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Oakland Raiders vs. Denver Broncos Prediction and Preview

By Antwan Staley, 3 months 1 week ago
As crazy as it sounds, the Oakland Raiders still have an opportunity to reach the postseason. But first, it all starts with defeating their archrival, the Denver Broncos.   If the Raiders (7-8) can win on Sunday, they will still need a lot of help. First, they need both the Tennessee Titans and the Pittsburgh Steelers to lose. Finally, they need the Indianapolis Colts to beat the...

Jacksonville Jaguars vs. Oakland Raiders Prediction and Preview

By Antwan Staley, 3 months 3 weeks ago
Just as little as three weeks ago, it appeared not only that Week 15's game between the Jacksonville Jaguars and the Oakland Raiders would have a lot of meaning in terms of playoff standings, but there was also a chance the Raiders could potentially host a wild-card game. But Oakland's dreams of winning the AFC West came to an end last weekend when the Chiefs claimed the division for the...

Lane Kiffin: 5 Fun Facts to Know

By Nathan Rush, 4 months 3 days ago
The "Lane Train" is moving on. Lane Kiffin is headed back to the SEC as he's agreed to become Ole Miss' next head coach after a successful three-season stint at Florida Atlantic. At FAU, Kiffin went 26-13 and led the Owls to two Conference USA titles, the most recent coming on Saturday via a 49-6 win over UAB.   Kiffin, 44, is one of the most controversial figures in all...

Tennessee Titans vs. Oakland Raiders Prediction and Preview

By Antwan Staley, 4 months 4 days 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, 4 months 1 week 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 months 3 weeks 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, 5 months 5 days 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, 5 months 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, 5 months 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, 5 months 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...