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.
Fantasy Football: Chargers Vs. Raiders - Who To Play, Who To PassFor the final matchup on Thursday Night football, the Oakland Raiders host the San Diego Chargers. Both teams are already ruled out of the playoffs, but these players will have an impact on fantasy football playoffs.
CBS Sports' Boomer Esiason: Nothing Better To Belichick Than Beating JetsCBS Sports' "The NFL Today" studio analyst Boomer Esiason talks two big games in Week 16 and what's at stake for those in the playoffs.
Chargers And Raiders Battle In Final Thursday Night Game Of 2015The San Diego Chargers have one of the worst records in the NFL while the Oakland Raiders have a middle-of-the-road record at best.
CBS Sports' Steve Beuerlein: Carson Palmer Has To Be In MVP ConversationWe spoke with CBS Sports analyst Steve Beuerlein and got his thoughts on three of the week's biggest games.
Steve Tasker: Broncos Fans Will Be Seeing A Lot Of Brock OsweilerCBS Sports analyst Steve Tasker took some time to discuss three big Week 11 contests and thinks Peyton Manning may be out a while.
Injury Report: Vikings Head West With Few Injury ConcernsVery few people know this, but the Minnesota organization was supposed to be an AFL franchise in 1960 before the NFL came in and poached the team. To replace Minnesota, the AFL picked Oakland. The two teams played in Super Bowl XI against each other, but there hasn't been a lot of action between the two NFL teams. The Raiders and the Vikings last faced off in 2011 and as Minnesota heads west this Sunday to take on Oakland, the Vikings are looking to push their 2015 record to a surprising 7-2 mark.
Raiders-Steelers Rivalry RevivedThe Oakland Raiders - Pittsburgh Steelers games has a retro feel, as the decades-old rivalry returns.
CBS Sports' Tracy Wolfson: Dolphins Could Pose 'Hiccup' For An Undefeated Patriots SeasonThe New England Patriots are still undefeated, but they've got a big game coming up against the surging Miami Dolphins. CBS Sports' Tracy Wolfson talks three big AFC contests happening in Week 8.
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.
Vikings Preseason Game Briefly Evacuated Due To Severe WeatherMinnesota Vikings officials ordered TCF Bank Stadium evacuated due to severe weather during Saturday's evening preseason game against the Oakland Raiders.
Christian Ponder Expects Boos In His Return To MinnesotaChristian Ponder is under no illusions about what kind of reaction he'll get when he returns to Minnesota. Ponder even joked that he might even respond to the expected harsh treatment with a bow when he takes on the Vikings in an exhibition game for the Oakland Raiders on Friday night.