Oakland Raiders

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

NASHVILLE, TN - OCTOBER 12: Blake Bortles #5 of the Jacksonville Jaguars calls a play at the line during the second quarter of a game against the Tennessee Titans at LP Field on October 12, 2014 in Nashville, Tennessee.

5 NFL Teams Already Vying For First Pick In The 2015 NFL Draft

These NFL teams are playing for the right to dream about one player who, once drafted, will deliver them to the Promised Land next season.

10/17/2014

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

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Team Grades: Chargers, Oliver Survive Upset Alert In Oakland

Okay, while they probably were not looking ahead, the Chargers sure were playing for their lives, escaping Oakland with a hard-fought 31-28 victory over their long-time rivals the Raiders.

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

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Injury Report: Updates On D.J. Fluker And Shareece Wright

Riding a four-game winning streak, the Bolts look to leave the Bay Area with a win over one of their most hated rivals.

10/10/2014

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

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Opponent Profile: Could Bolts Get Caught Looking Ahead?

Starting this Sunday, that thought will be severely put to the test as the Raiders, quite possibly the worst team in the league at the present time, play host to longtime division foe San Diego.

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

Quarterback Ryan Tannehill #17 of the Miami Dolphins is brought down by Usama Young #26 of the Oakland Raiders during the NFL match between the Oakland Raiders and the Miami Dolphins at Wembley Stadium on September 28, 2014 in London, England. (credit: Ben Hoskins/Getty Images)

Injury-Ridden Raiders Remain Winless With 38-14 Loss To Dolphins In London

The Oakland defense still needs plenty more improvement, and both sides of the ball could do with fewer injuries.

09/28/2014

Marcel Reece of the Oakland Raiders, right, is tackled by New England's Patrick Chung in the third quarter of the Patriots' 16-9 win Sunday in Foxborough, Mass. (credit: Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

Late Defensive Play Helps Patriots Stave Off Raiders, 16-9

The New England Patriots needed a last-minute defensive play to bail out a sluggish offense and hold on for a 16-9 victory over the winless Oakland Raiders on Sunday.

09/21/2014

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

Chris Ivory of the Jets, right, avoids a tackle from the Raiders' T.J. Carrie during the second quarter of Sunday's game at Met Life Stadium in East Rutherford, N.J. (credit:  Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)

Raiders Open Season With 19-14 Loss To Jets

Chris Ivory burst through a few tackle attempts for a 71-yard touchdown run midway through the fourth quarter, and the New York Jets’ defense clamped down on Oakland rookie quarterback Derek Carr in a 19-14 victory Sunday.

09/07/2014

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