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Las Vegas Raiders galvanized by Jon Gruden's downfall

Oct. 17, 2021 22:24 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — The Las Vegas Raiders were determined not to let Jon Gruden's undoing lead to their own downfall. They delivered an emphatic 34-24 victory in Denver for longtime special teams coordinator Rich Bisaccia, their interim head coach, snapping a two-game skid...

Raiders begin post-Jon Gruden era with 34-24 win at Denver

Oct. 17, 2021 21:30 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Jon Gruden's red-faced resignation didn't unravel the Las Vegas Raiders. It galvanized them. “It for sure brought us closer,” Derek Carr said after the Raiders' 34-24 thrashing of the bewildered Denver Broncos on Sunday. “We...

The Latest: Pats-Cowboys becomes NFL's 10th OT game

Oct. 17, 2021 19:46 PM EDT

The Latest on Week 6 in the NFL (all times EDT): 7:40 p.m. For the fourth time this season there have been two overtimes in a week. The Cowboys and Patriots headed to OT tied at 29 after Minnesota beat Carolina 34-28 in extra time...

AP source: No one else in NFL cited with email violations

Oct. 15, 2021 23:02 PM EDT

The NFL has found no other current team or league personnel to have sent emails containing racist, homophobic or misogynistic language similar to messages written by Jon Gruden that led to his resignation as Las Vegas Raiders coach, according to a person familiar with the documents. ...

Broncos celebrating Mike Shanahan's coaching contributions

Oct. 15, 2021 16:06 PM EDT

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — The Denver Broncos are celebrating Mike Shanahan's coaching contributions this weekend. The two-time Super Bowl winner who holds the franchise record with 146 victories between 1995 and 2008, including eight playoff wins, will go into the...

Column: Imagine what else lurks in those 650,000 emails

Oct. 15, 2021 16:03 PM EDT

Just imagine what else lurks in those 650,000 emails. Surely the racism and misogyny and homophobia weren't a Jon Gruden exclusive. But the NFL, instead of thoroughly addressing what is likely just the tip of a very toxic iceberg, hopes we'll all just...

Najee's knowledge; Steelers rookie RB learning on the job

Oct. 15, 2021 11:08 AM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Bobby Wagner has seen the highlights of what happens when Najee Harris gets in space and there's a defender within arm's reach. And it's not good. Not if you're a defender anyway. “When he reads the holes, when he sees it, he...

Carr confident with Olson calling Raiders' offensive plays

Oct. 14, 2021 22:29 PM EDT

HENDERSON, Nev. (AP) — The Las Vegas Raiders have been operating with a “next man up” mentality since the start of the season while dealing with injuries throughout the lineup. Sunday in Denver, the same mantra will apply with their coaching staff against the Denver...

Bears eye share of NFC North lead with Rodgers, Packers

Oct. 14, 2021 18:44 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Given where they were a few weeks ago, the Chicago Bears' odds of grabbing a share of the NFC North lead seemed about as long as a Hail Mary pass. Back-to-back wins have them in position to do just that. The problem is they're facing a big obstacle with...

Broncos are expecting same old Raiders even without Gruden

Oct. 14, 2021 16:35 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Denver Broncos star linebacker Von Miller still sees the Las Vegas Raiders as Jon Gruden's team even after their rival's iconic coach resigned in disgrace. While acknowledging “how they call the game will definitely change because they have a new play...