Bay Area Well-Represented In Super Bowl LIIITwo Bay Area quarterbacks--Tom Brady and Jared Goff--will start under center for Super Bowl LIII. The Rams' C.J. Anderson (Vallejo) and Marcus Peters (Oakland) will also star.
Players Like Shaquil Barrett Have A Financial Stake In Playoff SuccessPlayers will earn a nice bonus for postseason success, which means a lot more to underpaid performers like outside linebacker Shaquil Barrett
Denver Broncos – Indianapolis Colts Game May Be Determined By No-Name Running BacksPeyton Manning versus Andrew Luck and his former team, the Indianapolis Colts. It's a dream matchup for the NFL, but a playoff game that could be decided by the play of two relative no-names at running back.
Studs And Duds: Denver Broncos Enjoy Mostly Positive Players In Regular SeasonDenver is stacked with talented players thanks to John Elway's construction of the team over the last four years. So, there have been far more “studs” than “duds” this season, and we'll look at a few specific men here.
Team Grades: Raiders Struggle At Mile High In 2014 FinaleThe 2014 Oakland Raiders season ended on Sunday in Denver at Sports Authority Field at Mile High with a 47-14 loss to the Broncos. The Raiders just struggled in almost every facet of the game as they lost their eighth road game of the season and their 11th overall dating back to 2013.
Opponent Profile: Denver At Mile High Poses Problem For OaklandThe 3-12 Oakland Raiders travel to Denver for their 2014 finale against the Broncos, and it's probable the Broncos may not have much to play for, in terms of playoff seeding. But Denver will still want to win the game, and the Raiders haven't been very good on the road this year at all—the Silver & Black is winless, in fact, away from the Coliseum.
Team Grades: Raiders Can't Sustain Strong Start Against BroncosThe Oakland Raiders are 0-9 this season, and the Silver & Black have now lost their last 15 games dating back to the 2013 season. Is there any win in sight? Not as long as the defense continues to stink...and the offense continues to struggle. No one is really doubting the effort of the 2014 Raiders, but the results just aren't there.
Opponent Profile: Broncos Not A Good Matchup For Raiders This WeekThe Denver Broncos are coming off a loss, and that means bad news for the winless Oakland Raiders. Peyton Manning loves to dissect a bad defense, and that's what he's prepping to do right now—leaving the Silver & Black on the spot for Sunday's game at the Coliseum against the defending AFC champs.