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.
Carr, Raiders Bolster Confidence with 30-24 OT Win Over BucsThe Raiders (6-2) improved to 5-0 on the road for the first time since 1977. But what's more surprising is they did it by overcoming a NFL-record 23 penalties for 200 yards.
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.
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?
Team Grades: Raiders Struggle At Mile High In 2014 FinaleThe 2014 Oakland Raiders season ended on Sunday in Denver at Sports Authority Field at Mile High with a 47-14 loss to the Broncos. The Raiders just struggled in almost every facet of the game as they lost their eighth road game of the season and their 11th overall dating back to 2013.
Injury Report: Raiders Still Wounded As Final Weekend ApproachesThe Oakland Raiders have one more game in 2014 before they pack it in for the winter, and many of the same players still have injuries either keeping them out of practice or game day itself. The best news is that rookie quarterback Derek Carr is ready to go for Sunday after experiencing an undisclosed illness.
Denver-Oakland Rivalry Goes Back A Long TimeThe Oakland Raiders have always played the Denver Broncos, the Kansas City Chiefs and the San Diego Chargers—dating back to the inaugural 1960 season of the American Football League. The Silver & Black even have played these three foes six times in the playoffs, as the rivalries run deep. The 2014 season closes with yet another big rivalry game for the Raiders—at Denver.
Team Grades: Once Again, Raiders Prove Coliseum Is No Easy Place To WinThe Oakland Raiders improved to 3-12 on the season with a 26-24 win over the Buffalo Bills at the Coliseum on Sunday. That's three straight wins at home for the Silver & Black if you're keeping track at home, and it's also the third consecutive victory at home over a team that had playoff aspirations still. Yes, these 2014 Raiders may have found the secret formula to defending their home turf—finally.
Injury Report: Raiders Wounded And Just Trying To Survive To Season's EndOnce again, six different Oakland Raiders players did not practice this week, as the team prepares for its final home game of the year on Sunday. As the Silver & Black take on the Buffalo Bills, the team mostly will just try to avoid more injuries this late in a lousy two-win season that could be the final one for the franchise in Oakland.