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Raiders deliver massive disappointment in loss to Chiefs

The Raiders have been underwhelming all season, but they had a chance to take control of the AFC West and their playoff lives in Kansas City. But the Raiders did not show up and got beat 26-15. The high-paid Oakland offense was horrific. The offense didn’t score or even move the ball until the score was…

Amari Cooper practices, but isn't expected to play

Amari Cooper returned was a limited participant in Raiders practice today. It was his first practice since suffering a concussion and sprained ankle against the Broncos on November 26. Cooper is listed as questionable for Sunday's game in Kansas City. He has cleared concussion protocol, and is just looking to get over his ankle injury.…

Amari Cooper misses practice on Thursday

Amari Cooper missed last week's game with a concussion and ankle injury he sustained against the Broncos in week 12. Cooper did not practice today, as he has missed every practice of the week. Oakland has one more practice on Friday before heading to Kansas City. Cooper cleared concussion protocol earlier this week, but it…

Raiders catch another break; Chiefs suspend top cornerback

The Raiders passing game will have an easier matchup this sunday, as the Chiefs have suspended cornerback Marcu Peters for one game. In Sunday’s loss to the Jets, Peters threw an official’s flag into the stands. Marcus Peters keeping it G with the officials pic.twitter.com/wqZO2xNgAg — Pop Culture (@popcuItur) December 4, 2017 The NFL did…

Raiders are finally getting to the quarterback

Through the first 10 games of the the NFL season, the Raiders racked up just 14 sacks. Despite having one of the games best edge rushers in Khalil Mack, Oakland was not able to pressure the quarterback. But the last two weeks have been a different story, as the Raiders piled up eight sacks over…

Raiders smash Giants, climb to top of AFC West

The Raiders entered Sunday’s game against the Giants with a chance to equal the AFC West leading Chiefs at 6-6. The Raiders did that with a 24-17 win in Oakland over the hapless Giants. The Chargers knocked off the winless Browns to create a three-way tie at the top of the division after the Jets…

Derek Carr relying on unusual receivers this week

The Raiders are likely going to be missing their best two receivers on Sunday. Michael Crabtree will serve his one-game suspension for his fight with Aqib Talib. While Amari Cooper is expected to be out after sustaining a concussion against the Broncos. The Raiders only have three players with at least 40 targets on the…

Raiders defense with a chance to look good again

The Raiders will face a back up quarterback quarterback for the second straight week, as the Giants have elected to bench Eli Manning in favor of Geno Smith. Last week the Broncos gave Paxton Lynch his first start of the season against the Raiders defense. Lynch passed for just 41 yards in three quarters and…

Raiders will face Geno Smith not Eli Manning this weekend

The 2-9 Giants have made a change at quarterback, as Eli Manning has been benched in favor of Geno Smith. The Raiders will get their second straight crack at an opponent making a change at quarterback. Last week the Broncos turned to Paxton Lynch, and the Raiders feasted. Prior to Lynch leaving the game late…