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The Cardinals have added a veteran running back to their roster for the final five weeks of the season. The team announced on Tuesday afternoon that they have signed former Raiders and Bears tailback Michael Bush. They released Kerwynn Williams to open …Upvote Share Tweet
Boneheaded plays overshadowing Sio Moore's solid seasonALAMEDA, Calif. -- Oakland Raiders outside linebacker Sio Moore became a national punchline for his sack-dance celebration 30 yards from the line of scrimmage late in the final minute against Kansas City last week. It almost cost the Raiders a chance at…Upvote Share Tweet
QB snapshot: Alex SmithA quick observation of quarterback Alex Smith and how he played in the Chiefs' 24-20 loss in Week 12: While Smith wasn't exactly the Mad Bomber against the Raiders, he did take more chances down the field than usual. Smith completed three passes that we…Upvote Share TweetA quick observation of quarterback Derek Carr and how he played in the Oakland Raiders' 24-20 win in Week 12: Much was made of the poise shown by Carr when he engineered the winning drive in the fourth quarter of last Thursday's win against Kansas City.…Upvote Share Tweetyahoo.com Nov 24 (yesterday)There was some shocking news from the Kansas City Chiefs on Monday: star safety Eric Berry will miss the rest of the season with what the team fears is lymphoma. Berry had discomfort in his chest after last week's game against the Oakland Raiders, and a…Upvote Share TweetESPN.com Nov 24 (yesterday)ALAMEDA, Calif. -- The Oakland Raiders still don't know whether they'll have running back Latavius Murray for Sunday's game in St. Louis. Four days after sustaining a concussion in last week's 24-20 win against Kansas City, Murray remained absent from p…Upvote Share Tweet
Players focused, dialed in upon return from three-day breakinsidebayarea.com Nov 24 (yesterday)The Raiders returned to practice Monday after spending three days basking in the glow of their first victory in 11 games this season. Coach Tony Sparano was interested to see how his players would respond. “I saw good focus,” Sparano said after his team…Upvote Share Tweet
Streater back at practice, Murray and Jackson absentinsidebayarea.com Nov 24 (yesterday)The return to practice of wide receiver Rod Streater on Monday helped offset the news that running back Latavius Murray and guard Gabe Jackson aren’t healthy enough to take part in any drills. Streater missed the past eight games while he recovered from…Upvote Share TweetESPN.com Nov 24 (yesterday)KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The Kansas City Chiefs fell to 7-4 after losing 24-20 on Thursday night to the Oakland Raiders. Here is our weekly look at the Chiefs’ place in the AFC playoff picture. Where the Chiefs stand: They are 7-4 and tied for second place i…Upvote Share Tweetprofootballtalk.com Nov 23 (3 days ago)With the Chiefs falling to the Raiders on Thursday night and the Broncos looking wobbly against the Dolphins this afternoon, the Chargers can really help their cause in the AFC West with a win vs. St. Louis. And they have started the second half on the …Upvote Share Tweetprofootballtalk.com Nov 22 (4 days ago)Raiders linebacker Sio Moore is lucky his excessive third-down celebration didn’t prevent Oakland from winning for the first time in 17 tries. If that had happened, Moore would have had a problem beyond the Raiders falling to 0-11. “I couldn’t believe i…Upvote Share Tweet
Ready for Latavius Murray to become the unquestioned feature back of the Raiders? Not so fast, says Tony SparanoFiled for print . . . Latavius Murray is the owner the first two rushing touchdowns this season against the Kansas City Chiefs, an average gain of 11.9 yards per carry and the fourth-longest run from scrimmage in franchise history. But the second-year r…Upvote Share Tweet
Sparano Savors 1st Win With Raidersnytimes.com Nov 21 (5 days ago)Tony Sparano gathered the Oakland Raiders in a victorious locker room and praised them for sticking together through a 16-game losing streak.Upvote Share Tweet
Phil Simms is offended by complaints about Thursday Night FootballLast night’s game between the Chiefs and Raiders ended up being much better than expected. Then again, the bar was low. But the surprisingly strong performance from Oakland and the late victory from the previously winless home team and its ability to ho…Upvote Share Tweet
Raiders' Woodson on celebration: 'Ridiculous'ESPN.com Nov 21 (5 days ago)Veteran safety Charles Woodson has been one of the Oakland Raiders' most consistent defensive players this season and has been a model of professionalism on and off the field.Upvote Share TweetOAKLAND, Calif. -- I'll do my full, normal, weekly look at the Kansas City Chiefs' standing in the AFC playoff picture next week, after the weekend games are concluded. Just know for now that after Thursday night's 24-20 loss to the Oakland Raiders, the…Upvote Share Tweet
Raiders win makes nexts Friday’s PFT on NBCSN a little more interestingWe close every in-season Thursday edition of Pro Football Talk on NBCSN by picking the winner of the Thursday night game. Last night, it was presumed the Chiefs would win. So the question was a little different. What would you do if the Raiders beat the…Upvote Share Tweet
Justin Tuck: Thursday night was a special momentNear the end of the Raiders’ 24-20 victory over the Chiefs on Thursday night, Raiders linebackers Sio Moore and Khalil Mack celebrated a sack in such extended fashion that they nearly got a penalty for being offside. Defensive end Justin Tuck called a t…Upvote Share TweetHere’s the early version of beat writer Jerry McDonald’s game story. Check the Raiders home page for an updated version, complete with quotes from coach Tony Sparano and other players. Derek Carr threw a 9-yard touchdown pass to James Jones with 1:42 to…Upvote Share Tweet
17 miserable plays threaten to derail Chiefs' seasonESPN.com Nov 21 (5 days ago)OAKLAND, Calif. -- Seventeen plays are but a fraction of the snaps in the Kansas City Chiefs' season. But if the Chiefs remember nothing else from the 2014 season, they’ll remember the 17 that defined Thursday night's 24-20 loss to the previously winles…Upvote Share Tweet
Oakland Raiders' crazy celebration saved by timely timeoutyahoo.com Nov 21 (5 days ago)You'll have to excuse the Oakland Raiders for losing their minds celebrating late in Thursday night's 24-20 win against the Kansas City Chiefs. It was their first victory in more than a calendar year. Still the sight of linebackers Khalil Mack and Sio M…Upvote Share Tweet
Inside The Huddle: Rookie QBsNov 25John Clayton shows how the 2014 rookie quarterback draft class has statistically exceeded expectations, but its starting record is only 5-25.
Raiders Commit Celebration FailNov 21Raiders linebackers Sio Moore and Khalil Mack celebrated a fourth-quarter sack 15 yards behind the line of scrimmage, costing Oakland a timeout.
Inside Edge: Chiefs-RaidersNov 20ESPN NFL Insider Mike Sando delivers stats to help you make a pick for Kansas City at Oakland.
Game Balls: Chiefs vs. RaidersNov 20Raiders reporter Michael Wagaman's game ball goes to Latavius Murray, who rushed for 112 yards and two scores. Quarterback Alex Smith gets the game ball from Chiefs reporter Adam Teicher after posting a 94.0 passer rating.
Week 12 Twitter MailbagNov 25Follow The MMQB on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. The MMQB Newsletter Enter your email below to receive the best of The MMQB in your inbox each weekday
Clayton's mailbag -- The NFC South's surprising futilityNov 25John Clayton's mailbag: Few saw it coming, but the NFC South is on track to go down as the worst division in history.
Miami Still Very Much In ItNov 25Follow The MMQB on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. The MMQB Newsletter Enter your email below to receive the best of The MMQB in your inbox each weekday
‘He’ll Be Back Strong’Nov 25When the Chiefs gathered Monday morning for the start of an important week—Kansas City, a game behind the Broncos in the AFC West, hosts Denver on Sunday—they were summoned to a team meeting at their training complex. Coach Andy Reid told them safety Er…