Raiders Team Grades: Chiefs Take Over First Place In AFC WestThe Kansas City Chiefs came away with a hard-fought 21-13 victory. In the process, Kansas City tied Oakland's record at 10-3. The Chiefs now lead the division since they won the head-to-head series.
Chiefs Hold Off Raiders 21-13 To Take Control Of AFC WestThe Chiefs, returning home after back-to-back road wins, beat Oakland for the 7th time in their last 8 meetings.
Raiders Injury Report: Oakland To Miss Key Defensive Contributor In Week 14After being held to a touchdown and field goal in their first meeting with the Chiefs, the Raiders will look to return the favor in week 14 at Arrowhead Stadium. In their efforts to do just that, the Raiders will be missing one of their better players on the defensive side of the ball, safety Karl Joseph.
49ers Team Headlines: Torrey Smith Is San Francisco's 2016 Payton Award NomineeThe San Francisco 49ers are having a forgettable season this year, losers of 11 straight games. As the team prepares to host the New York Jets this Sunday, though, there is some good news for the team. Wide receiver Torrey Smith was announced as the Niners' nominee for the 2016 Walter Payton NFL Man of the Year, annually given to the NFL player best exemplifying a commitment to philanthropy and community involvement.
49ers Opponent Profile: Lowly Jets Fly To Levi's Stadium On Short RestAfter playing on Monday Night Football in Week 13, the New York Jets will travel to San Francisco take on the 49ers at Levi's Stadium in Week 14. That means the Jets will be on short rest, while the 49ers have an extra day to prepare for their guests. San Francisco has an 11-game losing streak, and this may be the team's last chance for a second win in 2016.
Raiders Team Headlines: Oakland Out To End Long Playoff DroughtBoth the Oakland Raiders and Kansas Chiefs will be fighting for the top seed in the AFC playoffs. With both Oakland and New England sitting at 10-2 in their respective divisions, Kansas City is right on the doorstep at 9-3. With a victory Thursday evening over the Raiders, the Chiefs would take over the top spot in the AFC West. The Raiders must win in order to control their own playoff destiny down the stretch.
After Benching, 49ers To Start Kaepernick Vs. JetsColin Kaepernick is keeping his starting job after getting benched during one of the worst performances of his career.
Raiders Opponent Profile: Chiefs Look To Dethrone Raiders In AFC West ShowdownOakland (10-2), leading the division by a game over Kansas City (9-3) and two games over Denver (8-4), fell to the Chiefs in their first encounter, a 26-10 loss in the Bay Area. Since that loss, the Raiders have been on a tear, yet the Chiefs are within striking distance. A Kansas City win would put them in first place in the AFC West.
Raiders Team Grades: Oakland Notches 10th Win Of Season, Maintains Advantage in AFC WestTrailing 10-9 at intermission, Oakland erupted for 29 second half points en route to a 38-24 victory over Buffalo.
49ers Team Grades: San Francisco Offense Fails Miserably In Cold Loss To ChicagoThe San Francisco 49ers lost on the road to the Chicago Bears, 26-6, on a day when the once-proud organization quarterback tradition took a major hit. The 49ers totaled just six yards net passing in the loss, resulting in a franchise record no team with Head Coach Chip Kelly should be setting.
WATCH: Derek Carr Connects With Michael Crabtree For TD To Cut Into Bills LeadThe TD grab was Crabtree's seventh of the season and it cut the Bills' lead to 24-16.
Bears Hand 49ers 11th Straight LossThe 49ers (1-11) extended their franchise-record losing streak and set a club low with 6 yards net passing.