With their post season destiny in control of other teams around the league, Sunday’s win against the Chargers revived the Raiders playoff hopes going into the last game of the season.
“There will be changes” said Raiders head coach Jon Gruden on Monday following the Raiders 42-21 loss to the Tennessee Titans. The Raiders have one final game in Oakland before they finish the season on the road and relocate to Las Vegas.
Three weeks in a row the Raiders have taken a loss by a huge deficit. Sunday’s loss to the Tennessee Titans all but ends the Raiders chances of securing a wildcard spot in the AFC Playoffs in a season filled with many highs and lows.
After losing two straight games on the road the Raiders were back in Oakland looking to right the ship with a shot at postseason play on the line against the Tennessee Titans. After a tightly contested first half the Titans were able to pull away, winning 42-21.
The Raiders lost their third straight game in their return to Oakland. The Titans took over the game in the second half scoring 21 unanswered points. Though the Raiders are still in the hunt for an AFC playoff spot, their chances faded drastically with the 42-21 loss. (Heidi Fang/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
The Raiders will face off against the Tennessee Titans at the Oakland Coliseum on Sunday. Sports Columnist Ed Graney and Vegas Nation Red Zone host Heidi Fang go over the matchup and how the Raiders need to keep quarterback Ryan Tannehill in check.
Raiders head coach Jon Gruden announced on Friday that rookie running back Josh Jacobs would be listed as questionable for Sunday’s game against the Tennessee Titans.
The Raiders are monitoring rookie running back Josh Jacobs’ shoulder injury to make sure he is good-to-go for their game against the Tennessee Titans on Sunday. They’ll also have to figure out how to stop the Titans high powered offense with Ryan Tannehill and Derrick Henry on the other side of the ball. (Le’Andre Fox/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Raiders quarterback Deshone Kizer moved up the depth chart Thursday replacing Mike Glennon as Derek Carr’s backup going forward. On defense the Raiders are preparing to take on the Titans’ tank of a running back in Derrick Henry.
The Raiders are 4-1 at home this season and looking to add on to their three-game win streak at home after two blowout losses on the road in previous weeks.The Raiders are also hopeful to get rookie wide receiver Hunter Renfrow back for the last two games of the season. (Le’Andre Fox/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
The Tennessee Titans are ranked above the Raiders in the AFC Wildcard standings and with a win this Sunday the team will put themselves in a better position for post season play.
There is a lot the Raiders have to correct heading into the final stretch of the season if they want to have a shot at a wild card spot. They can begin to right the ship this Sunday when they take on the Tennessee Titans in one of their final games in Oakland. (Le’Andre Fox/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
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