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Las Vegas Raiders quarterback Derek Carr (4) throws against the Kansas City Chiefs during the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Nov. 22, 2020, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/Isaac Brekken)

Raiders fall short at end in prime-time showdown vs. Chiefs

Nov. 23, 2020 5:43 PM EST

Derek Carr and the Las Vegas Raiders went toe to toe in splitting two games with Patrick Mahomes and the defending Super Bowl champion Kansas City Chiefs. If the Raiders want to get another chance at Kansas City in the postseason, the offense will need to maintain its high level of efficiency while getting...

Denver Broncos quarterback Drew Lock (3) throws under pressure from Miami Dolphins defensive end Zach Sieler during the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Nov. 22, 2020, in Denver. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

Fangio's patience with Lock pays off in big win for Broncos

Nov. 23, 2020 5:16 PM EST

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Good thing Vic Fangio doesn’t have a quick hook. His patience with his young quarterback paid off in the Denver Broncos' biggest win of the season. Drew Lock got off to another horrid start Sunday when he misfired on his first six passes, one of which was picked off for his...

Atlanta Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan is sacked by New Orleans Saints outside linebacker Demario Davis in the second half of an NFL football game in New Orleans, Sunday, Nov. 22, 2020. (AP Photo/Butch Dill)

Falcons' lopsided loss to Saints was a complete team effort

Nov. 23, 2020 4:25 PM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — Raheem Morris saw the ugly truth behind the season-high eight sacks allowed by the Atlanta Falcons. The interim coach said it was unfair to place full blame for the sacks on the offensive line in the Falcons' 24-9 loss to the New Orleans Saints on Sunday. Indeed, no unit deserved all the...

Jacksonville Jaguars running back James Robinson, left, leaps over Pittsburgh Steelers cornerback Steven Nelson (22) as linebacker Olasunkanmi Adeniyi (92) comes in to help during the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Nov. 22, 2020, in Jacksonville, Fla. (AP Photo/Matt Stamey)

Jaguars lock up another losing season, their 9th in 10 years

Nov. 23, 2020 2:28 PM EST

JACKSONVILLE. Fla (AP) — The Jacksonville Jaguars are guaranteed another losing season, their ninth in the past 10 years. The Jaguars (1-9) locked up their latest sub-.500 record with a 27-3 drubbing at the hands of unbeaten Pittsburgh on Sunday. It was Jacksonville’s ninth consecutive loss —...

Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes (15) tosses the ball to running back Clyde Edwards-Helaire (25) during the first half of an NFL football game against the Las Vegas Raiders, Sunday, Nov. 22, 2020, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/Isaac Brekken)

Chiefs show calm, cool confidence in 35-31 win over Raiders

Nov. 23, 2020 2:13 PM EST

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — One of the biggest differences between the merely good and the exceptionally great is confidence. The Kansas City Chiefs have plenty of it. When the Raiders marched downfield for the go-ahead score late in Sunday's game in Las Vegas, and were poised to again serve as the kryptonite...

Las Vegas Raiders quarterback Derek Carr (4) throws against the Kansas City Chiefs during the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Nov. 22, 2020, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/Isaac Brekken)

Carr's superb effort for Raiders not enough to top Mahomes

Nov. 23, 2020 1:54 AM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — After Derek Carr led the Raiders to the brink of another victory over the defending Super Bowl champions, Las Vegas coach Jon Gruden described his quarterback as “almost flawless.” That's almost good enough to beat Patrick Mahomes and the Kansas City Chiefs, but not quite....

Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes (15) warms up before an NFL football game against the Las Vegas Raiders, Sunday, Nov. 22, 2020, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/David Becker)

Mahomes hits Kelce in last minute, Chiefs edge Raiders 35-31

Nov. 23, 2020 1:09 AM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Even after Jason Witten's touchdown put the Las Vegas Raiders ahead with 1:43 to play, the mood on the Kansas City Chiefs' sideline was calm and cool. Not much can stop the Super Bowl champs lately. Not when they have the quarterback who makes everything go. “We’ve got...

Raiders RT Sam Young, Chiefs WR Watkins among inactives

Nov. 22, 2020 7:44 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Right tackle Sam Young is inactive for the Las Vegas Raiders in their AFC West showdown with the Kansas City Chiefs on Sunday night. Both teams have shuffled their rosters extensively in the past week due to injuries and COVID-19 concerns, putting both rivals in flux before the rematch of...

Las Vegas Raiders cornerback Isaiah Johnson, left, and strong safety Johnathan Abram (24) celebrate after the Raiders defeated the Los Angeles Chargers in an NFL football game Sunday, Nov. 8, 2020, in Inglewood, Calif. (AP Photo/Alex Gallardo)

Raiders activate 7 defensive players from COVID-19 list

Nov. 21, 2020 4:41 PM EST

The Las Vegas Raiders have activated seven players off the COVID-19 list after they missed practice this week as “high risk” close contacts to a teammate who had tested positive. Safety Johnathan Abram, defensive tackle Maliek Collins, defensive tackle Johnathan Hankins, cornerback Isaiah Johnson,...

Indianapolis Colts quarterback Philip Rivers (17) throws downfield to a receiver in an NFL game against the Tennessee Titans, Thursday, Nov. 12, 2020 in Nashville, Tenn. The Colts defeated the Titans 34-17. (Margaret Bowles via AP)

Colts could go from outsider to contender by beating Packers

Nov. 21, 2020 12:19 PM EST

It's difficult to sneak up on anybody in the NFL, given the attention the sport commands. Yet the Indianapolis Colts have been something of a secret at 6-3. If you're surprised to see them tied with Tennessee atop the AFC South, it's excusable. After beating the Titans, should they handle one of the NFL's elite...