Tale Of The Tape: Miami Dolphins At Oakland Raiders
The Raiders played their best game of the early season as they stayed close to the heavily-favored Patriots and would have sent the game into overtime if a penalty call had not wiped out a last-minute touchdown.
Tale Of The Tape: Oakland Raiders At New England Patriots
The Raiders face a huge disadvantage at the quarterback spot, where rookie Derek Carr is getting the start and must face a New England defense that stepped up in its second game of the season.
Tale Of The Tape: Houston Texans At Oakland Raiders
The misery of 2013 is in the past and the Texans are looking forward. They did not play a great game vs. the Redskins in Week One, but they did enough to come up with the win.
Tale Of The Tape: Oakland Raiders At New York Jets
The Raiders hope to pull out of the malaise they have been in for the last 11 years. They have not earned a spot in the postseason since reaching the Super Bowl following the 2002 season, and have just three playoff appearances in the last 20 years.
Tale Of The Tape: Denver Broncos At Oakland Raiders
Peyton Manning will never admit this, but he would have liked it if the Ravens had beaten the Patriots, because that would have allowed the Broncos to clinch the top seed in the AFC playoffs.
Tale Of The Tape: Oakland Raiders At San Diego Chargers
Matt McGloin continues to get opportunities to produce with the Raiders, and he is coming off a rough game in Week 15 against the Chiefs.