Raiders sign free agent TE Luke Willson
ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) — The Oakland Raiders signed unrestricted free agent tight end Luke Willson on Friday.
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.
The Latest: Cowboys stretch East lead with OT win vs. Eagles
The Latest from Week 14 of the NFL season (all times EST):
The Dallas Cowboys (8-5) have pushed their lead over Philadelphia and Washington in the NFC East to a commanding two games with three games to play, with a wild 29-23 overtime win over the Eagles.
AP source: Raiders sign TE Derek Carrier to 3-year deal
ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) — The Oakland Raiders have agreed to a three-year contract with free agent tight end Derek Carrier.
A person familiar with the deal says the sides agreed on Tuesday. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because signings can't become official until the start of the new league year on Wednesday. NFL Network first reported the deal.
Los Angeles Rams free agency capsule
LOS ANGELES RAMS (11-6)
UNRESTRICTED FREE AGENTS: S Lamarcus Joyner (franchise tag; CBs Trumaine Johnson and Nickell Robey-Coleman; WR Sammy Watkins; C John Sullivan; LB Connor Barwin; DTs Dominique Easley and Tyrunn Walker; LS Jake McQuaide; S Cody Davis; RB Lance Dunbar; TE Derek Carrier; OL Cornelius Lucas.
RESTRICTED FREE AGENTS: DE Matt Longacre; CB Troy Hill; RB Malcolm Brown; LBs Cameron Lynch and Garrett Sickels.
Redskins place tight end Niles Paul on injured reserve
ASHBURN, Va. (AP) — The Washington Redskins have placed tight end Niles Paul on injured reserve with a shoulder injury.
Coach Jay Gruden made the announcement Monday as the Redskins returned to practice after their bye week. Gruden says Paul will need surgery to repair his injured labrum.
Paul is Washington's No. 3 tight end behind Jordan Reed and Vernon Davis, their fullback when needed and a special teams ace. He's also the special teams captain.