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Raiders Las Vegas Stadium Taking Shape

The Las Vegas stadium that will be the new home of the NFL Oakland Raiders appears to be on track with its construction schedule. The Las Vegas Sun reports that the steel skeleton of the future $1.8 billion venue is taking shape behind the Strip. The 65,000-seat stadium is scheduled to be completed by July 31, 2020.…

Chargers Beat Raiders 20-6

Philip Rivers threw two touchdown passes, Melvin Gordon gained 165 yards and the Los Angeles Chargers won their sixth straight game, 20-6 over the struggling Oakland Raiders on Sunday. Rivers bounced back from a first quarter with no completions to throw an 11-yard TD pass to Keenan Allen in the second quarter to give the…

49er's Beat Down Raiders in Battle of the Bay

Nick Mullens got several hundred congratulatory text messages, a phone call from Brett Favre and his Twitter account verified. Delivering the most productive game by a quarterback in his NFL debut since the merger leads to many accolades. Mullens threw for 262 yards and three touchdowns and the San Francisco 49ers thoroughly dominated the Battle…

Seahawks Beat the Raiders 27-3 in London

Seattle Seahawks wide receiver Jaron Brown saw teammate David Moore go tumbling over the temporary video advertising boards. At no point was he concerned about his well-being. "Any time you catch a touchdown (pass), I don't think you're worried about what happens after," Brown said. Quarterback Russell Wilson threw touchdown passes to Brown, Moore and…

Rivers throws for 339 yards, 2 TDs as Chargers beat Raiders

CARSON, Calif. (AP) — The Los Angeles Chargers' offense was stuck in neutral for the first 25 minutes of Sunday's game against the Oakland Raiders. A broken play provided the needed spark. The game was tied 3-3 until Austin Ekeler took Philip Rivers' swing pass and turned into a 44-yard touchdown . That was part…

Raiders outlast Browns in OT for first win under Gruden

Derek Carr threw four TD passes and a game-tying 2-point conversion with 30 seconds left in regulation to set up Matt McGrane’s 29-yard field goal in overtime that gave the Oakland Raiders their first win since Jon Gruden’s return as coach, 45-42 over the Cleveland Browns on Sunday. McGrane missed a 50-yard field goal on…

Raiders Value Increases on Forbes List

Forbes has come out with it's annual ranking of the most valuable NFL teams. And while the Raiders are 0-3 this season, their stock is rising on the list. The Raiders have jumped to the 18th most valuable team at $2.4-billion. That's a billion dollar increase from 2015, when the Raiders ranked 31st out of…

Trick plays help unbeaten Dolphins beat Raiders 28-20

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — The Miami Dolphins had just tricked the Oakland Raiders one final time, and as Albert Wilson and Jakeem Grant sprinted side by side in the clear the final 30 yards toward the end zone for a clinching touchdown, they didn't wait to celebrate. While still on the run, the two…

Broncos rally past Raiders 20-19 on McManus winner

DENVER (AP) — Case Keenum already has this fourth-quarter comeback thing down pat. Nail-biters are almost a prerequisite for a quarterback in Denver, where John Elway set the standard with 31 fourth-quarter comebacks and Peyton Manning added 11 of his league-best 43 while wearing navy and orange. Keenum, the architect of the "Minnesota Miracle" in…

Rams Beat Raiders 33-13

Once Jared Goff and the Los Angeles Rams offense got started after sitting out the entire preseason, they couldn't be stopped. Goff threw two touchdown passes, newcomer Marcus Peters returned an interception 50 yards for a touchdown and the Rams used a dominant second half to spoil coach Jon Gruden's much-anticipated return to the Oakland sideline by…