Raiders defense picked apart by Aaron Rodgers
ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) — While Derek Carr's costly fumble reaching for the goal line at the end of the first half may have been the momentum changer, there wasn't much the Oakland Raiders offense...
Rodgers has 5 TD passes, 1 rushing score as Packers roll
GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Aaron Rodgers had his best game by far under new Packers coach Matt LaFleur, throwing for 429 yards and five touchdowns and running for another as Green Bay beat the Oakland...
Derek Carr’s fumble opens floodgates for Rodgers’ 6-TD day
GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — The possibility of the Raiders winning against Aaron Rodgers and the Packers went tumbling through the end zone late in the second quarter.
Raiders: Jackson may be back but Williams uncertain
ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) — The Oakland Raiders are hopeful of having right guard Gabe Jackson in the lineup for Sunday's game in Green Bay. The prognosis on wide receiver Tyrell Williams isn't as...
Buffalo in winter? Miami in September? NFL schedule matters
Coaches will deny until the end of their careers that when you play an opponent in the schedule doesn't matter.
Raiders developing into contender in year 2 under Gruden
LONDON (AP) — Maybe it took a week in England for coach Jon Gruden's vision for the type of team he wants the Oakland Raiders to become to materialize.
Bears, Mack open London games with matchup against Raiders
Khalil Mack went all the way to Europe for a chance to sack his former teammate Derek Carr as the NFL kicks off the first of four games in London.
Bears star Khalil Mack prepares for reunion vs. Raiders
Khalil Mack delighted the Oakland Raiders for four seasons by racking up sacks, forced fumbles and other big plays as one of the NFL's top defenders.
Raiders use fast start, interception return to beat Colts
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Oakland Raiders quarterback Derek Carr turned things around in a hurry Sunday.
He hooked up with open receivers, watched the running game establish itself and enjoyed...
Correction: Raiders-Vikings story
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — In a story Sept. 22 about the Raiders-Vikings game, The Associated Press erroneously referred to the Oakland quarterback. He is Derek Carr, not David Carr.
End of an era: Raiders prepare for likely final dirt game
ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) — It will be the end of an era of sorts this weekend in Oakland.
Not that anyone figures to be mourning what should be the final NFL game ever played on a field with...
Raiders’ Miller revels in shutout against Chubb, Broncos
ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) — After getting sacked an NFL-leading 51 times in 2018, Raiders quarterback Derek Carr fully appreciated his offensive line following a dominant performance in Oakland's...
Raiders show skeptics they can compete without Antonio Brown
ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) — The Oakland Raiders spent almost all of training camp and the week leading up to the season opener without star receiver Antonio Brown on the practice field.
Raiders beat Broncos 24-16 in 1st game after Brown’s release
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The night started with Oakland Raiders fans derisively chanting at former disgruntled receiver Antonio Brown and ended with coach Jon Gruden celebrating a victory in the...
Broncos-Raiders features franchises all-in on new trend
DENVER (AP) — Jon Gruden can't be sure what Oakland's offense will look like in 2019, and not just because he jettisoned Antonio Brown . His quarterback, Derek Carr, threw just two passes in the...
Raiders claim QB DeShone Kizer off waivers
ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) — The Oakland Raiders have claimed quarterback DeShone Kizer off waivers from the Green Bay Packers.
The move made Sunday gives Oakland four quarterbacks for the time...
Raiders Preview Capsule
OAKLAND RAIDERS (4-12)
New faces: WR Antonio Brown, T Trent Brown, WR Tyrell Williams, DE Clelin Ferrell, RB Josh Jacobs, S Johnathan Abram, CB Trayvon Mullen, S Lamarcus Joyner, OL Richie...
NFL 2019: Carr, Winston, Mariota among QBs in prove-it years
ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) — While outsiders keep speculating when the Oakland Raiders will cut ties with Derek Carr and search for a new franchise quarterback, Carr tunes out all the outside...
Manitoba premier on NFL game: ‘a lot of disappointment’
WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) — The premier of Manitoba says there's a "lot of disappointment" from the Packers-Raiders exhibition game that was played on an 80-yard field because of safety...
Raiders edge Packers on 80-yard field in Winnipeg
WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) — Daniel Carlson kicked a 33-yard field goal with 8 seconds remaining, and the Oakland Raiders earned a bizarre 22-21 preseason victory over the Green Bay Packers on a...
Packers-Raiders game being played on 80-yard field
WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) — The Oakland Raiders and Green Bay Packers are playing their exhibition game in Canada on a shortened field out of concern for the safety of the players.
NFL 2019: Raiders compelling in final season in Oakland
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The final scheduled season for the Raiders in Oakland shouldn't be boring even if it isn't a success on the field.
With high-profile offseason additions like big-play...
Raiders-Packers game lands in Winnipeg on Thursday
The Raiders' worldwide tour gets started in the preseason when they play a "home" exhibition against Green Bay in Canada.
The Raiders will be the first team to play games in three countries...
Antonio Brown moves closer to return to practice for Raiders
NAPA, Calif. (AP) — Antonio Brown made it through a walkthrough practice for the Oakland Raiders with no issues with his frost-bitten feet and is expected to be a full participant in practice soon...
Antonio Brown from head to toe on PodcastOne Sports Now
Antonio Brown has issues from head to toe, and the AP's Josh Dubow talks about how the Oakland Raiders are dealing with them as the team and its new wide receiver try to find common ground in...
Nathan Peterman runs and throws, Raiders beat Rams 14-3
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Nathan Peterman ran farther on one play in his first preseason game with the Oakland Raiders than he ever did with the Buffalo Bills.
AP source: Raiders OL Jackson out 8 weeks with knee injury
NAPA, Calif. (AP) — Oakland Raiders starting right guard Gabe Jackson will be sidelined about eight weeks after injuring his left knee during Thursday's joint practice with the Los Angeles...
Raiders ready for their ‘Hard Knocks’ debut
NAPA, Calif. (AP) — Quarterback Derek Carr angrily yelling at teammates. Jon Gruden showing a softer, gentler side for some of his younger players and ditching his trademark snarl. Vontaze Burfict...
Peterman, Glennon trying to earn green light from Gruden
NAPA, Calif. (AP) — As complex as his offense can be, Raiders coach Jon Gruden still gives quarterbacks the liberty to make whatever changes they want to make at the line of scrimmage.
Carr hopes new receivers open up deep game for Raiders
NAPA, Calif. (AP) — Whether it was because of the poor pass protection, a lack of big-play receiving threats downfield or a fear of making mistakes, almost no quarterback was as cautious as...
Raiders Training Camp Capsule
OAKLAND RAIDERS (4-12)
OPEN CAMP: July 27, Napa, California
LAST YEAR: Jon Gruden's first season back in Oakland was a disappointment. Star edge rusher Khalil Mack was traded before...
Raiders sign free agent tight end Erik Swoope
ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) — The Oakland Raiders have signed free agent tight end Erik Swoope.
The Raiders released quarterback Landry Jones on Wednesday to make room on the 90-man...
Carr back for 6th year as Raiders QB after offseason rumors
ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) — Derek Carr acknowledged that all the speculation about whether the Oakland Raiders would draft a quarterback this offseason to replace him as starter got annoying, even if...
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Chiefs quarterback EJ Manuel, who was signed this offseason to compete for a backup job, has decided to retire after four seasons with Buffalo and one season with...
Raiders Draft Preview Capsule
4, 24, 27. OAKLAND (6-10)
LAST SEASON: Coach Jon Gruden's first season back on sideline was rough one as defense lacked playmakers and QB Derek Carr struggled to grasp new offense. Rookie...
Raiders sign backup quarterback Landry Jones
ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) — The Oakland Raiders have signed free agent quarterback Landry Jones.
The move on Tuesday gives the Raiders another potential backup behind starter Derek Carr. Oakland...
Raiders sign QB Mike Glennon, S Curtis Riley
ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) — The Oakland Raiders have signed unrestricted free agent quarterback Mike Glennon and safety Curtis Riley.
The additions on Friday give the Raiders a second backup to...
Chiefs’ struggling defense gets Colts’ potent offense next
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Kansas City Chiefs' defense had been hearing all season about how bad they were, and how they were the biggest threat to an offensive juggernaut falling short of reaching the Super Bowl.
Then they shut down the Oakland Raiders in Week 17.
Giving big-money to quarterbacks guarantees nothing
Giving quarterbacks big money doesn't guarantee success or even playoff appearances.
The NFL's six highest-paid quarterbacks in 2018 will be spectators this postseason. Green Bay's Aaron Rodgers ($33.5 million), Atlanta's Matt Ryan ($30 million), Minnesota's Kirk Cousins ($28 million), San Francisco's Jimmy Garoppolo ($27.5 million), Detroit's Matthew Stafford ($27 million) and Oakland's Derek Carr ($25 million) couldn't lead their teams to the playoffs.
Texans have history of success in wild-card game
HOUSTON (AP) — Wild-card games have been a good place for the Houston Texans.
The Texans return to the playoffs Saturday for the third time in four years when they host the Indianapolis Colts in a wild-card game. The Texans have won three of their previous four such games.
Jordy Nelson hitting stride late in season for Raiders
ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) — Jordy Nelson's debut season in Oakland didn't go exactly as he hoped when he signed with the Raiders following 10 years in Green Bay.
A team he hoped would be good enough to contend for the playoffs went into rebuilding mode instead. He dealt with knee injuries that hampered him early in the season, and it took time for him to build up a rapport with Derek Carr after so many years of catching passes from Aaron Rodgers.
Raiders win possible final game in Oakland 27-14 vs. Broncos
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — After the final seconds ticked off, Derek Carr ran straight to the Black Hole with several teammates before taking a victory lap around the Coliseum to celebrate with his fans.
If this truly is the final game ever in Oakland, the Raiders gave their fans plenty to cheer at the end of another disappointing season.
Raiders prepare for possible final game ever in Oakland
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Derek Carr knows what outsiders think about the run-down Oakland Coliseum with the infield dirt for early season games, substandard locker rooms, and a lack of all the amenities prevalent in newer and more expensive NFL stadiums.
For Carr and the Raiders, there's a different word that comes to mind.
Carr gets record but Raiders offense languishes in loss
CINCINNATI (AP) — Derek Carr kept his streak without an interception going. In the end, he couldn't complete enough throws to give the Raiders a chance.
Carr extended his streak without an interception to nine games, but Oakland managed only 19 yards in the fourth quarter, helping the Cincinnati Bengals hold on for a 30-16 victory on Sunday .
FANTASY PLAYS: Burning questions for NFL fantasy semifinals
A look at some key fantasy football questions and answers for Week 15:
WHICH UNDER-THE-RADAR PLAYERS HAVE THE BEST CHANCE FOR BIG GAMES THIS WEEK?
We don't recommend making many wholesale changes to your lineup in the fantasy playoff semifinals that typically happen this week.
Amari Cooper’s impact on Cowboys immeasurable
Nobody is questioning Jerry Jones anymore about trading a first-round pick for Amari Cooper.
The Cowboys are 5-1 since the 24-year-old wide receiver was acquired from Oakland for a 2019 selection that will likely be in the 20s. They're one win from securing the NFC East title after Cooper dominated the Philadelphia Eagles last week, catching 10 passes for 217 yards and three touchdowns in a 29-23 overtime victory.
Carr playing at high level despite heavy turnover on Raiders
ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) — Derek Carr has seen two coaches get fired, fellow stars get traded and the roster get overhauled numerous times in five seasons as Oakland Raiders quarterback.
The latest change for Carr came this week when the Raiders fired general manager Reggie McKenzie, the man who drafted him in 2014 and negotiated the $125 million contract that made Carr the face of the franchise.
Boswell’s missed FG sends Steelers to 24-21 loss to Raiders
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — A Pittsburgh Steelers team that kept finding ways to win during a six-game winning streak now has fallen short at the end for a third straight game.
A slick field that led to kicker Chris Boswell losing his footing on a potential game-tying kick is to blame this time.
Carr’s late TD pass leads Raiders past Steelers 24-21
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Coach Jon Gruden ran off the field high-fiving Oakland fans on the way to the locker room.
In a season with very little to celebrate, the Raiders had plenty to feel good about Sunday.
Derek Carr threw a 6-yard touchdown pass to Derek Carrier with 21 seconds left before Chris Boswell slipped on a potential game-tying 40-yard field goal attempt on the final play of the Raiders' 24-21 victory over the Pittsburgh Steelers.