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Raiders look to rebound from blowout with winless Jets next

Dec. 3, 2020 12:15 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (6-5) at NEW YORK JETS (0-11) Sunday, 1 p.m. ET, CBS OPENING LINE - Raiders by 7 1/2 RECORD VS. SPREAD - Raiders 7-4; Jets 3-8 SERIES RECORD - Raiders lead 25-20-2 LAST MEETING - Jets beat Raiders 34-3 on Nov. 24, 2019, at East Rutherford, New Jersey LAST WEEK - Raiders lost to Falcons 43-6; Jets lost...

Atlanta Falcons linebacker Mykal Walker (43) hits Las Vegas Raiders quarterback Derek Carr (4) during the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Nov. 29, 2020, in Atlanta. Carr through an interception on the play. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)

Raiders look to get offense going after dud vs. Falcons

Dec. 2, 2020 6:51 PM EST

The run game was throttled, the protection was shoddy and Derek Carr gave the ball away with uncharacteristic frequency. A Las Vegas offense that had been remarkably efficient for most of the season fell flat in a lopsided loss last week at Atlanta and must get back in rhythm quickly if the Raiders hope to make a...

Atlanta Falcons linebacker Mykal Walker (43) hits Las Vegas Raiders quarterback Derek Carr (4) during the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Nov. 29, 2020, in Atlanta. Carr through an interception on the play. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)

Gruden compares lopsided Raiders loss to oral surgery

Nov. 30, 2020 7:14 PM EST

Coach Jon Gruden didn’t feel any better rewatching the Las Vegas Raiders lopsided loss at Atlanta than he did when he saw it in person. The five turnovers, 141 yards in penalties and a couple of defensive breakdowns that added up to the 43-6 loss to the Falcons on Sunday have a way of doing that....

Atlanta Falcons defensive end Steven Means (55) celbrates hitting Las Vegas Raiders quarterback Derek Carr (4) causing a fumble during the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Nov. 29, 2020, in Atlanta. The Atlanta Falcons won 43-6. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)

Falcons show plenty of pride after 0-5 start, coach change

Nov. 30, 2020 4:32 PM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — After losing their first five games and firing the head coach, the Atlanta Falcons had every reason to throw in the towel on this season. Give them credit for still showing up most every week. The Falcons (4-7) are riding high after their best showing yet, a 43-6 dismantling of the Las Vegas...

Atlanta Falcons linebacker Mykal Walker (43) hits Las Vegas Raiders quarterback Derek Carr (4) during the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Nov. 29, 2020, in Atlanta. Carr through an interception on the play. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)

Gruden apologizes to 'Raider nation' after ugly loss in ATL

Nov. 29, 2020 6:25 PM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — Jon Gruden felt an apology was appropriate after his Raiders set season highs for penalties, turnovers and sacks allowed. The Las Vegas coach also was looking to quickly erase Sunday's 43-6 loss to the Atlanta Falcons. “I apologize to the Raider nation and really compliment the...

The Las Vegas Raiders bench watches as Atlanta Falcons linebacker Deion Jones intercepts a Derek Carr pass and returns it for a touchdown during the third quarter of an NFL football game on Sunday, Nov 29, 2020, in Atlanta. (Curtis Compton

Jones returns pick for TD, Falcons rout Carr, Raiders 43-6

Nov. 29, 2020 6:15 PM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — Deion Jones took off the other way, raising the ball in the air long before he got to the end zone. Derek Carr watched the pick-six unfold from his knees, slamming the turf in disgust after another dreadful mistake. It was the best of days for Jones and the Atlanta Falcons. It couldn't get...

Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Tom Brady (12) reacts as he leaves the field after throwing an intrception to Los Angeles Rams strong safety Jordan Fuller during the second half of an NFL football game Monday, Nov. 23, 2020, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Mark LoMoglio)

Chiefs expect Brady-led Buccaneers to be at their best

Nov. 27, 2020 5:21 PM EST

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — The Kansas City Chiefs aren’t buying all the talk about Tom Brady’s struggles. They insist he’s still playing at a high level and will have to be at their best to beat the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. The reigning Super Bowl champions (9-1) visit the Bucs (7-4) on Sunday,...

Raiders, Falcons both look to bounce back from losses

Nov. 27, 2020 4:41 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (6-4) at ATLANTA (3-7) Sunday, 1 p.m. EST, CBS OPENING LINE — Pick-em RECORD VS. SPREAD — Raiders 7-3; Falcons 4-6 SERIES RECORD — Tied 7-7 LAST MEETING — Falcons beat Raiders 35-28 on Sept. 18, 2016, in Oakland LAST WEEK — Raiders lost to Chiefs 35-31; Falcons lost to...

FILE- In this Sunday, Nov. 22, 2020, file photo, Atlanta Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan (2) walks off the field after an NFL football game against the New Orleans Saints in New Orleans. This is not how Matt Ryan wanted to be spending his golden years at quarterback. His body battered by eight sacks. His worst-rated game since 2013. A team headed toward its third straight losing season. (AP Photo/Brett Duke, File)

Raiders looking to finish strong, make run at playoffs

Nov. 27, 2020 3:58 PM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — The Las Vegas Raiders have positioned themselves to make a run at what would be just their second playoff appearance since reaching the Super Bowl during the 2002 season. Of course, they've been here before. A year ago, in their last year in Oakland, the Raiders entered the stretch run with...

Las Vegas Raiders head coach Jon Gruden reacts during the first half of an NFL football game against the Kansas City Chiefs, Sunday, Nov. 22, 2020, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/Isaac Brekken)

Raiders' performance improves even if record hasn't

Nov. 25, 2020 6:59 PM EST

Ten games into the 2020 season, the Raiders are in the same position they were a year ago. The manner in which they got to 6-4 this year compared to last year provides them confidence that they won’t falter down the stretch again and miss the playoffs for the 17th time in 18 seasons. Derek Carr has the...