Coach Jack Del Rio has `homecoming’ road games in New Orleans and Jacksonville. (Aric Crabb/Bay Area News Group)
Here is the Raiders schedule for the 2016 season, which includes road games in New Orleans, Tennessee and Baltimore in the first four games of the season and three games in prime time:
Sunday, Sept. 11, at New Orleans Saints (10 a.m., Fox): Jack Del Rio is back at the site of the team that drafted and also gave him his first job as an assistant coach.
Sunday, Sept. 18, Atlanta Falcons (1:25 p.m., CBS): The last time the Falcons played at the Coliseum in 2008, JaMarcus Russell was the quarterback, the Raiders had minus-2 yards in the first half and lost 24-0.
Sunday, Sept. 25, at Tennessee Titans (10 a.m., CBS): Derek Carr proved to be a capable passer in the rain, with 330 yards and three touchdowns in a 24-21 win last Nov. 29 in Nashville.
Sunday, Oct. 2, at Baltimore Ravens (10 a.m., CBS): The last time the Raiders won in Charm City was 31-20 on Sept. 28, 1975 when Ken Stabler was the quarterback and the home team was the Baltimore Colts.
Correction: The above game was the final regular-season game. The last Raiders’ win was actually on Dec. 24, 1977 in the “Ghost to the Post” playoff win over the Colts in Memorial Stadium.
Sunday, Oct. 9, San Diego Chargers (1:25 p.m., CBS): Besides being Charles Woodson’s last game, the Raiders’ 23-20 win in OT last year was billed as possibly the last game in Oakland. It wasn’t. Continue Reading