Raiders can clinch playoff berth with win vs fading Bolts
OAKLAND (10-3) at SAN DIEGO (5-8)
Sunday, 4:25 p.m. ET, CBS
OPENING LINE - Pick-em
RECORD VS. SPREAD - Oakland 8-5, San Diego 7-6
SERIES RECORD - Raiders lead 62-50-2
LAST MEETING - Raiders beat Chargers 34-31, Oct. 9
LAST WEEK - Raiders lost to Chiefs 21-13; Chargers lost to Panthers 28-16
AP PRO32 RANKING - Raiders No. 4, Chargers No. 25
RAIDERS OFFENSE - OVERALL (6), RUSH (7), PASS (5).
RAIDERS DEFENSE - OVERALL (30), RUSH (26), PASS (27).
CHARGERS OFFENSE - OVERALL (11), RUSH (23), PASS (6).
CHARGERS DEFENSE - OVERALL (17), RUSH (6), PASS (25).
STREAKS, STATS AND NOTES - Raiders need win to clinch first playoff berth since 2002, when they advanced to Super Bowl in San Diego before being routed 48-21 by Tampa Bay. ... This could be final Raiders-Chargers game in San Diego as Chargers chairman Dean Spanos is strongly considering move to Los Angeles after failing to get voter approval for new downtown stadium to replace aging Qualcomm Stadium. ... This could come close to Chargers' first sellout of 2016, thanks to large number of Raiders fans that annually turn out. ... Chargers' best crowd this season was 60,641 against New Orleans on Oct. 2 at 70,000-seat Qualcomm. ... Raiders' 10 victories this season are more than Chargers' nine victories in two seasons. ... Raiders QB Derek Carr looks to bounce back from perhaps worst game of career, 17 for 41 for 117 yards in 21-13 loss to Chiefs, posting career-low 49.1 rating. ... Chargers coach Mike McCoy is 27-34 in four seasons. Chargers have lost 20 of last 29 games. ... San Diego has lost 11 of its last 12 AFC West games dating to 2014. ... Chargers QB Philip Rivers tries to bounce back from five-turnover performance at Carolina, including three INTs. ... Chargers RB Melvin Gordon, 3 yards shy of first 1,000-yard season, unlikely to play due to hip injury ... Fantasy Tip: Chargers TE Antonio Gates still three TD catches shy of breaking Tony Gonzalez's NFL record for tight ends, 111, so might be worth benching.
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