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Oakland Raiders quarterback Derek Carr reacts after missing a two-point attempt during the second half of an NFL football game against the Denver Broncos, Sunday, Dec. 29, 2019, in Denver. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

Raiders head to uncertain offseason before move to Las Vegas

Dec. 30, 2019 5:54 PM EST

ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) — The process has become old hat in Oakland the day after the regular season ends with Raiders players packing up their lockers, having exit meetings and then leaving for the offseason. The difference this season is by the time next season starts, the team will be playing in Las Vegas...

Philadelphia Eagles tight end Josh Perkins (81) scores a touchdown in front of New York Giants cornerback Deandre Baker (27) in the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Dec. 29, 2019, in East Rutherford, N.J. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

Injury-ravaged Eagles beat Giants 34-17 to win NFC East

Dec. 29, 2019 11:41 PM EST

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Wearing green "The East Is Not Enough" T-shirts and division champion baseball caps, the Philadelphia Eagles showed off their dance moves in the visiting locker room after a group of backups, reserves and former practice squad players helped the team secure a playoff berth. ...

Oakland Raiders tight end Darren Waller (83) runs with the ball as Denver Broncos inside linebacker Todd Davis (51) defends during the first half of an NFL football game Sunday, Dec. 29, 2019, in Denver. (AP Photo/Jack Dempsey)

Broncos beat Raiders 16-15 to keep rival from playoffs

Dec. 29, 2019 10:38 PM EST

DENVER (AP) — Shelby Harris capped his breakout season with a knockdown that officially knocked out the Oakland Raiders. The nose tackle who was cut three times by the Raiders before blossoming in Denver batted down Derek Carr's 2-point pass to Hunter Renfrow with 7 seconds left Sunday and the Broncos...

Oakland Raiders quarterback Derek Carr reacts after missing a two-point attempt during the second half of an NFL football game against the Denver Broncos, Sunday, Dec. 29, 2019, in Denver. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

Carr sees promise ahead as Raiders miss playoffs yet again

Dec. 29, 2019 10:38 PM EST

DENVER (AP) — Here's a safe bet Derek Carr's willing to make: The Oakland Raiders are about to turn around their fortunes. It has nothing to do with their upcoming move to lucky Las Vegas, either. The Raiders quarterback appreciated the growth of his squad in what has been a snake-bit sort of season....

Oakland Raiders quarterback Derek Carr celebrates after a touchdown by running back DeAndre Washington during the second half of an NFL football game against the Los Angeles Chargers Sunday, Dec. 22, 2019, in Carson, Calif. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

Raiders confident Carr can win in the cold

Dec. 24, 2019 7:10 PM EST

ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) — Of the many things that must fall their way in order for the Oakland Raiders to get into the playoffs, Derek Carr snapping his cold-weather drought is one of the most significant. Carr is winless in his past nine games when the temperature at kickoff is below 50 degrees, including...

Oakland Raiders quarterback Derek Carr celebrates after a touchdown by running back DeAndre Washington during the second half of an NFL football game against the Los Angeles Chargers Sunday, Dec. 22, 2019, in Carson, Calif. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

Raiders' slim playoff hopes still alive heading into Week 17

Dec. 23, 2019 7:18 PM EST

ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) — Maybe it's only fitting that a team headed to Las Vegas is halfway to completing one of the most unlikely playoff parlays imaginable. The Raiders went into this past Sunday needing five results to happen in order to stay alive in the AFC playoff race. They then watched as four of...

Oakland Raiders quarterback Derek Carr scores against the Los Angeles Chargers during the first half of an NFL football game Sunday, Dec. 22, 2019, in Carson, Calif. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

Raiders keep playoff hopes alive with victory over Chargers

Dec. 22, 2019 9:45 PM EST

CARSON, Calif. (AP) — Derek Carr and the Oakland Raiders will go into the final week of the season still having a chance for the playoffs after Sunday's 24-17 victory over the Los Angeles Chargers snapped a four-game losing streak. Oakland (7-8) still has a chance after losses by Pittsburgh, Tennessee and...

Los Angeles Chargers running back Melvin Gordon looks on from the sideline during the second half of an NFL football game against the Minnesota Vikings, Sunday, Dec. 15, 2019, in Carson, Calif. (AP Photo/Kelvin Kuo)

Chargers say goodbye to temporary home by hosting Raiders

Dec. 19, 2019 5:41 PM EST

COSTA MESA, Calif. (AP) — The Los Angeles Chargers will bid farewell to their temporary home of three seasons on Sunday against the Oakland Raiders. Don’t expect much fanfare as both teams go into the final two weeks of the season looking ahead to next year. The 27,000-seat facility used mainly for...

Raiders-Chargers Preview Capsule

Dec. 19, 2019 5:29 PM EST

OAKLAND (6-8) at LOS ANGELES CHARGERS (5-9) Sunday, 4:05 p.m. ET, CBS OPENING LINE —Chargers by 6½ RECORD VS. SPREAD —Raiders 6-8, Chargers 4-9-1 SERIES RECORD —Raiders lead 64-54-2 LAST MEETING —Raiders beat Chargers 26-24, Nov. 7 LAST WEEK —Raiders lost to Jaguars 20-16;...

FILE - In this Nov. 17, 2019, file photo, Oakland Raiders offensive tackle Trent Brown (77) blocks Cincinnati Bengals defensive end Carlos Dunlap (96) during the first half of an NFL football game in Oakland, Calif. The Raiders placed Brown on season-ending injured reserve, one day after the big right tackle was named to his first Pro Bowl. Brown, who this past offseason signed a contract making him the highest-paid offensive lineman in NFL history, has missed the past two games because of a pectoral injury after sitting out one game earlier in the season with an ankle injury. “His pec is just not getting any better,” Raiders coach Jon Gruden said Wednesday, Dec. 18. “It’s disappointing. Obviously what he did put on tape was very impressive.” (AP Photo/D. Ross Cameron, File)

Raiders place Pro Bowl tackle Trent Brown on IR

Dec. 18, 2019 7:46 PM EST

ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) — The Oakland Raiders placed Trent Brown on season-ending injured reserve, one day after the big right tackle was named to his first Pro Bowl. Brown, who this past offseason signed a contract making him the highest-paid offensive lineman in NFL history, has missed the past two games...