This game presents the biggest coaching challenge for Jon Gruden since he left the broadcasting booth. His team is young, and its confidence was badly shaken last weekend.
This matchup is tailor-made for Wisconsin running back Jonathan Taylor. His offensive line is fourth in power success rate and sixth in stuff rate.
The Chiefs are 9-1 straight up in the last 10 games against Oakland and have won six straight against the Raiders at Arrowhead Stadium.
NEW YORK — Arizona Cardinals cornerback Josh Shaw has been suspended indefinitely for betting on NFL games on multiple occasions this season, the first time in more than 35 years a player has been banned for gambling.
While slot corner Lamarcus Joyner is set to return on Sunday, the Raiders could be without right tackle Trent Brown against the Chiefs.
Raiders quarterback Derek Carr is still looking for his first win at Arrowhead Stadium. The Raiders have not won in Kansas City since 2012.
A week after allowing 34 points to the Jets, the Raiders defense has to counter the vaunted Chiefs offense.
Dana Lane went 5-0 ATS last week to take the contest lead with a 37-28 record. Paul Stone went 3-2 and is in second place at 36-29 entering the final week of the Challenge.
UNLV and UNR have different ideas how to make their football season more significant. The teams meet at noon Saturday in Reno.