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2-4, 3rd in AFC West

Paul Gutierrez ESPN Staff Writer 

Linebackers Cory James and Marquel Lee returned to a light practice on a short week Tuesday. But rookie cornerback Gareon Conley and right tackle Marshall Newhouse remained out. Look for Vadal Alexander at right tackle against the Chiefs, then, if Newhouse is out.

Paul Gutierrez ESPN Staff Writer 

Chiefs QB Alex Smith is 9-1 against the Raiders in his career, completing 63 percent of his passes with a 19-4 TD-INT ratio and a Total QBR of 59. “Probably started when he married a Raiders cheerleader and it's been uphill from there for him," joked Chiefs coach Andy Reid in a conference call with Bay Area reporters.

Paul Gutierrez ESPN Staff Writer 

The Raiders' chances of making the playoffs have fallen to 6 percent, per FPI, courtesy of their four-game losing streak. Their chances of qualifying for the postseason were 66 percent after the victory over the Jets that saw the Raiders improve their record to 2-0. Then again, that's why they play the games, no?

Paul Gutierrez ESPN Staff Writer 

Derek Carr is 0-5 in his last 5 games against the Chiefs, completing 56 percent of his passes with a 4.9 yards per attempt, a 5-5 TD-INT ratio and a Total QBR of 23. His first career win, though, came against Kansas City. In Oakland. On a Thursday night. In the rain.

Paul Gutierrez ESPN Staff Writer 

Rookie safety Obi Melifonwu has had his practice window opened for a potential return from Injured Reserve. The Raiders second-round draft pick had a purported knee injury in training camp and is eligible to play for the Raiders at Miami on Nov. 5. PK Sebastian Janikowski and OL Denver Kirkland are vying for the other spot to return from IR for the Raiders.

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FPI: Silver and Black sliding off the grid

Oakland's preseason Super Bowl chatter is looking more and more like mythology. The Raiders' latest loss dropped their playoff chances in ESPN's FPI nearly 50 percentage points below where things stood back in August.

Paul Gutierrez ESPN Staff Writer 

NaVorro Bowman (No. 53) seems to be having a good time during stretch with the Raiders on Tuesday. Bowman has some studying to do if he is to play Thursday night against the Chiefs.

Paul Gutierrez ESPN Staff Writer 

Jack Del Rio gets the scoop from Marshawn Lynch. Or is it the other way around?

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Bowman talks relationship with Del Rio (1:00)

Paul Gutierrez ESPN Staff Writer 

NaVorro Bowman, on if he thinks he will play Thursday night vs. the Chiefs: “If I'm prepared enough, I'll definitely try to give it a shot...Hey, I'm going to show you something.”

Paul Gutierrez ESPN Staff Writer 

Bruce Irvin, on NaVorro Bowman: “Another dog. Another dog, man. He's a proven veteran and he knows a lot of football. Been around a lot of football and been in a good system so, like Khalil said, we've just got to do our job and turn (the ball carrier) back, and he'll be there...He's got the pedigree. He knows what a good defense consists of. He knows the blueprint on how to become one of the top defenses in the league so I'm just happy to have him with us.”

Paul Gutierrez ESPN Staff Writer 

Khalil Mack, on what NaVorro Bowman brings to Oakland: “A lot of experience, a lot of leadership, a lot of physicality...you're talking about a guy that, all you've got to do is turn the ball back to him. He's going to be there. And that's what we're ready to do.”

Paul Gutierrez ESPN Staff Writer 

With a short week before the Raiders home game against the Chiefs Thursday night, three linebackers were on Oakland's injury report on Monday. All the more reason, then, for NaVorro Bowman to get up to speed and suit up.

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NFL Panic Meter: Raiders

The Raiders are trying to remain calm, but that's difficult after a four-game skid. A couple more losses and it's time to think about the draft.

Paul Gutierrez ESPN Staff Writer 

The Raiders have waived MLB Tyrell Adams in the corresponding move to signing NaVorro Bowman, the team announced.

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Bowman signs a one-year deal with the Raiders (0:29)

Paul Gutierrez ESPN Staff Writer 

Jack Del Rio makes NaVorro Bowman signing official. "He's a veteran guy...were excited to have him."

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Raiders sign ex-49er Bowman to 1-year deal

Former San Francisco 49ers linebacker NaVorro Bowman signed a one-year, $3 million deal with the Oakland Raiders on Monday.

Paul Gutierrez ESPN Staff Writer 

Derek Carr kept it short vs. the Chargers, with 70% (21-30) of his passes being thrown 5 or fewer yards downfield, the highest percentage in a game in his career, per ESPN Stats & Information. On those 21 throws, Carr was 16-of-21, but totaled only 106 yards and 5 first downs while also adding an interception.

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Who are these Raiders? (2:11)

Team Stats

Passing Yards184.727th
Rushing Yards93.724th
Points For20.718th
Points Against21.012th