Jason Ross: Thursday Night Football Finally MattersWe get the Oakland Raiders at Kansas City Chiefs in a huge game for the AFC West.
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.
49ers Opponent Profile: Lowly Jets Fly To Levi's Stadium On Short RestAfter playing on Monday Night Football in Week 13, the New York Jets will travel to San Francisco take on the 49ers at Levi's Stadium in Week 14. That means the Jets will be on short rest, while the 49ers have an extra day to prepare for their guests. San Francisco has an 11-game losing streak, and this may be the team's last chance for a second win in 2016.
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.
6 Oakland Raiders Players Sit Atop Pro Bowl VotingIt looks like the Silver and Black will be making quite an appearance at the Pro Bowl in Orlando this year.
Raiders Team Grades: Oakland Notches 10th Win Of Season, Maintains Advantage in AFC WestTrailing 10-9 at intermission, Oakland erupted for 29 second half points en route to a 38-24 victory over Buffalo.
Raiders Injury Report: Murray and Crabtree Questionable, McGee Again OutSitting in the AFC West catbird's seat at 9-2, the Raiders hold a game lead over Kansas City (8-3), with a two-game edge on defending Super Bowl champion Denver (7-4). That said there is much to be decided before the end of the regular season in the evening hours of New Year's Day.
Raiders Team Headlines: Can Oakland Win The AFC West?Not only do the Raiders finish with three-of-four games on the road, but all three of those contests are against AFC West rivals.
Jason Ross: NFL's Best/Worst Of Week 12Every Tuesday on the Lo-Down, Damien Barling, Ken Rudulph and I discuss our winners and losers of the past week in the NFL. Well, here are mine for the wild week that was week 12 of the NFL:
Raiders Opponent Profile: Bills Still In AFC Playoff HuntThe Raiders look to build on their division lead as they face a dangerous Buffalo Bills team in Week 13.
Carr Overcomes Injury To Rally Raiders Past Panthers 35-32Carr threw for 315 yards and two touchdowns despite missing a series after the injury, leading the Raiders (9-2) back from an eight-point deficit in the fourth quarter to clinch their first winning season since 2002.
Raiders Team Grades: Oakland Wins Fifth Straight, Outlasts Carolina 35-32On Sunday afternoon in the Bay Area, Oakland outlasted the defending NFC Champion Carolina Panthers 35-32 by mounting another fourth-quarter comeback, which advanced the AFC West leading Raiders to a record of 9-2.