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Jaguars-Raiders preview capsule

Dec. 12, 2019 11:37 AM EST

JACKSONVILLE (4-9) at OAKLAND (6-7) Sunday, 4:05 p.m. ET, CBS OPENING LINE - Raiders by 4 RECORD VS. SPREAD - Jaguars 5-8, Raiders 6-7 SERIES RECORD - Tied 4-4 LAST MEETING - Raiders beat Jaguars 33-16, Oct. 23, 2016 LAST WEEK - Jaguars lost to Chargers 45-10; Raiders lost to Titans 42-21 AP PRO32 RANKING -...

Raiders finale in Oakland about nostalgia not playoffs

Dec. 9, 2019 4:57 PM EST

ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) — Three straight lopsided losses means the finale at the Oakland Coliseum will be all about nostalgia instead of a playoff run. The Raiders were all but eliminated from postseason contention when they fell 42-21 to the Tennessee Titans for their franchise record-tying third straight...

3rd straight blowout loss all but ends Raiders playoff hopes

Dec. 8, 2019 10:05 PM EST

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Derek Carr rolled to his right and waited several seconds for a receiver to break open in the end zone. When nobody did, Carr ended up throwing the ball away out of bounds on fourth down. While the latest loss for the Oakland Raiders may have been long decided by the time of that...

Titans win 4th straight, 42-21 over Raiders

Dec. 8, 2019 8:54 PM EST

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The way the Tennessee Titans offense is rolling under Ryan Tannehill, an early interception proved to be an easy obstacle to overcome. Tannehill threw for 391 yards and three touchdowns, Derrick Henry ran for two scores and the Titans won their fourth straight game by beating the...

Jumping right in: Rookies make big impact on NFL season

Dec. 6, 2019 5:07 PM EST

ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) — Hey rook, get in there. The salary cap, rookie wage scale and migration of strategies from the college to the professional game have placed more of a premium than ever on playing rookies in the NFL. The days of sitting on the bench or having limited roles while learning from trusted...

Raiders rookie Josh Jacobs playing with fractured shoulder

Dec. 5, 2019 7:09 PM EST

ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) — Oakland Raiders running back Josh Jacobs may make a little history if he’s named rookie of the year at the end of the season. The Raiders haven’t had a player win the award in nearly 40 years. Running back Marcus Allen did it in 1982 when the franchise played in Los...

Titans-Raiders Preview Capsule

Dec. 5, 2019 4:12 PM EST

¶ TENNESSEE (7-5) at OAKLAND (6-6) ¶ Sunday, 4:25 p.m. ET, CBS ¶ OPENING LINE - Titans by 1 1/2 ¶ RECORD VS. SPREAD - Tennessee 7-5, Oakland 6-6 ¶ SERIES RECORD - Raiders lead 30-20 ¶ LAST MEETING - Raiders beat Titans 26-16, Sept. 10, 2017 ¶ LAST WEEK - Titans beat Colts...

Titans, Raiders headed into opposite directions

Dec. 5, 2019 3:34 PM EST

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The Tennessee Titans and Oakland Raiders are moving in opposite directions heading into a stretch run. The Titans (7-5) have won five of six games since switching to Ryan Tannehill at quarterback, turning a mediocre season into a promising one headed into Sunday's game against the...

Six rookie QBs have already earned wins this season

Dec. 5, 2019 3:11 AM EST

While Tom Brady and Drew Brees pursue Peyton Manning, Devlin Hodges is chasing Ed Rubbert. Say what? Manning's record of 539 touchdown passes could be broken by both Brady and Brees during the final month of the regular season. Brady has thrown 535 TD passes and Brees has 532. As for Hodges, he only has three...

Raiders offense looks to get out of recent rut

Dec. 4, 2019 8:00 PM EST

ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) — If the Oakland Raiders can't get their offense out of a recent rut, their playoff chances will end even before they play their final scheduled game at the Coliseum. What was one of the NFL's most efficient offenses over a long stretch that moved the Raiders into contention in the AFC...