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Quarterback Derek Carr #4 of the Oakland Raiders throws to wide receiver James Jones #89 against the Houston Texans in the fourth quarter on September 14, 2014 at O.co Coliseum in Oakland, California. The Texans won 30-14. (credit: Brian Bahr/Getty Images)

Raiders Rookie QB Derek Carr Focuses On Job At Hand

As a rookie quarterback seeking his first NFL win against Bill Belichick’s New England Patriots, Derek Carr has too much to worry about himself to focus on questions about his coach’s job security.

09/17/2014

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)

Raiders ‘Embarrassed’ After 0-2 Start

With a trip to New England this week to face the Patriots followed by a “home” game in England against Miami, the Raiders (0-2) need to fix things quickly or the season could spiral out of control.

09/15/2014

Running back Ryan Mathews #24 of the San Diego Chargers is attended to by medical personnel while playing the Seattle Seahawks at Qualcomm Stadium on September 14, 2014 in San Diego, California. (credit: Donald Miralle/Getty Images)

Chargers Running Back Mathews Sprains MCL In Right Knee

The San Diego Chargers say running back Ryan Mathews has a sprained medial collateral ligament in his right knee.

09/15/2014

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Chargers Need To Finish Games Or Else

When you look at the roster and watch the San Diego Chargers play, you soon come to realize that there is a fair amount of talent on that squad.

09/11/2014

Nick Hardwick #61 of the San Diego Chargers takes the field before a preseason game against the Dallas Cowboys at Qualcomm Stadium on August 7, 2014 in San Diego, California. (credit: Donald Miralle/Getty Images)

Chargers Lose Veteran Center Nick Hardwick For Season

Nick Hardwick’s 11th NFL season ended after only 15 plays.

09/10/2014

Quarterback Philip Rivers #17 of the San Diego Chargers reacts as he walks off the field during the NFL game against the Arizona Cardinals at the University of Phoenix Stadium on September 8, 2014 in Glendale, Arizona. The Cardinals defeated the Chargers 18-17. (credit: Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Doomed By Miscues, Chargers Now Prepare For Seahawks

When Ryan Mathews scampered 20 yards for a touchdown late in the third quarter, the San Diego Chargers led the Arizona Cardinals by 11 points.

09/09/2014

Running back Andre Ellington #38 of the Arizona Cardinals makes a reception as Cornerback Shareece Wright #29 of the San Diego Chargers attempts the tackle during the NFL game at the University of Phoenix Stadium on September 8, 2014 in Glendale, Arizona. (credit: Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Palmer’s Late TD Pass To Brown Gives Arizona 18-17 Win Over Chargers

John Brown caught a 13-yard scoring pass from Carson Palmer with 2:25 to play, and the Arizona Cardinals rallied to beat the San Diego Chargers 18-17 on Monday night.

09/08/2014

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Chargers Make Final Player Moves, Prep For Arizona

As the San Diego Chargers get set to tackle the 2014 season in Glendale, Arizona next Monday evening versus the Cardinals, the squad finalized its preseason cuts and named players to the practice squad within the last few days.

09/03/2014

Quarterback Derek Carr #4 of the Oakland Raiders smiles on the sideline during a preseason game against the Seattle Seahawks at O.co Coliseum on August 28, 2014 in Oakland, California. (credit: Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Carr Knows Being Named Raiders Starter Just The Beginning

Derek Carr has been groomed to be a starting quarterback in the NFL ever since he was an 11-year-old breaking down film with big brother David.

09/02/2014

30 Dec 1990: Defensive lineman Leslie O''Neal of the San Diego Chargers (left) works against a Los Angeles Raiders player during a game at the Coliseum in Los Angeles, California. The Raiders won the game, 17-12. (credit: Getty Images)

Leslie O’Neal Newest Member Of Chargers Hall Of Fame

Leslie O’Neal, who is tied for 10th on the NFL’s all-time sacks list with Lawrence Taylor, is the newest member of the San Diego Chargers Hall of Fame.

09/02/2014

Quarterback Derek Carr #4 of the Oakland Raiders celebrates after a touchdown against the Seattle Seahawks during a preseason game at O.co Coliseum on August 28, 2014 in Oakland, California. (credit: Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Raiders Announce Rookie Derek Carr As Starting QB Over Schaub

Oakland rookie Derek Carr will start the season opener against the New York Jets.

09/01/2014

Dontrelle Inman #15 of the San Diego Chargers is congratulated by teammate Keenan Allen #13 after scoring a touchdown against the Dallas Cowboys during a preseason game at Qualcomm Stadium on August 7, 2014 in San Diego, California. (Photo by Donald Miralle/Getty Images)

The Sky Is The Limit For Chargers’ Keenan Allen In 2014

If before the 2013 season you would tell Bolt fans that Cal rookie Keenan Allen would become the “go-to” guy for much of last season, many may have scratched their head a time or two. When all was said and done last season, Allen emerged not only as the Chargers’ top threat, but one of the top wide receiver stories around the NFL.

08/27/2014

DeSean Jackson #10 of the Philadelphia Eagles catches a fifty nine yard pass over DJ Hayden #25 of the Oakland Raiders during the third quarter at O.co Coliseum on November 3, 2013 in Oakland, California. The Eagles won the game 49-20. (credit: Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Raiders CB Hayden To Start Season On PUP List

Oakland Raiders cornerback DJ Hayden will miss at least the first six weeks of the season after being placed on the physically unable to perform list Tuesday with a stress fracture in his right foot.

08/26/2014

Matt Schaub #8 of the Oakland Raiders in action against the Detroit Lions during their preseason game at O.co Coliseum on August 15, 2014 in Oakland, California. (credit: Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Raiders Hope Rebuild Pays Immediate Dividends

The time for excuses for the Oakland Raiders is over.

08/26/2014

Wide receiver Seyi Ajirotutu #16 of the San Diego Chargers is congratulated by tight end Ladarius Green #89 and tight end Antonio Gates #85 after catching a pass for a touchdown in the final minute of the game against the Kansas City Chiefs at Arrowhead Stadium on November 24, 2013 in Kansas City, Missouri. The Chargers defeated the Chiefs with a final score of 41-38. (credit: Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Expectations High Again For Chargers Going Into 2014

The San Diego Chargers’ bandwagon is ready to roll.

08/26/2014

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