49ers Team Grades: Once Again, Kaepernick & Co. Come Up Just Short In 31-24 LossThe San Francisco 49ers have been a very different team in the last three weeks. Yes, they lost again on Sunday, this time in Miami to the Dolphins by a 31-24 score. But this was the second loss by a touchdown or less in the last three weeks.
Raiders Team Grades: Oakland Goes South Of Border To Top Houston 27-20With the win, Oakland (8-2) stands a full game in front of both Kansas City (7-3) and Denver (7-3) in the AFC West.
49ers Team Grades: Patriots Pull Away In Second Half To Hand 49ers Ninth Straight LossEventually, talent won out at Levi's Stadium as the visitors scored 17 straight points in the second half to put the game away.
49ers Team Grades: San Francisco Drops Heartbreaker In ArizonaDespite the 23-20 loss, the San Francisco organization gained a lot of confidence in Week 10.
Raiders Team Grades: Murray Tallies 3 TDs, Raiders All Alone In First PlaceWith their 30-20 win over the division rival Broncos (6-3) on Sunday night, the Raiders (7-2) took a one-game lead in the division.
49ers Team Grades: San Francisco Defenseless Against New Orleans In 41-23 LossThe game at Levi's Stadium on Sunday between the San Francisco 49ers and the New Orleans Saints went down just as most suspected: The great Saints offense shredded the poor 49ers defense, and on the other side of the ball, the bad San Francisco offense couldn't do enough against the ugly New Orleans defense.
Raiders Team Grades: Oakland, Carr Get Sweep In Florida, Top Bucs In OvertimeAfter soundly defeating Jacksonville (33-16) a weekend ago, Oakland (6-2) completed the Florida sweep this past Sunday with a 30-24 overtime win at Tampa Bay. As a result, the Raiders return to the Bay Area with a 6-2 record, preparing for a big AFC West showdown next Sunday with longtime rival Denver.
Oakland Raiders Team Grades: Unexpected Dominance Continues To Show In Win Over JaguarsNo one expected the Oakland Raiders to have five wins through the first seven games of the season considering they had seven in all of 2015. Yet, they picked up their fifth victory by taking out the Jacksonville Jaguars on the road and in rather impressive fashion.
49ers Team Grades: Fast Start Fades Into Another Loss For San FranciscoAfter taking a 14-0 lead in the first quarter against the visiting Tampa Bay Buccaneers, the San Francisco 49ers looked like they might be able to break a five-game losing streak. But the Bucs turned it on after the first 15 minutes of play to run away with an easy road win at Levi's Stadium.
Team Grades: Chiefs Derail Raiders' Hopes Of Rivalry WinWith a chance to put a little separation between themselves and the second-place Denver Broncos on Sunday, the Oakland Raiders watched their hopes go down the drain on a soggy Northern California afternoon.
Team Grades: Second-Half Struggles Doom 49ers In BuffaloAt halftime on Sunday in Buffalo, the San Francisco 49ers trailed the home team by just four points. But the Buffalo Bills put on a dominant performance in the second half to pull away and win, 45-16.
A Look At The Best, Worst Broncos Games From Each UnitAs the Broncos head to Santa Clara and Super Bowl 50, we look back at the best and worst performances from offense, defense, special teams and coaching.