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Finley struggles again as hapless Bengals drop to 0-10

Nov. 17, 2019 10:05 PM EST

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — For a little while, at least, it seemed as if Cincinnati would finally join the rest of the NFL and win a game. Joe Mixon ran strong for a second consecutive week, and the Bengals forced a pair of turnovers to cool down Oakland’s offense. But, reality sank in when rookie Ryan...

Carr, Jacobs, Crosby help Raiders keep Bengals winless

Nov. 17, 2019 9:16 PM EST

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Maxx Crosby had the best day by a Raiders pass rusher in nearly four years, and Trayvon Mullen kept Oakland's defensive surge going with a game-clinching interception that ended any hopes that Cincinnati had of ending its winless start. On a day when Jon Gruden's offense committed a...

Chiefs, Chargers set for key AFC West matchup in Mexico City

Nov. 14, 2019 8:02 PM EST

Everyone hopes the playing surface at Mexico City’s Azteca Stadium will not be the main story of Monday night’s game between the Kansas City Chiefs and the Los Angeles Chargers. Both coaches said they have received favorable updates about the turf going into the game. Last year’s game between...

Healthy and happy, Ferrell starting to pay off for Raiders

Nov. 14, 2019 7:44 PM EST

ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) — Oakland Raiders defensive coordinator Paul Guenther has felt a lot better about Clelin Ferrell’s play over the past two games, and it’s no coincidence. The fourth overall pick in the draft, Ferrell has been lining up more at his customary defensive end spot after...

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...

Texans-Ravens could be first of many Watson-Jackson duels

Nov. 13, 2019 5:52 PM EST

This is the first of what could be many meetings between two dynamic young AFC quarterbacks when Deshaun Watson and the Houston Texans visit Lamar Jackson and the Baltimore Ravens on Sunday. It might not even be the only one this season. Watson was the 12th overall pick of the 2017 draft after leading Clemson to...

Raiders S Karl Joseph's best season derailed by injury

Nov. 11, 2019 6:35 PM EST

ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) — Karl Joseph was finally living up to his first-round draft billing when a season-ending foot injury derailed all that and left a major hole in the Oakland Raiders secondary. Joseph hurt his foot as he jumped to intercept a pass from Philip Rivers, marking the second straight game...

Oladapo scores 23 to lift Oakland over S. Illinois 61-52

Nov. 10, 2019 4:25 PM EST

KISSIMMEE, Fla. (AP) — Daniel Oladapo scored 23 points, Brad Brechting had a double-double, and Oakland beat Southern Illinois 61-52 in the Sunshine Slam on Sunday. Brechting had 16 points and 12 rebounds for Oakland (3-1). Tray Maddox Jr. added 11 points and seven rebounds. Kevin Kangu had nine assists...

Raiders place Joseph on IR, sign Swearinger and Jordan

Nov. 9, 2019 6:22 PM EST

ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) — The Oakland Raiders have placed safety Karl Joseph on injured reserve with a foot injury after he made the game-sealing defensive play the past two weeks. Joseph hurt his foot while intercepting a Philip Rivers pass in the final minute of Oakland's 26-24 win over the Chargers on...

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...