Archive for the ‘Oakland Raiders’ Category

Boswell’s missed FG sends Steelers to 24-21 loss to Raiders

Sunday, December 9th, 2018

A Pittsburgh Steelers team that kept finding ways to win during a six-game winning streak now has fallen short at the end for a third straight game. A slick field that led to kicker Chris Boswell losing his footing on a potential game-tying kick is to blame this time. Boswell missed a 40-yard attempt after the Steelers used a hook-and-lateral to get into position following Derek Carr's go-ahead touchdown pass that sent Pittsburgh to a 24-21 loss to the Oakland Raiders on Sunday.

Oakland Raiders quarterback Derek Carr on win vs. Pittsburgh Steelers: ‘This is my second favorite win ever’

Sunday, December 9th, 2018

Oakland Raiders quarterback Derek Carr says that his Week 14 win over the Pittsburgh Steelers ranks number two on his list of favorite wins.

JuJu Smith-Schuster puts on ballet clinic with unbelievable toe-drag on TD catch

Sunday, December 9th, 2018

Pittsburgh Steelers wideout JuJu Smith-Schuster came into the day eighth in the league in receiving yards, but on Sunday against the Oakland Raiders he truly outdid himself with a catch to remember. Facing 3rd-and-goal from the one yard line with 10 seconds left in the first half, quarterback Ben Roethlisberger threw a pass high to Smith-Schuster, who was able to put a hand on the ball to tip it into the air. Displaying incredible body control, Smith-Schuster turned himself around and caught the tip while keeping his toes inbounds.

Mike Tomlin vague about why Ben Roethlisberger didn’t return to game when medically cleared

Sunday, December 9th, 2018

Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger suffered a rib injury after taking a big hit near the end of the first half of Sunday’s loss to the Oakland Raiders. Josh Dobbs took his place behind center in the third quarter, but Roethlisberger returned with the Steelers trailing 17-14 late in the fourth quarter. Head coach Mike Tomlin said after the game that Roethlisberger could have returned earlier but didn’t give a clear explanation why he didn’t enter the game when he joined the sideline in the third quarter.

Report: GM McKenzie to leave Raiders at season’s end

Sunday, December 9th, 2018

The Oakland Raiders and general manager Reggie McKenzie will part ways after the season ends, according to a CBS Sports report Sunday. Head coach Jon Gruden, in the first year of a 10-year, $100 million contract, and McKenzie apparently haven't viewed players the same way this season. Gruden brought in players he favored and traded away two-time Pro Bowl selection Amari Cooper as well as Khalil Mack, the 2016 Defensive Player of the Year and a two-time, first-team All-Pro.

Steelers roll into Oakland minus RB Conner

Friday, December 7th, 2018

The Pittsburgh Steelers have lost two games in a row and are without a true starting running back Sunday for a road game against the Oakland Raiders. James Conner, who had two touchdowns for Pittsburgh (7-4-1) last weekend and is approaching 1,000 yards rushing, has been filling in more than capably for the now-exiled Le'Veon Bell, but Conner will miss the game against Oakland. It is an ankle sprain, much more than a contusion as initially thought to be." The Steelers plot a committee approach with rookie Jaylen Samuels, lightly-used veteran Stevan Ridley and Trey Edmunds, who was promoted from the practice squad.

Steelers roll into Oakland minus RB Conner

Friday, December 7th, 2018

The Pittsburgh Steelers have lost two games in a row and are without a true starting running back Sunday for a road game against the Oakland Raiders. James Conner, who had two touchdowns for Pittsburgh (7-4-1) last weekend and is approaching 1,000 yards rushing, has been filling in more than capably for the now-exiled Le'Veon Bell, but Conner will miss the game against Oakland. It is an ankle sprain, much more than a contusion as initially thought to be." The Steelers plot a committee approach with rookie Jaylen Samuels, lightly-used veteran Stevan Ridley and Trey Edmunds, who was promoted from the practice squad.

Chiefs’ Patrick Mahomes, Gehrig Dieter trade playful barbs after overthrown pass

Friday, December 7th, 2018

Kansas City Chiefs teammates Patrick Mahomes and Gehrig Dieter traded playful barbs through the media this week, and it stems from the team’s game against the Oakland Raiders last Sunday. In the second quarter of the 40-33 Kansas City win, Mahomes targeted Dieter down the right sideline, the first time Dieter has been targeted on offense this season. Kansas City Chiefs teammates Patrick Mahomes, left and Gehrig Dieter engaged in a playful war of words this week.

Steelers vs. Raiders Week 14 preview | Baldy’s Breakdown

Thursday, December 6th, 2018

NFL Network's Brian Baldinger previews the Week 14 matchup between the Pittsburgh Steelers vs. Oakland Raiders.

NFL News: Every Playoff Clinching Scenario For Week 14

Wednesday, December 5th, 2018

As Week 14 of the 2018 NFL regular season arrives, there is only one team that has actually secured a playoff spot and that team resides in Los Angeles. The Rams currently sit atop the NFC standings and have already locked up the NFC West crown. With