PREVIEW: Ravens Eager to End Western Swing With Win vs. RaidersThe Baltimore Ravens are eager to make sure their season-opening western swing isn't a complete loss.
Rookie Spotlight: Amari Cooper Looks To Bring Life To Oakland Raiders Passing GameThe Oakland Raiders have long seen futility in many aspects of the NFL, but they've quietly and slowly built a good team to change that. The draft selection of wide receiver Amari Cooper looks to not only add production, but excitement to an offense that has long been lacking.
Helu Jr. With Raiders: 'Feels Nice To Be Wanted'After signing with the Raiders this offseason, former Redskins RB Roy Helu Jr. has no regrets leaving the only NFL home he's ever known.
Blocked Kicks Are Reason For Concern For The Packers In the PlayoffsThe Green Bay Packers do not have many holes in their game as they enter the playoffs as the No. 2 seed in the NFC. However, one is their blocking in the kicking game. They allowed more combined blocked field goals, extra point attempts and punts than they had in the previous five seasons combined.
Minnesota Vikings Head Into The Offseason Optimistic, But UnsatisfiedThe Minnesota Vikings have more confidence and optimism heading into this offseason than they did a year ago. They have two of the most important pieces in place in head coach Mike Zimmer and Teddy Bridgewater. Also, they improved in several areas from the past season. The Vikings have 12 free agents this offseason, but just one opening day starter.
Raiders Were What We Thought They Were In 2014, Look To Rebuild For 2015The 2014 Oakland Raiders started out 0-10, but they split their last six games to finish 3-13. This was one game worse than the 2013 squad, which finished 4-12. The Silver & Black haven't had a winning season since 2002, and they haven't been to the playoffs since losing the Super Bowl that year. What's next?
Josh McDaniels Is In The Mix For A Head Coaching PositionNew England's offensive coordinator says he's happy where he is, but at least one NFL team is seriously interested in interviewing him.
Five Things: Chiefs-Raiders Thursday Night RoundupThe Oakland Raiders upset the Kansas City Chiefs last night 24-20 for their first win of the season. With the loss, the Chiefs (7-4) are no longer tied atop the AFC West with the Broncos.
Thursday Night Fantasy Starters: Jamaal Charles, Chiefs Defense And Andre HolmesHead coach Andy Reid won’t let his team let up against the Raiders and blow an opportunity for a victory, and quarterback Alex Smith is too smart to take any opponent lightly.
Thursday Night Football Breakdown: Kansas City Chiefs At Oakland RaidersWith Kansas City’s impressive win against the Seahawks on Sunday and Denver’s shocking loss to the Rams, the Chiefs (7-3) are tied for first in the AFC West. After an 0-2 start, they’ll look for their sixth straight win and eighth in their last nine games.
Where To Watch Your NFL Team in D.C., Maryland and VirginiaEveryone knows Baltimore bleeds purple and black and D.C. loves the burgundy and gold, but there are plenty of bars in our area where fans of non-local teams can watch the games with fellow fans.
5 NFL Teams That Will Disappoint in 2014So which teams will have fans weeping by All Hallow's Eve? Here are the fives best bets.