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The Baltimore Ravens did most of the celebrating on Sunday. (Mira Laing/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Raiders fall behing big early, lose for 3rd week in a row

Oakland — Less than four minutes into the Oakland Raiders third loss…

 

Baltimore Ravens strong safety Eric Weddle (32) watches Oakland Raiders wide receiver Seth Roberts (10) make a touchdown reception Oct. 2, 2016, in Baltimore. (Karl Merton Ferron/Baltimore Sun/TNS)

Raiders off to 3-1 start after thriller in Baltimore

The Raiders are off to a 3-1 start, their best since the…

 

The Oakland Raiders and Kelechi Osemele have reportedly agreed to contract terms. (Patrick Semansky/2015 AP)

Raiders expect to bolster O-line with free-agent signing

The Oakland Raiders struck early for their top target in free agency,…

 

Oakland Raiders coach John Madden walks quarterback Ken Stabler off the field after Stabler was injured on a fourth quarter sack by Don Latimer of the Denver Broncos on Dec. 4, 1978. Extent of his injuries was not known but he was replaced in the lineup by David Humm. Broncos won 21-6. (JP/1978 AP)

Brain disease: The NFL’s big lie

Do they not realize that their brains are rotting and their bodies…

Oakland Raiders coach John Madden walks quarterback Ken Stabler off the field after Stabler was injured on a fourth quarter sack by Don Latimer of the Denver Broncos on Dec. 4, 1978. Extent of his injuries was not known but he was replaced in the lineup by David Humm. Broncos won 21-6. (JP/1978 AP)
Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson reacts after throwing a touchdown against the Baltimore Ravens on Sunday in Baltimore. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

Wilson throws 5 TD passes as Seahawks beat Ravens 35-6

BALTIMORE — As long as Russell Wilson continues to fling touchdown passes…

Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson reacts after throwing a touchdown against the Baltimore Ravens on Sunday in Baltimore. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
San Francisco 49ers wide receiver Anquan Boldin (81) stiff-arms Baltimore Ravens defensive back Kyle Arrington during the first half in Santa Clara on  Sunday. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

Kaepernick throws 2 TD passes as 49ers snap four-game skid

SANTA CLARA — Torrey Smith and Anquan Boldin took it to the…

San Francisco 49ers wide receiver Anquan Boldin (81) stiff-arms Baltimore Ravens defensive back Kyle Arrington during the first half in Santa Clara on  Sunday. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
Colin Kaepernick needs to string together quality games if the 49ers have any chance of being competitive in the NFC West. (Seth Wenig/AP)

Can Kap string together two good games?

Now that 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick has avoided quarterbacking’s version of the…

Colin Kaepernick needs to string together quality games if the 49ers have any chance of being competitive in the NFC West. (Seth Wenig/AP)
The Raiders’ Amari Cooper (89) runs away from cornerback Jimmy Smith (22) on a 68-yard touchdown Sunday. (AP Photo/Tony Avelar)

Reserved Cooper is life of party

Raiders’ rookie Amari Cooper had his coming-out party against the Baltimore Ravens…

The Raiders’ Amari Cooper (89) runs away from cornerback Jimmy Smith (22) on a 68-yard touchdown Sunday. (AP Photo/Tony Avelar)
Marcio Jose Sanchez/2014 AP File photoFor the second straight year

49ers’ schedule is Super-sized test

If the 2014 campaign means anything, the 49ers figure to have their…

Marcio Jose Sanchez/2014 AP File photoFor the second straight year
Jonathan Bachman/2014 AP file photoTorrey Smith had a career-high 11 touchdown receptions with the Ravens in 2014.

49ers set to sign wide receiver Torrey Smith

The 49ers have found a deep threat for Colin Kaepernick. Torrey Smith,…

Jonathan Bachman/2014 AP file photoTorrey Smith had a career-high 11 touchdown receptions with the Ravens in 2014.
Nick Wass/AP PhotoPittsburgh Steelers linebacker Lawrence Timmons

Ravens security head accused of groping at stadium

BALTIMORE -- The Baltimore Ravens' security director is accused of groping a…

Nick Wass/AP PhotoPittsburgh Steelers linebacker Lawrence Timmons

Goodell, Rice only part of NFL’s player problems

There seems to be a concerted effort of everyone from the TV…

Patrick Semansky/AP file photoFormer Ravens running back Ray Rice

Union files appeal over Ray Rice suspension

BALTIMORE -- The NFL players' union appealed Ray Rice's indefinite suspension Tuesday…

Patrick Semansky/AP file photoFormer Ravens running back Ray Rice
Patrick Semansky/APSome 49ers warm up led by from left Daniel Kilgore

49ers, Ravens take off the pads for final practice

OWINGS MILLS, Md. — The 49ers and Baltimore Ravens decided it would…

Patrick Semansky/APSome 49ers warm up led by from left Daniel Kilgore
Nick Wass/AP49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick throws to a receiver as he is pressured in the first quarter of Thursday's preseason opener against the Ravens.

49ers fall to Ravens in preseason opener

BALTIMORE — If the Baltimore Ravens’ performance in their preseason opener served…

Nick Wass/AP49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick throws to a receiver as he is pressured in the first quarter of Thursday's preseason opener against the Ravens.
Elaine Thompson/APSeahawks cornerback Richard Sherman’s postgame antics drew plenty of criticism

Boldin trying to win second straight Super Bowl

In the crazed chase for the Lombardi Trophy, Anquan Boldin had failed…

Elaine Thompson/APSeahawks cornerback Richard Sherman’s postgame antics drew plenty of criticism
David Goldman/APNFL Commissioner Roger Goodell is in favor of adding two wild-card teams

Opening week offers plenty of intriguing storylines

The Super Bowl champion Baltimore Ravens and Denver Broncos, the hot favorite…

David Goldman/APNFL Commissioner Roger Goodell is in favor of adding two wild-card teams
Getty Images File PhotoKeenan Allen was red-flagged at the NFL Scouting Combine after taking his drug test.

Cal receiver Keenan Allen’s combine drug test reportedly red-flagged

Cal wide receiver Keenan Allen’s drug test at the NFL Scouting Combine…

Getty Images File PhotoKeenan Allen was red-flagged at the NFL Scouting Combine after taking his drug test.
Getty Images File PhotoBaltimore safety Ed Reed has no intention of retiring. “It’s not my last ride

Ravens’ Ed Reed isn’t about to join Ray Lewis in retirement after season

Ravens safety Ed Reed isn’t planning on joining teammate Ray Lewis in…

Getty Images File PhotoBaltimore safety Ed Reed has no intention of retiring. “It’s not my last ride
Getty Images File PhotoRavens strong safety Bernard Pollard has drawn attention for his fierce hits

Ravens’ Bernard Pollard likes to be in middle of things

Bernard Pollard likes to talk and loves to hit. The Baltimore Ravens…

Getty Images File PhotoRavens strong safety Bernard Pollard has drawn attention for his fierce hits