Thursday Night Breakdown: Raiders, Chiefs Battle For AFC West LeadThe Raiders, one of the NFL's surprises this season, face the Chiefs in an AFC West battle with playoff implications.
Keidel: The Raiders Matter AgainThe Raiders, by beating the Broncos, just became serious Super Bowl contenders, something they haven't been in a long time.
Keidel: Raiders Have Found Franchise QB In Derek CarrRaiders QB Derek Carr threw for a franchise-record 513 yards against the Bucs, while his team committed an NFL-record 23 penalties.
Keidel: Oakland Raiders Are BackThe Oakland Raiders, who just beat the Saints, see to be on an upswing. And they have the right leader in head coach Jack Del Rio.
NFL Week 1 Injuries & How They Affect Your Fantasy SeasonWeek 1 of the NFL season brings plenty of injuries, here's what you need to know.
Vikings Rally After Storm Delay, Top Raiders 20-12harles Johnson and Chase Ford each caught touchdown passes in the second quarter for the Minnesota Vikings, who came back from an hour-plus weather delay to defeat the Oakland Raiders 20-12 on Saturday.
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.
5 Biggest NFL Training Camp StorylinesWith NFL training camp underway, let's look at the biggest storylines to watch for in camp the next month.
Waiting A Bit Could Be Wise For QB-Seeking Vikings The Minnesota Vikings need a young quarterback to ride into the future, and with the eighth overall pick in this draft they'll have plenty available. For all the headlines generated at the top of the class by Johnny Manziel, Blake Bortles and Teddy Bridgewater, though, the Vikings could find the guy who fits them the best after the first round.
Heisman Watch: Fresno State's Derek Carr Gets One Last ChanceFew quarterbacks in college football have put up the kind of passing numbers Fresno State’s Derek Carr has this season. Carr has passed for a nation-leading 4,462 yards and 45 touchdowns while being picked off just five times all year.
College Football Spotlight: Which BCS Buster Has Inside Track To The Bowl Championship Series?Northern Illinois looks to become the second back-to-back BCS Buster in the history of the BCS, joining TCU. Fresno State, currently the top team in the BCS-busting Mountain West Conference, is looking to reach their first BCS bowl game. So, who has the best shot?