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Philadelphia Eagles' Zach Ertz (86), Brandon Graham (55) and Carson Wentz (11), walk off the field after their 37-17 loss to the Dallas Cowboys in an NFL football game in Arlington, Texas, Sunday, Dec. 27. 2020. (AP Photo/Michael Ainsworth)

Analysis: Wentz, Elliott provide little bang for buck

Jan. 8, 2021 2:23 AM EST

In a league governed by a salary cap, finding productive players on low-cost rookie deals or bargained-based veterans can be the key to success in the NFL. The teams taking the field for the playoffs this month all have plenty good deals to help along the way whether it’s a star quarterback on a rookie...

Las Vegas Raiders head coach Jon Gruden watches from the sidelines during the first half of an NFL football game against the Denver Broncos, Sunday, Jan. 3, 2021, in Denver. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

Raiders miss playoffs for 3rd season under coach Jon Gruden

Jan. 4, 2021 6:06 PM EST

Jon Gruden’s third season back as coach of the Raiders looked an awful lot like his second with a strong start, disappointing finish and no playoff appearance once again. While the Raiders (8-8) did become more potent on offense and ended up winning one more game in their first season in Las Vegas, there...

Las Vegas Raiders block a field goal attempt by Denver Broncos kicker Brandon McManus (8) during the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Jan. 3, 2021, in Denver. (AP Photo/Jack Dempsey)

Derek Carr rallies Las Vegas Raiders to 32-31 win in Denver

Jan. 3, 2021 10:14 PM EST

DENVER (AP) — This time, Shelby Harris wasn't there to knock down Derek Carr's 2-point conversion pass in the closing seconds. Darren Waller hauled in Carr's 2-point conversion pass with 24 seconds left Sunday and Las Vegas rallied past the Broncos 32-31. Carr's revenge came three days after the Broncos...

Las Vegas Raiders tight end Darren Waller (83) makes a reception against the Miami Dolphins during the first half of an NFL football game, Saturday, Dec. 26, 2020, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/David Becker)

TE Darren Waller closes in on Tim Brown's Raiders record

Jan. 1, 2021 4:12 PM EST

Darren Waller has come a long way in just over two years since the Raiders plucked him off Baltimore’s practice squad. After nearly ruining his career because of a drug addiction, Waller has turned into one of the game’s most productive tight ends and is closing in on the franchise record for...

Las Vegas Raiders tight end Jason Witten (82) runs against Miami Dolphins free safety Brandon Jones (29) during the second half of an NFL football game, Saturday, Dec. 26, 2020, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/Steve Marcus)

Jason Witten set to break all-time games mark for tight ends

Dec. 31, 2020 2:50 AM EST

When Jason Witten entered the NFL 17 years ago as a third-round pick in Dallas, his famously blunt coach, Bill Parcells, delivered him a simple message. “He taught me early on, reliability, dependability, consistency, that’s how you make it in this game,” Witten said Wednesday. “Those...

Curtis scores 29, Evansville hits 17 3s against S Illinois

Dec. 28, 2020 8:46 PM EST

CARBONDALE, Ill. (AP) — Samari Curtis scored a career-high 29 points, making six of Evansville’s program-record 17 3-pointers, and the Purple Aces beat Southern Illinois 84-72 on Monday. Evansville also made 17 3-pointers against Southern Illinois in the 1996-97 season. Curtis, a Nebraska transfer,...

Southern Illinois narrowly beats Butler 76-73

Dec. 21, 2020 10:17 PM EST

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Marcus Domask scored 26 points and Southern Illinois held off Butler for a 76-73 win on Monday night. Bryce Golden made a layup with four seconds left to help the Bulldogs pull within 3, but they wouldn’t get any closer missing a 3-pointer after a turnover on the Salukis. ...

Jones, Harvey lead S. Illinois over North Dakota 85-64

Dec. 17, 2020 5:39 PM EST

CARBONDALE, Ill. (AP) — Lance Jones posted 18 points, seven assists, five steals and four rebounds and Southern Illinois routed North Dakota 85-64 on Thursday. Ben Harvey added 18 points for the Salukis (4-0), who closed the first half with a 20-4 run for a 17-point lead. Trent Brown chipped in 10 points....

FILE - In this April 11, 2019, file photo, Oakland Raiders defensive coordinator Paul Guenther attends an NFL local Pro Day at the team's football facility in Alameda, Calif. The Las Vegas Raiders fired Guenther after he failed to make any significant improvement for the unit in nearly three full seasons on the job. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu, File)

Gruden: Guenther fired because Raiders D needed 'new voice'

Dec. 14, 2020 5:37 PM EST

Coach Jon Gruden had seen enough. After watching the Las Vegas Raiders' defense get gashed for more than 200 yards rushing for a second straight game and his team allow at least 30 points for the eighth time in 12 games, Gruden fired defensive coordinator Paul Guenther. Gruden announced the move shortly after the...

Las Vegas Raiders running back Josh Jacobs (28) runs against the Atlanta Falcons during the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Nov. 29, 2020, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson)

Jacobs, Brown, Abram questionable for Raiders vs. Colts

Dec. 11, 2020 4:52 PM EST

Las Vegas Raiders running back Josh Jacobs, right tackle Trent Brown and safety Johnathan Abram are questionable for this week’s key showdown with the Indianapolis Colts. Coach Jon Gruden said the three practiced Friday and he will have a better gauge on their status when he sees how they feel Saturday. ...