Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Raiders face uphill battle vs. Chiefs

Daily Raiders blog for NBC Bay Area website: The Chiefs will come into a Thursday night game at Oakland with a shaky defense but a high-powered offense and a QB in Alex Smith who never loses to the Raiders. https://www.nbcbayarea.com/news/local/Raiders-Face-Uphill-Battle-vs-Chiefs-Thursday-Night-451452783.html

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Now 49ers are losing Armstead and Lynch

Daily 49ers blog for NBC Bay Area website: Arik Armstead has a broken hand that may require surgery, and fellow defensive lineman Aaron Lynch is out with an injured calf. http://www.nbcbayarea.com/news/sports/Niners-Armstead-Likely-Lost-for-Rest-of-Season-451277643.html

New Raider Bowman says he has "lot of juice" left

Daily Raiders blog for NBC Bay Area website: Four-time All-Pro linebacker moves from 49ers to Raiders and says he has plenty of "juice" left at age 29. http://www.nbcbayarea.com/news/sports/New-Raider-Bowman-Says-He-Has-A-Lot-of-Juice-Left-451270313.html

Monday, October 16, 2017

Did Raiders make a mistake by firing Musgrave?

Daily Raiders blog for NBC Bay Area website: New offensive coordinator Todd Downing doesn't have the offense moving as well as it did under Bill Musgrave. http://www.nbcbayarea.com/news/local/Raiders-Passing-Offense-is-Falling-Short-451100433.html

Niners now going with a youth movement

Daily 49ers blog for NBC Bay Area website: QB C.J. Beathard, Reuben Foster, Solomon Thomas, Matt Breida, George Kittle, Trent Taylor and Ahkello Witherspoon are leading a 49ers youth movement. http://www.nbcbayarea.com/news/local/Beathard-Now-Leads-a-49ers-Youth-Movement-451107693.html

Raiders lose fourth in a row, this time to Chargers

Daily Raiders blog for NBC Bay Area website: A missed extra point is the difference in Oakland's 17-16 loss to the Chargers. http://www.nbcbayarea.com/news/local/Raiders-Come-up-Short-Again-Lose-Fourth-Straight-451015783.html

49ers bench Hoyer, insert Beathard vs. Washington

Daily 49ers blog for NBC Bay Area website: Rookie QB C.J. Beathard replaces Brian Hoyer early, the nearly rallies team vs. Washington. http://www.nbcbayarea.com/news/local/Rookie-Beathard-Shows-Promise-in-49ers-Loss-at-Washington-451003893.html

Friday, October 13, 2017

Can Raiders get back to running the ball?

Daily Raiders blog for NBC Bay Area website: The Chargers have the worst run defense in the NFL, which may allow Oakland to regain its running mojo. http://www.nbcbayarea.com/news/local/Raiders-Eager-to-Get-Back-to-Running-Speed-450770453.html

Washington an unlikely spot for 49ers' first win

Daily 49ers blog for NBC Bay Area website: It's good that Kyle Shanahan is taking a long view of the 49ers, and not linking the team's progress to the W-L record with another loss likely at Washington this Sunday. http://www.nbcbayarea.com/news/local/Washington-Seems-Unlikely-Place-for-49ers-First-Victory-450776563.html

Thursday, October 12, 2017