OAKLAND (AP) - As the Oakland defense struggled through the first five weeks of the season, Derek Carr and the offense managed to repeatedly pick the team up and help the Raiders get off to their best start in 14 years.
KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) - No matter what kind of misfortune befalls Kevin Harvick in the early rounds of the Chase for the Sprint Cup championship, his team always seems to get things together when it matters.
ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) - It's a free country, so it makes no difference to Rex Ryan whether Colin Kaepernick continues to kneel in protest during the national anthem when Buffalo hosts the 49ers on Sunday.
OAKLAND (AP) - Whether it's going for the win with a late 2-point conversion instead of kicking the safer extra point or passing up easy field goals for fourth-down attempts, Oakland Raiders coach Jack Del Rio has been consistent so far this season.
CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) - Nevada took a giant step closer to becoming home of the Raider Nation on Friday, after state lawmakers narrowly approved a hotel tax increase that would put $750 million in public money toward an NFL stadium partly funded by billionaire casino mogul Sheldon Adelson.
ALAMEDA (AP) - Raiders running back Latavius Murray will miss his second consecutive game because of a toe injury, leaving rookies DeAndre Washington and Jalen Richard to split the majority of carries against Kansas City on Sunday.