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Chiefs vs. Raiders: Can Oakland break through Thursday night? The Oakland Raiders, 0-10 so far this season, are hosting the Kansas City Chiefs. Might the Raiders win their first game?

Chiefs try to avoid trap in Oakland A date with the winless Oakland Raiders is all that stands between the Kansas City Chiefs and first place in the AFC West.

Raiders owner on stadium deal: 'We want to get something done in Oakland' The Oakland Raiders are set to host the Kansas City Chiefs at O.co Coliseum on Thursday night. If owner Mark Davis has his way, the Raiders will be playing on that site for the foreseeable future.

Injury Report: Short Week Does Raiders No Favors The Oakland Raiders have a short turnaround this week between their Sunday loss in San Diego and their Thursday night matchup against the Kansas City Chiefs at the Coliseum. That means not a lot of healing time—both for those who played against the Chargers and those who did not.

Raiders OC Olson: 'I've got to do a better job' The offense of the Oakland Raiders has been a disaster, and play-caller Greg Olson knows it, ssaying: "I understand I've got to do a better job and that the job has not been up to par at this point."

Chiefs look to avoid letdown vs. winless Raiders OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) -- Wedged between a pair of games against last season's Super Bowl participants, the Kansas City Chiefs appear to get a bit of a breather with a visit to the winless Oakland Raiders.

Raiders OC Greg Olson: 'I've got to do a better job' The offense of the Oakland Raiders has been a disaster, and play-caller Greg Olson knows it, saying: "I understand I've got to do a better job and that the job has not been up to par at this point."

Chiefs vs. Raiders: Betting odds, preview and prediction for 'Thursday Night Football' Kansas City tries to remain focused visiting the winless Oakland Raiders Thursday night. The Kansas City Chiefs are a perfect 5-0 SU and ATS over their last five games. The Chiefs will have their focus put to the test Thursday night visiting the winless Oakland Raiders . Kansas City is an 8-point road favorite, according to sportsbooks monitored by OddsShark . With Kansas City sandwiched between ...

Winless Raiders get Chiefs in short week The Oakland Raiders have gone a calendar year without a victory.

Chiefs vs. Raiders preview When: 8:25 p.m. ET, Thursday Where: O.co Coliseum, Oakland TV: NFL Network The Kansas City Chiefs have won seven of their last eight games and at 7-3 are tied for first place in the AFC West. Their push for a playoff spot begins in earnest with Thursday night's game in Oakland against the Raiders, who are making a push of their own. The Oakland Raiders are 0-10. With a difficult closing schedule ...

Steve Wisniewski
 Steve Wisniewski

Oakland Raiders #76
Offensive Guard
College: Penn State Rookie Yr: 1989
Ht., Wt.: 6'4", 305
Contract Status: Inactive
NFL Exp.: 14
Born: April 7, 1967 in Rutland, VT

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.



 

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