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Author: Jonathon King

Oakland Raiders Playoff Hopes Hang by Thread After Big Loss to Kansas City Chiefs

The Oakland Raiders traveled went on the road to face the Kansas City Chiefs on Sunday ready to take control of the AFC West. The team was there, but they never did truly arrive, turning in a forgettable performance with so much on the line. The offense never did get things rolling until the fourth quarter. Even then it is hard to judge a performance when the opposition is leading by such a wide margin. Said head coach Jack Del Rio of the offense not being able to get going in the first half. “That is one we have to...

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Oakland Raiders: Marshawn Lynch Comes Up Big in Win Over New York Giants

The Oakland Raiders finally made it back to .500 with a win over the struggling New York Giants. Oakland, now 6-6 on the year, scored 14 points in the fourth quarter to pull out a 24-17 win. Without top wideouts Michael Crabtree and Amari Cooper, Seth Roberts and Cordarrelle Patterson stepped up, combining for nine receptions and 143 yards. No player contributed more though than running back Marshawn Lynch. Lynch carried the ball 17 times for 101 yards and one touchdown. He set the tone early with a 51-yard touchdown run on the team’s opening drive. ”He’s still got...

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