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.
49ers Opponent Profile: These Bears Are Not The Monsters Of The Midway Of OldThe San Francisco 49ers are 1-10 as they prepare to travel to Chicago this weekend to face the 2-9 Bears, and it is some relief to see a team on the schedule that is struggling just as much as the 49ers have been.
49ers Opponent Profile: Miami On Impressive Win Streak As S.F. Visits SundayThe San Francisco 49ers have lost nine games in a row, and now they face at team that has won five games in a row. How is that for a true clash of momentum? After losing to the New England Patriots at home, the 49ers now travel to take on the Miami Dolphins.
Raiders Opponent Profile: Texans Look To Stop Raiders' StreakThe Texans, winners over division foe Jacksonville this past Sunday, made the playoffs a season ago, only to be dismantled at home in a first-round loss to Kansas City.
49ers Opponent Profile: Patriots Coming To Bay Area Focused After LossThe New England Patriots are rolling along this season, as usual. With a 7-2 record, the Pats are on top of the AFC East Division like they usually are. Coming off a Sunday night loss at home to the Seattle Seahawks, the entire New England roster is going to be focused on beating the San Francisco 49ers at Levi's Stadium this upcoming weekend.
49ers Opponent Profile: Cardinals Will Be Well Rested For Week 10 Match-upThe San Francisco 49ers used their own bye week as best they could, and it showed in a spirited loss to the New Orleans Saints on Sunday. Now, however, the roles are reversed: The 49ers travel to Arizona to take on the Cardinals, coming off their bye week. That probably doesn't help San Francisco's chances of winning at all.
Raiders, Broncos Clash For AFC West Lead In Week 9Oakland, which just completed a two-game sweep in Florida with wins over Jacksonville and Tampa Bay, respectively, now has four straight games in the Bay Area, something that may or may not work to its credit.
Saints' No. 2-Ranked Offense Comes To Levi's StadiumThis is just what the 1-6 San Francisco 49ers do not need coming off a bye week: The New Orleans Saints offense is coming to town. Fresh off a win over the Seattle Seahawks, the Saints are flying high right now through the air.
Opponent Profile: Raiders Look For Sunshine State SweepOakland (5-2) did just that on Sunday, trouncing the host Jacksonville Jaguars 33-16. With the win, Oakland remains atop the AFC West (pending Monday evening's Denver game versus Houston).
Opponent Profile: Improved Buccaneers Head To Levi's Stadium For Week 7 MatchupThe San Francisco 49ers are just 1-5 this season, and now they will host the improved Tampa Bay Buccaneers in Week 7. These aren't the "same old Bucs", either: Tampa Bay is 2-3 already after winning just six games in all of 2015. While the Bucs have some injury issues on offense, the team still is very capable of coming into Levi's Stadium and leaving with a win.
Opponent Profile: Jaguars Await Raiders In AFC TiltFirst, Kansas City (3-2) played a pretty darn good game on the road. Second, Oakland (4-2) did about as much wrong as it could possibly do, yet was still in the game going into the fourth quarter. Finally, the Raiders would have to put this AFC West rivalry game behind them and fast-forward to this coming Sunday's game in Jacksonville against an improving Jaguars' team.
Cardinals Must Exploit Panthers When They Slack OffThe Carolina Panthers were on pace to blow out the Seattle Seahawks by 60 points, and then the second half happened.