Team Grades: Raiders Get A Big Fat 'Fail' In St. LouisThe 2014 Oakland Raiders had nothing on the field Sunday against the St. Louis Rams, as the Silver & Black couldn't follow up their first win of the season with anything positive. The 52-0 loss in Week 13 was as bad as it gets in the modern-day NFL.
Raiders Among NFL Teams Former Disney CEO Hopes To Lure To Los AngelesFormer Disney CEO Michael Eisner is working behind the scenes to bring an NFL team to L.A. and the Raiders are on his list.
Injury Report: Extra Rest Has Helped Raiders Get Healthier, Sort OfIt's been more than a week since the Oakland Raiders beat the Kansas City Chiefs on Thursday Night Football, and that time has been a benefit to the walking wounded on the Silver & Black roster. But there are still some areas of concern the team must address as they head into Sunday's game at St. Louis against an underrated Rams squad. The true question is whether the Raiders can build on the victory momentum and earn another win in 2014.
Should The Raiders Play For The No. 1 Pick In The Draft?Right now, the Oakland Raiders are 1-10, and if the season ended today, they'd get the No. 2 overall pick in the 2015 NFL Draft. There's not a clear-cut stud or even a lot of depth at the top of the draft next year, so the Silver & Black need to be very smart about their next draft.
Opponent Profile: Rams No Pushover Even For 'Hot' RaidersThe 4-7 St. Louis Rams may seem to be weak at first glance, but as coached by long-time NFL man Jeff Fisher, the team once referred to as the "Lambs" is anything but right now. Remember, St. Louis has wins over Denver, San Francisco and Seattle this year—and they almost beat San Diego last weekend with a third-string quarterback. They're still good.
Six Games To History For Raiders Now, And It's Not Looking GoodThe 0-10 Oakland Raiders have six games remaining, and if they want to avoid the wrong kind of historic effort, the Silver & Black need to win at least one of those games. But it's not looking like that is going to happen, all things considered. Somewhere, the ghost of Al Davis is cringing and shaking his fist at the mess his once-proud team has become.
Opponent Profile: Chiefs Hot At the Wrong Time For The RaidersThe Kansas City Chiefs have been playing pretty well lately, as evidenced by their win over the Seattle Seahawks last weekend. Now, they get to the play the first of two games remaining on their schedule against the hapless Oakland Raiders, and if the Silver & Black want to win their first game in more than a year, they'll need to be at their "best"—whatever that is.
Team Grades: Another 'Almost' For The Raiders Against The ChargersThe Oakland Raiders fell to 0-10 this season with their 16th consecutive loss overall, dating back to 2013. The 13-6 loss to the San Diego Chargers on the road was a closely fought contest, with the Silver & Black having one last chance—late in the fourth quarter—to tie it up. But it was not to be.
CBS Sports' Ian Eagle Talks Denver Broncos vs. St. Louis RamsThe Denver Broncos and St. Louis Rams are two teams heading in completely opposite directions, but sometimes that's just the way the schedule falls. The Broncos don't need a win this week, but want one. The Rams desperately need a win to try and save their season. CBS Sports' Ian Eagle spoke about their upcoming game and looked at both sides of the spectrum.
Daily Madden: 49ers Get A Confidence Boost
Daily Madden: Not A Must Win For 49ers, But Close To OneTwo NFL teams with 4-4 records, the 49ers and the Saints, meet in New Orleans Sunday.
Daily Madden: The 49ers Have No Excuses
Team Grades: 49ers With Lackluster Performance Lose Heartbreaker To RamsSan Francisco had a chance late, but couldn't get the job done, losing to St. Louis. It was the same story after a 49er loss where most of the team played a role. This time around though it was no fault of the defense.
Rams Stun 49ers In Final SecondsColin Kaepernick fumbled at the goal line with 2 seconds remaining, and St. Louis sacked the San Francisco quarterback eight times on the way to a 13-10 upset over the 49ers on Sunday.
Daily Madden: Don't Underestimate The RamsThe 49ers are 10 point favorites to beat the 2-5 Rams at Levi's Stadium Sunday. But John Madden says St. Louis shouldn't be taken lightly.