HENDERSON, Nev. (AP) — The Las Vegas Raiders looked like they were falling apart two weeks ago.
They had just lost at home to the Indianapolis Colts and a coach who was hired out of ESPN's studios.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Jalen Hurts ran for 157 yards to set an Eagles record for a quarterback, and Packers QB Aaron Rodgers suffered an oblique injury in Philadelphia’s 40-33 victory over Green Bay on Sunday night.
HENDERSON, Nev. (AP) — When the Raiders went for it all Sunday at Denver, they went to their top playmaker on a play that required savvy as well as skill.
HENDERSON, Nev. (AP) — The Las Vegas Raiders had their best stretch this season when running back Josh Jacobs put much of the offensive load on his shoulders.
He did it again Sunday at Denver, and there is little coincidence the Raiders ended their three-game losing streak by beating the Broncos 22-16 in overtime.
DENVER (AP) — Derek Carr stepped up in crunch time after Russell Wilson shunned the slide that would have made his counterpart's heroics so much harder.
Carr hit a wide-open Davante Adams with a 35-yard touchdown pass on the third play of overtime, powering the Las Vegas Raiders to a 22-16 win over the Denver Broncos on Sunday.
DENVER (AP) — Their veteran quarterback is unexpectedly struggling under a new coach who came in with plenty of fanfare but has already prompted ownership to weigh in with a vote of confidence. They've shown a knack for losing close games and star players alike.
HENDERSON, Nev. (AP) — The Raiders were booed off their home field Sunday after their 25-20 loss to the Indianapolis Colts, and Las Vegas first-year coach Josh McDaniels has come under strong media and fan criticism for the 2-7 start.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — After nine frustrating years, Las Vegas Raiders quarterback Derek Carr is fed up.
Carr became emotional after the Raiders squandered a fourth-quarter lead in a 25-20 loss to an Indianapolis Colts squad that is now under the direction of Jeff Saturday, who had never coached an NFL game before Sunday.
HENDERSON, Nev. (AP) — The Las Vegas Raiders placed tight end Darren Waller and wide receiver Hunter Renfrow on injured reserve, leaving Derek Carr and the struggling offense without two of their biggest playmakers.
HENDERSON, Nev. (AP) — Derek Carr came off a career high in passing yards, extending a streak of 4,000-yard seasons to four in a row.
Davante Adams came off career highs in receptions and reception yards in Green Bay, where he established himself as arguably the NFL's best receiver.
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — The Las Vegas Raiders are becoming a safe bet to blow a huge, early lead.
The Raiders lost for the third time this season after being up at least 17 points, a troubling trend that has them alone at the bottom of the AFC West.
LAS VEGAS (2-5) at JACKSONVILLE (2-6)
Sunday, 1 p.m. EST, CBS
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK NFL LINE: Raiders by 1½
By the time the Las Vegas Raiders crossed midfield for the first time all day, Derek Carr and Davante Adams were spectators and the New Orleans Saints were putting the finishing touches on a dominating win.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Derek Carr's deep third-down pass bounced off Mack Hollins' hands and into the the Las Vegas bench area on the Raiders' opening possession in New Orleans on Sunday.
That might have been the Raiders’ best chance to get anything going on a miserable afternoon for Carr and coach Josh McDaniels.
After too many games early in the season when the Las Vegas Raiders couldn't seem to make a big play at the right time in the fourth quarter, everything came together against Houston.
Tom Brady was fined by the NFL on Friday for trying to kick Atlanta's Grady Jarrett following the play in which the Falcons defensive tackle was flagged for a disputed roughing-the-passer penalty, a person familiar with the matter told The Associated Press.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Las Vegas Raiders were oh-so-close to finally getting the best of the Kansas City Chiefs on Monday night.
Then the replay showed close wasn't good enough.
Frantically trying to rally his team in the final minute, Derek Carr threw a pretty pass down the sideline to Davante Adams, who already had hauled in touchdown catches of 58 and 48 yards.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Chiefs defensive tackle Chris Jones believes the NFL should allow video review of roughing-the-passer penalties after his controversial call — the second in as many days — nearly cost the Kansas City Chiefs in their come-from-behind 30-29 victory over the Las Vegas Raiders on Monday night.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Kansas City Chiefs headed off to the locker room facing a big hole against the Las Vegas Raiders on Monday night, everything from the big plays to the officiating calls going the way of their longtime AFC West rivals.
ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Broncos standout running back Javonte Williams is out for the year after tearing his right ACL in Denver's 32-23 loss to the Las Vegas Raiders, and pass rusher Randy Gregory needs knee surgery and will miss multiple weeks.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Just when it looked as if the Las Vegas Raiders might blow another fourth-quarter lead, they put the ball in the hands of Josh Jacobs and the running game to finish off the Denver Broncos.
DENVER (AP) — That Mount Rushmore of Quarterbacks in the loaded AFC West is off to a rather rocky start.
Patrick Mahomes, Justin Herbert and Derek Carr all lost their Week 3 games, and Russell Wilson endured a career-high nine three-and-outs Sunday night before he finally flashed the magic that earned him a $245 million extension this month, quieting the Broncos' boobirds.
HENDERSON, Nev. (AP) — Las Vegas quarterback Derek Carr threw to wide receiver Davante Adams 17 times in the Raiders’ season-opening loss to the Los Angeles Chargers, tied for third-most toward one target during his career.
Preseason rest appeared to lead to a little bit of rust in Week 1 for several of the NFL's top quarterbacks.
More than one-third of the league's Week 1 starting quarterbacks didn't play a single snap in the preseason and most of those 11 QBs didn't play anywhere close to their usual form.
The addition of Davante Adams was as good as advertised for the Las Vegas Raiders.
The issues on the offensive line and in the secondary also were what was expected and helped contribute to a season-opening 24-19 loss to the Los Angeles Chargers.
INGLEWOOD, Calif. (AP) — Justin Herbert won't mind getting equal billing with Khalil Mack if it keeps producing wins.
Herbert had the 13th three-touchdown pass game of his young, prolific career, and Mack had three sacks in his Chargers debut as Los Angeles beat the Las Vegas Raiders 24-19 on Sunday.
INGLEWOOD, Calif. (AP) — On their first snap of their first game together in nine years, Derek Carr dropped back and immediately hit Davante Adams for an 11-yard completion.
On the opening drive alone, Carr threw to his old college buddy a whopping five times.
LAS VEGAS (10-8) at LOS ANGELES CHARGERS (9-8)
Sunday, 4:25 p.m. ET, CBS
OPENING LINE: Chargers by 3 1/2, according to FanDuel SportsBook.
HENDERSON, Nev. (AP) — The offseason trade heard ’round the league is ready to come full circle.
Las Vegas Raiders quarterback Derek Carr and wide receiver Davante Adams were reunited in March and will be the centerpieces of the team's offense in Sunday’s season opener at the Los Angeles Chargers.
HENDERSON, Nev. (AP) — Bill Belichick and Josh McDaniels, on a practice field together — just like old times.
The New England Patriots coach and his longtime assistant, now the coach of the Las Vegas Raiders, brought their teams together Tuesday for the first of two joint practices ahead of Friday's preseason finale.
Josh McDaniels waited a long time for a second shot as an NFL coach.
After flaming out in less than two seasons running the show in Denver in 2009-10 and then spurning Indianapolis at the last second in 2018, McDaniels feels prepared to take over his own team again as coach of the Las Vegas Raiders.
LAS VEGAS RAIDERS (10-8)
NEW FACES: Coach Josh McDaniels, GM Dave Ziegler, WR Davante Adams, edge Chandler Jones, CB Rock Ya-Sin, DT Bilal Nichols, CB Anthony Averett, LB Jayon Brown, RB Brandon Bolden, DT Andrew Billings, WR Mack Hollins, WR Keelan Cole, S Duron Harmon, FB Jakob Johnson, DT Kyle Peko, CB Darius Phillips.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Las Vegas Raiders have used 14 offensive linemen in 13 rotations across 20 possessions in their first two preseason games all in search of a dependable five-man unit for the regular season.
ST. JOSEPH, Mo. (AP) — Patrick Mahomes will start the Kansas City Chiefs' preseason opener in Chicago on Saturday, bucking a trend across the NFL of coaches sitting their starting quarterbacks for the first of their three exhibition games.
CANTON, Ohio (AP) — The Las Vegas Raiders gave coach Josh McDaniels a successful homecoming in his debut on their sideline.
Josh Jacobs, rookie Zamir White and Austin Walter ran well on a rain-soaked field and the Raiders routed Jacksonville 27-11 in the Hall of Fame game Thursday night, spoiling coach Doug Pederson’s first game with the Jaguars.
HENDERSON, Nev. (AP) — Davante Adams might be considered the best receiver in the NFL. His highly decorated resume speaks for itself, and he may have already authored a Hall of Fame career.
But in his first year with the Las Vegas Raiders, with a new coaching staff and offensive system in place, the ninth-year pro has no problem being back in the classroom.
HENDERSON, Nev. (AP) — Las Vegas Raiders defensive end Chandler Jones witnessed a first in his 10-year professional career when the team opened training camp.
Reminiscent of youth football practices, several of his teammates took a lap around one of the three fields at the team's training facility after making a mistake.
LAS VEGAS RAIDERS (10-8)
CAMP SITE: Henderson, Nevada
LAST YEAR: The Raiders survived a tumultuous season that featured the resignation of coach Jon Gruden and the release of receiver Henry Ruggs III to make the playoffs for the first time since 2016.
The Las Vegas Raiders have locked up another key player with a new contract, agreeing to a two-year, $32 million extension with Pro Bowl slot receiver Hunter Renfrow.
Renfrow was entering the final season of his rookie contract after being a fifth-round pick in 2019 and he got a big pay raise based on his breakthrough 2021 season.
HENDERSON, Nev. (AP) — First-year Las Vegas Raiders coach Josh McDaniels knows patience is the most important thing for him and his staff right now.
Especially with a ninth-year veteran leading a retooled offense.
GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Aaron Rodgers acknowledged Thursday that he decided to return to the Green Bay Packers believing he would still have All-Pro receiver Davante Adams as a teammate for the upcoming season.
As a first-time general manager, Dave Ziegler knows his tenure with the Las Vegas Raiders will be judged heavily on how well he handles the draft.
“We embrace that pressure,” Ziegler said. "We enjoy it.
HENDERSON, Nev. (AP) — Through a season of turmoil, Derek Carr performed at his best. So the Las Vegas Raiders have given the veteran quarterback a three-year contract extension.
The extension is worth $121.5 million, a person with knowledge of the deal told The Associated Press, speaking Wednesday on condition of anonymity.
The Las Vegas Raiders signed quarterback Nick Mullens to be the backup to Derek Carr on Monday and brought back defensive tackle Johnathan Hankins for a fifth season with the team.
Mullens has made 17 starts for San Francisco and Cleveland since being signed by the 49ers as an undrafted free agent in 2017.
Coach Josh McDaniels said the Las Vegas Raiders are trying to build around quarterback Derek Carr and are looking for the “sweet spot” in finding an acceptable contract extension that won't hamper the franchise in the future.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Davante Adams’ third-grade yearbook photo was taken in a Charles Woodson jersey, while the caption that accompanied it expressed his wish to be an NFL or NBA star.
Growing up in East Palo Alto, he emulated former Raider greats Jerry Rice and Randy Moss, and wore a Tim Brown jersey until the numbers fell off.
The Las Vegas Raiders have finalized their trade for All-Pro receiver Davante Adams, giving quarterback Derek Carr the top wideout that had been missing from the offense.
The deal was agreed to on Thursday and announced Friday with the Raiders sending the Packers first and second-round picks in this year's draft for the game's most productive receiver.
The Las Vegas Raiders are making a blockbuster move to keep up in the AFC West, acquiring All-Pro receiver Davante Adams from the Green Bay Packers.
A person familiar with the move said Thursday the Raiders are sending the No.
Keeping pace in the AFC West is turning into quite the arms race, and now it's the Las Vegas Raiders' turn to try and one-up the rest of the division.
The Raiders made a blockbuster move Thursday by acquiring All-Pro receiver Davante Adams from the Green Bay Packers to highlight the second day of NFL free agency.
Las Vegas Raiders interim coach Rich Bisaccia interviewed for the full-time job on Wednesday as owner Mark Davis searches for a coach and general manager to lead the franchise into the future.
Bisaccia took over in October when Jon Gruden was forced to resign following the release of old offensive emails and had a 7-5 record in the regular season.