AP Photo/Ben MargotOakland Raiders wide receiver Andre Holmes

The Raiders have been eliminated from the playoff race for the 11th straight year. The San Diego Chargers could be joining their hated rivals, perhaps before kickoff of their game Sunday at Qualcomm Stadium.

The Chargers (7-7) kept their long-shot playoff chances alive by stunning Peyton Manning and the Denver Broncos 27-20 a week ago Thursday. They then got no help from Miami and Baltimore, which both held on for last-second wins to keep their postseason chances looking good.

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