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Raiders look to avoid another post-win letdown ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) -- The Oakland Raiders responded to their first win of the season with their most lopsided loss in more than a half-century.
Raiders shock 49ers 24-13 in Battle of the Bay OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) -- While Derek Carr and the Oakland Raiders put together their best performance of a rough season, his Bay Area counterpart Colin Kaeperkick has rarely looked worse than he has the past two weeks.
Carr outplays Kaepernick as Raiders stun 49ers Â© Ben Margot/AP Photo Oakland Raiders quarterback Derek Carr (4) passes as San Francisco 49ers defensive tackle Justin Smith (94) applies pressure during the third quarter of an NFL football game in Oakland, Calif., Sunday, Dec. 7, 2014.
The Raiders Were The Biggest Losers Of The Weekend Despite Beating 49ers The Oakland Raiders beat their hated rival, the...
Raiders slide in draft-pick chase with big win Regional bragging rights came with a price for the Oakland Raiders. The jubilation of a dominant 24-13 win over Bay Area rival San Francisco, for the time being, has some serious draft-pick ramifications for the Raiders. The 2-11 Raiders went from being on pace for the No. 1 pick to dropping to fifth in the draft-pick projections, according to ESPN Stats & information. There are now five teams ...
Team Grades: Raiders Pull Off Big Upset, Prove They Donâ€™t Need Harbaugh No one outside the Oakland Raiders locker room thought they had a chance to win the Battle of the Bay in 2015, but that's what happened Sunday at the Coliseum. The Silver & Black beat the San Francisco 49ers, 24-13, to win their second straight home game and improve their season record to 2-11.
Tarell Brown active for Raiders vs. 49ers OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) -- Oakland Raiders cornerback Tarell Brown will be active for his first game against his former team, the San Francisco 49ers,
Rapid Reaction: Oakland Raiders OAKLAND, Calif. -- A few thoughts on the Oakland Raiders' 24-13 win against the San Francisco 49ers on Sunday: What it means: If no one predicted the Raiders could beat the Chiefs, even fewer can honestly say they saw this one coming. One week after getting punched in the mouth by the St. Louis Rams, Oakland bounced back with its best game of the season. This was a more complete win than the ...
San Francisco 49ers: After Loss to Oakland Raiders, the Season Is Finished For the second week in a row, the San Francisco 49ers put up an embarrassing performance.Â Last week, it was a humiliation at the hands of the Seattle Seahawks .Â This week, the 49ers looked sluggish, groggy and unprepared to handle the previously one-win Oakland Raiders . Â The end result?Â An ugly, embarrassing 24-13 loss. The season is not mathematically overâ€”the 49ers could still get to 10 ...
Raiders' O-line faces stiff test against 49ers ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) -- With few exceptions this season, the Oakland Raiders have done an efficient job protecting rookie quarterback Derek Carr.
For 12 years, offensive guard Steve Wisniewski dominated the left side of the offensive line. At one of the most under-appreciated positions, Wisniewski was recognized for his work by being selected to eight Pro Bowl selections. During his tenure, the Raiders made the playoffs five times. Described as a “technician,” Wisniewski was an athletic lineman, who ran well, and had quick feet.
Interview With Steve Wisniewski
Raiders.com: When did you start playing football?
Steve Wisniewski: I started playing football in the 7 th grade back home in Houston, Texas.
Raiders.com: How did you become a Raider?
Steve Wisniewski: I was drafted in the second round of the 1989 draft out of Penn State University. I was a part of the 1986 National Championship team and earned my degree in Marketing in four years.
Raiders.com: What did it mean for you to wear the Silver and Black?
Steve Wisniewski: It meant that I would have to uphold a tradition of excellence. It was an honor for me. I had great role models in Howie Long (1981-93) and Matt Millen (1980-88) and they guided me.
Raiders.com: What is your greatest memory from playing with the Raiders?
Steve Wisniewski: Playing in the 1990 AFC Championship game.
Raiders.com: Is there any one moment or play that stands out from your career?
Steve Wisniewski: The first time I was selected to the Pro Bowl (1990). It was an honor to represent the Raider organization.
Raiders.com: Do you keep in contact with any of your former teammates?
Steve Wisniewski: Definitely. I volunteer at Napoleon Kaufman's (1995-00) church, so I see him on a weekly basis. I also keep in touch with Greg Biekert (1993-01), Don Mosebar (1983-94), and Robert Jenkins (1994-96).
Raiders.com: Which team did you enjoy playing against the most?
Steve Wisniewski: The (Kansas City) Chiefs. They were in our division and there's always been a long-standing rivalry between us.
Raiders.com: Do you still attend any Raider games?
Steve Wisniewski: I get to a couple of games every year. This past season I worked for the Raider TV network. I did some pre-game commentary before one of the pre-season games. It was a thrill to represent the Raider organization from a different angle.
Raiders.com: What are you doing now?
Steve Wisniewski: I'm very active with my family. I'm married with three kids. I volunteer at Napoleon Kaufman's church as a Children's Ministry Leader. I also have a full-time job selling software for CIMA Systems. We sell business development software for use in the auto industry. I started working here after my football career ended.
Raiders.com: Are there any messages you would like to pass along to the Raider fans?
Steve Wisniewski: Just a heartfelt thank you to all the fans for their years of encouragement, it was an honor to represent you and the Raiders.