Thursday Night Breakdown: Raiders, Chiefs Battle For AFC West LeadThe Raiders, one of the NFL's surprises this season, face the Chiefs in an AFC West battle with playoff implications.
Keidel: The Raiders Matter AgainThe Raiders, by beating the Broncos, just became serious Super Bowl contenders, something they haven't been in a long time.
Keidel: Raiders Have Found Franchise QB In Derek CarrRaiders QB Derek Carr threw for a franchise-record 513 yards against the Bucs, while his team committed an NFL-record 23 penalties.
Keidel: Oakland Raiders Are BackThe Oakland Raiders, who just beat the Saints, see to be on an upswing. And they have the right leader in head coach Jack Del Rio.
Silverman: NFL Young Guns Carr, Winston & Bortles Passing Anointed PhenomsJust a couple of years ago, it looked like the next great group quarterbacks would be led by a trio that included Andrew Luck, Robert Griffin III and Russell Wilson. But there are some new kids now on the block.
Jets Invade East Bay For A Week 8 Showdown With RaidersTwo AFC teams looking to remain in playoff contention collide when the New York Jets invade the East Bay for an NFL Week 8 showdown with the Oakland Raiders.
NFL Week 1 Injuries & How They Affect Your Fantasy SeasonWeek 1 of the NFL season brings plenty of injuries, here's what you need to know.
Raiders Were What We Thought They Were In 2014, Look To Rebuild For 2015The 2014 Oakland Raiders started out 0-10, but they split their last six games to finish 3-13. This was one game worse than the 2013 squad, which finished 4-12. The Silver & Black haven't had a winning season since 2002, and they haven't been to the playoffs since losing the Super Bowl that year. What's next?
Five Things: Chiefs-Raiders Thursday Night RoundupThe Oakland Raiders upset the Kansas City Chiefs last night 24-20 for their first win of the season. With the loss, the Chiefs (7-4) are no longer tied atop the AFC West with the Broncos.
Raiders Get First Win, Snap 16-Game Losing Streak With 24-20 Win Over KCDerek Carr threw a 9-yard touchdown pass to James Jones with 1:42 remaining and the Oakland Raiders snapped a 16-game losing streak with a 24-20 victory over the Kansas City Chiefs on Thursday night.
Lichtenstein: Be Optimistic All You Want, But Ultimately They're Still The JetsI’m not dismissing the possibility that the Jets will roll over the Raiders and their rookie quarterback, but I’ve been fooled so many times in the past that the following tenet is ingrained in my soul: Beware of high expectations.
Palladino: Geno, Rex Can't Let Beatable Oakland Take OpenerThe road begins Sunday. Wherever it leads, whatever it holds in store for coach and quarterback, the Raiders game will give fans a good idea of it.