NFL Wire News

  • Week 9 Preview: Raiders at Steelers

    The Sports Xchange Oakland Raiders (4-3) at Pittsburgh Steelers (4-4) Sunday, 1:00 p.m. ET, at CBS – TV: CBS *TV announcers: Ian Eagle, Dan Fouts, Evan Washington *Keys to the game: There are few quarterbacks riding a hotter hand than Oakland’s Derek Carr, who has thrown 15 touchdowns against three interceptions with a 107.5... [Read More]

  • Week 9: Giants at Bucccaneers

    The Sports Xchange New York Giants (4-4) at Tampa Bay Buccaneers (3-4) Sunday, 4:05 p.m. ET, at Raymond James Stadium, Tampa, Fla. – TV: FOX *TV announcers: Kenny Albert, Daryl Johnston, Laura Okmin *Keys to the game: Bucs rookie QB Jameis Winston has made quick strides in his development, including not turning the ball... [Read More]

  • Week 9 Preview: Titans at Saints

    The Sports Xchange Tennessee Titans (1-6) at New Orleans Saints (4-4) Sunday, 1:00 p.m. ET, at Mercedes-Benz Superdome, New Orleans – TV: CBS *TV announcers: Kevin Harlan, Rich Gannon *Keys to the game: Swift changes are coming to the Titans under interim coach Mike Mularkey, who has vowed to keep rookie QB Marcus Mariota... [Read More]

  • Niners’ York turning San Francisco scourge

    The Sports Xchange A quarter-century ago, the World Series in the Bay Area was interrupted by an earthquake. Now, as we prepare to head to the Bay Area for Super Bowl 50 in three months, an earthquake of another kind is taking place among the area’s two NFL franchises. The Oakland Raiders, who had... [Read More]

  • Cooney: NFL ripe with the stench of desperation

    The Sports Xchange As the National Football League limps into the halfway mark of the season, there is something distinctive in the air — the smell of desperation. While the league’s ubiquitous PR department praises a high tide of undefeated teams, four, the more prevalent news is carried by the stench from an undercurrent... [Read More]

  • Packers sticking with Clements as play-caller

    The Sports Xchange GREEN BAY, Wis. — Despite obvious shortcomings on offense in recent games and quarterback Aaron Rodgers’ airing grievances, head coach Mike McCarthy isn’t in favor of making a midseason change in the relay points of play calls. McCarthy made it clear Wednesday that he’s sticking by his offseason decision to relinquish... [Read More]

  • Ground game has fueled Raiders’ success

    The Sports Xchange ALAMEDA, Calif. — The Oakland Raiders’ success this season has come when they were even moderately successful on the ground. The Raiders are 4-0 when they rush for 70 or more yards, and their most recent victory came with Latavius Murray getting 113 yards against the previous stout Jets. Oakland had... [Read More]