The Cowboys and Raiders have drawn many of the headlines this season, with good reason. ''The five weeks will tell,'' Giants running back Rashad Jennings says. The only team to beat Dallas thus far, the Giants are on a six-game tear.
The Atlanta Falcons are one game ahead of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in the NFC South. The Kansas City Chiefs' dramatic overtime win over the Denver Broncos puts them one game behind the Oakland Raiders in the AFC West. The Falcons have had a great year on offense, as one of three NFL teams averaging
Buffalo Bills wide receiver Percy Harvin will miss his second straight game Sunday when the team faces the Oakland Raiders because of migraines. Continue for updates. Latest on Harvin's Playing Status Friday, Dec...
Oakland Raiders defensive end Mario Edwards Jr. suffered a hip injury in August and was placed on injured reserve in September. It is uncertain if he will be able to play this year...
Derek Carr has become so adept at leading Oakland to comeback victories that the Raiders do not panic if they're behind late in a game.
The San Francisco 49ers have fallen to a new level of failure and futility, a laughingstock of the league. Oh, and the Oakland Raiders are running through the AFC. After an impressive shutout of the Rams in the season opener lifted spirits for a turnaround following two straight seasons out of the
Spending just a year around players like Derek Carr and Khalil Mack was enough for Bills linebacker Lorenzo Alexander to see that the Raiders were on the verge of turning things around in coach Jack Del Rio's second season in Oakland. ''That was one of the main reasons why I wanted to sign
Reggie McKenzie took a methodical approach to rebuilding the Oakland Raiders when he was hired as general manager in 2012. McKenzie's Raiders are off to a 9-2 start this season and stand in first place in the AFC West and tied for the top record in the conference with New England. Oakland is assured
Some years, the NFL MVP favorite is pretty clear by December. There could be a player or two have a great finish and become legitimate factors in the race by the end (especially New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees if the Saints make a run at the playoffs, or Derek Carr of the Oakland Raiders if
If the 2014 draft had gone differently, Khalil Mack could be on the Bills. What's more certain: He'd be just as terrifying as he is with the Raiders.
With the game on the line, the Carolina Panthers sent three blockers in Khalil Mack's direction to no avail. With sacks in six straight games, his first career interception and first career touchdown last week and relentless pressure every game, Mack is a major reason for this year's success
"Just win, baby" has been the mantra of the Oakland Raiders (9-2) again in 2016 even though former owner Al Davis died more than five years ago...
Raiders quarterback Derek Carr addressed his injured pinkie finger by giving virtually the same answer to every question: "It's great. Thank you for asking."
Derek Carr says he will have no limitations this week because of the injured pinkie on his throwing hand that forced him to miss a series last week. Carr dislocated the finger while taking a snap on the second play from scrimmage in the second half of Sunday's 35-32 win over Carolina. Carr took
Raiders quarterback Derek Carr wasn't in much of a mood to talk about his injured pinky on Wednesday. The QB would only say, "It's great, thanks for asking," when questioned about the injury.
The AFC is reshuffling at a drastic rate. If it's not the No. 1 seed Oakland Raiders, it's the Miami Dolphins, who are on a six-game winning streak, or the Denver Broncos, the reigning ...
Khalil Mack has given the Oakland Raiders a motto to live by this season: By any means. The Raiders came into the game on a short week after beating Houston in Mexico City, while the Panthers had extra time off following a Thursday game. Quarterback Derek Carr then hurt the pinkie on his throwing hand
You didn't have to be a doctor to realize that Oakland Raiders quarterback Derek Carr dislocated his right pinkie finger on Sunday. Former NFL quarterback David Carr said on NFL Network that his brother actually had two dislocations in the finger. The finger was popped back into place but he still
Arizona Cardinals wide receiver Larry Fitzgerald moved past Oakland (and Los Angeles) Raiders great Tim Brown for the fifth-most career receptions Sunday, per ESPN Stats & Info ...
Khalil Mack destroyed the Carolina Panthers' hopes on Sunday, leading quarterback Derek Carr to proclaim the Raiders pass rusher the best in the NFL.
With sacks in his past six games and two huge plays Sunday, the Raiders' Khalil Mack is building a strong case to be Defensive Player of the Year.
Just when you thought the Oakland Raiders would trounce the Carolina Panthers with a high-powered offense, disaster struck via injury and a crumbling defense...
Your offense faces a fourth-and-10 in a tie game against the Kansas City Chiefs, with 1:08 left in overtime. There are a ton of peripheral factors to consider, too - a tie still leaves you a game-and-a-half behind the AFC West-leading Oakland Raiders with five games left, all your players are exhausted
The Oakland Raiders snapped the NFL 's longest active streak without a winning season by defeating the Carolina Panthers 35-32 on Sunday, per ESPN Stats & Info ...
After getting a rude introduction to the NFL after losing their first 10 games as rookies in 2014, Derek Carr and Khalil Mack have put the Oakland Raiders at the top of the AFC just two years later. Carr came back from an injured pinkie to lead another fourth-quarter comeback and Mack had an interception
On paper, the New England Patriots shouldn't have had much trouble with the New York Jets on Sunday. The Jets had just three wins entering the day, and the Patriots were tied with the Oakland Raiders for the best record in the AFC. It was a struggle again on Sunday, with New York - this week with Ryan
Sunday against the Carolina Panthers , the Oakland Raiders defense surrendered four touchdowns in a 13-minute span. Early in the fourth quarter, the Raiders were void of momentum after choking on a 24-7 lead...
The Carolina Panthers' (4-7) slim playoff hopes suffered another setback Sunday after the reigning NFC champions lost 35-32 to the Oakland Raiders (9-2) in the Oakland Coliseum...
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) -- Derek Carr came back from an injured pinkie to lead another fourth-quarter comeback and the Oakland Raiders won their fifth straight game, beating the Carolina Panthers 35-32 on Sunday.
Derek Carr led a pair of fourth-quarter scoring drives as the Raiders squeezed past the visiting Panthers 35-32 to improve to 9-2.
Oakland Raiders cornerback DJ Hayden suffered a hamstring injury in Week 12 against the Carolina Panthers , and it is uncertain when he will return to game action this season...
Oakland Raiders quarterback Derek Carr injured his finger. The Oakland Raiders appeared to be in great shape up 17 points and closing on on beating both of last season's Super Bowl teams in what has been a fantastic season. Then Derek Carr injured his finger against the Carolina Panthers.
Derek Carr left the field with an apparent right hand injury early in the third quarter of the Raiders' game against the Panthers and returned with a glove on the hand after missing one series.
Watch your back, Dallas. This Oakland team is ready to party like it's 2002 after clinching its first winning season in 14 years and climbing to the No. 2 spot in ESPN's weekly rankings.
Derek Carr's ascension is about much more than stats. Just ask his teammates or anyone who's had to face him this season with the game on the line.
Oakland Raiders running back Latavius Murray is battling an ankle injury that has put his Week 12 playing status in question. Continue for updates. Latest on Murray's Playing Status Friday, Nov...
The Oakland Raiders may have to play against the Carolina Panthers in Week 12 without star wide receiver Michael Crabtree because of an ankle injury. Continue for updates...
The Carolina Panthers and Oakland Raiders have undergone a bit of a role reversal the past 10 months. The Panthers (4-6) have gone from a team that played in the Super Bowl behind MVP quarterback Cam Newton in February to one struggling to reach .500, much less the playoffs. Oakland (8-2) has moved
Who would have thought that a game between the 7-3 Kansas City Chiefs and 7-3 Denver Broncos is probably for second place in the AFC West? The Oakland Raiders lead the AFC West by a game, at 8-2, although they face a tricky game this week against the Carolina Panthers. The AFC West is loaded.
The Raiders' defense is ranked 29th in the NFL, but the unit has been able to make key plays at critical times during the team's four-game win streak.
Jamize Olawale earned his way onto an NFL roster as an undrafted free agent as a bruising lead blocker whose unheralded work helps higher-profile stars shine. ''I enjoy winning,'' Olawale said. Olawale wasn't drafted out of North Texas in 2012 and made the Dallas Cowboys practice
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