Oakland, still in the playoff hunt, is perhaps at its lowest point following lopsided losses at Kansas City (40-9) and the New York Jets (34-3).
Bishop Gorman wide receiver Rome Odunze was named the Gatorade Nevada Football Player of the Year on Friday. He caught 54 passes for 1,222 receiving yards and 15 touchdowns this season.
Heading into the biggest game of the season, the Raiders will be without their starting right tackle and perhaps even star running back Josh Jacobs.
The Chiefs are 8-2 in their past 10 games as underdogs. New England is 16-5 ATS in its last 21 home games.
NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell dubbed Las Vegas a “Super Bowl” city Thursday during a tour of Allegiant Stadium.
Handicappers Paul Stone and Dana Lane tied for first place in the regular season with 38-32 ATS records, and championship weekend will determine the winner.
In 14 December games, Tennessee Titans running back Derrick Henry has carried 225 times for 1,176 yards and 14 touchdowns. He ran for 149 yards last week at Indianapolis.
Utah and Oregon will face off for the Pac-12 championship tonight at Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara, California, and if history is any indication, there will be about as many empty seats as fans.
LSU, Ohio State and Clemson might be locks for the College Football Playoff field, and Georgia, Utah and Oklahoma could be battling for the final spot.
DeShone Kizer, a former Notre Dame standout who started 15 games for the Cleveland Browns in 2017 as a rookie, is being promoted to the No. 2 quarterback spot this week.