The Oakland Raiders renew their long-time rivalry with the San Diego Chargers with two AFC Western Division games. - Sunday, October 6, at O.co Coliseum in Oakland on CBS, and Sunday, December 22, at Qualcomm Stadium in San Diego also on CBS.
- The Raiders lead the all-time series, 57-47-2.
- The Raiders have played the Chargers 106 times in the regular season, more than any other opponent.
- The Silver and Black played San Diego twice during the strike-shortened 1982 campaign, and met fellow AFC West rivals Denver and Kansas City just one time each that season.
- The two teams have split their last six meetings.
- The Chargers have won three straight in the series, including two victories in 2012, while the Raiders posted three consecutive wins from 2010-11.
- The Raiders have won two of their last three contests at Qualcomm Stadium.
- Head coaches Dennis Allen and Chargers head coach Mike McCoy served on the same staff in Denver in 2011, Allen as defensive coordinator and McCoy as offensive coordinator.
- Senior offensive assistant Al Saunders served as head coach of the Chargers from 1986-88 after first serving as an assistant under head coach Don Coryell from 1983-86. Saunders was the youngest head coach in San Diego team history at 39 years of age.
- Newly signed Raiders LB
Kevin Burnettplayed for the Chargers for two seasons from 2009-10.
- Chargers defensive line coach Don Johnson coached defensive tackles for the Raiders from 2007-08.