Team Grades: Lions Defeat Raiders 18-13 In An Ugly GameWith points coming at a premium, the Raiders and Lions engaged in a battle of boring teams in Week 11.
Team Grades: Raiders Defense Leaves Steelers Off The Hook In 38-35 LossThe Raiders let a golden opportunity slip away, as the Steelers marched down the field to kick the game-winning field goal despite not having Ben Roethlisberger under center in culminating seconds.
Team Grades: Raiders Give Jets A Taste Of Their Own MedicineComing in as three-point favorites, the Jets got a dose of their own medicine, losing to a Raiders team that relied heavily on defense and a bruising rushing attack.
Team Grades: Raiders Fall In 'Trap Game' As Bears Upset OaklandRiding a two-game win streak, the Raiders went into the Windy City feeling a little too comfortable against a winless Bears team and paid the price with a heartbreaking 20-22 defeat.
New-Look 49ers Hosting Vikings In Monday Night OpenerThe San Francisco 49ers open their 2015 campaign on Monday Night Football, hosting the second game of a doubleheader on ESPN. The Minnesota Vikings come to Levi's Stadium for the matchup, led by an exciting young quarterback and a veteran running back with something to prove after a lost 2014 season.
Raiders Defeat Rams To Begin PreseasonDerek Carr completed three passes to Amari Cooper on an opening field-goal drive and the Oakland Raiders beat the St. Louis Rams 18-3 in their exhibition opener under new coach Jack Del Rio.
Michael Crabtree Departs 49ers, Signs Deal With RaidersAfter six seasons with the San Francisco 49ers, wide receiver Michael Crabtree will play across the Bay in with the Oakland Raiders, the team confirmed Monday night.
Michael Crabtree Doesn't Know What Future Holds As 49ers Head Into OffseasonProspective free agent wide receiver Michael Crabtree hardly sounds convinced his future is with the San Francisco 49ers.
Team Grades: 49ers Do Very Little Right In Loss To RaidersThe 49ers have hit rock bottom. While they are still in the playoff hunt, they dealt themselves a crippling blow losing to the Oakland Raiders. The team lost this one as a unit with the offense, defense and special teams all failing to show up.
Opponent Profile: 49ers Face Must Win Against Cross Town Rival RaidersThe 49ers travel to Oakland this week to take on the Oakland Raiders. This game means everything to the 49ers and nothing to the Raiders who will only look to ruin San Francisco's season as well.
49ers Lose To Seahawks On Thanksgiving Night At Levi's Stadium, Team CEO ApologizesRichard Sherman set up the only touchdown with another key defensive play in this heated rivalry, then made a second interception with the 49ers driving late, and the Seattle Seahawks ended a five-game losing streak on San Francisco's home field with a 19-3 win Thursday night.
Team Grades: 49er Defense Saves The Day In Nail Biter Against New York GiantsThe 49ers went on the road for the second straight week, and earned their second straight win. It took a last stand by the defense, but it was important for San Francisco to win this game, and they did due to the play of their defense and running game.