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Raiders News

Is Derek Carr at risk behind this Raiders offensive line?
Derek Carr has taken 24 sacks this season, tied for fifth-most in the NFL.

Under pressure: Raiders QB Derek Carr taking sacks at higher rate -
The Raiders’ franchise quarterback was sacked six times by the Seahawks in Week 6 in London and seven by the 49ers in the Raiders’ 34-3 loss.

Under pressure: Sacks rise for Carr behind hurt Raiders line
After taking a career-high seven sacks behind a decimated Oakland Raiders offensive line, Derek Carr got a phone call from someone who knows just what that's like to being repeatedly hit by bruising NFL defensive linemen. ''It's not that bad,'' Derek Carr said Wednesday. The

What's left for 1-7 Raiders to accomplish in NFL season's second half | NBCS Bay Area
The Raiders are 1-7 and clearly have turned to the offseason, where they have three first-round draft picks. Still, Jon Gruden has goals for this season.

Jon Gruden, Derek Carr riding bumpy road together with Raiders - Oakland Raiders Blog- ESPN
Gruden's return has not gone so hot up to the midway point. The season, thus far, shows what the Raiders are lacking.

Derek Carr dealing with changes to Raiders roster: 'It hurts' | NBCS Bay Area
In less than three months, Derek Carr has seen Khalil Mack, Amari Cooper and Bruce Irvin leave the Raiders locker room.

AFC West

Chiefs News: Peyton Manning has some advice for Patrick Mahomes - Arrowhead Pride
Chiefs headlines for Thursday, November 8.

Chiefs close to perfection in the season's first half - Kansas City Chiefs Blog- ESPN
Patrick Mahomes is an MVP candidate, and the Chiefs were just seconds away from being unbeaten -- but can they keep up this torrid pace?

Derwin James sits at the top of ESPN’s mid-season rookie rankings
11 tackles in the Seahawks game and instincts keep James at the top of the list

The Los Angeles Chargers are finally lucky. They’re also really good -
The Chargers are off to their best start to a season in over a decade.

Vance Joseph of Denver Broncos 'disappointed' in Demaryius Thomas' comments
Broncos coach Vance Joseph said he was "disappointed" in Demaryius Thomas' comments about how the team handled his trade to the Texans, but added, "He's no longer a Bronco, and I can't spend any time worrying about that."

Report: Broncos GM John Elway “has taken a special interest” in college-type offenses - Mile High Report
If true, this report could give us an idea in which direction Elway plans on going this offseason at the head coaching position.

NFL News

2018 NFL second-half predictions - Stats that matter, picks for playoffs, Super Bowl LIII
Julio Jones will score more touchdowns. Patrick Mahomes might level off. Here's what the numbers tell us about the rest of the NFL season.

Making sense of NFL rule changes at midseason: What has worked - NFL Nation- ESPN
Through nine weeks of the NFL season, we check in on how the league's intricate rule changes for the 2018 season have fared.

Vikings pull off an NFL rarity: 10 sacks in a game -
Even though it hasn't happened often, some familiar names — former Vikings quarterbacks Donovan McNabb, Warren Moon, Randall Cunningham — have all shared the experience.

Midseason MVPs, grades and surprises for all 32 NFL teams - NFL Nation- ESPN
Only three teams -- the Chiefs, Rams and Saints -- were nearly perfect in the first half of the season.