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Derek Carr's aggressive play a boost for unbeaten Raiders

Sep. 23, 2021 03:23 AM EDT

HENDERSON, Nev. (AP) — Las Vegas coach Jon Gruden wants no part of negativity, and he doesn't want it anywhere near his Raiders. “There’s enough of it in politics, in our social world right now, and we’re here to try to create a positive Las Vegas vibe and have...

Roethlisberger, Watt among growing list of Steelers injuries

Sep. 21, 2021 13:57 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — So much for the Pittsburgh Steelers’ very brief run with good health. Quarterback Ben Roethlisberger, outside linebackers T.J. Watt and Alex Highsmith, wide receiver Diontae Johnson and cornerback Joe Haden and inside linebacker Devin Bush are among...

Raiders not ready yet to celebrate 2-0 start

Sep. 20, 2021 18:41 PM EDT

Derek Carr has seen previous 2-0 starts turn into disappointing seasons, so he knows not to celebrate anything just yet for the Las Vegas Raiders. But getting through a tough opening stretch of the season with wins over Baltimore and Pittsburgh sure beats the...

Gruden expects Carr to be able to play despite ankle injury

Sep. 20, 2021 17:48 PM EDT

Las Vegas Raiders quarterback Derek Carr underwent tests on his injured right ankle Monday but coach Jon Gruden expects him to be able to play this week. Carr got hurt after throwing a TD pass to Foster Moreau in the third quarter of Sunday's 26-17 victory over the...

Despite changes, Steelers' running game still in neutral

Sep. 20, 2021 16:21 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pittsburgh Steelers president Art Rooney set the mandate a couple of weeks after watching his team get blown out at home by Cleveland in the opening round of the 2020 playoffs. "Everybody in the building agrees you can’t finish 32nd in the league in...

Injuries, miscues pile up for Steelers in loss to Raiders

Sep. 19, 2021 19:07 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — One half, T.J. Watt was wrecking the Las Vegas Raiders' game plan. The next the Pittsburgh Steelers star linebacker was watching from the sideline in sweatpants dealing with a groin injury as the Raiders surged to a 26-17 victory that sapped any...

Carr throws for 382 yards, Raiders top Steelers 26-17

Sep. 19, 2021 18:05 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Jon Gruden's long, arduous multi-state, multi-year rebuilding project may finally be nearing its end. The swagger might be back for the Las Vegas Raiders. The deep ball certainly is. Derek Carr threw for 382 yards and two...

Raiders place backup QB Marcus Mariota on IR

Sep. 18, 2021 18:06 PM EDT

The Las Vegas Raiders placed backup quarterback Marcus Mariota on injured reserve Saturday after he hurt his quadriceps on his only snap in the season opener. Mariota came on for one play in the first quarter for the Raiders in Monday night's 33-27 overtime win over the...

Seahawks-Titans heads Week 2 games with 2020 playoff teams

Sep. 18, 2021 09:32 AM EDT

Russell Wilson put off watching film for an extra hour to join Peyton and Eli Manning and provide commentary on the alternate “Monday Night Football” broadcast as the Ravens-Raiders thriller went to overtime. After carving up the Colts’ secondary in the opener,...

Steelers, Raiders going for a 2-0 start after Week 1 rallies

Sep. 17, 2021 16:52 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (1-0) at PITTSBURGH (1-0) Sunday, 1 p.m. EDT, CBS OPENING LINE: Steelers by 5 1/2, according to FanDuel SportsBook AGAINST THE SPREAD: Las Vegas 1-0; Pittsburgh 1-0 SERIES RECORD: Raiders lead 16-13...