Keidel: Oakland Raiders Are BackThe Oakland Raiders, who just beat the Saints, see to be on an upswing. And they have the right leader in head coach Jack Del Rio.
Rookie Spotlight: Silver & Black Defense Rises With Addition Of Strong Safety Karl JosephOakland Raiders rookie safety Karl Joseph is compact and powerful, and the team will look to their first-round draft pick to help soften the blow of losing future Hall of Famer Charles Woodson to retirement.
Fantasy Football: Chargers Vs. Raiders - Who To Play, Who To PassFor the final matchup on Thursday Night football, the Oakland Raiders host the San Diego Chargers. Both teams are already ruled out of the playoffs, but these players will have an impact on fantasy football playoffs.
CBS Sports' Boomer Esiason: Nothing Better To Belichick Than Beating JetsCBS Sports' "The NFL Today" studio analyst Boomer Esiason talks two big games in Week 16 and what's at stake for those in the playoffs.
Chargers And Raiders Battle In Final Thursday Night Game Of 2015The San Diego Chargers have one of the worst records in the NFL while the Oakland Raiders have a middle-of-the-road record at best.
CBS Sports' Steve Beuerlein: Carson Palmer Has To Be In MVP ConversationWe spoke with CBS Sports analyst Steve Beuerlein and got his thoughts on three of the week's biggest games.
Steve Tasker: Broncos Fans Will Be Seeing A Lot Of Brock OsweilerCBS Sports analyst Steve Tasker took some time to discuss three big Week 11 contests and thinks Peyton Manning may be out a while.
Raiders-Steelers Rivalry RevivedThe Oakland Raiders - Pittsburgh Steelers games has a retro feel, as the decades-old rivalry returns.
CBS Sports' Tracy Wolfson: Dolphins Could Pose 'Hiccup' For An Undefeated Patriots SeasonThe New England Patriots are still undefeated, but they've got a big game coming up against the surging Miami Dolphins. CBS Sports' Tracy Wolfson talks three big AFC contests happening in Week 8.
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.
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.