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Alabama's O-line comes up big in SEC championship vs Georgia

Dec. 04, 2021 21:41 PM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — Alabama's blockers went from being bullied to dominant in the span of a week. The fourth-ranked Crimson Tide's offensive line rose to the occasion against No. 1 Georgia's heralded defensive front in a 41-24 Southeastern Conference Championship game...

Chiefs looking up at Raiders headed into 1st meeting

Nov. 11, 2021 18:22 PM EST

The Kansas City Chiefs find themselves in an unusual spot headed into their first meeting of the season against their fiercest AFC West rivals. For the first time since 2016, the Chiefs (5-4) are looking up at the Raiders (5-3) in the standings headed into their meeting...

Raiders beat Philly, 33-22, in second game under Bisaccia

Oct. 24, 2021 20:59 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Las Vegas Raiders quarterback Derek Carr found inactive tight end Darren Waller on the sideline during Sunday’s game against the Philadelphia Eagles to let him know “how weird” it was not having his top target on the field. “I joked around,...

Raiders face Eagles seeking 2nd straight win post-Gruden

Oct. 21, 2021 12:20 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (2-4) at LAS VEGAS (4-2) Sunday, 4:05 p.m. EDT, Fox OPENING LINE: Raiders by 3, according to FanDuel SportsBook. AGAINST THE SPREAD: Philadelphia 3-3; Las Vegas 3-3. SERIES RECORD: Eagles lead...

Broncos are expecting same old Raiders even without Gruden

Oct. 14, 2021 16:35 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Denver Broncos star linebacker Von Miller still sees the Las Vegas Raiders as Jon Gruden's team even after their rival's iconic coach resigned in disgrace. While acknowledging “how they call the game will definitely change because they have a new play...

Raiders reeling after 2nd straight loss, Gruden resignation

Oct. 11, 2021 22:35 PM EDT

The glow from the 3-0 start for the Las Vegas Raiders has been extinguished in rapid fashion following a rough seven-day stretch. Back-to-back double-digit losses followed by the resignation of coach Jon Gruden over offensive emails he sent years ago have turned a...

After 1st loss, Raiders host former star Khalil Mack, Bears

Oct. 08, 2021 18:03 PM EDT

CHICAGO (2-2) at LAS VEGAS (3-1) Sunday, 4:05 p.m. EDT, CBS OPENING LINE: Raiders by 5, according to FanDuel SportsBook. AGAINST THE SPREAD: Chicago 2-2; Las Vegas 2-2. SERIES RECORD: Raiders lead 8-7. ...

Carr faces old friend Mack when Raiders host Bears

Oct. 07, 2021 14:08 PM EDT

When Derek Carr and Khalil Mack joined the Raiders together seven years ago, they vowed to do their best to turn the struggling franchise around. It all seemed to be on the right track when the two helped the Raiders end a 13-year playoff drought in 2016, but that was...

Offensive line woes doom Raiders in 1st loss of season

Oct. 05, 2021 17:15 PM EDT

The offensive line problems that have plagued the Las Vegas Raiders early this season finally led to a loss. The young group couldn't create any room in the running game or protect Derek Carr well enough against Joey Bosa and the Los Angeles Chargers in a 28-14 loss on...

Raiders RB Josh Jacobs doubtful for Dolphins game

Sep. 24, 2021 21:30 PM EDT

Las Vegas Raiders running back Josh Jacobs is doubtful to play this week against the Miami Dolphins because of an injured ankle. Jacobs missed last week's game with the injury and has been unable to practice all week, leaving his availability for Sunday in serious doubt....