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Boswell boots Steelers to AFC championship with six field goals
Le'Veon Bell ran all over the Chiefs for 170 yards, but the real MVP for the Steelers came off the right foot of Chris Boswell in the Steelers' win over the Chiefs.
Dion Lewis running for touchdown
Lewis' historic performance leads Patriots past Texans, into AFC title game
Dion Lewis became the first player with a rushing, receiving and return touchdown in a playoff game as the Patriots beat the Texans Saturday.
Raiders announce Downing as offensive coordinator, Peetz QB coach
The Raiders officially have a new offensive coordinator in Todd Downing. In a corresponding move, Jake Peetz will take over as quarterbacks coach.
Only factor forcing Mark Davis out of Oakland is his own desires
Now that Mark Davis will officially try to relocate the Raiders twice in two years, any desire he had for Oakland is long gone.
Raiders' pursuit of relocation to Las Vegas ready for next step
The Raiders are inching closer to Las Vegas. It has been known Mark Davis would file for relocation and that is ever more true now...
Raiders defense season review: Inconsistent play at core of lowest grades
In a season where the Raiders reached the playoffs for the first time since 2002, the defense had its fair share of ups and...
Former Raiders OC Bill Musgrave joins division rival
Bill Musgrave -- the Raiders' offensive coordinator in 2015 and 2016 -- will be coaching against the Silver and Black in 2017...
Warriors, A's and Raiders present $750,000 check to Oakland fire relief efforts
Sports figures from across the Oakland spectrum came together to donate money to aid those affected by the Oakland fire tragedy...
Raiders offense season review: Receivers, tight ends get lowest grades
The Raiders averaged the sixth most points per game during the 2016 season. Scott Bair dishes out grades for every position...
Del Rio: Raiders WRs dropping more passes 'than I'm comfortable with'
The typically sure-handed Michael Crabtree was the worst offender, with 13 drops from 102 catchable passes...
Raiders DE Khalil Mack won't play in Pro Bowl
Khalil Mack was one of seven Raiders originally named to the Pro Bowl. But the All-Pro officially backed out on Thursday...
Making the case for every NFL team to move to Los Angeles
This is how it must be. The NFL wants this, and everyone tells us how powerful the NFL is, so the NFL must get what it wants...
Ratto: Chargers-to-LA puts Davis in Vegas-or-bust situation
Senior Insider Ray Ratto explains what the Chargers moving to LA means to the Raiders.
Dean Spanos in November
San Diego Chargers relocating to Los Angeles
In a stunning development, the Chargers are bolting San Diego...
John and Dean Spanos
Deadline for Chargers' relocation decision extended two days
Originally scheduled to make their relocation decision by Jan. 15, the Chargers have been given two extra days by the NFL.
Mark Davis Dean Spanos
Las Vegas might be NFL haven LA was not
NFL owners are working to sort out stadium situations for the Raiders and Chargers. The prospect of Mark Davis moving to Las Vegas is far from out of the question...
Downing's unique journey leads to job as Raiders offensive coordinator
Todd Downing started his work in the NFL as a public relations intern for Minnesota. He's now in charge of the Raiders' offense...
Source: Musgrave out, Downing to be Raiders offensive coordinator
Todd Downing will replace Bill Musgrave as the man in charge of the Raiders' offense, a source confirmed to CSN California...
Steelers RB Le'Veon Bell: 'I'm what Steph Curry is to basketball'
Le'Veon Bell is not only one of the best running backs in the NFL. He believes he is revolutionizing the game of football...
Del Rio: Raiders built to last, 'nobody wants to take one swing'
While adversity will come, there’s no doubt a competitive window is open that shouldn’t be shuttered any time soon...
Raiders announce reserve/future signings
All nine players finished the 2016 season on the Raiders’ practice squad.  
Del Rio: Raiders made great strides, but 'I'm going to demand more'
There will be plenty of positives to be analyzed in coming weeks, but Jack Del Rio won’t look at the 2016 season as a gold standard...
Murray hopes to remain a Raider, but 'nothing concrete' from contract talk
Latavius Murray cemented himself as a featured back after rising up the ranks with the Raiders. Now as he hits free agency, what are his plans?
Goodell announcing Raiders pick
Raiders secure No. 24 overall pick in 2017 NFL Draft
After four straight years of picking inside the Top 15, the Raiders will pick at No. 24 in the 2017 NFL Draft.
Carr provides no timetable for recovery from broken fibula
Would Derek Carr have played in the Super Bowl if the Raiders had made it that far? The Raiders QB answers that.
Jack Del Rio and Ken Norton Jr.
Del Rio on possible coaching staff changes: 'We'll see how that goes'
While the Raiders offense excelled in 2016, the defense underperformed. So will Ken Norton Jr. be a fall guy? Jack Del Rio dodged questions Sunday.
JDR on free agents: 'Can't keep everybody' once you pay QB
The Raiders have 13 free agents heading into the 2017 offseason. Jack Del Rio discussed those players on Sunday.
Del Rio emphasizes 'area that must be addressed' on defense
Jack Del Rio discusses the high number of drops by Raiders wide receivers in 2016.
Del Rio identifies area that's critical for Raiders in 2017
Jack Del Rio evaluates the progress the Raiders made from 2015 to 2016.
Carr running against the Colts
Carr healing quick, swears he would've been ready for Super Bowl
A day after the Raiders' season came to an abrupt halt, Derek Carr provided an update on his recovery from a broken right fibula.
With Carr's injury, tougher for Raiders address needs?
During his final press conference, Jack Del Rio reveals that the Raiders were hit by a flu bug prior to the season finale...
Del Rio to 'demand more' from Raiders after 'abrupt ending'
Jack Del Rio's opening comments from his final press conference of the season.
Will Carr think 'what if' as he watches the playoffs unfold?
Does Derek Carr feel like he let people down? The Raiders QB answered that on Sunday.
Carr on Murray's impending free agency: 'I want him back'
Derek Carr shares his conversations with his teammates after the Raiders lost to the Texans in the AFC Wild Card game.
Carr describes conversation with Cook after playoff loss
A day after the Raiders lost the AFC Wild Card game, Derek Carr analyzes Connor Cook's performance.
Carr felt 'sad' watching Raiders in playoff game without him
Derek Carr shares where he watched the Raiders playoff game.
Raiders' Mack: ‘Adversity hit us, and we didn’t handle it well’
Pass rusher Khalil Mack, one of the Raiders' team leaders, admitted the team didn't handle the loss of Derek Carr well...
McGloin on the sideline
Notes: McGloin wanted a chance to play: 'It's not my decision'
With Connor Cook struggling Saturday, there was some thought of putting Matt McGloin in. But Jack Del Rio stuck with the rookie. After the game, the vet addressed the decision.
Amerson defending Hopkins
Amerson rips refs after loss, believes Raiders will be playoff regulars
While a lot of Raiders players were quiet in reflection after Saturday's loss, CB David Amerson unleashed a tirade at the officials.
Richard: Raiders going to have chip on shoulder in 2017
Rookie Jalen Richard points out the biggest takeaway from Raiders' 2016 season.
Cook walking off field in Houston
Raiders' Cook won't excuse poor performance; 'I have high expectations for myself'
Put in a tough spot, Connor Cook's first career start was historically bad. But the rookie expects better of himself and shouldered the blame.
Cook: 'Tried to do too much' in first career NFL start
Connor Cook addresses Raiders' issue on third down against Texans.
Richard details most frustrating part of season-ending loss
Rookie Jalen Richard shares his emotions after the Raiders' lost to the Texans in the AFC Wild Card game.
Romo's Rant: Get ready - Raiders will win Super Bowl in 2017
Bill Romanowski provides his rant following the Raiders' AFC Wild Card game loss to the Texans.
Cook shoulders blame after Raiders exit playoffs in Houston
Connor Cook analyzes what went wrong for him in Raiders' loss to Texans.
Amerson rips 'one-sided' refs after playoff loss to Texans
After the Raiders' 27-14 loss to the Texans in the AFC Wild Card game, a visibly upset David Amerson teed off on the officiating...
Mack highlights biggest takeaway from 2016 season
Following the Raiders' season-ending loss to Houston, Khalil Mack was pretty tough on his team's defense.
Del Rio: Having Cook throw 45 times 'not the design'
Jack Del Rio evaluates Connor Cook's performance against the Texans.
Del Rio shares message to Raiders after playoff loss
After a season-ending loss to the Texans, Jack Del Rio assesses the team heading into the 2017 season.
Any thought to going back to McGloin? Del Rio answers
Jack Del Rio offers his first thoughts after the Raiders' 27-14 Wild Card loss to the Texans.
Jack Del Rio and Derek Carr
Carr 'so motivated to come back stronger' after Raiders' playoff loss
Shortly after the Raiders' 27-14 loss to the Texans in the AFC Wild Card game, injured QB Derek Carr posted a message on Twitter.
Murray: Hurts to work so hard and have it end like this
Latavius Murray shares his emotions after the Raiders' playoff loss to the Texans.
Bair: What went wrong in Raiders' playoff loss to Texans
Scott Bair breaks down the Raiders' playoff loss to the Texans in Houston.
Instant Replay: Cook struggles as Raiders' season ends in Houston
Jadeveon Clowney and Whitney Mercilus didn't make life easy on Connor Cook, as the Raiders crumbled in Houston to end their season.
Raiders DL Mario Edwards active vs Texans, Ward a healthy scratch
Despite landing on the team's injury report last minute, Raiders defensive lineman Mario Edwards will be a go Saturday in Houston. 
Raiders Timeline: How Oakland's 2016-17 NFL playoffs roster was built
The Raiders will be without Derek Carr, but it was draft picks like him and Khalil Mack, plus key additions, that made Oakland into a playoff team.
Bair: Losing Penn 'like a Joe Frazier punch to the gut'
The Raiders are without Donald Penn for their wild-card game vs the Texans. Scott Bair explains what a big deal that is.
Despite setbacks, Raiders still confident heading into playoffs
Things certainly haven't gone as planned lately for the Raiders with losses of Derek Carr and Donald Penn. But, their confidence isn't an issue.
Raiders LT Donald Penn ruled out vs Texans: 'In tears right now'
Donald Penn skipped a week’s practice trying to recover in time, but the Raiders deemed him unfit to play in this important game...
Top 5 players who can power Raiders past Texans
Amari Cooper has to make big moves against a tough Texans defense to be a big-play receiving threat the Raiders desperately need...
Raiders place three on AP All-Pro teams
Khalil Mack was named First-Team All-Pro for the second straight year. Two of his teammates were also honored...
Raiders defense must pitch complete game to beat Texans
A four-quarter effort is required this time around, with some big plays sprinkled in -- and not pass breakups and quarterback pressures...
Texans turn back to Osweiler vs rookie-led Raiders
While the Raiders go to a rookie quarterback in Derek Carr's absence, the Texans are going back to Brock Osweiler behind center.
NFL needs: Where every team needs to improve this offseason
While the playoffs are underway, most NFL teams are done. Here's a first look at what each squad needs heading into next year...
Injury report: LT Penn misses second straight Raiders practice
As he missed the final practice before the Raiders' Wild Card game, an injured knee could keep Donald Penn sidelined...
Mack, Clowney take center stage when Raiders face Texans
Taken No. 1 and No. 5 respectively in the 2014 draft, edge rushers Jadeveon Clowney and Khalil Mack will attract the spotlight when Texans host the Raiders.
'Nobody believed in us' mantra rings true for Raiders and Texans
Raiders-Texans is a special moment for everyone, because it brings an overly misused and essentially stupid cliché to life.
Raiders run game 'must get back on track' to help Cook in playoffs
The Raiders' biggest challenge going forward is pounding the rock at fronts that know they're going to run the ball. But it's critical...
Tiger Woods
Tiger Woods ‘heartbroken’ about Carr’s injury, pulling for Raiders
Raider Nation reaches all over the globe. As the team prepares for its first playoff game since 2002, a very recognizable fan issued a statement.
Connor Cook playing catch-up, Raiders won't overwhelm the rookie QB
As the Raiders prepare for their first playoff game since the 2002 season, they won’t make Connor Cook engage in a nonstop cram session...
The file on Raiders QB Connor Cook
All eyes will be on rookie quarterback Connor Cook come Saturday when he makes his first start in the silver and black as the...
Injury report: Penn out of Raiders practice; McGloin limited
Donald Penn missed practice Wednesday after sustaining an injury last game. But will the Raiders' blindside protector likely play?
Raiders Insider Podcast: Jim Plunkett
Raiders legend Jim Plunkett suggests how to make Connor Cook comfortable heading into his first (and biggest) NFL start...
Osweiler's second chance comes in playoffs against Oakland
With Tom Savage out, Texans quarterback Brock Osweiler is getting a second chance to make Super Bowl run, one he didn't get with Denver.
Dantonio: Raiders rookie Cook 'won't be intimidated' by playoff start
With plenty of big-game college experience under his belt, Connor Cook's former coach believes the spotlight won't be too big for the quarterback...
Cook ready for historic playoff start: 'Never been the rah-rah guy'
Connor Cook will make his first career start on Saturday and he won't stay up bench-pressing the weight of the world. He slept great on Tuesday...
Five things Raiders fans need to know about the Texans
What do the Silver and Black need to do to win in Houston on Saturday? Scott Bair has the scouting report on the AFC South...
Carr looking at pinky
Carr reveals fracture in pinky; 'ripped my heart out' to watch Raiders lose
With his team set to begin the playoffs without him, Derek Carr opened up Tuesday after his broken fibula, his injured pinky and watching the Raiders lose.
Cook running
Source: Rookie QB Cook expected to start for Raiders in Houston
While the Raiders haven't announced it, the expectation according to players and a league source, is that Connor Cook will start Saturday.
Bengals' Pacman Jones accused of head-butting cops, spitting on nurse
Former No. 6 overall pick in the 2005 NFL Draft and current corner for the Bengals, Pacman Jones, had another run-in with the law...
Karl Joseph will return for Raiders playoff opener in Houston
Raiders rookie safety Karl Joseph injured his toe in a Week 13 victory over Buffalo and was down an extended stretch...
Brock Osweiler
Texans to start Brock Osweiler in wild-card game vs Raiders
When the Raiders defense takes the field in Saturday's wild-card game against the Texans, they'll stare down 6-foot-7 signal caller Brock Osweiler.
Report: Raiders preparing with expectation Cook will start at Houston
Matt McGloin’s injured neck and shoulder might not be ready for game action, the /NFL Network/ reported on Tuesday morning...
Del Rio: Raiders defense can't put Oakland's QBs behind eight-ball
Jack Del Rio wasn’t overly critical of his signal callers a day after his Raiders lost at Denver. He was more disappointed with everybody else...
Scott and Fallon: Raiders feel better with McGloin or Cook?
Scott Bair and Fallon Smith discuss which quarterback the Raiders would prefer to jave start against the Texans in the AFC Wild...
Notes: Raiders QB McGloin undergoes MRI on 'sore' left shoulder
Raiders QB Matt McGloin took over for the injured Derek Carr  Sunday. Quickly, his day ended to injury and his status is unknown...
Del Rio sends shout out to Carr: 'I know you're watching'
With Derek Carr not traveling to Houston, Jack Del Rio discusses who will fill leadership role.
How do Raiders prevent Cook from being overwhelmed?
Jack Del Rio addresses how all aspects of the Raiders' squad played Sunday against the Broncos.
Del Rio addresses McGloin's playing status for playoff game
A day after losing to the Broncos, Jack Del Rio provides an update on Matt McGloin's injury and analyzes Connor Cook's NFL debut...
Raiders not first team to turn to backup quarterback in NFL playoffs
The Raiders face the task of throwing out a backup quarterback in the playoffs, but they certainly aren't the first to do so...
Trawick making tackle vs Broncos
Snap count: Trawick gets interception in rare Raiders defensive stretch
With Nate Allen going down with an injury and Keith McGill not playing well, the Raiders were forced to turn to a seldom used special teamer Sunday.
Five telling takeaways from Raiders' Week 17 loss to Broncos
The Raiders faced reality of football without Derek Carr and it hit them hard. Scott Bair with five takeaways from the rough...
Raiders 2017 opponents set, home and away
The Raiders have a tasty home slate next season, with several games that seem destined for primetime...
Carr's absence still has Raiders in a rut: 'Derek is gone'
Derek Carr was the Raiders' heart and soul -- on the field and off. Filling the large void won't be easy. May be impossible...
Report: Raiders flying in former practice squad quarterback
Garrett Gilbert spent the 2015 season on the Raiders' practice squad...
Amari Cooper scoring against Houston
Raiders-Texans AFC Wild Card game scheduled for Saturday
The Raiders were hoping to have next weekend off. Instead, they will have to play in the first game on Saturday.
DeVonte Booker runs for a touchdown
Notes: Raiders defense inadequate with offense scuffling
The Raiders defense was playing well entering Sunday's game. But with the offense struggling, the D didn't hold up it's end of the bargain.
Connor Cook throwing against the Broncos
Rookie QB Cook thrown into fire in Raiders loss, may start vs Texans
Inactive for most of the season, Connor Cook was pressed into action Sunday, and he may have to make his first NFL start in the playoffs
Aqib Talib and Michael Crabtree
Crabtree 'made a business decision' not to retaliate after 'fake' Talib breaks chain
Early in Sunday's game, Broncos CB Aqib Talib yanked a gold chain from around Michael Crabtree's neck. Afterwards, they had this to say.
McGloin's injury adds uncertainty to Raiders starting QB spot
The questions around the Raiders' quarterback position keep getting larger as Oakland prepares for a playoff game next week...
Mike McCoy rubbing head
Chargers fire head coach McCoy after another last-place finish
Following a second straight last-place finish in the AFC West, the Chargers fired head coach Mike McCoy following Sunday's game.
Cook evaluates debut vs Broncos: 'A learning experience'
Connor Cook offers his thoughts on his first NFL action after Matt McGloin injured his shoulder against the Broncos.
Romo's Rant: Raiders have to show they want it vs Texans
After the Raiders coughed up the AFC West title and the No. 2 seed, Bill Romanowski sends his message to the team.
Crabtree had to make 'business decision' to not hit Talib
Michael Crabtree shows his frustrations with Aqib Talib after the corner broke his chain.
Kubiak waving to fans
Kubiak steps down as Broncos head coach after win over Raiders
Due to health reasons, Gary Kubiak announced after Sunday's win over the Raiders that he is stepping down as Broncos head coach.
McGloin after injury: 'Best for the team' for Cook to play
Matt McGloin provides an update on his injured shoulder.
Del Rio: 'We wanted the division; we didn't earn that'
After losing to the Broncos, Jack Del Rio shares his message to the Raiders players.
Two plays stick out for Del Rio after loss to Broncos
After losing to the Broncos, Jack Del Rio pinpoints a few 'killer' plays that cost the Raiders.
Del Rio addresses McGloin's availability for Wild Card game
After the Raiders' loss to the Broncos, Jack Del Rio evaluates the play of Matt McGloin and Connor Cook.
Bair: Struggles of McGloin, Cook show how valuable Carr is
Scott Bair provides the latest update on Matt McGloin's injury after the Raiders' loss to the Broncos.
Chiefs celebrate
Chiefs beat Chargers, win AFC West after Raiders lose in Denver
The Chiefs needed to take care of business and get a little help to win the AFC West, and that's exactly what happened Sunday.
Instant Replay: Raiders cough up AFC West, head to Houston as No. 5 seed
The Raiders were one win away from taking the AFC West. But, as they turned to Matt McGloin and Connor Cook, Oakland is a wild card team.
McGloin looking confused
McGloin out with shoulder injury, Cook takes over for Raiders
Things aren't going well for the Raiders in Denver. They trailed 17-0 at halftime and lost Matt McGloin to a shoulder injury.
Brady and Floyd celebrating
Patriots rout Dolphins, lock up No. 1 seed in AFC
Tom Brady [1] threw for 276 yards and three scores Sunday as the Patriots clinched home-field advantage throughout the AFC playoffs by beating the Dolphins 35-14. [1] http://stats.c
Inactives: Raiders rule out Joseph, McGee against Broncos for finale
Raiders first-round pick Karl Joseph is out for a fourth straight game as Oakland looks to lock up the AFC West Sunday in Denver.
Latavius Murray running against Broncos
Raiders run game must help McGloin: 'We're up for the challenge'
With Matt McGloin making his first start of the season Sunday, the Raiders running backs know they will have to shoulder the load.
Raiders won't 'water down' the offense with McGloin at the helm
With Matt McGloin taking over as the Raiders' quarterback for an injured Derek Carr, will the offense change? Don't expect that to happen.
Derek, David Carr lobby for Bakersfield WR prospect to attend Fresno State
As Derek Carr looks to get back with the Raiders as soon as possible, he's finding ways to help the Fresno State Bulldogs on Twitter.
Five-time Pro Bowl DE Mathis plans to retire after Colts' season finale
After the Colts' Week 17 matchup, 14-year pro Robert Mathis will hang up his cleats from a career of five Pro Bowls and a Super Bowl ring.
Karl Joseph
Injury report: Raiders S Karl Joseph doubtful vs Broncos
Rookie safety Karl Joseph is getting close to his return from a toe injury on Dec. 4, but it might not be this weekend against the Broncos.
Derek Carr Khalil Mack
Mack: Raiders to rally around Carr's injury despite 'big hit' to team
The Raiders will enter the playoffs without Derek Carr, but defensive captain Khalil Mack believes the team will rise up for their fallen QB.
Jack Del Rio
Del Rio disappointed NFL hasn't reinstated Aldon Smith
Jack Del Rio does not agree with the league's decision to defer Aldon Smith's application for reinstatement to next March...
Aldon Smith
NFL won't reinstate Aldon Smith this season
The Raiders were holding out hope that Aldon Smith would be able to make an impact this season, but NFL laid down the law on Friday...
Five Raiders who can help McGloin flourish
The Raiders close their regular season this weekend behind Matt McGloin. Insider Scott Bair details five less obvious Raiders...
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The Raiders Insider Podcast: QB coach Todd Downing
Raiders QB coach Todd Downing discusses why Matt McGloin can make a smooth transition to starting and why the offense won't...
Cam Newton would vote Derek Carr for 2016 NFL MVP
Although his season is over, Derek Carr has a legitimate case for the NFL's MVP Award and Cam Newton said he'd vote for No. 4...
Former NFL GM: McGloin 'capable of winning games'
Can the Raiders win with Matt McGloin at quarterback instead of Derek Carr? At least one former NFL GM says yes...
Derek Carr Seth Roberts
Carr: Fourth-quarter grounding penalty should have been TD
Derek Carr was flagged for intentional grounding in the fourth quarter last Sunday. If things had gone his way, it would have been a touchdown...
Injury report: Joseph limited in return to Raiders practice, Osemele remains out
The Raiders safety is back on the practice field but that doesn't mean he'll be on the field when Oakland takes on Denver...
David Carr: Raiders QB Derek Carr suffered no ligament damage
David Carr, Derek’s older brother and current NFL Network analyst, gave a detailed update on the Raiders quarterback...
Derek Carr
Derek Carr knew his leg was broken immediately after sack
Derek Carr was wearing a microphone during the Raiders' Week 16 win over the Colts when the Pro Bowl quarterback suffered a fractured right fibula.
McGloin carries chip on shoulder, but plays with passion over anger
Matt McGloin doesn’t care much what outsiders think, but he certainly wants people to know he can play at this level.
Karl Joseph celebrating
Injury report: Joseph does side work during Raiders practice, McGee limited
Rookie Karl Joseph hasn't played since the first week of December, but he's inching closing after doing side work during practice Wednesday.
McGloin must build chemistry quickly with Cooper, Crabtree
Amari Cooper and Michael Crabtree have to play catch-up when it comes to getting in sync with Matt McGloin, but there’s enough time...
Matt McGloin handling doubters, pressure, Twitter trolls
Thrust into the starting role with Derek Carr injured, Matt McGloin is handling doubters and pressure with aplomb.
If McGloin goes down, Raiders rookie QB Cook more ready to contribute
The Raiders selected Connor Cook in the fourth round. The Michigan State alum believes he is a better player than he was this summer...
Kobe and Derek Carr
Kobe Bryant sends message to Derek Carr following surgery
Shortly after Derek Carr announced that his surgery went well, he received a message on Twitter from one of his favorite athletes, Kobe Bryant.
Derek Carr pumps fist
Derek Carr breaks silence: 'Surgery couldn't have gone better'
Hours after undergoing surgery to repair a broken right fibula, Derek Carr took to social media to comment on the procedure...
Edwards Jr's activity to increase after 'solid first outing'
Mario Edwards Jr. made his season debut in Saturday’s victory over Indianapolis, playing 19 defensive snaps in his return from a hip injury...
Derek Carr's mother provides update on QB's status following surgery
Derek Carr underwent surgery on Tuesday morning in Los Angeles. On Tuesday afternoon, his mom took to social media...
Bills fire head coach Rex Ryan
The Bills announced Rex Ryan's firing on Tuesday, three days after a 34-31 overtime loss to the Dolphins dropped Buffalo to 7-8...
Del Rio: Raiders remain on a mission, must rally around McGloin
Matt McGloin is supremely confident. He doesn’t have Derek Carr’s size or arm strength, but he can move the ball downfield...
NFL Power Rankings: 49ers not in the 30s; tragedy strikes Raiders
The 49ers notched their second win of the season and moved up. The Raiders beat the Colts, but they really lost...
Carr staying positive, set for surgery Tuesday morning in Los Angeles
Derek Carr's season is most likely over as the Raiders shoot for a Super Bowl. But his focus is still on winning a ring with his surgery set...
Colts DE Cole reacts to news of Carr's broken fibula
The Raiders are now without star quarterback Derek Carr due to a broken right fibula. And the man who took him down was distraught once learning the news.
Chiefs eliminate Broncos, AFC West comes down to final week
The reigning Super Bowl champions will not be back in the playoffs this season as the Chiefs dominated the Broncos on Christmas Night.
Top five ways Raiders can best move on from Carr's injury
The Raiders won yet another game this Christmas Eve, but now they must move on without their offensive leader in the playoffs.
Snap count: Edwards Jr. rotates in during season debut
While it became less of a story after Derek Carr's injury, Mario Edwards Jr. making his season debut was huge for the Raiders...
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What they're saying: Sending holiday greetings
Bay Area teams and athletes woke up Sunday and took to Twitter to wish this fans a happy holidays. Here's how they did it.
Carr sad after leg injury
Carr sends message to Raiders fans after breaking fibula
Hours after suffering a broken fibula in the fourth quarter against the Colts, Derek Carr posted a message to Raiders fans on Twitter.
Washington scores TD vs Colts
Notes: Washington, Richard 'played big,' paced Raiders run game vs Colts
The Raiders ran all over the Colts Saturday, but it wasn't Latavius Murray doing the damage. Instead, it was two rookies who carried the load.
Carr carried off field
What they're saying: Players offer thoughts, prayers for Carr
Shortly after Derek Carr suffered a broken fibula, teammates and players from around the league wished him well on Twitter.
Donald Penn looks at Derek Carr
Raiders LT Penn 'mad at myself' after Carr breaks fibula
Donald Penn hadn't allowed a sack all season. But on Saturday, he gave one up and it cost the Raiders dearly. After the game, he beat himself up.
Washington: 'My Christmas is complete' after two TD vs Colts
Rookie RB DeAndre Washington describes his emotions after scoring the first two touchdowns of his career.
Matt McGloin and Jack Del Rio
Raiders turn to McGloin after Carr injury; 'I'm ready to go'
With an MVP candidate as the starter, Matt McGloin didn't expect to play. But after Derek Carr's injury Saturday, he has to step up.
Romo's Rant: Matt McGloin, are you ready? Raiders need you
Bill Romanowski sends a message to the Raiders after the loss of Derek Carr to a broken fibula.
Irvin: 'Didn't feel like we won' after Carr's fibula injury
Bruce Irvin describes the Raiders' emotions on the sideline when Derek Carr suffered his broken fibula.
Penn after Carr breaks fibula: 'I'm mad at myself'
Donald Penn tries to keep a upbeat mindset after learning of Derek Carr's broken fibula.
Cooper: 'Hopefully we can play hard and win' for Carr
Amari Cooper shares his thoughts on Derek Carr's injury.
Murray: 'I feel terrible' for Carr, 'he's by best friend'
Latavius Murray describes his emotions after learning of Derek Carr's broken right fibula.
McGloin after Carr suffers broken fibula: 'I'm ready to go'
Thrust into the starting role with the injury to Derek Carr, Matt McGloin addresses how his routine will change.
Bair: Life sucked out of Coliseum after Carr suffered injury
Moments after the Raiders beat the Colts, Scott Bair offered initial reaction to Derek Carr's injury.
Del Rio announces broken right fibula for Raiders QB Carr
A distraught Jack Del Rio addresses the media to announced the injury to his quarterback Derek Carr against the Colts.
Raiders quarterback Carr diagnosed with broken right fibula
The Raiders improved to 12-3 with a win over the Colts Saturday, but their star quarterback Derek Carr went down with a broken right ribula.
Tom Brady celebrating against Jets
Patriots crush Jets, stay step ahead of Raiders
The Patriots inched closer to the No. 1 seed in the AFC with a complete demolition of the Jets on Sunday.
Instant Replay: Raiders hold off Colts, but Carr breaks right fibula
The Raiders came out on top Saturday in Oakland against the Colts, but saw their star quarterback forced to leave the game early...
Browns avoid 0-16, beat Chargers on missed field goal
The Browns' winless season is over. After losing 14 straight games, the Browns earned their first win of the season Sunday.
Raiders activate DE Mario Edwards Jr; place Calhoun on IR
The Raiders on Friday activated defensive end Mario Edwards Jr. from the injured reserve list...
Top five Raiders keys to coralling Colts
The Raiders are still in the hunt for the AFC West title and homefield advantage in the playoffs. Here's how they can help...
Injury report: Raiders' Joseph, McGee ruled out vs Colts
The Raiders on Friday ruled out hard-hitting rookie safety Karl Joseph ahead of their Christmas Eve game with the Colts. 
Raiders defense showing penchant for late-game heroics
The stats could be damning, but not for this group. The Raiders defense knows how to buckle down and perform in the clutch...
NFL Power Rankings: For the 49ers, you're saying there's a chance...
In the 49ers’ past 18 games, they are 2-0 against the Rams and 0-16 against everybody else... Matt Maiocco stacks up all 32...
The Raiders Insider Podcast: Donald Penn
Raiders LT Donald Penn discusses his best season yet, a fantasy football obsession and how going undrafted helped shape his...
Raiders expected to make a switch at right tackle
The right tackle spot has been filled by many due to an injury plague at the position...
Raiders likely to activate DL Mario Edwards Jr off injured reserve
After completing his third practice week, all signs point to young defensive lineman Mario Edwards Jr. being active for the Raiders on Saturday.
Keeping Carr from under center has nothing to do with his toughness
Derek Carr swears his finger is fine and that it doesn’t limit him in any way. Yet he continues to take all the snaps from shotgun...
Injury report: Osemele misses Raiders practice, Calhoun returns
The Raiders were without one of their top offensive lineman in Wednesday's practice. Scott Bair tells you what it means...
Bruce Irvin reveals why he's playing best football of his career
Bruce Irvin has been one of the strongest free-agent signings this year. Why? It’s more than just how he’s being used in the Raiders defense...
Brandon Meriweather playing in Pro Bowl
Ex-Patriots safety: Players 'get dead drunk' before Pro Bowl
Two-time Pro Bowler Brandon Meriweather made some interesting comments regarding players selected for the showcase game.
Raiders' O-line investments pay off with three headed to the Pro Bowl
The Raiders knew they had their quarterback of the future in Derek Carr. So, they invested in the offensive line and it's surely paid off.
Raiders 2016 in Review: Playoff-bound; Vegas-bound?
The Raiders stuck with the plan in 2016 and it paid off as they made the playoffs for the first time since 2002. But will...
Carr, Mack among seven Raiders selected to Pro Bowl
The Raiders, in the midst of their first season back in the playoffs, received their most Pro Bowl selections since 1991 on Tuesday...
Amari Cooper doesn't make catch
Cooper seeing more attention, not worried about production dip
While Amari Cooper's numbers have declined over the last five weeks, the second-year receiver is confident everything will work out.
AS Roma stadium rendering
Futuristic, transforming stadiums offer intriguing solution in Oakland
The Raiders and A's are at a impasse trying to build single-use stadiums. But Biz Ball Insider Andy Dolich sees a new option that would bring the teams together...
Raiders playoff history since 1980
The Raiders ended a 14-year playoff drought with a Week 15 win in San Diego. Here's how the team fared its last five trips to...
Raiders snap count: RB Washington back in the mix vs Chargers
After being pushed down in the depth chart for several games, rookie DeAndre Washington was back to contributing for the Raiders Sunday.
Top 5 takeaways from Raiders' playoff-clinching win over Chargers
The Raiders have the confidence and talent that should make them regular playoff contenders, and a real threat as we head toward...
Raiders 'had a dream,' reach playoffs by sticking with the plan
Getting to the postseason is certainly an important milestone. That’s especially true for those who pushed through a disastrous 2014 season...
Notes: 'Robin showed up,' as Irvin's sacks pace Raiders pass rush
Bruce Irvin is the Robin of the Raiders' sack duo with Khalil Mack as Batman. Against the Chargers, the sidekick showed up big.
Raiders working exclusively from shotgun, pistol 'somewhat of an issue'
As his pinky finger still bothers him, Derek Carr is solely working out of the shotgun. How long will that be the case?
Raiders celebrating in San Diego
Raiders end playoff drought, 'but that's just the first step'
After 14 long years, the Raiders are back in the playoffs. But they aren't satisfied with just getting there. They want to play on Feb. 5, 2017.
Del Rio: Playoff-bound Raiders 'have designs on more'
Hayward-native Jack Del Rio describes emotions of leading his hometown team to the postseason.
Romo's Rant: Super Bowl, not playoffs, is our (Raiders) goal
After clinching the playoffs, Bill Romanowski sends a message to Raider Nation.
Del Rio: Carr in shotgun 'an issue we're working through'
Jack Del Rio explains why Raiders kicked game-tying field goal in redzone imidway through fourth quarter rather than go for it...
Raiders fan in San Diego
Raiders fans take over Qualcomm, turn clincher into 'road game' for Chargers
Raiders fans took over Qualcomm Stadium Sunday, leaving the players in awe following the postseason-clinching win over the Chargers.
Irvin: Playoffs 'confirms everything I thought' coming here
Bruce Irvin fully expected the Raiders to make the playoffs this season when he chose them in free agency.
Carr: Raiders always dreamed of playoffs during tough times
Even when they were 3-13, Derek Carr and the Raiders always knew one day they would turn things around.
Menelik Watson screaming
What they're saying: Raiders end playoff drought
For the first time since they reached the Super Bowl in 2002, the Raiders are headed to the postseason. Here's how the players reacted on Twitter.
Del Rio shares message to Raiders after clinching playoffs
Jack Del Rio offers his initial thoughts after the Raiders secured their first playoff spot in 14 years.
Headed back to playoffs, Janikowski describes his emotions
As the only player remaining from the Raiders' 2002 Super Bowl team, Sebastian Janikowski shares his thought son making it back...
Murray: Headed to playoffs, Raiders 'want to finish strong'
Latavius Murray offers his thoughts on the pro-Raiders crowd in San Diego.
After clinching playoffs, Penn shares who he's happiest for
Donald Penn shares his emotions after the Raiders clinched their first playoff berth since 2002.
Penn sends message to Raiders fans after clinching playoffs
Before Scott Bair's Postgame Live segment, Donald Penn took a moment to send a message to Raiders fans.