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Raiders-Jets Preview Capsule

Nov. 21, 2019 12:25 PM EST

OAKLAND (6-4) at NEW YORK JETS (3-7) Sunday, 1 p.m. EST, CBS OPENING LINE — Raiders by 3 RECORD VS. SPREAD — Raiders 6-4, Jets 4-6 SERIES RECORD — Raiders lead 25-19-2 LAST MEETING — Raiders beat Jets 45-20, Sept. 17, 2017 LAST WEEK — Raiders beat Bengals 17-10; Jets beat...

NFL At 100-AP Was There-The Heidi Game

Nov. 19, 2019 1:17 PM EST

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’s the Raiders-Jets game. To mark each Game of the Week, the AP is reprinting its original story of a classic matchup in the rivalry. The following is the...

“Heidi” interrupted Jets-Raiders, affected NFL TV coverage

Nov. 19, 2019 1:17 PM EST

No young woman has had more of an effect on NFL TV coverage than Heidi. Yes, the heroine of the children’s classic. In 1968, she had much of football nation in an uproar when she interrupted the final minutes of the Jets game at Oakland. Fans of the AFL, which already had agreed to a merger with the NFL...

Can we talk? Darnold, Gase huddle helped revive Jets offense

Nov. 18, 2019 6:18 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Sam Darnold’s bounceback began with a trip to the coach’s office last month after one of the worst stretches of his young career. The New York Jets quarterback had just thrown three interceptions at Jacksonville, six days after he was embarrassed on national TV for saying he...

NFL reveals top teams, Nos. 31-100

Nov. 8, 2019 10:01 PM EST

A pair of Super Bowl winning teams that launched dynasties in San Francisco and New England highlighted the list of the NFL's greatest teams, Nos. 31-100. The NFL revealed results Friday night of balloting conducted by The Associated Press in conjunction with the league's celebration of its 100th season. The top...

Rivers' 3 INTs send Chargers to 26-24 loss to Raiders

Nov. 8, 2019 1:15 AM EST

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Philip Rivers had one drive to salvage an up-and-down performance and end his final scheduled trip to the Oakland Coliseum on a winning note. Six straight incomplete passes followed by his third interception of the game ended those chances and dealt a serious blow to the Los Angeles...

Giants may have to make 2 injury-related changes on O-line

Nov. 7, 2019 5:33 PM EST

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — The New York Giants are probably going to have a new center against the Jets and they also may be making a change at right tackle. Coach Pat Shurmur said Thursday it's likely Spencer Pulley is going to replace Jon Halapio at center for the braggin' rights game Sunday at MetLife...

Essay: What is America's game? 3 sports, 3 American eras

Oct. 25, 2019 3:37 AM EDT

What is America's game? Is it the quirky and cerebral sport that, in its highest form, is unfolding this week in the World Series between the Houston Astros and the Washington Nationals? Baseball is, after all, still called the national pastime. Is it the gladiatorial battle that unfolds on any given Sunday (and...

Guaranteed: Joe Namath voted NFL's greatest character

Oct. 18, 2019 11:44 PM EDT

White shoes. Fur coat. Pantyhose. Fu Manchu mustache. And an arm that would make Superman proud. Yep, Joe Namath is the NFL's greatest character. Guaranteed. The Pro Football Hall of Fame quarterback who guaranteed his three-touchdown underdog New York Jets would beat the mighty Baltimore Colts in the third Super...