Derek Carr #4 of the Oakland Raiders celebrates a touchdown in the fourth quarter against the Buffalo Bills at O.co Coliseum on December 21, 2014 in Oakland, California. (credit: Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Derek Carr Returns To Practice With Raiders

Of all the lessons Derek Carr has learned in his first NFL season, having a strong relationship with the offensive line has been maybe the most important.

12/24/2014

Jamize Olawale #49 of the Oakland Raiders scores a touchdown against the Buffalo Bills in the fourth quarter at O.co Coliseum on December 21, 2014 in Oakland, California. (credit: Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Raiders Knock Out Bills With 26-24 Win

With their playoff hopes at stake, the Buffalo Bills couldn’t manage to stop Derek Carr and the lowly Oakland Raiders.

12/21/2014

Cowboys head coach Jimmy Johnson, left, and owner Jerry Jones look on during Dallas' loss to Atlanta in September 1989.  (credit: Allen Dean Steele/Alls)

9 NFL Teams That Lost 15 Games

There are lots of lists the 2014 Oakland Raiders would just as well not be part of, but they’ll need a win in December to avoid being the 10th NFL team to lose 15 games in a season.

12/03/2014

Tre Mason of the Rams scores a touchdown against Brandian Ross, left, and D.J. Hayden of the Raiders during a 52-0 victory over Oakland in St. Louis on Sunday. (credit:  Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

Mason, Hill Lead Rams To 52-0 Rout Of Raiders

Tre Mason scored two long touchdowns and Shaun Hill accounted for three TDs in the St. Louis Rams’ 52-0 rout over the Oakland Raiders on Sunday.

11/30/2014

Charles Woodson #24 of the Oakland Raiders leans against a cooler during the third quarter against the Houston Texans at O.co Coliseum on September 14, 2014 in Oakland, California. The Texans won the game 30-14. (credit: Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

17-Year NFL Veteran Woodson Expects To Play In 2015

When he signed a one-year contract with the Oakland Raiders in March, safety Charles Woodson wasn’t thinking much about playing beyond this season.

11/26/2014

Rod Streater #80 of the Oakland Raiders is tackled by Logan Ryan #26 of the New England Patriots during the second quarter at Gillette Stadium on September 21, 2014 in Foxboro, Massachusetts. Streater was injured on the play. (credit: Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

Rod Streater Returns To Practice For Raiders

Oakland Raiders receiver Rod Streater returned to practice Monday for the first time since breaking his left foot two months ago.

11/24/2014

Vincent Brown of the Raiders, right, is tackled by the Chiefs' Ron Parker during Oakland's 24-20 win Thursday night in Oakland. (credit: Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Raiders End Losing Streak With 24-20 Victory Over Chiefs

Derek Carr threw a 9-yard touchdown pass to James Jones with 1:42 remaining and the Oakland Raiders snapped a 16-game losing streak with a 24-20 victory over the Kansas City Chiefs on Thursday night.

11/20/2014

Peyton Manning #18 of the Denver Broncos looks to pass against the Oakland Raiders in the first half at O.co Coliseum on November 9, 2014 in Oakland, California. (credit: Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Manning Recovers From Rough Start To Throw 5 TDs In 41-17 Win Over Raiders

Manning threw five touchdown passes in less than 17 minutes and the Denver Broncos handed the Oakland Raiders their 15th straight loss, 41-17 on Sunday.

11/09/2014

Tight end Mychal Rivera #81 of the Oakland Raiders catches a pass while under pressure from outside linebacker Barkevious Mingo #51 of the Cleveland Browns during the first half at FirstEnergy Stadium in Cleveland, Ohio. (credit: Jason Miller/Getty Images)

Raiders Remain Winless, Lose To Browns 23-13

Brian Hoyer threw a 4-yard touchdown pass to Andrew Hawkins early in the fourth quarter and the Cleveland Browns avoided a second straight embarrassing loss by beating the winless Oakland Raiders 23-13 on Sunday.

10/26/2014

Carson Palmer #3 of the Arizona Cardinals passes downfield against the Oakland Raiders in the first half at O.co Coliseum on October 19, 2014 in Oakland, California. (credit: Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Palmer Leads Cardinals Past Raiders 24-13 In Return To Oakland

Carson Palmer made a triumphant return to Oakland.

10/19/2014

Derek Carr #4 of the Oakland Raiders throws the ball as he is hit by Andrew Gachkar #59 of the San Diego Chargers at O.co Coliseum on October 12, 2014 in Oakland, California. (credit: Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Sparano Puts Trust In Raiders Rookie Quarterback Derek Carr

Soon after taking over as interim coach of the Oakland Raiders, Tony Sparano had a simple message to deliver to quarterback Derek Carr: This is your team.

10/13/2014

Jason Verrett #22 of the San Diego Chargers intercepts a pass intended for Brice Butler #12 of the Oakland Raiders in the fourth quarter that clinched their victory at O.co Coliseum on October 12, 2014 in Oakland, California. (credit: Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Chargers Rally Past Raiders, 31-28

Branden Oliver and Philip Rivers spoiled Oakland’s fresh start to the season.

10/12/2014

Aaron Rodgers #12 of the Green Bay Packers works to slip away from Nick Roach #53 of the Oakland Raiders as LaMarr Woodley #57 closes in during the first quarter of a preseason game at Lambeau Field on August 22, 2014 in Green Bay, Wisconsin. The Packers defeated the Raiders 31-21. (credit: Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Raiders’ Nick Roach Placed On Injured Reserve, Season Over

The Oakland Raiders have placed starting middle linebacker Nick Roach on season-ending injured reserve after he was unable to recover from a concussion in the preseason.

10/08/2014

Josh Hill #89 of the New Orleans Saints runs up field after making a catch against Maurice Alexander #31 and Ray-Ray Armstrong #50 of the St. Louis Rams during the first half of a pre-season game at the Edward Jones Dome on August 8, 2013 in St. Louis, Missouri. (credit: Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

Raiders Claim LB Armstrong Off Waivers

The Oakland Raiders have claimed Ray-Ray Armstrong off waivers from the St. Louis Rams to upgrade their depleted linebacker position.

10/07/2014

Head Coach Dennis Allen of the Oakland Raiders on the sideline during the second half of a preseason game against the Green Bay Packers at Lambeau Field on August 22, 2014 in Green Bay, Wisconsin. (credit: Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Raiders Fire Head Coach Dennis Allen After 0-4 Start

The Oakland Raiders fired coach Dennis Allen on Monday night four games into his third season.

09/29/2014