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Michael Bush signs with Cardinals

Michael Bush signs with Cardinals

profootballtalk.com Updated 18 hours ago
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 …
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  • Boneheaded plays overshadowing Sio Moore's solid season

    Boneheaded plays overshadowing Sio Moore's solid season

    ESPN.com 22 hours ago
    ALAMEDA, 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…
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  • QB snapshot: Alex Smith

    QB snapshot: Alex Smith

    ESPN.com 22 hours ago
    A 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…
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  • QB snapshot: Derek Carr

    QB snapshot: Derek Carr

    ESPN.com 22 hours ago
    A 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.…
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  • Kansas City Chiefs safety Eric Berry feared to have lymphoma

    Kansas City Chiefs safety Eric Berry feared to have lymphoma

    yahoo.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…
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  • Raiders await word on Latavius Murray

    Raiders await word on Latavius Murray

    ESPN.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…
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  • Players focused, dialed in upon return from three-day break

    Players focused, dialed in upon return from three-day break

    insidebayarea.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…
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  • Streater back at practice, Murray and Jackson absent

    Streater back at practice, Murray and Jackson absent

    insidebayarea.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…
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  • Here is where Chiefs stand in playoff picture

    Here is where Chiefs stand in playoff picture

    ESPN.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…
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  • Chargers take lead vs. Rams

    Chargers take lead vs. Rams

    profootballtalk.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 …
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  • Charles Woodson wasn’t pleased with Sio Moore’s celebration

    Charles Woodson wasn’t pleased with Sio Moore’s celebration

    profootballtalk.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…
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  • Ready for Latavius Murray to become the unquestioned feature ba…

    Ready for Latavius Murray to become the unquestioned feature back of the Raiders? Not so fast, says Tony Sparano

    insidebayarea.com ESPN.com Nov 21 (5 days ago)
    Filed 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…
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  • Sparano Savors 1st Win With Raiders

    Sparano Savors 1st Win With Raiders

    nytimes.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.
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  • Phil Simms is offended by complaints about Thursday Night Footb…

    Phil Simms is offended by complaints about Thursday Night Football

    profootballtalk.com Nov 21 (5 days ago)
    Last 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…
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  • Raiders' Woodson on celebration: 'Ridiculous'

    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.
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  • Chiefs fall to final wild-card spot

    Chiefs fall to final wild-card spot

    ESPN.com profootballtalk.com Nov 21 (5 days ago)
    OAKLAND, 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…
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  • Raiders win makes nexts Friday’s PFT on NBCSN a little more int…

    Raiders win makes nexts Friday’s PFT on NBCSN a little more interesting

    profootballtalk.com Nov 21 (5 days ago)
    We 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…
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  • Justin Tuck: Thursday night was a special moment

    Justin Tuck: Thursday night was a special moment

    profootballtalk.com Nov 21 (5 days ago)
    Near 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…
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  • Raiders 24, Chiefs 20

    Raiders 24, Chiefs 20

    insidebayarea.com ESPN.com nytimes.com Nov 21 (5 days ago)
    Here’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…
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  • 17 miserable plays threaten to derail Chiefs' season

    17 miserable plays threaten to derail Chiefs' season

    ESPN.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…
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  • Oakland Raiders' crazy celebration saved by timely timeout

    Oakland Raiders' crazy celebration saved by timely timeout

    yahoo.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…
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  • Video - Inside The Huddle: Rookie QBs 01:04

    Inside The Huddle: Rookie QBs

    Nov 25
    John Clayton shows how the 2014 rookie quarterback draft class has statistically exceeded expectations, but its starting record is only 5-25.
  • Video - Raiders Commit Celebration Fail 00:21

    Raiders Commit Celebration Fail

    Nov 21
    Raiders linebackers Sio Moore and Khalil Mack celebrated a fourth-quarter sack 15 yards behind the line of scrimmage, costing Oakland a timeout.
  • Video - Inside Edge: Chiefs-Raiders 00:42

    Inside Edge: Chiefs-Raiders

    Nov 20
    ESPN NFL Insider Mike Sando delivers stats to help you make a pick for Kansas City at Oakland.
  • Video - Game Balls: Chiefs vs. Raiders 01:19

    Game Balls: Chiefs vs. Raiders

    Nov 20
    Raiders 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.

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