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.
Durkin's Playbook: Martellus Bennett's Become The Bears' Go-To GuyIn Alshon Jeffery's absence, Bennett is stepping up.
Raiders Were What We Thought They Were In 2014, Look To Rebuild For 2015The 2014 Oakland Raiders started out 0-10, but they split their last six games to finish 3-13. This was one game worse than the 2013 squad, which finished 4-12. The Silver & Black haven't had a winning season since 2002, and they haven't been to the playoffs since losing the Super Bowl that year. What's next?
Five Things: Chiefs-Raiders Thursday Night RoundupThe Oakland Raiders upset the Kansas City Chiefs last night 24-20 for their first win of the season.
Charles Woodson Must Lead The Oakland Defense To New Heights In 2014Even though he will be 38 in October and well past his prime, safety Charles Woodson has the ability to lead the Oakland Raiders defense this season to a level the team hasn't seen in awhile.
Bernstein: Bears-Packers Big, But Don't Get CrazyIt’s not a movie, it’s a football game. And it’s one between two mediocre teams.
Brandon Marshall: 'I Don't Like The Green Bay Packers'The Green Bay Packers are one of only two teams this season that have been able to slow down Brandon Marshall. Apparently, they also got under his skin.
Packers' Woodson Ruled Out Vs BearsGreen Bay Packers safety Charles Woodson has been ruled out for Sunday's game against the Bears, head coach Mike McCarthy announced Wednesday.
Report: Packers' Woodson Out 6 Weeks With Broken CollarboneJust as things began to look up for the Packers, the team was dealt a devastating blow with the news that safety Charles Woodson will be sidelined for six weeks with a broken collarbone.
Bernstein: Lovie's 'D' May Be Better Than EverThis all starts with Lovie Smith. It’s his philosophy, his culture, his kind of players, his results.
Bennett, Carimi Ruled Out For Sunday
Holmes: What To Watch For – Packers At BearsIt's strange to think this, but this is a big game for the Bears, beyond the usual Chicago vs. Green Bay storyline.