The Raiders will play one prime-time game in 2015, a Christmas Eve affair on Dec. 24 at O.co Coliseum against the San Diego Chargers as part of NFL Network's Thursday Night Football.
This will mark the Raiders' sixth contest against the San Diego Chargers on a Thursday night, with the last one coming on Nov. 10, 2011. Oakland holds a 4-1 record in those games.
Oakland will host an AFC West opponent as part of the NFL's Thursday Night Football for the third time in four years when they take on the San Diego Chargers on Christmas Eve. They hosted the Kansas City Chiefs in 2014 and Denver Broncos in 2012.
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On Thursdays, the Raiders are 8-9 all-time, including a 3-4 record on Thanksgiving Days. The Raiders last hosted a Thursday game on Nov. 20, 2014, when they beat the Kansas City Chiefs, 24-20.
Last season, the Raiders got their first win of the season on Thursday Night Football against Kansas City. RB Latavius Murrayburst onto the scene with 112 rushing yards on four carries and two touchdowns, including a 90-yard score. S Charles Woodsonearned Defensive Player of the Week honors after posting nine tackles (six solo), one sack and one pass defensed. With that sack, Woodson became the first player in NFL history to register 50 interceptions and 20 sacks for his career.
This will be the sixth Thursday game hosted by the Raiders. The others are: Nov. 24, 1966 vs. Buffalo (L, 10-31), Nov. 28, 1968 vs. Buffalo (W, 13-10), Oct. 25, 1979 vs. San Diego (W, 45-22) and Dec. 6, 2012 vs. Denver (L, 13-26), Nov. 20, 2014 vs. Kansas City (W, 24-20).
In 10 games on Thursday vs. the AFC West, Oakland is 7-3.
In 2013, the Raiders played in the latest NFL game ever played when they hosted the San Diego Chargers on Oct. 6. Due to an Oakland Athletics' postseason game, the Raiders moved their game to an 8:35 p.m. PT start, marking the latest start time in NFL history.