Oakland Raiders

Deep Dive
Who Needs Mariota?
Who Needs Mariota?
Not the Oakland Raiders; rookie Derek Carr has proved he has what it takes to become a franchise QB. Plus, what separates Russell Wilson from Colin Kaepernick, the Cowboys’ screen game and the Chargers D
By Andy Benoit
Tuesday Mailbag
The Week 14 Mailbag
The Week 14 Mailbag
J.J. Watt is the NFL's best defensive player, but would the Texans be better if he played tight end? Plus questions on pre-snap movement, Le'Veon Bell's historic run and readers share their movie recommendations
By Peter King
Window Into the Weekend
The Playoff Push
The Playoff Push
With two defensive stars hitting their strides after injuries, the Seahawks continue a difficult stretch of games in Philadelphia. Plus, Jim Harbaugh takes his 49ers to play the team he could be coaching next season, and a big-time Sunday night showdown
By Peter King
Tuesday Mailbag
Week 11 Twitter Mailbag
Week 11 Twitter Mailbag
Can Drew Stanton lead the Cardinals to the Super Bowl? What's wrong with the offenses in Detroit, Carolina and Washington? And who is the Oakland Raiders' next coach? Peter King answers your Twitter questions
By Peter King
Podcast
The MMQB Podcast with Andy Benoit – Week 9
The MMQB Podcast with Andy Benoit – Week 9
Andy previews the Week 9 action, responds to gripes about his midseason All-Pro team and chats with Raiders rookie Khalil Mack
By Andy Benoit
Analytics
How Likely Was the Chargers-Jets Shutout?
How Likely Was the Chargers-Jets Shutout?
You might not be shocked that the dysfunctional Jets couldn't put points on the board in San Diego. But just how frequently can we expect to see shutouts in this age of explosive offenses?
Tuesday Mailbag
The Week 5 Mailbag
The Week 5 Mailbag
My idea for how the NFL could fit cross-conference rivalry games—like Texans-Cowboys or Raiders-49ers—into the yearly schedule. Plus questions on offensive pass interference, a new place for the Pro Bowl and the Raiders' coaching search
By Peter King
Podcast
The MMQB Podcast with Andy Benoit – Week 5
The MMQB Podcast with Andy Benoit – Week 5
Everything you need to know about Week 5, including why the reaction to the Patriots' struggles is overblown, why the Raiders got it wrong, an assessment of the Cowboys' great start and a conversation with Ravens tight end Owen Daniels.
By Andy Benoit
Going Long
Why London? And Can It Work?
Why London? And Can It Work?
In the eighth year of regular-season games in the U.K., the NFL is edging closer to a permanent team there. Does it make sense? Is it logistically feasible? And do Brits really care enough about the American game to sustain a franchise? We crossed the pond to tackle those questions
By Jenny Vrentas
The Conscience
Don’t Go There, Raiders: Pass on Jon Gruden
Don’t Go There, Raiders: Pass on Jon Gruden
Oakland needs a savior, and bringing back the former silver-and-black coach would make a splash. But it’s not worth the money or the heartache
By Don Banks