Raiders wide receiver Martavis Bryant has been placed on season-ending injured reserve, part of a rabid Wednesday wave of transactions. Safety Reggie Nelson and defensive end Shilique Calhoun also were placed on IR.
Running back C.J. Anderson was recruited by playoff-caliber teams, including AFC West rival the Kansas City Chiefs, but decided to return home and play for the Raiders. He said a major reason was coach Jon Gruden.
The Raiders will face off against the Pittsburgh Steelers on Sunday.
The NFL Referees Association is questioning why the league isn’t focusing more attention on Bills defensive end Jerry Hughes for threatening umpire Roy Ellison following Buffalo’s game at Miami last weekend.
Here are five things you need to know about the Raiders’ Week 14 opponent.