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Tennessee Titans vs. Oakland Raiders Prediction and Preview

By Antwan Staley, 1 week 3 hours ago
Both the Tennessee Titans and the Oakland Raiders find themselves in the chase for one of the two AFC wild-card spots. With the Titans at 7-5 and the Raiders at 6-6, needless to say, their game against one another in Oakland on Sunday could determine if one of these teams will be playing football in January.   Tennessee has won its last three games to get back into the playoff race. Their...

Oakland Raiders vs. Kansas City Chiefs Prediction and Preview

By Tom Bowles, 2 weeks 47 min ago
The Oakland Raiders finished last season eight games behind the Kansas City Chiefs in the battle for AFC West supremacy. As little as two months ago, it was hard to imagine them making any sort of challenge in their final season before moving out to Las Vegas.   Yet here we are, five games left in the NFL season and the Raiders remain within striking distance. Tied for the final AFC Wild...

Cincinnati Bengals vs. Oakland Raiders Prediction and Preview

By Antwan Staley, 4 weeks 3 hours ago
Last week on "Thursday Night Football," the Oakland Raiders moved to 5-4 with their 26-24 victory over the Chargers. And with nine days to rest, the Raiders will hope to finish their three-game homestand in style, as they face the Cincinnati Bengals.   Through nine games this season, the Bengals are still without a victory, largely because of an inept offense. They've scored...

Thursday Night Football: Los Angeles Chargers vs. Oakland Raiders Prediction and Preview

By Jake Rose, 1 month 1 week ago
Thursday night's matchup between the Los Angeles Chargers and the Oakland Raiders is a de facto playoff game, as both teams are looking up at the division-leading Chiefs in the AFC West. The Raiders (4-4) held on last Sunday for a white-knuckle win against a stingy Lions team in a game in which Oakland rookies scored all four touchdowns. After being away from the Bay Area since Week 2, the...

Detroit Lions vs. Oakland Raiders Prediction and Preview

By Antwan Staley, 1 month 1 week ago
The last time the Oakland Raiders played at the Oakland Coliseum, Major League Baseball was still wrapping up its regular season, and the NBA and NHL seasons hadn't even started. After five games on the road, with a bye week sprinkled in, the Raiders will play their first game at home since Sept. 15 when they host the Detroit Lions on Sunday afternoon.   The Raiders (3-4) began the...

Oakland Raiders vs. Houston Texans Prediction and Preview

By Jake Rose, 1 month 2 weeks ago
Both the Oakland Raiders and Houston Texans are trying to bounce back after tough losses a week ago. The Raiders (3-3) were absolutely whipped by the Green Bay Packers as Aaron Rodgers picked apart the Oakland defense for five touchdown passes. The Texans (4-3) let a golden opportunity slip from their hands as they dropped a close game in Indianapolis and fell out of first place in the AFC South...

5 Best Backup Quarterbacks in NFL History

By Aaron Tallent, 1 month 2 weeks ago
With the high number of quarterback injuries in the NFL this season, backups have had to step up and fill their starters' shoes. Many (Teddy Bridgewater, Kyle Allen in particular) are playing quite well, and showing potential to take their team deep into the postseason. Because of this success, it makes it easier for New Orleans and Carolina fans to wait patiently for the return of Drew...

NFL London Games: Chicago Bears vs. Oakland Raiders Prediction and Preview

By Gabe Salgado, 2 months 1 week ago
The first of four NFL games in London will take place on Sunday when the Chicago Bears take on the Oakland Raiders in the brand-new Tottenham Hotspur Stadium. Home to the Tottenham Hotspur F.C. of the Premier League, this will be the first American football game in the 62,000-seat soccer stadium, which officially opened in April. This venue also will host Carolina vs. Tampa Bay in Week 6 with...

5 Most Bizarre Team Departures in NFL History

By Aaron Tallent, 3 months 5 days ago
Antonio Brown's saga with the Oakland Raiders was rare, but not unique. Other players have left or been kicked off their teams in a manner that left their teammates exhausted, disgusted, or simply scratching their heads.   However, a valid question is whether Brown's departure from the Raiders was the weirdest. Let's take a look. (NOTE: This list does not include players who...

Monday Night Football: Denver Broncos vs. Oakland Raiders Prediction and Preview

By Antwan Staley, 3 months 1 week ago
What a week it has been for the Oakland Raiders as they prepare to face the Denver Broncos on "Monday Night Football" to close out Week 1.   Just months after acquiring Antonio Brown from the Pittsburgh Steelers for a third- and a fifth-round pick, the Raiders released Brown on Saturday afternoon, just days before their season opener. This happened after the Raiders took away...