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Raiders, Bengals looking to end long playoff droughts

Jan. 14, 2022 18:43 PM EST

CINCINNATI (AP) — Either the Raiders or Bengals will win a playoff game on Saturday, and that will be news in itself. Postseason success has been elusive for both teams for a generation. The frustration for one will end Saturday when they meet for an opening-round playoff game in...

Raiders get past turmoil, face AFC champ Bengals in playoffs

Jan. 14, 2022 10:17 AM EST

LAS VEGAS (10-7) at CINCINNATI (10-7) Saturday, 4:35 p.m. EST, NBC BETTING LINE: Bengals by 5 1/2, according to FanDuel SportsBook. AGAINST THE SPREAD: Raiders 8-9; Bengals 10-7. SERIES RECORD: Raiders lead 21-12. LAST...

Raiders coach Bisaccia making case to remove interim tag

Jan. 11, 2022 21:15 PM EST

HENDERSON, Nev. (AP) — Rich Bisaccia had just completed his first game as interim coach of the Las Vegas Raiders in mid-October, a 34-24 road win over the Broncos, and star running back Josh Jacobs described the atmosphere on the sideline. “It was like (there was no) anxiety. It...

Analysis: Staley stands by his timeout that backfired on him

Jan. 11, 2022 02:06 AM EST

Al Davis' mantra wasn't “Just tie, baby!” The Las Vegas Raiders could’ve punched their ticket to the postseason — and given the Chargers a spot — by taking a knee on the final play Sunday night. It looked like they might have been willing to settle for the...

Raiders' Carr after clinching playoffs: 'Job is not done'

Jan. 10, 2022 18:07 PM EST

After their fourth straight nail-biting win was put in the books, the Las Vegas Raiders let out a season's worth of emotion out with a boisterous locker room celebration. Players sang and danced as the Raiders clinched a playoff berth for the second time in the past 19 seasons and...

Herbert's heroics not enough as Chargers fall, miss playoffs

Jan. 10, 2022 03:42 AM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Brandon Staley is disappointed he won’t get to see, in his mind, one of the best players in the NFL in the playoffs. Justin Herbert played like one of the NFL's finest when the Los Angeles Chargers needed him most. But, it wasn’t enough. The...

Carlson's FG as OT expires sends Raiders into postseason

Jan. 10, 2022 02:28 AM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — It seemed only fitting the Las Vegas Raiders needed every second of an overtime game to earn their first playoff berth since 2016, a microcosm of their roller coaster season. And as they’ve done five other times this season, the Raiders won on the final play of...

Raiders TE Darren Waller questionable for Chargers game

Jan. 07, 2022 17:15 PM EST

The Las Vegas Raiders are hoping to get star tight end Darren Waller back for their crucial season finale against the Los Angeles Chargers. Interim coach Rich Bisaccia said Waller will be a game-time decision for the Raiders (9-7) in their showdown at home on Sunday night against the...

Carr's knack for game-winning drives has Raiders in hunt

Jan. 07, 2022 02:38 AM EST

HENDERSON, Nev. (AP) — Derek Carr practiced game-winning drives over and over when he was growing up. “For like three hours, you would just hear me count down, ‘3, 2, 1,’ and I’d shoot it, or throw the last pass, or catch the last pass,” the Las Vegas quarterback said...

Career start No. 127 the biggest of them all for Derek Carr

Jan. 06, 2022 02:42 AM EST

HENDERSON, Nev. (AP) — Derek Carr has started 126 games during his eight-year NFL career. There has been none bigger than No. 127. Carr will lead the Las Vegas Raiders into the NFL’s final game on Sunday night against the Los Angeles Chargers in what likely will be...