Opponent Profile: Raiders Look For Sunshine State SweepOakland (5-2) did just that on Sunday, trouncing the host Jacksonville Jaguars 33-16. With the win, Oakland remains atop the AFC West (pending Monday evening's Denver game versus Houston).
Carmichael Dave's Random Thoughts: Goodbye Raiders, Derrick RoseCarmichael Dave jots down his latest thoughts on the Raiders inevitable move to Las Vegas and the Derrick Rose trial.
Oakland Raiders Team Grades: Unexpected Dominance Continues To Show In Win Over JaguarsNo one expected the Oakland Raiders to have five wins through the first seven games of the season considering they had seven in all of 2015. Yet, they picked up their fifth victory by taking out the Jacksonville Jaguars on the road and in rather impressive fashion.
Raiders Injury Report: Latavius Murray Limited In PracticeMurray, having missed the last couple of games with a toe injury, could certainly provide Oakland (4-2) with a spark in the backfield if good to go this Sunday.
Raiders Look For Two-Game Sweep In FloridaAs this past weekend's loss to the Chiefs showed, there is still much work to be done in the Bay Area if Oakland is to make a run at a playoff spot, something that has eluded it for more than a decade.
Raiders Opponent Profile: Jaguars Await Oakland In AFC TiltEven though Jacksonville is not exactly blowing the roof off of the AFC, the Jaguars are not exactly the doormat they were for the last several seasons.
Del Rio On Latest Raiders Loss: 'Had A Bad Day Yesterday'A thorough beating by the Kansas City Chiefs did little to change coach Jack Del Rio's opinion of his Oakland Raiders team.
Raiders Offense Unable To Overcome Defensive WoesCarr committed two turnovers and led the Raiders to just one score after the opening drive and the Chiefs picked apart Oakland's defense for a 26-10 victory Sunday.
Week 6 Raiders Injury Report: Murray Slated To Miss Rivalry Game With ChiefsAfter coming back to score a 34-31 home victory last Sunday over the Chargers, the Raiders can extend that lead in the division to a full game with a win against an old AFL rival in the Chiefs.
Plan To Use Public Funds For NFL Stadium In Vegas Passes 1 Of 2 VotesA plan to put $750 million in public funds toward an NFL stadium in Las Vegas has passed the first of two major votes in the Nevada Legislature, with lawmakers saying they understood their votes might draw criticism but they want to bring more jobs to a beleaguered construction industry.
Manfred: Likely News On A's Ballpark Situation Within Year Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred expects news within a year regarding potential plans for the Athletics to build a new ballpark in Oakland.
Raiders Thrive In Tight Games To Get Off To 4-1 StartThe Oakland Raiders have been playing with fire this season and mostly have come out unharmed.