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Chargers take lead vs. Rams

Chargers take lead vs. Rams

profootballtalk.com Updated 17 hours 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 (yesterday)
    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 (3 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 (3 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 (3 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 (3 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 (3 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 (3 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 (3 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 (3 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 (3 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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  • 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.
  • Video - Raiders Rally To Stun Chiefs, Get First Win 01:25

    Raiders Rally To Stun Chiefs, Get First Win

    Nov 20
    The Raiders snapped a 16-game losing skid behind 112 yards and two touchdowns from Latavius Murray in a 24-20 win over the Chiefs.

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