McGloin Hurt In Broncos' Rout Of Raiders At Mile HighThe Raiders squandered the AFC West title and first-round bye that goes with it and fell to the No. 5 seed.
Raiders Team Grades: Oakland Falls In Denver, Kansas City Captures AFC West CrownWith a win over the Broncos, Oakland (12-4) would have assured itself the AFC West title and a first-round bye in the upcoming playoffs. Instead, Oakland ended up laying an egg in the Mile High City, dropping a 24-6 contest.
Raiders Injury Report: Oakland Heads Into Week 17 With Injury QuestionsIn addition to the loss of Derek Carr, the Oakland Raiders are also banged up on both offense and defense. Here is the Raider's week 17 injury report.
Raiders Team Headlines: McGloin To Lead Raiders Vs Broncos, Into PlayoffsThe pressure now falls on Oakland's backup quarterback Matt McGloin to lead the team during its week 17 matchup and into the playoffs.
Raiders Opponent Profile: Broncos Look To Spoil Raiders' AFC West Title HopesDespite a 12-3 record and currently holding first place in the AFC West, the Raiders will head to Denver in week 17 with some question marks. Most notably, can backup QB Matt McGloin lead the team to victory in Denver, along with a run in the playoffs?
Keidel: The Patriots-Broncos Rivalry ContinuesThe Patriots and Broncos square off Sunday, pitting New England's pyrotechnic offense against Denver's granite defense.
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.
Raiders Team Headlines: Can Oakland Win The AFC West?Not only do the Raiders finish with three-of-four games on the road, but all three of those contests are against AFC West rivals.
Does The Remaining Schedule Favor Oakland?Yes, it is too early to crown a division champ, but the Raiders at 7-2 are looking pretty good these days. For a team trying to get back to the playoffs for the first time since the 2002 Super Bowl season, hopes are high in the Bay Area.
Raiders Team Grades: Murray Tallies 3 TDs, Raiders All Alone In First PlaceWith their 30-20 win over the division rival Broncos (6-3) on Sunday night, the Raiders (7-2) took a one-game lead in the division.
Raiders Week 9 Injury Report: Will Cooper Be There For Carr?With both teams coming into the game tied for first place in the AFC West, the winner assumes control of the division, albeit possibly for just a week or so. With a rematch scheduled for the final weekend of the regular season (Jan 1) in Denver, much could change between now and then in the divisional race.
Raiders Ready For AFC West Showdown With DenverPlaying in high-profile games is a new experience for the new edition of the Oakland Raiders, who have spent more than a decade at the bottom of the standings.