This is the December 22, 2013 news archive. View today's Raiders rumors and news.
The Chargers did what they needed to do on Sunday, defeating the visiting Raiders 26-13 in San Diego. With Miami and Baltimore losing, San Diego (8-7) has now edged into a three-way tie for the final wild-card spot in the AFC. The Chargers host the Chie…Share Tweet
Raiders the little engine that couldn’tNote: Internet difficulties made updating in-game posts impossible . . . Filed for print . . . You could sum up the Raiders season in the 12 plays that were run after officials ruled Rod Streater hadn’t held on to what looked to be a 39-yard touchdown p…Share Tweet
Streater's non-catch a point of contentionSAN DIEGO -- Oakland Raiders receiver Rod Streater admitted he did not know the rule after their 26-13 loss to the San Diego Chargers. All he knew was that, in his opinion, he had possession of the football when he crossed the goal line and he thought h…Share Tweet
Allen: 'We're trying to win a football game'SAN DIEGO -- Sure, the Oakland Raiders played hard and inspired in an eventual 26-13 loss to the San Diego Chargers on Sunday. But they also played sloppily and undisciplined and, bottom line, they lost. For the fifth straight game. And for the seventh …Share Tweet
Difficult to call this progressOwner Mark Davis told colleague Tim Kawakami earlier this month that the Raiders are ending their “deconstruction” phase and entering a “reconstruction” phase. If so, then now is as good as time as any to measure the progress. With that in mind, close e…Share Tweet
Raiders-Chargers underwayThe Chargers have kicked off to the Raiders with Greg Jenkins the deep man and Taiwan Jones, who lost a key fumble last week, at the 10-yard line. Jenkins downs the kick deep in the end zone.Share Tweet
Ford among Raiders inactivesWide receiver Jacoby Ford is one of seven players declared inactive for the Raiders game Sunday against the San Diego Chargers at Qualcomm Stadium. Ford’s use decreased last week with the return of Denarius Moore, who had missed three games with a shoul…Share TweetJoin our ESPN.com NFL experts as they break down the Oakland Raiders' visit to the San Diego Chargers. Contribute your thoughts and questions beginning at 4:15 p.m. ET. And, be sure to visit our NFL Nation Blitz page for commentary from every game, as w…Share TweetReports linking Jon Gruden to a return to the Raiders are swirling as the season comes to an end and now another reports casts some doubt on Dennis Allen’s future with the organization. Adam Schefter of ESPN reported Sunday morning that Raiders owner Ma…Share Tweet
Report: Mark Davis was in “protracted talks” to hire Jon Gruden in 2012profootballtalk.com Dec 22, 2013With the Raiders possibly looking for a new head coach and with Jon Gruden’s agent in mid-late-season form when it comes to creating the perception that multiple NFL and college teams want to hire Gruden to be a coach, it makes plenty of sense to combin…Share Tweet
Week 16: Oakland Raiders vs. San Diego Chargers highlightsDec 22The San Diego Chargers keep their playoff hopes alive as they defeat the Oakland Raiders 26-13 in Week 16 of NFL action.
Sunday Blitz: Raiders-Chargers RecapDec 22Jim Basquil and Eric Allen break down the Chargers' Week 16 win over the Raiders.
Raiders postgame press conferenceDec 22Raiders react following game with Chargers
Chargers Top Raiders To Stay In RaceDec 22Ryan Mathews rushed for 99 yards and a score to help the Chargers beat the Raiders 26-13 and stay in playoff contention.