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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...

Green Bay Packers' Aaron Rodgers reacts with teammates after running for a touchdown during the first half of an NFL football game against the Carolina Panthers Saturday, Dec. 19, 2020, in Green Bay, Wis. (AP Photo/Mike Roemer)

On Football: From 2020's best play to its weirdest moment

Jan. 2, 2021 11:50 AM EST

The Associated Press will hand out its individual NFL awards on the night before the Super Bowl in Tampa. Until then, here are some off-the-beaten track honors to consider. BEST GAME: In Week 9, the first professional matchup of Tua Tagovailoa and Kyler Murray lived up to the hype. The two young quarterbacks...

Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes throws a pass while being chased down by Atlanta Falcons Jacob Tuioti-Mariner during the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Dec. 27, 2020, in Kansas City. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

NFL on pace to set scoring record in 2020 season

Jan. 1, 2021 2:09 AM EST

After getting gashed by Cleveland for nearly 500 yards and six touchdowns and still coming out on top in a high-scoring, back-and-forth thriller, Baltimore star linebacker Matthew Judon summed it up well. “That’s how football is, man,” he said after the Ravens won 47-42 on Dec. 14....

Las Vegas Raiders quarterback Derek Carr (4) speaks with head coach Jon Gruden during the second half of an NFL football game Miami Dolphins, Saturday, Dec. 26, 2020, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/Steve Marcus)

Raiders, Broncos jockeying for draft position, not playoffs

Dec. 31, 2020 5:00 PM EST

DENVER (AP) — The Las Vegas Raiders and Denver Broncos are jockeying for draft position, not the playoffs. The Raiders’ once promising season was derailed by five losses in the last six games following a 6-3 start, and their playoff hopes were extinguished by Jon Gruden’s dubious decision in...

Ryan Fitzpatrick, quarterback de los Dolphins de Miami, es sujetado de la máscara por Arden Key, de los Raiders de Las Vegas, en el encuentro del sábado 26 de diciembre de 2020 (AP Foto/David Becker)

Curious calls by Sean Payton, Jon Gruden highlight Week 16

Dec. 29, 2020 5:25 PM EST

What was Sean Payton thinking? What was Jon Gruden thinking? In an eventful Week 16 that culminated with a first-round draft pick going from maskless to jobless and the New England Patriots getting swept for the first time in 20 years, two of the NFL’s most seasoned coaches made decisions that had football...

Las Vegas Raiders quarterback Derek Carr (4) speaks with head coach Jon Gruden during the second half of an NFL football game Miami Dolphins, Saturday, Dec. 26, 2020, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/Steve Marcus)

Another late-season collapse keeps Raiders out of playoffs

Dec. 28, 2020 5:36 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Derek Carr will need to wait at least another year to make his first playoff appearance. Another late-game collapse on Saturday night sent the Las Vegas Raiders to their fifth defeat in six games with a 26-25 loss to Miami and elimination from playoff contention. “This one might be...

Las Vegas Raiders head coach Jon Gruden stands on the sidelines during the second half of an NFL football game against the Miami Dolphins, Saturday, Dec. 26, 2020, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/Steve Marcus)

Raiders keep finding ways to lose, fall to Dolphins 26-25

Dec. 27, 2020 1:23 AM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Jon Gruden played for the field goal and then lost by a field goal. After telling his team to run down the clock for a field goal with 19 seconds remaining instead of scoring the touchdown Miami wanted to give them, Gruden could only watch as the Las Vegas Raiders defense collapsed in the...

during the second half of an NFL football game, Saturday, Dec. 26, 2020, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/David Becker)

Dolphins stun Raiders 26-25 to move step closer to playoffs

Dec. 27, 2020 12:38 AM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — With a defender dragging him down by his facemask, Ryan Fitzpatrick still managed to launch the pass that might have saved the Miami Dolphins' season. Just a little more FitzMagic. Fitzpatrick's desperation heave to Mack Hollins set up Jason Sanders’ 44-yard field goal as the...

Carr active for Raiders, Parker out for Dolphins

Dec. 26, 2020 7:05 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Quarterback Derek Carr is active for the Las Vegas Raiders after leaving last week’s game with an injured groin. Carr was a full participant in practice on Wednesday and Thursday and will start as expected Saturday night against Miami. The Dolphins will be without receiver DaVante...