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Raiders News

Jon Gruden has a snippy response to Derek Carr questions after Raiders' OT win - The Washington Post
Oakland's first victory this season was also Gruden's first in nearly a decade.

Raiders fans found it hard to watch — so they left - SFChronicle.com
Early in the third quarter, with their Raiders trailing 28-14 after the Browns turned a Derek Carr interception into a touchdown and two-point conversion, the fans began streaming for the exits, heading to the parking lot where the cell reception is better and ordering playoff tickets is easier. They knew their boys would fight back, make key plays and win this baby in overtime, 45-42.

Oakland Raiders Are the NFL's Biggest Mystery Under Jon Gruden | Bleacher Report | Latest News, Videos and Highlights
Just remember something: The Raiders paid $100 million for this. This mess. This 1-3 start. This Oakland season. This quarterback play. This offense and play-calling...

Raiders report card: Grading Derek Carr and Co. after 1st win
See how Matt Schneidman graded the Raiders after their first win of the season.

Raiders late game heroics give Derek Carr that old 2016 feeling again - Silver And Black Pride
What a game for the Raiders Sunday in Oakland. And what a very different experience in how it played out. In many ways it was like night and day from the first three weeks. And that turned out to...

Browns lament late replay reversal in loss to Raiders - SFGate
After the game, several Browns players voiced their displeasure with the ruling.

Raiders head coach Jon Gruden gets his first win in ten years ‘feels like my first win in 100 years’ - Silver And Black Pride
November 30, 2008. That was the last time Jon Gruden was on the winning end of a football game as an NFL head coach. After that he lost 7-straight. Although the last three came a long time after...

AFC West

Broncos’ Trouble At Tight End Continues Into Third Year « CBS Denver
Their inadequate coverage of tight ends and inability to get much production from their own are two of the biggest reasons they've fallen so far from their Super Bowl perch.

Broncos Game Plan: How Denver matches against Kansas City, injury report and predictions – The Denver Post
Quarterback Case Keenum has teetered on average through his Broncos introduction with three touchdowns passing and five interceptions.

Another slow start, but Chargers find their 'juice' from Rivers-Gordon combo - NFL Nation- ESPN
The combination of Philip Rivers and Melvin Gordon got the Chargers to 2-2 with some winnable games in the next four weeks.

Chargers have two good 'QBs' — leading to win over beat-up 49ers - The San Diego Union-Tribune
Derwin James is off to a tremendous start to his NFL career.

The Earl Thomas dream is over for the Chiefs
Any idea of bringing in Earl Thomas, or someone like him, is now over for the Kansas City Chiefs after he suffered a season-ending injury.

Chiefs’ Patrick Mahomes already a phenomenon in Kansas City | The Kansas City Star
Patrick Mahomes has made just three starts as the Chiefs’ No. 1 quarterback. But he already has emerged as a rare sensation in Kansas City sports lore and seems to have the disposition to handle it.

NFL News

Julian Edelman, others returning from suspensions - NFL.com
Patriots wide receiver Julian Edelman and Saints running back Mark Ingram are among the players eligible to rejoin their teams this week after serving four-game suspensions.

NFL Week 4 recap: The 10 best and 5 worst moments from Sunday - SBNation.com
Mitchell Trubisky had his breakout game, the Browns are back to heartbreaking losses, and Earl Thomas got injured at the worst time.

NFL notebook: Thomas breaks leg, makes obscene gesture
Seattle Seahawks safety Earl Thomas was carted off the field in the fourth quarter Sunday after what head coach Pete Carroll confirmed after the game was a fracture in the All-Pro's lower left leg. As he was being carted off, the 29-year-old Thomas made an obscene gesture toward his own team'

NFL world, Richard Sherman reacts to Earl Thomas injury
.He expressed his displeasure in having to risk injury while not having the long-term security. In the end, Thomas was exactly right and looks to be out for a long time with a non-contact injury.

NFL Week 4: 32 things we learned from all the games
The Patriots showed that last week's panic was premature. So, too, were declarations of the Dolphins' legitimacy.