Raiders Rushing Game Crucial Against Chargers In Week 7With the Chargers biggest deficiency being found on their inability to stop the rush, the Raiders must pound the rock in order to pull off the upset when these hated AFC West rivals collide in Week 7.
Season Recap: Chargers Left To Wonder What Might Have BeenAfter dropping a heartbreaking 18-17 loss on the road in the season opener at Arizona, the Bolts would reel off five straight victories, including a win over the defending Super Bowl champion Seattle Seahawks.
Daily Madden: John Expects A Fight From 49ersWhile the 49ers are playing their last two games for pride, the San Diego Chargers are fighting for a playoff spot. They meet Saturday at Levi's Stadium in a game that will be broadcast on KPIX 5 at 5:25 p.m.
Daily Madden: The Raiders Tackle Better, But Need Offense To Win
Injury Report: Raiders Short-Handed Again For Matchup In San DiegoIt never seems to end for the 2014 Oakland Raiders: They always have a ton of players on the official injury report each week. That's not the primary reason the Silver & Black can't win a game, of course, but it's been a consistent theme this year for the last winless team in the NFL.
Opponent Profile: Can The Raiders Beat Suddenly Sinking Chargers?The San Diego Chargers have lost three straight games, the last two by whopping margins. Does this mean the winless Oakland Raiders have a chance to beat them? The Silver & Black came close in the teams' first matchup in Oakland, but this Week 11 contest will be in San Diego. There are always a lot of Raiders fans in San Diego, though, so maybe this is Oakland's chance to get into the win column and avoid a 16-game losing streak.
Thursday Night Fantasy Starters: Peyton Manning, Philip Rivers And Julius ThomasThe Chargers and the Broncos have something more on their minds than the epic fantasy battle that is at hand when they meet in Denver Thursday night.
Thursday Night Football Breakdown: San Diego Chargers At Denver BroncosThe two best teams in the AFC West face off on Thursday night when the 5-2 Chargers visit the 5-1 Broncos. Peyton Manning will look to extend his lead in the career touchdown category in a match-up of top-tier quarterbacks—Philip Rivers is behind only Manning and Aaron Rodgers in passer rating this season.
Jim Nantz Talks Chargers vs. Broncos on 'Thursday Night Football'Jim Nantz...he's known as one of the most iconic voices and faces in the history of professional sports, and he took some time to speak on the upcoming "Thursday Night Football" game between the San Diego Chargers and Denver Broncos.
Team Grades: Raiders Can't Hold On In Fourth Quarter Vs. ChargersThe 2014 Oakland Raiders cam every close to getting their first win of the season on Sunday. In fact, they held the lead in the second half for the first time all season. But in the end, the San Diego Chargers' offense was too much for the Silver & Black's defense, and the Chargers escaped with a 31-28 victory over the Raiders.
Opponent Profile: San Diego Chargers Present Big Challenge For Toothless RaidersThe Oakland Raiders have a new head coach, for now, and they've just had their bye week. How will they fare against the 4-1 San Diego Chargers at home this week? Well, the Bolts are on a roll, and they look very good. The exact opposite can be said of Silver & Black, so don't expect things to suddenly get better for Oakland now that Dennis Allen has been fired.
AFC West Just Looks Tougher And Tougher For Raiders Each WeekIncluding Sunday's Week Five action, the San Diego Chargers are 4-1, the Denver Broncos are 3-1, and the Kansas City Chiefs are 2-3. Each team has a positive points differential, while the Oakland Raiders are 0-4 with a minus-52 differential. Yes, it's going to be a long season for the Silver & Black.