The Raiders made changes to their active roster and practice squad including waiving safety D.J. Swearinger and moving cornerback Daryl Worley back to play safety.
“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.
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.
Raiders offensive tackle Trent Brown will not play in Sunday’s game against the Tennessee Titans. Brandon Parker will be replacing him due to David Sharpe dealing with a calf injury.
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)
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)
With their loss to the Chiefs, the Raiders wont win the AFC West, however a shot at a wildcard slot is still in the picture if they can regroup down the stretch. (Le’Andre Fox/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
With AFC West supremacy on the line the Raiders took a huge loss to Patrick Mahomes as the Kansas City Chiefs losing 40-9. Turnovers and Penalties were a big factor as quarterback Derek Carr was unable to shake his demons in the cold.
If the Raiders hope to take first place in the AFC West Standings this Sunday, they’ll have to limit the big plays from a very explosive Chiefs offense led by quarterback Patrick Mahomes. (Le’Andre Fox/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Raiders defensive back LaMarcus Joyner will be active on Sunday after missing a few games due to a groin injury however offensive tackle Trent Brown will be listed as questionable.
The Raiders promoted wide receiver Rico Gafford from the practice squad this week to help fill in the role vacated by the injured Hunter Renfrow. Defensively, they’re hoping to limit big plays from an explosive Chiefs offense. (Le’Andre Fox/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
The Raiders have a huge test in Sunday’s game against the Kansas City Chiefs at Arrowhead stadium where it is sure to be a cold game. Quarterback Derek Carr went sleeveless at practice despite the cold temperature.
The Raiders have not won at Arrowhead stadium since 2012. This Sunday they’re looking to bring home a win and supremacy in the AFC West standings.
After suffering a blowout loss against the Jets, the Raiders look towards a rematch with the Kansas City Chiefs who are coming off a bye week. Chiefs coach Andy Reid is 17-3 following a bye.
Raiders wide receiver Hunter Renfrow suffered an injury to his ribs in the teams loss to the Jets. Keelan Doss and Derek Carrier are among the options to replace Renfrow as the team prepares for the Kansas City Chiefs. (Le’Andre Fox/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
After winning three straight at home, the Raiders traveled to take on the New York Jets where they were humbled 34-3.
The Raiders lost 34-3 to the New York Jets on Sunday snapping a 3 game winning streak and bringing their record to 6-5. (Le’Andre Fox/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Raiders head coach Jon Gruden said there are no excuses for the Raiders penalty issues this season and is taking full responsibility to eliminate them going forward.
Raiders defensive back LaMarcus Joyner is questionable for Sunday’s game against the Jets and offensive tackle David Sharpe is out with a calf injury. (Le’Andre Fox/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Like the 0-9 Bengals last week, the Raiders can’t overlook the 3-7 Jets who are starting to gather momentum, winning their last two games. The Jets are getting healthy and have talented players such as safety Jamal Adams and running back Le’Veon Bell making them a dangerous team that could play spoiler to the Raiders playoff hopes.
The Raiders are looking to clean up their penalties in all three phases of the game and not negate the plays that go for big yardage while they fight for the right to play in the postseason.
Raiders rookie defensive end Maxx Crosby had four sacks and forced a fumble in Sunday’s win over the Bengals and Josh Jacobs is close to eclipsing 1000 yards on the season. None of this comes as a surprise for Jon Gruden and the Raiders coaching staff who hope Crosby, Jacobs and the rest of the rookie class continues to play this way on Sunday against the Jets. (Le’Andre Fox/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
The Raiders have a +5 turnover differential over the past three games which leads the league. This differential is a part of the reason the team is 3-0 and looking towards the playoffs if they continue to produce. (Le’Andre Fox/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Raiders head coach Jon Gruden knew once he took over the team that there needed to be changes made regarding player contracts and the teams salary cap. The Raiders have since then brought in a ton of young talented players to play alongside veterans that will put all of them in a position to shine.
Raiders head coach Jon Gruden announced on Monday that the team signed veteran linebacker Preston Brown. Gruden also mentioned other veteran players such as Curtis Riley and Dion Jordan and their contributions for the team. (Le’Andre Fox/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
The Raiders won their third straight home game with yet another clutch performance by the defense, when cornerback Trayvon Mullen intercepted Cincinnati Bengals quarterback Ryan Finley late in the 4th quarter. (Le’Andre Fox/Las Vegas Review-Journal)