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Las Vegas Raiders quarterback Derek Carr (4) throws against the Kansas City Chiefs during the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Nov. 22, 2020, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/Isaac Brekken)

Raiders fall short at end in prime-time showdown vs. Chiefs

Nov. 23, 2020 5:43 PM EST

Derek Carr and the Las Vegas Raiders went toe to toe in splitting two games with Patrick Mahomes and the defending Super Bowl champion Kansas City Chiefs. If the Raiders want to get another chance at Kansas City in the postseason, the offense will need to maintain its high level of efficiency while getting...

Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes (15) tosses the ball to running back Clyde Edwards-Helaire (25) during the first half of an NFL football game against the Las Vegas Raiders, Sunday, Nov. 22, 2020, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/Isaac Brekken)

Chiefs show calm, cool confidence in 35-31 win over Raiders

Nov. 23, 2020 2:13 PM EST

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — One of the biggest differences between the merely good and the exceptionally great is confidence. The Kansas City Chiefs have plenty of it. When the Raiders marched downfield for the go-ahead score late in Sunday's game in Las Vegas, and were poised to again serve as the kryptonite...

Las Vegas Raiders quarterback Derek Carr (4) throws against the Kansas City Chiefs during the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Nov. 22, 2020, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/Isaac Brekken)

Carr's superb effort for Raiders not enough to top Mahomes

Nov. 23, 2020 1:54 AM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — After Derek Carr led the Raiders to the brink of another victory over the defending Super Bowl champions, Las Vegas coach Jon Gruden described his quarterback as “almost flawless.” That's almost good enough to beat Patrick Mahomes and the Kansas City Chiefs, but not quite....

Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes (15) warms up before an NFL football game against the Las Vegas Raiders, Sunday, Nov. 22, 2020, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/David Becker)

Mahomes hits Kelce in last minute, Chiefs edge Raiders 35-31

Nov. 23, 2020 1:09 AM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Even after Jason Witten's touchdown put the Las Vegas Raiders ahead with 1:43 to play, the mood on the Kansas City Chiefs' sideline was calm and cool. Not much can stop the Super Bowl champs lately. Not when they have the quarterback who makes everything go. “We’ve got...

Raiders RT Sam Young, Chiefs WR Watkins among inactives

Nov. 22, 2020 7:44 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Right tackle Sam Young is inactive for the Las Vegas Raiders in their AFC West showdown with the Kansas City Chiefs on Sunday night. Both teams have shuffled their rosters extensively in the past week due to injuries and COVID-19 concerns, putting both rivals in flux before the rematch of...

Las Vegas Raiders cornerback Isaiah Johnson, left, and strong safety Johnathan Abram (24) celebrate after the Raiders defeated the Los Angeles Chargers in an NFL football game Sunday, Nov. 8, 2020, in Inglewood, Calif. (AP Photo/Alex Gallardo)

Raiders activate 7 defensive players from COVID-19 list

Nov. 21, 2020 4:41 PM EST

The Las Vegas Raiders have activated seven players off the COVID-19 list after they missed practice this week as “high risk” close contacts to a teammate who had tested positive. Safety Johnathan Abram, defensive tackle Maliek Collins, defensive tackle Johnathan Hankins, cornerback Isaiah Johnson,...

Indianapolis Colts quarterback Philip Rivers (17) throws downfield to a receiver in an NFL game against the Tennessee Titans, Thursday, Nov. 12, 2020 in Nashville, Tenn. The Colts defeated the Titans 34-17. (Margaret Bowles via AP)

Colts could go from outsider to contender by beating Packers

Nov. 21, 2020 12:19 PM EST

It's difficult to sneak up on anybody in the NFL, given the attention the sport commands. Yet the Indianapolis Colts have been something of a secret at 6-3. If you're surprised to see them tied with Tennessee atop the AFC South, it's excusable. After beating the Titans, should they handle one of the NFL's elite...

Denver Broncos quarterback Drew Lock (3) hands the ball off to running back Phillip Lindsay (30) during the first half of an NFL football game against the Las Vegas Raiders, Sunday, Nov. 15, 2020, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/Isaac Brekken)

Better ground game would help settle Broncos QB Drew Lock

Nov. 20, 2020 5:29 PM EST

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — A good ground game could do wonders for scuffling quarterback Drew Lock and his health but the Denver Broncos’ 1-2 punch of Melvin Gordon and Phillip Lindsay has been no haymaker in 2020. When Gordon signed a two-year, $16 million deal in free agency, the Broncos were...

Las Vegas Raiders strong safety Jeff Heath (38) runs after making an interception against against the Denver Broncos during the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Nov. 15, 2020, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/Isaac Brekken)

Raiders' shorthanded D has 'daunting task' vs. Chiefs

Nov. 19, 2020 5:56 PM EST

Preparing to play Patrick Mahomes and the Super Bowl champion Kansas City Chiefs can cause nightmares for opposing defensive coordinators in the best of circumstances. With speed on the outside in Tyreek Hill, perhaps the best receiving tight end in Travis Kelce and a dynamic rookie running back in Clyde...

Las Vegas Raiders quarterback Derek Carr (4) throws against the Denver Broncos during the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Nov. 15, 2020, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/David Becker)

Raiders may need to repeat aggressive style to beat Chiefs

Nov. 19, 2020 5:28 PM EST

The Las Vegas Raiders needed to alter their style when they finally broke through last month with their first win in Kansas City in eight years. Derek Carr delivered the most prolific deep passing game of his career, coach Jon Gruden called for two successful fourth-down gambles and a much-maligned defense came...