Maxx Crosby rant on the NFL Network.That and much more.Blue Wire would like to thank our sponsor Bet Online. Visit BetOnline.ag and use our promo code BLUEWIRE to receive your 50% welcome bonus on your first deposit.
Super Bowl LIV couldn't feature a more nightmare matchup for Raider Nation, their Bay Area rival 49ers versus their division rival in the Chiefs. Fallon and James debate who the Raiders should be rooting for to win it all. Plus, with Tom Brady becoming a free agent this offseason should the Raiders pursue him?And, Fallon and James answer mailbag questions from Raider Nation.
After taking a week off, Fallon and James are back! On this week's episode of Keeping it 300 they discuss Jon Gruden's decision to fire Defensive Line coach Brentson Buckner to make room for his "buddy" Rod Marinelli. They also react to the PFWA Rookie Awards which included Raiders Running Back Josh Jacobs winning OROY. They voice their displeasure with the Pro Football Hall of Fame leaving Tom Flores and Cliff Branch out once again. With the college football season officially over, Fallon and James look ahead to the draft. Find out who is on their Raiders wish list for the first round.Also, James tells us what Aaron Rodgers told him about the Packers first meeting with the 49ers and why this weekend's NFC Championship game will be much different than their meeting in November. Blue Wire wants to thank this week's sponsor UNTUCKit. Visit UNTUCKIT.COM and use the promo code "BLUE" for20% off at checkout.
Fallon and James discuss the Raiders season finale loss to Denver. They reflect back on the Raiders 2019 campaign and look ahead to the future in Las Vegas. Will Derek Carr be the Raiders starting QB moving forward? They also provide their "too early" predictions for the 2020 season. That and much more. Blue Wire thanks this week's sponsor UNTUCKit. Visit untuckit.com and use the promo code "Blue" for 20% off.
Despite a 7-8 record heading into Week 17, believe it or not, the Raiders still have a chance to make the playoffs. Fallon breaks down what needs to happen for Oakland to clinch the final AFC wild card spot and what the most likely and least likely scenarios are. Fallon also gives her biggest takeaways from the Raiders big win over the Chargers and she looks ahead to the Raiders must win Week 17 matchup in Denver.
Fallon and James breakdown the Raiders soul-crushing yet fitting loss to the Jaguars in what was the final game in Oakland. They discuss the reaction from fans, what the Raiders should do with Derek Carr, and they look ahead to Sunday's game n LA vs the Chargers.
With the Raiders moving to Las Vegas, Sunday will mark the end of an era in Oakland. Fallon reached out to Raider Nation to find out some of their favorite Coliseum memories.Plus, Andrew DiDomenico, a lifelong Raiders fan and season ticket holder who you can find in the first row of the Black Hole, joined Fallon as a special guest to discuss Sunday's final game in Oakland and what he will miss the most about the game day experience at the Coliseum. That and much more.
Fallon and James break down the Raiders demoralizing loss to the Tennessee Titans that all but crushed their playoff hopes. They discuss why Raider Nation needs to face reality when it comes to the state of their team. How bad is this Raiders defense? Who's to blame? How far off are the Raiders from realistically making a playoff run? What moves need to be made to do so? They discuss Josh Jacob's shoulder injury and why they should shut him down the rest of the season. It's the end of an Era, the final game in Oakland before the Raiders move to Las Vegas. What they expect from fans and why the Raiders "should" take care of business against the struggling Jaguars. That and more on this week's episode of Keeping it 300.
Fallon and James discuss the Raiders disaster in Kansas City as they let another opportunity slip away. What is wrong with this Raiders offense? What is wrong with Derek Carr?They break down the AFC playoff picture and why Raider Nation should remain optimistic about the future of the Silver and Black.Plus, they look ahead to the Raiders big matchup against the red hot Tennessee Titans. Big thanks to our sponsors Indochino.com, Harrys.com, and Shipstation.com.
On this Week's episode of Keeping it 300, Fallon and James discuss the Raiders disastrous and embarrassing loss to the Jets. What we learned about the Raiders, how their playoff hopes took a hit, how do they bounce back? They look ahead to the AFC West showdown in Kansas City. How do they slow down Patrick Mahomes and Company and why the Raiders need to freeze their footballs.
On this week's episode of Keeping it 300 James and Fallon give their big takeaways from the Raiders too close for comfort win over the Bengals. They discuss "Mad" Maxx Crosby's big four-sack day, how the Raiders rookies continue to roll, how Mike Mayock and Jon Gruden are building a Super Bowl Contender, and they look ahead to the Raiders Week 12 matchup against the Jets.Blue Wire thanks our sponsor for this week, Untuckit.Visit UNTUCKIT.COM and use code BLUE for 20% off at checkout.
Raiders Safety Erik Harris joins Keeping it 300 this week. He discusses his long journey to the NFL which began as a Division II walk-on, to working at a potato chip factory, to becoming the star on prime time. He also discusses the wild AFC West and why he believes the Raiders can win the division. Why the team isn't reading their press clippings entering their matchup with the winless Bengals, and much more. Blue Wire thanks our sponsors IndoChino, Harry's, and UNTUCKit.
Fallon and James discuss the Raiders thrilling 26-24 win over the Chargers on Thursday Night Football. How the defense set the tone early and ruined Phillip Rivers' night. How Derek Carr engineered his 19th career game winning drive. Also, James Jones officially becomes a member for the Carr family. That and much more.
Fallon and James discuss why all the Derek Carr haters need to take a seat. What they took away from the Raiders win over the Lions. Why Josh Jacobs is the clear front runner for Offensive Rookie of the Year. And they look ahead to the Raiders Thursday Night Football matchup against Phillip Rivers and the Chargers. That and much more!Blue Wire thanks our sponsors for this week, Untuckit and Axios.Visit UNTUCKIT.COM and use code BLUE for 20% off at checkout. Sign-up at Sports.Axios.com for your daily newsletter.
Fallon and James discuss the Raiders crushing loss to the Texans, who's to blame? Why Raider Nation shouldn't hit the panic button just yet. After five consecutive games away from home the Raiders are finally back at the Coliseum this week to host the Lions. Fallon and James look ahead to the week 9 matchup. Blue Wire thanks our sponsors for this week, Harry's and ShipStation. Go to Harrys.com/BlueWire for a free trial set featuring a great razor and more, and use promo code Blue at ShipStation.com for 60 days of free shipping management.
Fallon and James give there biggest takeaways from the Raiders blowout loss to the Packers, discuss the Raiders trading former first round Pick CB Gareon Conley to the Texans, and look ahead to the Raiders Week 8 matchup in Houston against their recent trade partner.Blue Wire thanks our partners for this week, Axios and Indochino. Sign-up at Sports.Axios.com for your daily newsletter and go to Indochino.com to get $30 off your total purchase of $399 or more when entering the code BLUEWIRE.
On this bonus episode of Keeping it 300 Fallon chats with Raiders rookie defensive end, Mad Maxx Crosby.They discuss everything from the challenges of being a rookie, his mindset, playoffs, his future rap career and collaboration with teammate Darren Waller, his special bond with Clelin Ferrell, his relationship with Deuce Gruden, his thoughts on Derek Carr, what it means to be a part of Raider Nation, facing Aaron Rodgers and the Packers, and much much more. Blue Wire thanks our partners for this week, Shipstation & Roman. Try Shipstation free for 60 days by going to shipstation.com and entering promo code Blue and go to roman.com/bluewire to get a free online visit & free two day shipping.
Fallon and James react to the latest Raiders news and notes. They answer Raider Nation mailbag questions and look ahead to the Raiders Week 7 matchup against the Packers. Since both of his former teams are clashing this week, who does James got in this one?Blue Wire thanks our partners for this week, Shipstation & Roman. Try Shipstation free for 60 days by going to shipstation.com and entering promo code Blue and go to roman.com/bluewire to get a free online visit & free two day shipping.
On this week's episode of Keeping it 300 Fallon gives her thoughts and biggest takeaways from the Raiders big win over Khalil Mack and the Bears in London.Thanks to our partners Axios and Harrys. Sign-up at Sports.Axios.com for your daily newsletter and Harrys.com/bluewire for a free trial on a delivery razor.
On this week's episode of Keeping it 300, Fallon and James react to Vontaze Burfict's season ending suspension, was this the right decision by the NFL? They give us their biggest takeaways from the Raiders road win over the Colts. They look ahead to the Raiders Week 5 clash with former Raider Khalil Mack & the Bears in London. How do the Raiders slow down Mack? How can they prevent Mack from taking over the game? What should their game plan be?All that and more on this week's episode of Keeping it 300.