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New England Patriots head coach Bill Belichick works along the sideline in the first half of an NFL football game against the Las Vegas Raiders, Sunday, Sept. 27, 2020, in Foxborough, Mass. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

Belichick reaches milestone as Patriots top Raiders 36-20

Sep. 27, 2020 9:30 PM EDT

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Rex Burkhead can’t remember the last time he scored three touchdowns in a game. But he said every time he reached the end zone Sunday was for James White. Burkhead had two rushing touchdowns and a receiving TD, and Bill Belichick joined George Halas (318) and Don Shula (328)...

Las Vegas Raiders quarterback Derek Carr watches from the sideline in the second half of an NFL football game against the New England Patriots, Sunday, Sept. 27, 2020, in Foxborough, Mass. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)

Mistakes send sloppy Raiders to 36-20 loss to Patriots

Sep. 27, 2020 6:20 PM EDT

The mistakes the Las Vegas Raiders did so well avoiding in winning the first two weeks piled up in New England. A fumble in the red zone, two more fumbles on sacks, a couple of key penalties and missed assignments on defense. It all added up to a 36-20 loss to the New England Patriots on Sunday that dealt the...

FILE - Las Vegas Raiders wide receiver Henry Ruggs III attends an NFL football training camp practice Thursday, Aug. 13, 2020, in Henderson, Nev. The Raiders play the Carolina Panthers on Sunday, Sept. 13. (AP Photo/John Locher, Pool, File)

Raiders will be without speedy receiver Ruggs vs Patriots

Sep. 25, 2020 5:28 PM EDT

The Las Vegas Raiders will be without speedy rookie receiver Henry Ruggs III this week because of injuries to his knee and hamstring. Ruggs was ruled out Friday for Sunday’s game against the New England Patriots, along with starting right tackle Trent Brown and linebacker Nick Kwiatkoski. Brown has been...

Las Vegas Raiders running back Jalen Richard, left, celebrates after wide receiver Zay Jones (12) scored a touchdown against the New Orleans Saints during the first half of an NFL football game, Monday, Sept. 21, 2020, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/Isaac Brekken)

Sunday will be a historic day for women on NFL sidelines

Sep. 25, 2020 12:42 PM EDT

Sunday will be a historic day for women on NFL sidelines in Cleveland. For the first time in NFL history, there will be two female coaches on the sideline and a female official on the field when the Browns host the Washington Football team. Jennifer King is in her first season on Washington’s staff, while...

File-New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady (12) loses the ball after being brought down by Oakland Raiders' Charles Woodson, right, while Greg Biekert (54) moves to recover the ball in the fourth quarter of their AFC Division Playoff game in Foxboro, Mass. Saturday night, Jan. 19, 2002. The play was appealed, and the Patriots retained possession.  Raiders coach Jon Gruden says opening this season at Carolina and then playing New Orleans on made him feel like he was in a time warp. His nostalgia is even more amplified this week against New England. It’s been nearly two decades since he walked out of a snow-covered Foxboro Stadium on the wrong end of a 16-13 overtime loss to the Patriots in the infamous “tuck rule” game during the 2001 playoffs. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola, File)

Nostalgia on display as Jon Gruden, Raiders visit Patriots

Sep. 24, 2020 5:46 PM EDT

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Jon Gruden still thinks it was a fumble. It’s been nearly two decades since the Raiders coach walked out of a snow-covered Foxboro Stadium on the wrong end of a 16-13 overtime loss to New England during the 2001 playoffs. The game turned late in the fourth quarter when Tom...

New Orleans Saints cornerback Marshon Lattimore (23) tackles Las Vegas Raiders tight end Darren Waller (83) during the first half of an NFL football game, Monday, Sept. 21, 2020, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/Isaac Brekken)

Raiders passing offense focuses on TE Darren Waller

Sep. 24, 2020 5:06 PM EDT

There was no hiding who Derek Carr’s favorite target has been so far this season. The Las Vegas Raiders quarterback has completed 18 passes to star tight end Darren Waller through two weeks, more than double the total of any other player on the team. Having that same kind of success might not be quite as...

Raiders eyeing 1st 3-0 start since 2002 vs. nemesis Patriots

Sep. 24, 2020 11:05 AM EDT

LAS VEGAS (2-0) at NEW ENGLAND (1-1) Sunday, 1 p.m. EDT, CBS OPENING LINE — Patriots by 6 1/2 RECORD VS. SPREAD — Raiders 2-0; Patriots 1-1 SERIES RECORD — Patriots lead 19-15-1 LAST MEETING — Patriots beat Raiders 33-8 on Nov. 19, 2017, in Mexico City LAST WEEK — Raiders beat...

Las Vegas Raiders quarterback Derek Carr (4) throws against the New Orleans Saints during the second half of an NFL football game, Monday, Sept. 21, 2020, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/David Becker)

Derek Carr has Raiders off to high-scoring start to season

Sep. 22, 2020 6:44 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The problems the Raiders had scoring the previous three seasons haven’t been an issue through two games. Derek Carr has been in command of the offense, helping Las Vegas post back-to-back 34-point games on the way to the team’s fourth 2-0 start in the past 25 seasons...

The Las Vegas Raiders kick off to the New Orleans Saints to start an NFL football game, Monday, Sept. 21, 2020, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/Isaac Brekken)

Column: Big night for Las Vegas Raiders, their new hometown

Sep. 22, 2020 9:46 AM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — As the light outside faded, the glittering casinos on the Las Vegas Strip came to life Monday evening through the giant lanai doors in the new home of the Raiders. If the backdrop was spectacular, so was the scene on the field. There were the Raiders playing the New Orleans Saints before a...

New Orleans Saints head coach Sean Payton, right, speak with quarterback Drew Brees (9) during the first half of an NFL football game, Monday, Sept. 21, 2020, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/Isaac Brekken)

Saints doomed by 129 penalty yards against Raiders

Sep. 22, 2020 1:01 AM EDT

When Saints cornerback Janoris Jenkins hooked his arm around that of Raiders receiver Henry Ruggs on an overthrown, third-down pass, yellow flags flew. A defensive pass interference call extended a late Las Vegas drive that ultimately extinguished New Orleans' comeback hopes on Monday night. The foul not only fit...