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Team Grades: Once Again, Raiders Prove Coliseum Is No Easy Place To Win

The 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.

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Team Grades: Rough Third Quarter Dooms Raiders In Kansas City

Trailing by just four points in the third quarter, the Oakland Raiders gave up three touchdowns in less than five minutes and lost to the Kansas City Chiefs by a 31-13 score. It wasn’t a good road effort for the Silver & Black, as they drop to 2-12 on the season.

12/15/2014

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Team Grades: Raiders Pull Off Big Upset, Prove They Don’t Need Harbaugh

No one outside the Oakland Raiders locker room thought they had a chance to win the Battle of the Bay in 2015, but that’s what happened Sunday at the Coliseum. The Silver & Black beat the San Francisco 49ers, 24-13, to win their second straight home game and improve their season record to 2-11.

12/08/2014

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Team Grades: Raiders Get A Big Fat ‘Fail’ In St. Louis

The 2014 Oakland Raiders had nothing on the field Sunday against the St. Louis Rams, as the Silver & Black couldn’t follow up their first win of the season with anything positive. The 52-0 loss in Week 13 was as bad as it gets in the modern-day NFL.

12/01/2014

OAKLAND, CA - NOVEMBER 20: Derek Carr #4 of the Oakland Raiders congratulates James Jones #89 after he scored a touchdown in the fourth quarter against the Kansas City Chiefs at O.co Coliseum on November 20, 2014 in Oakland, California.  (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Team Grades: Any Given Thursday? Raiders Finally Win First Game Of 2014

The old adage is that on any given Sunday, the worst team in the league can beat the best team. Well, on Thursday night, the Oakland Raiders finally won their first game of the season, beating the Kansas City Chiefs at the Coliseum. The Chiefs were tied for the AFC West division lead and had won five straight games, while the Silver & Black had gone more than a year without winning a game. On any given Thursday?

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Team Grades: Another “Almost” For The Raiders Against The Chargers

The Oakland Raiders fell to 0-10 this season with their 16th consecutive loss overall, dating back to 2013. The 13-6 loss to the San Diego Chargers on the road was a closely fought contest, with the Silver & Black having one last chance—late in the fourth quarter—to tie it up. But it was not to be.

KHTK Sports 1140–11/17/2014

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Team Grades: Raiders Doomed By Too Many Mistakes Against Seahawks

The Oakland Raiders dropped to 0-8 on the season, dropping a 30-24 decision on the road to the Seattle Seahawks. The Silver & Black had a chance with an onside kick, but they couldn’t recover it. They were doomed in the first half by several mistakes that led to a 21-point deficit at halftime, and now the team must regroup—again.

KHTK Sports 1140–11/03/2014

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Team Grades: Costly Late Turnovers Hurt Raiders In Cleveland

Trailing by just three points in the fourth quarter, the Oakland Raiders fumbled twice and saw their chance to win the game against the Cleveland Browns on the road disappear quickly. With the 23-13 loss, the Silver & Black drop to 0-7 on the 2014 season—and it may be awhile before they have a decent chance to win another game.

10/27/2014

OAKLAND, CA - OCTOBER 12:  Derek Carr #4 of the Oakland Raiders drops back to pass against the San Diego Chargers at O.co Coliseum on October 12, 2014 in Oakland, California.  (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Grades: Raiders Can’t Hold On In 4th Vs. Chargers

The 2014 Oakland Raiders cam every close to getting their first win of the season on Sunday. In fact, they held the lead in the second half for the first time all season. But in the end, the San Diego Chargers’ offense was too much for the Silver & Black’s defense, and the Chargers escaped with a 31-28 victory over the Raiders.

10/13/2014

LONDON, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 28:  Jarvis Landry #14 of the Miami Dolphins is tackled by  Tarell Brown #23 of the Oakland Raiders during the NFL match between the Oakland Raiders and the Miami Dolphins at Wembley Stadium on September 28, 2014 in London, England.  (Photo by Richard Heathcote/Getty Images)

Team Grades: Raiders Stink Up Wembley In Every Way Possible

The Oakland Raiders continued their up-down season on Sunday in London against the Miami Dolphins, and unfortunately, this was another down week for the Silver & Black as they lost to the Miami Dolphins, 38-14. Nothing went right for Oakland, and the team is now 0-4 this season heading into their bye week.

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Team Grades: Raiders’ Valiant Effort Comes Up Just Short

The Oakland Raiders were driving for the tying touchdown against the New England Patriots on the road late in the fourth quarter when disaster struck: a deflected interception ended the game with the Raiders coming up short, 16-9. The defense did its job for once; the offense did not.

09/22/2014

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Raiders Defense Fails In Home Opener Against Texans

It was an ugly, ugly day for the Oakland Raiders in their 2014 home opener, as the offense couldn’t get anything going until late, and the defense did a Swiss cheese impression from the opening whistle.

09/15/2014

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