If the Raiders (5-4) defeat the Bengals on Sunday and the Chargers upset the Chiefs (6-4) on Monday, the Raiders would vault into first place in the AFC West.
With Niners loss, Patriots back to top of the heap, but Eagles offense should be another test in Super Bowl LII rematch.
Kyle Shanahan, the wunderkind son of Mike Shanahan, has his 49ers as the lone undefeated team in the NFL heading into Monday night’s showdown with the Seahawks.
Much of the aggressiveness of Maxx Crosby and Clelin Ferrell in the pass rush came at cost to the defense overall in the first half, as the Raiders’ run defense was so porous you wondered why the Chargers even allowed an obviously wild Philip Rivers to throw the ball at all. The good news: it was much better in the second half.
The Raiders showed grit and young, improving talent in rallying to beat the L.A. Chargers on Thursday night.
The maturation of Derek Carr is a major reason why the Raiders beat the Chargers 26-24 on Thursday night at Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum.
Clelin Ferrell, the fourth overall pick, will get the biggest headlines. But it’s another rookie, fourth-round pick Maxx Crosby, who was the most impressive pass rusher.
Projecting the teams most deserving of the playoffs and ranking them heading into Week 10.
On the day Josh Jacobs passed Marcus Allen for the franchise’s rookie rushing mark, Richard gained 66 of 75 yards on a late scoring drive in a 31-24 win over the Lions.
Some fans were probably screaming at Jon Gruden for throwing incomplete on second down and stoppping the clock on the Raiders’ final drive. They were wrong to do so.