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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)

Derek Carr is the king of the audacious audibles in 2020

Nov. 24, 2020 2:57 AM EST

A byproduct of the NFL playing its games in front of few, if any, fans because of the novel coronavirus is that viewers can hear loud and clear all the quarterbacks hollering out their calls, cadences and credos. Along with all those audibles wrapped in super-secret code. And Derek Carr has been the biggest star...

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...

Dallas Cowboys running back Tony Pollard, right, runs from Minnesota Vikings linebacker Eric Wilson (50) during a 42-yard touchdown run during the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Nov. 22, 2020, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Bruce Kluckhohn)

The Latest: Cowboys win, NFC East teams all have 3 wins

Nov. 22, 2020 7:35 PM EST

The Latest on Week 11 in the NFL (all times EST): ___ 7:35 p.m. Somehow, the NFC East race has become even tighter and weirder. The Dallas Cowboys beat the Minnesota Vikings 31-28 on Sunday to earn their third win of the season. Andy Dalton threw three touchdown passes. Elsewhere in the division, the Eagles lost,...

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...

Los Angeles Chargers quarterback Justin Herbert (10) stands on the sidelines, during the first half of an NFL football game against the Miami Dolphins, Sunday, Nov. 15, 2020, in Miami Gardens, Fla. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)

Winless Jets, reeling Chargers searching for any momentum

Nov. 19, 2020 6:44 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Joey Bosa remembers the last time the Los Angeles Chargers faced a winless team this far into a season. He's hoping history doesn't repeat itself Sunday when they host the winless New York Jets in a midseason matchup of struggling squads. The Jets are the 27th team since the merger to go...

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...