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Fox Sports
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While Oakland Raiders outside linebacker Bruce Irvin had to exit the game with cramps, his return for the Raiders against the Houston Texans is probable. In a win-or-go-home AFC pl..
The Raiders and Texans are set to square off on Saturday in a rematch of an earlier meeting that Oakland won in Mexico City. Of course, that was back when Derek Carr was healthy an..
Connor Cook is making his first career NFL start on one of the biggest stages, and the Houston Texans’ Jadeveon Clowney made sure to give the Oakland Raiders’ rookie QB a rude welc..
Mario Edwards Jr. has been added to the Oakland Raiders injury report. The Oakland Raiders have largely been healthy for much of the 2016 season, but ahead of their first playoff g..
The Oakland Raiders need a spark on offense in their playoff game against the Houston Texans. Will we be seeing quarterback Matt McGloin take the field? The Oakland Raiders are see..
Injured Oakland Raiders quarterback Derek Carr was optimistic when offering his thoughts after his team’s playoff loss on Saturday. Frankly, the Oakland Raiders didn’t stand much o..
In case Oakland catches more tough breaks, they are prepared with a plan at QB. Sort of… Up until Christmas Eve, Raider Nation was on top of the world with their team’s performance..
As the NFL Playoffs 2017 have finally arrived, here’s a final prediction for today’s Raiders vs Texans AFC Wild Card game. Kicking off the NFL Playoffs 2017, the first game today i..
Connor Cook’s first start in the NFL in the AFC Wild Card Game didn’t start well thanks to Houston Texans linebacker Jadeveon Clowney. On the Oakland Raiders first posses..
Following the Houston Texans’ AFC Wild Card win over the Oakland Raiders, owner Bob McNair shot down reports about head coach Bill O’Brien being fired. Leading up to the Houston Te..
Menelik Watson gets his big chance to prove his worth Saturday! Oakland Raiders 2013 2nd-round pick Menelik Watson grew up rough in Manchester, England. Looking for sports to ..
Connor Cook’s first pass attempt as a starting quarterback for the Raiders—which also happened to be his first pass attempt in an NFL playoff game—was supposed to be a quick, relat..
The Houston Texans defense was too much for Connor Cook to handle as they took down the Oakland Raiders in their AFC Wild Card matchup. The story of this game was the Houston defen..
Punt, punt, punt, punt, punt, punt, punt, punt. After the Oakland Raiders cut into an early Houston Texans lead to make Saturday’s AFC wild-card a three-point game, Connor Coo..
Picking the other three wild card games. Let’s look at the three less important games this weekend. The Steelers are home facing the Dolphins to whom they have lost this season. It..
HOUSTON (AP) Brock Osweiler finally looked like the player Houston spent $72 million on, throwing for a touchdown and running for another to lead the Texans to a 27-14 wild-card pl..
HOUSTON (AP) — Brock Osweiler finally looked like the player Houston spent $72 million on, throwing for a touchdown and running for another to lead the Texans to a 27-14 wild-card ..
Jadeveon Clowney was never a ---. Clowney, the Texans’ third-year defensive end and the No. 1 overall pick in the 2014 NFL Draft, was an impact player from the moment he ente..
The latest from the NFL’s wild-card Saturday. (All times Eastern) — 6:15 p.m. Things are looking good so far for Bill O’Brien’s Houston Texans, who lead the Oakland Raiders 20-7 at..
The latest from the NFL’s wild-card Saturday. (All times Eastern) — 8:25 p.m. Golden Tate missed an early chance to make an impact in his return to Seattle. The Detroit receiver dr..
The latest from the NFL’s wild-card Saturday. (All times Eastern) — 5 p.m. The Houston Texans know they’ll avoid a shutout this time in the playoffs, no matter what happens the res..
The latest from the NFL’s wild-card Saturday. (All times Eastern) 9:14 p.m. Seattle’s misfiring run game has found its legs in the first half. Specifically the legs of Thomas Rawls..
New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady uses hats to select Instagram as his next social media account of choice on his Facebook account. The New England Patriots are on a bye i..
Dec 4, 2016; Pittsburgh, PA, USA; New York Giants wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. (13) runs the ball against the Pittsburgh Steelers during the first half at Heinz Field. Mandatory..
Nov 27, 2016; Houston, TX, USA; San Diego Chargers running back Melvin Gordon (28) runs with the ball during the game against the Houston Texans at NRG Stadium. Mandatory Credit: T..
DeAndre Hopkins exploded at the end of the second quarter of the AFC Wild Card game by hauling in a deep ball, then scoring on the next play. Whenever the Houston Texans signed qua..
I’ve been a season ticket holder along with my father since 1961. It’s kind of hard to look back without  my Dad, but I’ll give it a try. Some of the moments have been great a..
Mar 18, 2016; Indianapolis, IN, USA; Indianapolis Colts owner Jim Irsay listens as retired quarterback Peyton Manning speaks during a press conference at Indiana Farm Bureau Footba..
Some of the sports stories The Associated Press is covering Saturday. A full Sports Digest will be sent by about 3 p.m. All times EST: – HOUSTON – Rookie quarterback Connor Cook le..
The San Francisco 49ers won’t have to worry about cap space in 2017, which makes it possible to bring aboard a large crop of NFL free agents. But instead of the big deals, let’s lo..
The Score
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Oakland Raiders linebacker Bruce Irvin is probable to return to Saturday's game against the Houston Texans after suffering cramps during the second quarter. Irvin was taken to the ..
The Oakland Raiders had visions of the top seed in the AFC and a trip to the Super Bowl, but their season ended with a thud. Without starting quarterback Derek Carr who broke his l..
Connor Cook learned a harsh lesson during his first career start: be aware of Jadeveon Clowney at all times. The Oakland Raiders' rookie quarterback attempted to throw a screen pas..
Brock Osweiler rewarded head coach Bill O'Brien for installing him as the starter for the Houston Texans' playoff game against the Oakland Raiders by leading the team to a 20-point..
Fumble luck can help decide playoff games, and the Houston Texans got a nice dose of it Saturday. Leading 20-7 late in the third quarter, Texans return man Tyler Ervin muffed a pun..
Oakland Raiders wide receiver Michael Crabtree suffered a concussion during Saturday's 27-14 loss to the Houston Texans, according to Vic Tafur of the San Francisco Chronicle. Crab..
Houston Texans owner Bob McNair denied reports indicating head coach Bill O'Brien would have been fired if the Texans lost their playoff opener, according to John McClain of the Ho..
An illness won't keep Mario Edwards Jr. out of Saturday afternoon's wild-card game, after all. Edwards was a full participant in practice throughout the week after an illness had l..
Quarterback Brock Osweiler's performance in Saturday's wild-card win over the Oakland Raiders was enough to ensure he will remain starter next week. Head coach Bill O'Brien announc..
Donald Penn isn't ruling out a return to the lineup if the Oakland Raiders are able to steal a win in Houston on Saturday afternoon. The veteran left tackle told ESPN's Adam Scheft..
HOUSTON - Brock Osweiler finally looked like the player Houston spent $72 million on, throwing for a touchdown and running for another to lead the Texans to a 27-14 wild-card playo..
Covers.com is the biggest and best source for sports betting information, providing unrivaled and original content sports bettors cannot live without. Saturday marks the beginning ..
The Houston Texans are far from anyone's idea of an alluring postseason pick with Brock Osweiler at quarterback, but sleep on them at your own peril. Boasting the league's top-rank..
The future of Bill O'Brien is believed to hinge on his ability to guide the Houston Texans past the Oakland Raiders in Saturday's wild-card matchup, and if he fails to win, several..
Bleacher Report
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On Saturday afternoon, the 2017 NFL playoffs get underway when the Oakland Raiders travel to Houston to face the Texans. For the Raiders, it's their first playoff appearance since ..
Oakland Raiders wide receiver Michael Crabtree was ruled out for the remainder of Saturday's Wild Card Game against the Houston Texans in the fourth quarter as trainers continued t..
The Houston Texans earned their first playoff victory since 2012 with a 27-14 win over the Oakland Raiders in the AFC Wild Card Round on Saturday.   Both offenses were un..
The beginning of the 2016-17 NFL postseason has finally arrived. For the next few weeks, football fans can forget all about the 20 teams that failed to make the playoffs and focus ..
The Oakland Raiders and Houston Texans will kick off the NFL playoffs on Saturday at 4:35 p.m. ET. It's a battle between a third-string quarterback making his first career NFL star..
The NFL playoffs kick off Saturday at 4:35 p.m. ET when Oakland faces Houston, although the Raiders are coming into this game short-handed. Quarterback Derek Carr was already lost ..
The NFL postseason starts Saturday at 4:35 p.m. ET when the Oakland Raiders face the Houston Texans. Here is the Wild Card Weekend schedule to go along with some predictions and an..
The fate of Houston Texans head coach Bill O'Brien remains up in the air as the team prepares to face the Oakland Raiders in the first round of the NFL playoffs Saturday. Continue ..
If you're a college basketball fan, think about advancing through the NFL postseason much like a college basketball team going step by step to the Final Four. Often, it's not the b..
After 256 games, the 2016 NFL season is down to its final 11. Here is the NFL playoff bracket, the latest Super Bowl odds and three scenarios you might see play out this postseason..
ABC7 News
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Get ready Raider Nation, it's going down today - the Raiders will be facing off against the Texans in their first playoff game in 14 years. Pre-game coverage starts at 12 p.m. on A..
Injuries, relocation rumors and lineup changes don't mean a thing to the Oakland Raiders. The Silver and Black have their game faces on for the showdown in Houston as rookie Connor..
Injuries, relocation rumors and lineup changes don't mean a thing to the Oakland Raiders. The Silver and Black have their game faces on for the showdown in Houston as rookie Connor..
Las Vegas bettors had shown more interest in some of Saturday's college basketball action than they had in the Oakland Raiders leading up to Saturday's wild-card kickoffs. The Raid..
Brock Osweiler finally looked like the player Houston spent $72 million on, throwing for a touchdown and running for another to lead the Texans to a 27-14 wild-card playoff win ove..
Two weeks ago, the Oakland Raiders were heading for the playoffs with MVP candidate Derek Carr at quarterback. Now they're down to rookie third-string quarterback Connor Cook as th..
HOUSTON -- Brock Osweiler finally looked like the player Houston spent $72 million on, throwing for a touchdown and running for another to lead the Texans to a 27-14 wild-card play..
AL.Com
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The Oakland Raiders return to the NFL playoffs on Saturday for the first time since the 2002 season, a drought that would have been hard to imagine in the days when quarterback Ken..
Oakland Raiders quarterback Connor Cook will make history on Saturday. How much history remains to be seen. The rookie from Michigan State will become the first QB in NFL history t..
It takes more than being big and strong to be a good fullback in the NFL. That's why Houston coach Bill O'Brien is glad former Auburn standout Jay Prosch is back for the Texan..
The 2016-17 NFL playoffs begin on Saturday, January 7, as the Houston Texans host the Oakland Raiders in an AFC wildcard game at NRG Stadium in Houston, Texas. ESPN will broadcast ..
The Super Bowl LI playoffs start on Saturday, and 34 players with Alabama football roots are hoping to reach the NFL championship game. For Malcolm Butler, Josh Bynes, Dont'a Hight..
Entering his sixth NFL playoff game, Houston cornerback Kareem Jackson has pretty good idea of what the Texans need to do to advance past the first round on Saturday: Be ahead at h..
Houston Texans cornerback Kareem Jackson and wide receiver DeAndre Hopkins will be pulling in the same direction on Saturday when the NFL playoffs start. But this week in the Texan..
Chron
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Sean O'Connor, left, jokes with Dominic Tizioukdal, right, before an AFC Wild Card Playoff game at NRG Stadium Saturday, Jan. 7, 2017, in Houston. O'Connor traveled from New Orlean..
Sean O'Connor, left, jokes with Dominic Tizioukdal, right, before an AFC Wild Card Playoff game at NRG Stadium Saturday, Jan. 7, 2017, in Houston. O'Connor traveled from New Orlean..
Four game balls awarded to impact players in the Texans' AFC wild-card victory over the Raiders:  Jadeveon Clowney, defensive end The Pro Bowler Clowney chased an excellent re..
Brock Osweiler returned to the lineup and threw one touchdown pass and ran for another for the second game in a row. He didn’t turn it over for the second consecutive game and fini..
KHOU meteorologist Chita Craft had a little fun with the Houston Texans' playoff game Saturday. Craft, who is 8-months pregnant, donned a Vince Wilfork jersey and posted to Faceboo..
Houston Texans wide receiver Wendall Williams reacts after making a first down reception against the Jacksonville Jaguars during the second quarter of an NFL football game at NRG S..
Detroit Free Press
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Lansing State Journal columnist Graham Couch and Detroit Free Press / LSJ Michigan State beat writer Chris Solari analyze the turn in MSU's basketball season and break down the imp..
HOUSTON – They harassed him, they puzzled him, they intercepted him, and the Houston Texans’ defense dominated the Oakland Raiders and rookie quarterback Connor Cook. Oakland snapp..
We asked the USA TODAY Sports NFL staff the following question: What is the top story line of wild-card weekend? Their responses: Jarrett Bell What can be a bigger story line than ..
Le'Veon Bell, RB, Steelers. 2016 stats: 261 carries, 1,268 yards, 4.9 yards per carry and seven touchdowns in 12 games.  Charles LeClaire, USA TODAY SportsLast SlideNext Slide..
A quick preview as the NFL playoffs prepare to commence ... Who’s hot — Le’Veon Bell: Since being drafted by the Pittsburgh Steelers in the second round of the 2013 draft — then tw..
SFgate
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HOUSTON (AP) — Star left tackle Donald Penn is out with a knee injury for the Oakland Raiders in their AFC wild-card playoff game against the Houston Texans on Saturday. With Penn ..
Houston Texans cornerback Johnathan Joseph (24) breaks up a pass intended for Oakland Raiders wide receiver Amari Cooper (89) during the first half of an AFC Wild Card NFL game Sat..
Houston Texans quarterback Brock Osweiler (17) scrambles for a first down against Oakland Raiders defensive end Mario Edwards (97) during the first half of an AFC Wild Card NFL foo..
Brock Osweiler, quarterback de los Texans de Houston, corre para lograr un primer down, frnete a Mario Edwards, defensive end de los Raiders de Oakland, durante el partido de poste..
Oakland Raiders quarterback Connor Cook (8) is sacked by Houston Texans defensive end D.J. Reader (98) during the first quarter of an AFC Wild Card Playoff game at NRG Stadium Satu..
NJ.com
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As the Eagles sit at home on Saturday, and the NFL Playoffs begin, they will be pondering how to fix a roster that finished 7-9 last season with plenty of holes.  One maj..
The fifth-seeded Oakland Raiders meet the fourth-seeded Houston Texans, AFC South champions, in an AFC wild card game as the NFL Playoffs begin on Saturday, January ..
The fifth-seeded Oakland Raiders meet the fourth-seeded Houston Texans, AFC South champions, in an AFC wild card game as the NFL Playoffs begin on Saturday, January ..
The 2017 NFL Playoffs begin Saturday, January 7, 2017 (1/1/17) with Wild Card games that match the Oakland Raiders vs. Houston Texans in the AFC, and the Detroit Lions against the ..
SB Nation
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The Oakland Raiders came into Saturday’s game hurt, with injuries to quarterback Derek Carr and offensive tackle Donald Penn, and things didn’t get any better for them against the ..
The Houston Texans will start quarterback Brock Osweiler in the Wild Card round, while the Oakland Raiders will start rookie fourth-round pick Connor Cook. At this point, we’ve see..
Bill O’Brien could be coaching his last game with the Houston Texans on Saturday evening. If his team loses its NFL Wild Card to the Oakland Raiders, there is a chance, according t..
Brock Osweiler vs. Connor Cook is a match made for the Holiday Bowl, but the Wild Card round of the 2017 NFL playoffs will have to take what it can get. Injuries have forced two qu..
The Kansas City Star
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Brock Osweiler finally looked like the player Houston spent $72 million on, throwing for a touchdown and running for another to lead the Texans to a 27-14 wild-card playoff win ove..
The latest from the NFL's wild-card Saturday. (All times Eastern) --- 8:25 p.m. Golden Tate missed an early chance to make an impact in his return to Seattle. The Detroit receiver ..
As a source for NFL quarterback talent, the College Football Playoff is off to a solid start. The first game played in the new format, the Rose Bowl in January 2015, matched Oregon..
ABC News
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Osweiler replaced Tom Savage in the Texans' Week 17 loss to the Tennessee Titans after Savage left the game with a concussion. Osweiler had been previously benched for Savage in We..
It's NFL wild-card weekend and ESPN Chalk's Vegas experts have you covered with comprehensive betting previews for all of the Saturday and Sunday's action, included together in one..
ESPN USA
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Las Vegas bettors had shown more interest in some of Saturday's college basketball action than they had in the Oakland Raiders leading up to Saturday's wild-card kickoffs. The Raid..
HOUSTON -- Texans safety Quintin Demps injured his hamstring early in the first half of Saturday's 27-14 wild-card win over the Oakland Raiders and did not return. Demps spent most..
FanSided
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Jan 1, 2017; Denver, CO, USA; Oakland Raiders tackle Donald Penn (72) before the game against the Denver Broncos at Sports Authority Field at Mile High. Mandatory Credit: Isaiah J...
The NFL Playoffs are here and the wildcard weekend sets up to be, well, wild. Here are the complete watchability rankings of the four Wild Card games. After 17 weeks, the post..
International Business Times
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The 2017 NFL playoffs begin Saturday with four games slated on four different networks. ESPN, NBC, CBS and Fox will each broadcast a game this weekend, which means there will be ch..
The NFC playoffs begin Saturday night with a matchup between the Detroit Lions and Seattle Seahawks. After ending the regular season on a three-game losing streak, the Lions are lo..
Los Angeles Times
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Brock Osweiler finally looked like the player Houston spent $72 million on, throwing for a touchdown and running for another to lead the Texans to a 27-14 wild-card playoff win ove..
The NFL is a quarterback-driven league, but the teams in this playoff game will be trying to downplay the position as much as possible. The Raiders are down to their third option, ..
SM Daily Journal
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ALAMEDA — The Oakland Raiders will be without star left tackle Donald Penn for their playoff opener against Houston. The Raiders said Friday that Penn would be inactive after injur..
Raiders hope Cook sizzles
SM Daily Journal
HOUSTON — Two weeks ago, the Oakland Raiders were heading for the playoffs with MVP candidate Derek Carr at quarterback. Now they’re down to rookie third-string quarterback Connor ..
Sports Illustrated
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The Texans host the Raiders at NRG Stadium as the Wild Card round of the NFL Playoffs gets underway. Houston will start Brock Osweiler over Tom Savage at quarterback, while Oakland..
Connor Cook’s first pass attempt as a starting quarterback for the Raiders—which also happened to be his first pass attempt in an NFL playoff game—was supposed to be a quick, relat..
Tampa Bay Times
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The tale of the season's first two NFL playoff games is all about the headline names who won't be taking their Pro Bowl talents to the line of scrimmage in Houston and Seattle. Tod..
HOUSTON — Brock Osweiler finally looked like the player Houston spent $72 million on, throwing for a touchdown and running for another to lead the Texans to a 27-14 wild-card playo..
The Cheat Sheet
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It’s gut-check time in the NFL; teams must win or go home in the postseason, with the ultimate prize on the line. This year, the Green Bay Packers and Pittsburgh Steelers caug..
Less than one calendar year after winning Super Bowl 50, the Denver Broncos are now in the market for a new head coach. In an emotional press conference one day after the Broncos d..