The Miami Dolphins and Las Vegas Raiders have spent much of the year as two of the AFC's big surprises. Neither organization has had a winning season since 2016, and both are nurturing young teams who have grown up much faster than expected.
Oh my, this doesn't look too good. Both the Indianapolis Colts and the Las Vegas Raiders have a shot at the playoffs but they also have not looked so hot lately as they trudge into this game needing wins to help their tenuous postseason hopes.
There are only two teams in the entire NFL that feature a pair of swords in their official logo. You've seen their helmets and you know them well. The Tampa Bay Buccaneers and Las Vegas Raiders are two teams whose mascots are known for thieving. (Note that Steelers doesn't have an "a" in it).
"Monday Night Football" has a new broadcast team this year. Louis Riddick and Brian Griese are the analysts, while Steve Levy is covering play-by-play. Here are five facts you may or may not know about Riddick (above, far left).
Andy Reid and the Kansas City Chiefs have dominated the AFC West since the head coach arrived in 2013. With a 10-2 record over that span, the Chiefs have put away the Las Vegas Raiders better than any other team, and they'll get another chance to do that again when the teams meet on Saturday.
Ahhhh, there's nothing like a trip to Vegas. You know what that means; unbridled fun, some debauchery, a lot of off-the-record shenanigans, and of course going home with more capital than you came with.
Life in Sin City has been splendid so far, as the Las Vegas Raiders are off to their second 2-0 start since 2002. But Jon Gruden's team will face their biggest challenge yet when they travel to Gillette Stadium to take on the New England Patriots on Sunday.
At 43 years, one month, and 10 days, Tom Brady became the oldest player in NFL history to score a touchdown when he carried the ball into the end zone against the Saints in Week 1. For the past several years, it has seemed that he could play as long as he wants. But now that the "oldest" distinctions are kicking in on a weekly basis, it is important to remember that Brady would need to play through at least 2021 if he is going to make some headway into the below list.