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Raiders seek to avoid letdown vs. winless Bengals

Nov. 14, 2019 4:26 PM EST

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Derek Carr knows full well what the Cincinnati Bengals are enduring this season: nine straight losses to open the year. Carr began his rookie season as starting quarterback for the Oakland Raiders with 10 consecutive defeats before finally breaking through with a win. "You feel like...

Rams aren’t flying high on offense anymore

Nov. 14, 2019 2:06 AM EST

The Los Angeles Rams' high-flying offense hasn't recovered from its Super Bowl crash. The Rams (5-4) have not scored a touchdown in 19 drives and they're averaging 7.8 fewer points per game than last season. Sean McVay's innovative ideas that helped turn the Rams into NFC champions in just his second season seem...

Cowboys build model by paying line, Pats win another way

Nov. 12, 2019 6:38 PM EST

Travis Frederick didn't fully understand the business of football when the Dallas Cowboys drafted their center six years ago and made him an instant starter. Eventually, the four-time Pro Bowler saw what Dallas was trying to build by using first-round picks on offensive linemen three times in four drafts after...

Chargers face tough schedule, long odds after Raiders loss

Nov. 8, 2019 7:32 PM EST

COSTA MESA, Calif. (AP) — The Los Angeles Chargers' brief winning streak evaporated into Oakland's Black Hole on Thursday night — and it might have swallowed their hopes for a return to the playoffs, too. A 26-24 defeat to the Raiders ended Los Angeles' two-game spurt and dropped the Bolts to 4-6...

Late Carr rally, defensive stop put Raiders in playoff hunt

Nov. 8, 2019 3:35 PM EST

ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) — The success for the Oakland Raiders this season has been built mostly by an efficient offense that has moved the ball as well as almost anyone to help overcome a sometimes suspect defense. When that formula wasn't working against the stingy Los Angeles Chargers defense, the Raiders...

Raiders rally to beat Chargers 26-24

Nov. 8, 2019 5:48 AM EST

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Derek Carr engineered another late winning drive. Karl Joseph delivered the sealing defensive play. It may not have come easy, but the Oakland Raiders managed to pull out another dramatic victory that has put them squarely in the AFC playoff race. Josh Jacobs scored on an 18-yard run...

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...

Carr, Garoppolo excel in prove-it years while some struggle

Nov. 7, 2019 1:14 AM EST

ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) — Derek Carr has silenced the questions of his long-term viability as the starting quarterback for the Raiders by looking once again like the quarterback who was one of the top young passers in the league back in 2016. Jimmy Garoppolo is proving why the San Francisco 49ers invested so...

Rivers prepares for final scheduled start in Oakland

Nov. 6, 2019 2:50 PM EST

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — From his first career start in 2006 to some riveting comebacks and crushing defeats, Chargers quarterback Philip Rivers has had plenty of memorable experiences playing against the Raiders at the Oakland Coliseum. So there will be a bit of nostalgia when Rivers plays his final...

Chargers-Raiders Preview Capsule

Nov. 6, 2019 1:27 PM EST

LOS ANGELES CHARGERS (4-5) at OAKLAND (4-4) Thursday, 8:20 p.m. ET, Fox/NFL Network OPENING LINE — Raiders by 2 RECORD VS. SPREAD — Los Angeles 3-5-1, Oakland 5-3 SERIES RECORD — Raiders lead 63-54-2. LAST MEETING — Chargers beat Raiders 20-6, Nov. 11, 2018 LAST WEEK — Chargers...