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Behind four Phil Dawson field goals, the 49ers beat the Seahawks 19-17 to avenge their Week 2 loss.
The Jets bested Oakland 37-27, forcing a continuance of a Raiders east coast losing streak.
Three seasons ago, the NFC West was a laughingstock. Sunday, they’re in the spotlight.
ALAMEDA — A win at the Meadowlands is the only thing that can keep the Raiders’ playoff hopes alive.
CANDLESTICK PARK — Colin Kaepernick was solid in the 49ers’ 23-13 win over St. Louis.
The Raiders stepped on the Cowboys early only to be dominated when it mattered.
The Raiders have grown into a future contender, but key areas must still be addressed.
Two struggling dual-threat quarterbacks faced off Monday night, and San Francisco’s Colin Kaepernick emerged victorious.
O.CO COLISEUM — The Raiders made one mistake too many in their 23-19 loss.
The Tennessee Titans travel to Oakland to face the 4-6 Raiders Sunday in what looks to be a high-scoring game.
With the NFL doing all they can to revamp the game, the odds of a game being decided by a referee are increasing.
For the second game in a row, the 49ers offense failed to score with less than two minutes to go and the game on the line.
Raider Nation can rest a little easier after undrafted rookie Matt McGloin led the Raiders offense to a 28-23 victory.
Aside from Terrelle Pryor, the Raiders are finally getting healthy. And for Matt McGloin, the timing couldn’t be better.
Do running back injuries in the NFL boil down just to luck? I argue that you can forecast injuries to running backs.
Though there’s a possibility Terrelle Pryor will start, it’s looking like Sunday will become a battle of backups.
Terrelle Pryor said his play was affected by the knee injury he suffered last Sunday and struggled through all week.
CANDLESTICK PARK — The 49ers’ quest for six straight sputtered Sunday.
The Oakland Raiders (3-5) travel to take on the New York Giants (2-6) to play a team that has struggled on offense.
Hazing at varying levels is common in all sports. But the Dolphins’ issues are twisted, unsettling and even confusing.
After the Raiders’ D.J. Hayden played the worst game of his young career, there was no sulking, no frown. Even a smile.
Entering the second half of the season, the 49ers now have arguably the NFL’s deepest roster.
A front-line receiver, linemen on both sides and a return man could take Oakland from 8-8 to 11-5 and the playoffs.
O.CO COLISEUM — Chip Kelly’s “blur” offense trampled the Raiders defense to a 49-20 victory.
Sunday’s game should be full of excitement, as the Eagles defense has proven porous and forgiving.
Eagles coach Chip Kelly said he tried to recruit Terrelle Pryor to Oregon coming out of high school.
Expect the 49ers to activate several players to the 53-man roster courtesy of their non-football injury lists.
From Joe Montana to Jaxson de Ville, the colors and clamor of NFL gameday rolled into London.
Gallery Joe to Jax.
A play took place in the Pittsburgh-Oakland game that Mike Periera says crossed the line into unprofessionalism.
A 93-yard TD run from Terrelle Pryor helped lift the Raiders over the Steelers by a final score of 21-18.
Raiders-Steelers clashes of the ’70s would make today’s NFL lawyers shake in their thousand-dollar loafers.
Raiders quarterback Terrelle Pryor will take the field Sunday intent on defeating the team he grew up following.
Closer in age to the AARP than the NCAA, Jeff Garcia is seeking a comeback bid with the Cleveland Browns.
Though their record doesn’t indicate much success, the Raiders have actually outperformed general expectations.
49ers head coach Jim Harbaugh wound up with a front-row seat to a sideline fracas that broke out in the second half.
Colin Kaepernick completed 13 of 21 passes for 199 yards and rushed 11 times for 68 yards and a touchdown.
The 49ers’ ninth-ranked defense is third in the NFL with 61 points off turnovers, but the Titans are right behind them.
In a new study, scans reveal “profound abnormalities” in the brain activity of retired NFL players.
Anquan Boldin isn’t sold on the idea the NFL is doing everything it can to encourage player safety on the field.
Though Terrelle Pryor scrambled, skirmished, and fought tooth and nail, the Raiders fell 24-7 to the division rival Chiefs.
Stout defense and Vernon Davis highlighted the 49ers’ 32-20 win over Arizona.
Kansas City Chiefs QB Alex Smith is a wonder in the pocket and has a knack for finding receivers you’ve never heard of.
While preparing to visit what has been the best defense in the NFL, Raiders quarterback Terrelle Pryor is not intimidated.
Colin Kaepernick sells more jerseys than any other NFL player, though Payton Manning is right on his heels.
Terrelle Pryor played lights-out, finishing off a perfect first quarter with an 18-for-23, two touchdown performance.
The San Francisco 49ers earned their second straight victory, smacking the Houston Texans 34-3.
A Tampa Bay Times report connects the Raiders to released Buccaneers quarterback Josh Freeman.
The 49ers can keep the Texans’ defense honest by reestablishing the running game that bowled over the Rams last week.
The roster poaching between NFC West rivals continued as the Seahawks claimed versatile quarterback B.J. Daniels.
Matt Flynn may have gone from playing himself out a job in August to playing himself out of a job entirely.
The Raiders enter their second home game of 2013 against one of the league’s weakest defenses.
The NFL player’s union isn’t convinced the Raiders followed proper protocol in handling Terrelle Pryor’s concussion.
Without several key players the 49ers (2-2) got back to .500 by relying on the running game and a stout defense.
To win in St. Louis Thursday, the 49ers might want to listen to some advice from former head coach Mike Singletary.
Peyton Manning threw touchdown passes, earning credit for the win from Raiders head coach Dennis Allen.
The Oakland Raiders will take the biggest stage in regular season football Monday night without a few key players.
Sometimes, in the time it takes took to cook an egg, the outcome of a game can quickly transform.
Going up against arguably the best team in the AFC, the Raiders face tremendous odds Monday night at Denver.
The Oakland Raiders trampled the Jacksonville Jaguars 19-9 for their first win of the season.
It’s gameday. Forget all the 49ers-Seahawks rivalry talk. Not easy, since there’s been so much.
A competitive spirit. A hard worker. A man with a drive to succeed. These are all ways to describe Terrelle Pryor.
In the days of replacement refs, errors were expected. With veteran officials, large scale mistakes are unacceptable.
There are seven officials on the field for NFL games, so there is no excuse for getting penalties wrong.
The 49ers looked every bit the Super Bowl favorite Sunday, winning a tough battle against one of the NFC’s best teams.
Between the defense and the play of Terrelle Pryor, one important fact emerged on Sunday: Oakland is on the rise.
The Colts are heavily favored and will have second-year quarterback Andrew Luck under center.
The 49ers resumed practice and began preparing for their season opener against Green Bay on Sunday.
Terrelle Pryor was named the Raiders’ Week One starting quarterback after outplaying Matt Flynn in the preseason.
After slimming their roster down to 53 players, the Oakland Raiders ushered in some new faces Sunday.
The 49ers got answers to their key questions this preseason and, for the most part, looked sharp doing it.
The Raiders left Seattle’s Century Link Field on a high note — in harmony with several low ones.
The Raiders finalized their roster cuts just a few hours before the 1 p.m. Tuesday deadline.