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By Mike Florio

The Raiders and the Chiefs don’t draw like the Cowboys, but it’s close. Thursday night’s game between the AFC West arch-rivals delivered 17.4 million TV viewers, according to NBC. It’s the first time this year that an audience of more than 17 million tuned in for back-to-back Thursday night games. (Last week, more than 21…
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By Mike Florio

On Thursday morning, Raiders offensive lineman Kelechi Osemele became sufficiently ill to get treatment at a Kansas City-area hospital. But the Raiders didn’t disclose that development, as required by league rules. Then, 90 minutes before kickoff, Osemele appeared on the inactive list, and news of the illness emerged for the first time. The NFL tells…
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By Mike Florio

An awkward moment unfolded between Chiefs coach Andy Reid and Raiders coach Jack Del Rio after Thursday night’s game between the two teams. Reid gave Del Rio a glancing pat on the shoulder; Del Rio responded with an icy glare. So is there a problem between the two men? “Not at all,” Reid told reporters…
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By Mike Florio

It’s a post-truth nation, so why shouldn’t it include a post-truth National Football League? A popular theory has emerged in the wake of Thursday night’s Raiders-Chiefs game regarding an errant fourth-quarter throw from Oakland quarterback Derek Carr to receiver Amari Cooper. Carr, who moved forward from the pocket to escape pressure before spotting Cooper open…
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By Mike Florio

Recently, the PFT Live question of the day focused on the MVP through 12 weeks of the season. And the winner was Raiders quarterback Derek Carr. Now? Not. With a 17-for-41 performance for only 117 yards (an average of a paltry 2.85 yards per attempt) in his team’s biggest game of the year to date, Carr will…
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By Darin Gantt

Derek Carr wasn’t going to blame the weather, and he wasn’t going to blame his messed-up finger. Mostly, he blamed himself, which seems like the most accurate thing about his night. The Raiders quarterback turned in one of his worst games as a pro in last night’s loss to the Chiefs, at a time when…
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By Josh Alper

Tyreek Hill’s punt return touchdown was one of the biggest plays of Thursday night’s Chiefs victory and it was one that Hill’s teammate Travis Kelce celebrated in a pretty specific manner. The Chiefs tight end did his rendition of the dance that Raiders punter Marquette King breaks out after pinning the opposition deep with a…
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By Mike Florio

In a game that didn’t feature all that many surprises, perhaps the biggest came 90 minutes before kickoff. Raiders guard Kelechi Osemele, the man viewed by many as the catalyst for the resurgence of the team, appeared on the inactive list, with an illness. After the game, coach Jack Del Rio explained that Osemele was…
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