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NFL This Week: Round 1 of Texans-Titans' AFC South showdown

Dec. 14, 2019 1:03 PM EST

The Houston Texans have won the AFC South three times in coach Bill O'Brien's five seasons, and they have led or shared the divisional lead all but three weeks this season. Adding a fourth title to that list means going through the franchise the Texans replaced in Houston. The Tennessee Titans last won the AFC...

Raiders to give younger players on defense a look

Dec. 12, 2019 8:14 PM EST

ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) — Jon Gruden’s vow to shake things up following three consecutive blowout losses for Oakland is leading to an extended audition for at least two of the Raiders' young players on defense. Defensive coordinator Paul Guenther said Thursday that the team wants to see more of...

Raiders bid farewell to Oakland in game vs. Jaguars

Dec. 12, 2019 1:46 PM EST

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Just a few weeks ago it looked as if the final regular-season game in Oakland could be an important one in the playoff chase for the Raiders and Jacksonville. Recent slumps by both teams have ended all that talk, leaving the farewell to the Coliseum as the only meaningful story line...

Jaguars-Raiders preview capsule

Dec. 12, 2019 11:37 AM EST

JACKSONVILLE (4-9) at OAKLAND (6-7) Sunday, 4:05 p.m. ET, CBS OPENING LINE - Raiders by 4 RECORD VS. SPREAD - Jaguars 5-8, Raiders 6-7 SERIES RECORD - Tied 4-4 LAST MEETING - Raiders beat Jaguars 33-16, Oct. 23, 2016 LAST WEEK - Jaguars lost to Chargers 45-10; Raiders lost to Titans 42-21 AP PRO32 RANKING -...

Jaguars sign LB Preston Brown off waivers from Raiders

Dec. 11, 2019 6:24 PM EST

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — The Jacksonville Jaguars claimed veteran linebacker Preston Brown off waivers from Oakland and placed rookie linebacker Quincy Williams on injured reserve. Jacksonville (4-9) plays at Oakland (6-7) on Sunday. Brown has spent time with the Raiders, Cincinnati and Buffalo. He was a...

Raiders leaving Coliseum where every Sunday was Halloween

Dec. 11, 2019 5:42 PM EST

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Let the outsiders mock the dirt infield, flooding locker rooms and antiquated facilities. For coach Jon Gruden and many of the players who have called the Oakland Coliseum home during the team's 41 seasons there, it was a special and unique venue that had no match across the NFL....

AP source: UNLV offers head coach job to LSU's Dave Aranda

Dec. 10, 2019 9:49 PM EST

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — UNLV has offered its vacant head coaching job to LSU defensive coordinator Dave Aranda, a person familiar with the situation told The Associated Press. The person spoke Tuesday night on condition of anonymity because negotiations are ongoing and no announcement has been made. The offer...

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...