Rookie Spotlight: Silver & Black Defense Rises With Addition Of Strong Safety Karl JosephOakland Raiders rookie safety Karl Joseph is compact and powerful, and the team will look to their first-round draft pick to help soften the blow of losing future Hall of Famer Charles Woodson to retirement.
Raiders Were What We Thought They Were In 2014, Look To Rebuild For 2015The 2014 Oakland Raiders started out 0-10, but they split their last six games to finish 3-13. This was one game worse than the 2013 squad, which finished 4-12. The Silver & Black haven't had a winning season since 2002, and they haven't been to the playoffs since losing the Super Bowl that year. What's next?
Five Things: Chiefs-Raiders Thursday Night RoundupThe Oakland Raiders upset the Kansas City Chiefs last night 24-20 for their first win of the season. With the loss, the Chiefs (7-4) are no longer tied atop the AFC West with the Broncos.
Charles Woodson Must Lead The Oakland Defense To New Heights In 2014Even though he will be 38 in October and well past his prime, safety Charles Woodson has the ability to lead the Oakland Raiders defense this season to a level the team hasn't seen in awhile.
Minnesota Vikings Look To Take Third Meeting With The Green Bay PackersThe Minnesota Vikings and Green Bay Packers go at it for third and final time this season Saturday at Lambeau Field. After splitting their two regular season matchups, the rubber match comes in the NFC wild card playoff round.
Vikings-Packers: Eric Nelson's Postgame InterviewsThe Vikings fell to 1-6 despite a spirited effort against the defending world champion Packers, losing 33-27 Sunday at the Metrodome. Eric Nelson caught up with both teams following the game.