Shaq Thompson Says Carolina Panthers Will “Bounce Back”

SANTA CLARA — More than 71,000 spectators, with beautiful weather to basked in, witnessed the Denver Broncos beat the Carolina Panthers 24-10 in Super Bowl 50 at Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara. This particular Super Bowl played out and into the hands of the defenses while both quarterbacks were basically non factors, despite the Denver […]

CBS Sports Ready To Roll Out Solid Coverage For Super Bowl 50

SAN FRANCISCO — CBS Sports Network has aired 18 Super Bowls for the National Football League (NFL), including the first sporting event that was played between the Green Bay Packers and Kansas City Chiefs on Jan. 15, 1966. On Sunday, Feb. 7, the sports network has the dutiful honor to broadcast Super Bowl 50 as […]

Oakland gets temporary reprieve in effort to keep Raiders

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Oakland was given another shot to keep the Raiders. The NFL approved a compromise measure Tuesday that allows the St. Louis Rams to move back to the Los Angeles area and gives the San Diego Chargers the option to join them in Inglewood. The Raiders had hoped to move to Carson […]

Raiders apply to move to Los Angeles area

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) – The Oakland Raiders have officially filed an application to relocate the franchise to the Los Angeles area. The Raiders filed the papers Monday night to go back to Los Angeles for the second time. The team left Oakland following the 1981 season before returning from Los Angeles in 1995. Owner Mark […]

Raiders Lose To Green Bay 30-20, Playoffs Hopes Dashed

OAKLAND, CALIF. — Derek Carr completed 23 of 47 passes for 276 yards and two touchdowns in the Oakland Raiders 30-20 loss to the Green Bay Packers on Dec. 20. Carr also threw two costly interceptions. Rookie Amari Cooper caught six passes for 120 yards and two touchdowns for the Raiders (6-8), who could miss […]

Blaine Gabbert leads 49ers past Bears 26-20 in OT

CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Bears had just taken a late lead when San Francisco 49ers coach Jim Tomsula delivered the message to Blaine Gabbert. He told his quarterback to enjoy the moment. Gabbert owned it, instead. Gabbert threw a 71-yard touchdown pass to Torrey Smith in overtime after running for the tying TD late […]

Peterson helps Vikings run past Raiders 30-14

OAKLAND (AP) — A game billed as a matchup between emerging second-year quarterbacks Teddy Bridgewater and Derek Carr was overshadowed by a more established star. Adrian Peterson ran for 203 yards and a touchdown in his record-tying sixth career 200-yard game, Cordarrelle Patterson returned a kick 93 yards for a score and the Vikings beat […]

Rodgers leads Packers past 49ers, Green Bay stays unbeaten

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — With his receiving corps banged up and depleted, Aaron Rodgers still made all the big throws to keep Green Bay unbeaten and exactly where it expected to be a quarter into the season. It just took a little while to get warmed up before things got rolling. Rodgers passed for […]

Road woes return for Raiders in 22-20 loss at Chicago

CHICAGO (AP) — Derek Carr was just OK on Sunday. Amari Cooper was shut out in the second half, and Latavius Murray made two big mistakes. A little road success had a bitter aftertaste for the Oakland Raiders. Charles Woodson’s interception set up Sebastian Janikowski’s go-ahead field goal with 2:05 left, but Oakland was unable […]

Carlos Hyde runs for two touchdowns, 49ers top Vikings 20-3

SANTA CLARA (AP) — Alex Boone is taking at least a little credit for Carlos Hyde’s breakout game on the NFL’s big stage. “Somebody owes me a steak. Seriously,” cracked Boone, the left guard who helped clear the way. With franchise rushing leader Frank Gore long gone to the Colts, Hyde quickly showed the San […]