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SAN DIEGO, CA - DECEMBER 22: Quarterback Matt McGloin #14 of the Oakland Raiders drops back to pass against the San Diego Chargers at Qualcomm Stadium on December 22, 2013 in San Diego, California. (Photo by Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

Raiders 2013 Season Part Of Long-Term Growth

Every other team in the AFC West division made the postseason in 2013, so the Oakland Raiders just have to chalk the season down to growth and discovery — and hope for the best in 2014.

12/31/2013

OAKLAND, CA - DECEMBER 29: Andre Caldwell #12 of the Denver Broncos catches a pass over Chimdi Chekwa #35 and Charles Woodson #24 of the Oakland Raiders during the first quarter at O.co Coliseum on December 29, 2013 in Oakland, California. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Raiders Flunk Final Season Test Against Broncos

The Oakland Raiders didn’t score until the final five minutes of the game Sunday against the conference’s best team, while the defense put the offense in a big hole early.

12/30/2013

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Pryor Backs Off Agent’s Critique Of Raiders

Terrelle Pryor backed off comments his agent made accusing the Oakland Raiders of putting him in a position to fail by putting him back in the starting lineup for Sunday’s season finale against Denver.

12/24/2013

DENVER, CO - SEPTEMBER 23: Peyton Manning #18 of the Denver Broncos passes under pressure from Jason Hunter #93 of the Oakland Raiders at Sports Authority Field at Mile High on September 23, 2013 in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Raiders Face Broncos In Week 17 With Very Little On The Line

The 4-11 Oakland Raiders can’t keep the 12-3 Denver Broncos from winning the AFC West, but they might be able to stop their division rivals from claiming the No. 1 overall seed in the AFC playoffs if the Silver and Black can end a five-game losing streak.

12/24/2013

SAN DIEGO, CA - DECEMBER 22: Quarterback Matt McGloin #14 of the Oakland Raiders sits on the ground against the San Diego Chargers in the second half at Qualcomm Stadium on December 22, 2013 in San Diego, California. The Chargers defeated the Raiders 26-13. (Photo by Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

Raiders Fade In Second Half, Poor Team Grades Result In Loss Against Chargers

The Oakland Raiders kicked a tying field goal with just 10 seconds left in the first half against the San Diego Chargers on the road at Qualcomm Stadium, but the home team dominated the second half as the Silver and Black could do nothing noteworthy on offense in the 26-13 loss.

12/23/2013

EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - DECEMBER 8: Matt McGloin #14 of the Oakland Raiders plays against the New York Jets during their game at MetLife Stadium on December 8, 2013 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. (Photo by Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)

Raiders Can Focus On Evaluating Talent For 2014 Instead Of Worrying About Injuries This Week In San Diego

The 4-10 Oakland Raiders have a mostly-healthy roster for their Week 16 matchup on the road against the 7-7 San Diego Chargers, which means the Silver and Black will be focusing on shaping their 2014 plans a little early this holiday season.

12/20/2013

OAKLAND, CA - OCTOBER 06: Wide receiver Rod Streater #80 of the Oakland Raiders picks up 8 yards and a first down against cornerback Derek Cox #22 of the San Diego Chargers in the first quarter on October 06, 2013 at O.co Coliseum in Oakland, California. The Raiders won 27-17. (Photo by Brian Bahr/Getty Images)

Raiders Can Play Spoiler For Chargers’ Playoff Hopes On Sunday

The underachieving San Diego Chargers are 7-7 and just one game out of a postseason slot in the AFC hierarchy, so when the Oakland Raiders travel south this weekend, they have a chance to bury the Bolts in 2013.

12/17/2013

OAKLAND, CA - DECEMBER 15: Andre Holmes #18 of the Oakland Raiders catches a twenty eight yard pass over Marcus Cooper #31 of the Kansas City Cheifs during the third quarter at O.co Coliseum on December 15, 2013 in Oakland, California. The Cheifs won the game 56-31. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Early And Late Mistakes Doom Raiders To Loss Against Chiefs

From the opening kickoff, the Oakland Raiders couldn’t match up with the Kansas City Chiefs, and mistakes in all phases cost the Silver and Black any chance at a win — or good grades in this week’s performance evaluation.

12/16/2013

LANDOVER, MD - DECEMBER 08: Quarterback Alex Smith #11 of the Kansas City Chiefs smiles on the sidelines during the fourth quarter of the Cheifs 45-10 win over the Washington Redskins at FedExField on December 8, 2013 in Landover, Maryland. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Injuries May Not Matter For Raiders Against Chiefs This Weekend

The Oakland Raiders and the Kansas City Chiefs both have some injuries on their respective rosters as they face off this weekend in Week 15, but it probably won’t affect the outcome of the game too much.

12/13/2013

EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - DECEMBER 08: Matt McGloin #14 of the Oakland Raiders calls a play during the second half against the New York Jets at MetLife Stadium on December 8, 2013 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. The Jets defeat the Raiders 37-27. (Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images)

Already Looking To 2014, Raiders Need To Find Their Quarterback

The Oakland Raiders have two young quarterbacks to choose from, so which one will emerge in 2014 as the potential QB of the future for the Silver and Black?

12/11/2013

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