Raiders Team Grades: Oakland Falls In Denver, Kansas City Captures AFC West CrownWith a win over the Broncos, Oakland (12-4) would have assured itself the AFC West title and a first-round bye in the upcoming playoffs. Instead, Oakland ended up laying an egg in the Mile High City, dropping a 24-6 contest.
Raiders Team Grades: Oakland Gets Win Over Colts, Carr Out IndefinitelyOakland's 33-25 win over Andrew Luck and the Colts eliminated Indy from the AFC playoff race. In the process, however, Derek Car suffered a broken fibula and is out indefinitely. Here is a look at the team's week 16 grades.
Raiders Team Grades: Oakland Playoff Bound Following 19-16 Win Over San DiegoEntrenched in a hard-fought battle, Oakland had to fight and claw its way to a 19-16 win over the San Diego Chargers in week 15. In doing so, the Silver and Black punched their first playoff ticket since the 2002 season.
Raiders Team Grades: Chiefs Take Over First Place In AFC WestThe Kansas City Chiefs came away with a hard-fought 21-13 victory. In the process, Kansas City tied Oakland's record at 10-3. The Chiefs now lead the division since they won the head-to-head series.
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 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.