Game Details: Oakland Raiders at Jacksonville Jaguars

October 16, 2016; Oakland, CA, USA; Oakland Raiders quarterback Derek Carr (4) passes the football against the Kansas City Chiefs during the first quarter at Oakland Coliseum. Mandatory Credit: Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports
October 16, 2016; Oakland, CA, USA; Oakland Raiders quarterback Derek Carr (4) passes the football against the Kansas City Chiefs during the first quarter at Oakland Coliseum. Mandatory Credit: Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports /

Everything to know for the Oakland Raiders Week 7 matchup against the Jacksonville Jaguars.

With the Raiders suffering a demoralizing defeat at the hands of the hated Kansas City Chiefs last week 26-10, Oakland is a solid 4-2, and undefeated on the road as they head into Sunday’s game at Everbank Stadium against the opportunistic Jacksonville Jaguars.

Consider this a bit of a redemption game for Raider head coach Jack Del Rio, who was released from his position as head coach of the Jacksonville Jaguars in 2011.

An odd rivalry, born of many a twitter argument, the two teams have had similar peaks and valleys since the Jaguars entered the league in 1995.

Led by the talented and outgoing Blake Bortles, Jacksonville is an underrated team held back by subpar coaching with the potential to surprise those who treat them lightly.

On top of having a talented, albeit underperforming, quarterback, the Jaguars have two of the best wide receivers in the game in Allen Robinson and Allen Hurns, as well as breakout threat Marqise Lee and former Denver Bronco star tight end Julius Thomas.

Sunday marks the eighth all-time meeting between the Raiders and the Jaguars, a history stretching back to the inaugural meeting in 1995 — a 17-3 Oakland victory. Jacksonville is 4-3 against Oakland over the course of the series, but look to snap a two-game losing streak.

Schedule, Live Stream and Radio Broadcast

TV: 10:00 AM PST/1:00 PM EST on CBS (See a map here!)

Announcers: Greg Gumbel and Trent Green

Live Stream: NFL Sunday Ticket

Radio: 95.7 The Game with Greg Papa

Point Spread: Raiders are 1 point underdogs with an Over/Under of 49 points, per Oddshark

Things To Know:

  • Will the Raiders defense ever get on track?

The cries for Ken Norton Jr. to be relieved of his defensive coordinator position grow louder, as time and again the talented Oakland defense continues to struggle.

After an offseason that saw Oakland nab star corner Sean Smith, pass rusher Bruce Irvin, and stud rookie Karl Joseph, Oakland is on track to have on of it’s worst defenses in quite some time, which is amazing considering that head coach Jack Del Rio is a well renowned defensive mind.

At some point the Raiders defense must play up to its talent level, and this week is as good a time as any to do so.

  • Can the Raiders establish a run game?

For how much praise is heaped on a very good offensive line, I will be the first to admit that, in regards to the run game, they’ve underwhelmed to a fair degree.

Blame it on the revolving door at right tackle, injuries to key players on the line, injuries to Latavius Murray, or regression by key players, the run game desperately needs to show up.

  • Derek Carr needs to bounce back.

Like it or not, the names of Blake Bortles and Derek Carr will be tied together for the entirety of their career. After Blake Bortles massive season last year, many said Jacksonville made the right choice in taking Bortles over every other quarterback in the draft.

From Week 1 to last week, many had changed tune, saying Derek Carr was the steal of the draft, and the best quarterback to come out of it. Now, with Derek Carr having a disastrous game and Blake Bortles still trying to get his rhythm back, this game is pivotal not only for the season but to how the careers of these two young players are to be perceived.

Injury Reports:


Alexander, VadalG/TAnkleDNPDNPDNPDoubtful
Feliciano, JonOLCalfLPLPLPQuestionable
Hudson, RodneyCKneeLPLPLPQuestionable
Jackson, GabeGKneeLPLPLPQuestionable
Jones, TaiwanRBKneeLPLPLPQuestionable
Murray, LataviusRBToeLPLPLPQuestionable
Trawick, BryndenSShoulderDNPDNPLPQuestionable
Watson, MenelikTCalfLPLPLPQuestionable


Amukamara, PrinceCBHamstringLPLPFP
Beachum, KelvinOTKneeLPDNPLPQuestionable
Cyprien, JohnathanSCalfLPFPFP
Gipson, TashaunSKneeFPFPFP
Grant, CoreyRBToeFPFPFP
Greene Sr., RashadWRAchillesFPFPFP
Hurns, AllenWRShoulderLPDNPFP
Jones, AbryDTHamstringDNPLPFP
Linder, BrandonGFootLPFPFP
Marks, Sen’DerrickDTKneeDNPFP
Odrick, JaredDLHipDNPDNPLPQuestionable
Parnell, JermeyOTHipDNPLPFP
Sterling, NealTEFootLPDNPLPQuestionable
Thomas, JuliusTEAnkleLPLPQuestionable