Oakland Raiders

Oakland Raiders

Flashback: Raiders 27, Texans 20

The Raiders face the Houston Texans on the road Saturday in the wild-card round of the NFL playoffs. The teams met in Mexico City on Nov. 21, with quarterback Derek Carr rallying the Raiders to a 27-20 victory. Carr will miss Saturday’s game after breaking his right leg, so who knows how the rematch will play out, but here is a look back at the first meeting of the season between the teams:

Sports

Raiders to start Connor Cook at QB against Texans

For the first 15 games of the season, rookie Connor Cook was inactive each week, making his biggest contribution as a scout team quarterback who would sometimes dress up like Cam Newton or Philip Rivers before Oakland faced those stars to lighten the mood at practice.

Oakland Raiders

Will Raiders end playoff drought?

It has been 13 seasons since the Raiders made the playoffs. But last year’s upswing, a strong offseason and a 35-34 win over the Saints in New Orleans in Week 1 have fans thinking, “this could be the year!” The crew from “Good Morning Football” on the NFL network tackled the question: Will the Raiders make the playoffs this season?

Videos

Chiefs and Raiders fans brawl in stands at Arrowhead Stadium

After the Kansas City Chiefs' 21-13 win over the Oakland Raiders on Thursday, fans fought in the stands at Arrowhead Stadium.
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Chiefs and Raiders fans brawl in stands at Arrowhead Stadium 0:47

Chiefs and Raiders fans brawl in stands at Arrowhead Stadium

Folsom zoo mountain lions get friendly with snowman 0:26

Folsom zoo mountain lions get friendly with snowman

Cal St. Stanislaus Women Cap Weekend Sweep 1:15

Cal St. Stanislaus Women Cap Weekend Sweep

Blue Mass at St Joseph's 2:20

Blue Mass at St Joseph's