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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...

Titans streak their way into AFC South showdown with Houston

Dec. 9, 2019 4:01 PM EST

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Coach Mike Vrabel told his Tennessee Titans what happens in the second half of an NFL season is what matters most. They listened carefully. Not only have the Titans salvaged a 2-4 start to put themselves into playoff contention, they have won four straight and six of seven to tie...

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...

The Latest: Patriots' 21-game home winning streak snapped

Dec. 8, 2019 8:12 PM EST

The Latest on Week 14 in the NFL (all times EST): 8:02 p.m. The Kansas City Chiefs have snapped the New England Patriots' 21-game home winning streak with a 23-16 win at Gillette Stadium. The Chiefs are the first team to beat Tom Brady and Bill Belichick in New England since the Carolina Panthers beat them 33-30...

NFL At 100: Rooney Rule has its positives and its faults

Dec. 7, 2019 11:11 AM EST

In 2003, the NFL had three minority head coaches: future Pro Football Hall of Famer Tony Dungy, Herman Edwards and Marvin Lewis. In the 12 previous seasons, there had been six. Total. Considering that the majority of the players in the league 16 years ago were minorities, that imbalance was enormous. And...

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...

Titans rule out 4 players vs Raiders, 2 of them cornerbacks

Dec. 6, 2019 3:51 PM EST

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee has ruled out four Titans for Sunday's game in Oakland and will be without a pair of cornerbacks with starter Adoree' Jackson and backup LeShaun Sims both out with injuries. Neither Jackson, who hurt a foot in last week's win at Indianapolis, nor Sims, who sat out last...

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...