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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...

Crosby moves past standout game, turns focus to Steelers

Sep. 15, 2021 18:59 PM EDT

HENDERSON, Nev. (AP) — Maxx Crosby remembers his father coaching him during pee wee football with one major rule: “Don’t be all bark, but no bite.” It has stuck with the Las Vegas Raiders defensive end to this day. “I want to go out there...

Raiders D does enough to help Carr lead comeback win

Sep. 14, 2021 22:10 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — When the Las Vegas Raiders offense stumbled in the first half, the defense held tough to keep the team in the game. Down the stretch, the defense didn't wilt and forced a couple of key turnovers that helped the Raiders get the game into overtime and...

Raiders' potential on defense must translate to results

Sep. 11, 2021 02:14 AM EDT

HENDERSON, Nev. (AP) — Las Vegas Raiders general manager Mike Mayock retained several things from former coach Bill Parcells after playing for the New York Giants in 1982 and ’83. One quote resonates nearly 40 years later. “He always said,”...

Raiders excited for 1st opener in Las Vegas with fans

Sep. 09, 2021 19:09 PM EDT

The opening season for the Raiders in Las Vegas proved to be a bit of a dud. With no fans allowed at games, the Raiders stumbled to a 2-6 record at home in their first season since moving from Oakland and missed the playoffs for the 17th time in 18 seasons. ...

Raiders GM Mike Mayock: 'We need to be a playoff team'

Sep. 01, 2021 20:42 PM EDT

There is no more time for excuses from the Las Vegas Raiders. After failing to post a winning record in three seasons since Jon Gruden returned as coach, the Raiders know that nothing short of a playoff berth can be considered a success in year four. ...

Jackson, Ravens figure to contend again in tough AFC

Sep. 01, 2021 15:18 PM EDT

BALTIMORE RAVENS (12-6) New faces: WR Sammy Watkins, T Alejandro Villanueva, G Kevin Zeitler, WE Rashod Bateman, G Ben Cleveland, LB Justin Houston, LB Odafe Oweh, T Ja’Wuan James, TE Josh Oliver, S Geno Stone, LB Daelin Hayes, DB Brandon Stephens, WR Tylan Wallace, S...

Raiders seeking 1st winning record since Gruden returned

Sep. 01, 2021 11:55 AM EDT

LAS VEGAS RAIDERS (8-8) New faces: DE Yannick Ngakoue, CB Casey Hayward, S Trevon Moehrig, RT Alex Leatherwood, defensive coordinator Gus Bradley, RB Kenyan Drake, DT Quinton Jefferson, CB Nate Hobbs, DT Solomon Thomas, LB Denzel Perryman. Key losses:...

Chiefs rebuild O-line to protect Mahomes, fend off rivals

Aug. 31, 2021 13:53 PM EDT

Overhauls are usually reserved for bad teams that miss the playoffs, not ones that play in consecutive Super Bowls. Chiefs general manager Brett Veach, however, was impelled to dismantle his offensive line after watching Patrick Mahomes run for his life in Kansas City's...

Plenty of familiar faces playing in new places around NFL

Aug. 27, 2021 17:09 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Wait a second. He's playing where now? With the NFL season about to kick off, it's time for a quick refresher on some familiar faces in new places. Otherwise, you might be scratching your head while drafting your fantasy football team or doing double...