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Raiders: Jackson may be back but Williams uncertain

Oct. 17, 2019 12:46 PM EDT

ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) — The Oakland Raiders are hopeful of having right guard Gabe Jackson in the lineup for Sunday's game in Green Bay. The prognosis on wide receiver Tyrell Williams isn't as encouraging. Jackson returned to practice this week for the first time since suffering an MCL strain in his right...

Raiders-Packers Preview Capsule

Oct. 17, 2019 11:16 AM EDT

OAKLAND (3-2) at GREEN BAY (5-1) Sunday, 1 p.m. ET, CBS OPENING LINE — Packers by 7 RECORD VS. SPREAD — Raiders 3-2; Packers 4-2 SERIES RECORD — Packers lead 8-5 LAST MEETING — Packers beat Raiders 30-20, Dec. 20, 2015 LAST WEEK — Raiders beat Bears 24-21; Packers beat Lions...

Raiders sign TE Darren Waller to contract extension

Oct. 16, 2019 9:43 PM EDT

ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) — The Oakland Raiders have signed tight end Darren Waller to a multiyear contract extension. The team announced Wednesday the deal to keep Waller from becoming a restricted free agent next offseason. Waller has been one of the biggest bright spots for the Raiders this season. He leads...

Raiders T Trent Brown sued for domestic violence

Oct. 16, 2019 5:24 PM EDT

ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) — Oakland Raiders tackle Trent Brown has been sued by his ex-girlfriend for what she says were multiple acts of domestic violence over the past year. Diorra Marzette-Sanders filed a civil suit in Alameda County Superior Court on Tuesday accusing him of several attacks that left her...

Lazard 'fulfills journey' in standout effort against Lions

Oct. 15, 2019 6:45 PM EDT

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Allen Lazard wasn't even on the Packers' initial 53-man roster. The 6-foot-5 receiver was cut before the season, signed to the practice squad, only to end up on the roster in short order. But on Monday night, Green Bay needed Lazard, and the undrafted second-year pro delivered with a...

Chicago Bears put star DT Akiem Hicks on injured reserve

Oct. 15, 2019 3:53 PM EDT

LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) — The Chicago Bears have put Pro Bowl defensive tackle Akiem Hicks on injured reserve, the latest blow on the injury front for a team trying to keep up in the NFC North. Hicks suffered an elbow injury Oct. 6 against the Oakland Raiders. Coach Matt Nagy had suggested Hicks might...

Raiders to partner with casino for new Las Vegas stadium

Oct. 15, 2019 1:42 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Raiders are partnering with a California-based tribal casino on their new stadium in Las Vegas. The Raiders say the San Manuel Band of Mission Indians will become a "founding partner" of the still-under-construction Allegiant Stadium. The $2 billion, 65,000-seat stadium is scheduled to...

NFL at 100: Favre flawless vs. Raiders after dad's death

Oct. 15, 2019 11:57 AM EDT

Brett Favre played in plenty of meaningful games with 24 playoff starts, five appearances in the conference title game and two trips to the Super Bowl on the way to the Hall of Fame. Favre had plenty of prolific ones with two games with at least 400 yards passing and four more with at least five touchdown passes....

NFL AT 100-AP Was There-Packers-Raiders 2003

Oct. 15, 2019 11:57 AM EDT

As part of its celebration of its 100th season, the NFL is designating a Game of the Week, each chosen to highlight a classic matchup. For this week, it is the Packers-Raiders game. To mark each Game of the Week, the AP will be reprinting its story of a classic matchup in the rivalry. The following is the story...

Buffalo in winter? Miami in September? NFL schedule matters

Oct. 12, 2019 12:21 PM EDT

Coaches will deny until the end of their careers that when you play an opponent in the schedule doesn't matter. It's doubtful they truly believe it. When and where you face a team in the NFL makes a whole lot of difference. Weather, for example. Do you really want to be in Miami, Tampa or Jacksonville in...