Raiders Injury Report: Oakland To Miss Key Defensive Contributor In Week 14After being held to a touchdown and field goal in their first meeting with the Chiefs, the Raiders will look to return the favor in week 14 at Arrowhead Stadium. In their efforts to do just that, the Raiders will be missing one of their better players on the defensive side of the ball, safety Karl Joseph.
Raiders Team Headlines: Oakland Out To End Long Playoff DroughtBoth the Oakland Raiders and Kansas Chiefs will be fighting for the top seed in the AFC playoffs. With both Oakland and New England sitting at 10-2 in their respective divisions, Kansas City is right on the doorstep at 9-3. With a victory Thursday evening over the Raiders, the Chiefs would take over the top spot in the AFC West. The Raiders must win in order to control their own playoff destiny down the stretch.
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.
Raiders Opponent Profile: Chiefs Look To Dethrone Raiders In AFC West ShowdownOakland (10-2), leading the division by a game over Kansas City (9-3) and two games over Denver (8-4), fell to the Chiefs in their first encounter, a 26-10 loss in the Bay Area. Since that loss, the Raiders have been on a tear, yet the Chiefs are within striking distance. A Kansas City win would put them in first place in the AFC West.
Keidel: Are These Chiefs For Real?The Chiefs seem to be perennial contenders, but never quite good enough to make the Super Bowl. This season might be different.
Keidel: Chiefs Still Looking For Respect In AFC WestThe Chiefs are good at everything rather than great at any one thing, and that's how they remain competitive in the brutal AFC West.
Oakland Raiders Team Headlines: Oakland Looks To Finish StrongSitting in first place in the AFC West at 8-2, the Raiders can't afford to slip up and let the Broncos or Chiefs eliminate the one-game lead that they hold in the division.
Raiders Bye Week Studs And Duds: Carr On MVP Trajectory, Janikowski StrugglingOakland QB Derek Carr is having an MVP type of season to date and has helped guide the Raiders to a 7-2 mark.
Lincoln Kennedy on The Drive - 11/07/16Lincoln Kennedy talks Oakland Raiders football on The Drive.
Oakland Battles Denver For AFC West LeadFor the Oakland Raiders, are they really as good as their 6-2 record? If so, can they handle the pressure of fending off what look to be their two toughest challenges in the AFC West, the Denver Broncos and Kansas Chiefs, respectively?
Jason: Why I Am Such a Believer In the RaidersFor years, Oakland just wasn't good enough. Gaping holes filled the 2 deep roster and finding high level talent was very difficult. This team boasts more depth than the past decade, more highly skilled professionals and a nice blend of youth and experience.
Lots Of Drama Leaves Denver Battle-Tested Entering PlayoffsThe road to the number one seed in the AFC may have had its bumps, but the Broncos have also proven they can come up big in the face of pressure.