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.
Thursday Night Breakdown: Raiders, Chiefs Battle For AFC West LeadThe Raiders, one of the NFL's surprises this season, face the Chiefs in an AFC West battle with playoff implications.
Raiders Can End Playoff Drought With Thursday Night WinThe Oakland Raiders can clinch their first playoff berth since 2002 this weekend, while the Patriots and Seahawks can also punch their ticket to the postseason.
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.
Bay Area Sports Teams Raise Funds After Oakland Fire TragedyThe three main sports teams in Oakland on Saturday all participated in a fundraising push to help the victims of those lost in the tragic Oakland warehouse fire that claimed the lives of at least nine people Friday night.
Raiders Injury Report: Murray and Crabtree Questionable, McGee Again OutSitting in the AFC West catbird's seat at 9-2, the Raiders hold a game lead over Kansas City (8-3), with a two-game edge on defending Super Bowl champion Denver (7-4). That said there is much to be decided before the end of the regular season in the evening hours of New Year's Day.
Raiders Pass Rusher Khalil Mack Steps Up ProductionWith the game on the line, the Carolina Panthers sent three blockers in Khalil Mack's direction to no avail.
CBS Sports' Tony Gonzalez On Chiefs-Falcons, Packers' Playoff ChancesTony Gonzalez, 17-year NFL veteran and current CBS Sports NFL analyst, discusses Chiefs-Falcons, Texans-Packers matchups in Week 13.
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.
Oakland Leaders Optimistic About Possible Raiders Stadium DealCity leaders in Oakland on Tuesday were taking what could be their last shot at keeping the Raiders in their East Bay home.
Raiders Opponent Profile: Bills Still In AFC Playoff HuntThe Raiders look to build on their division lead as they face a dangerous Buffalo Bills team in Week 13.

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