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Oakland Raiders cornerback Charles Woodson (24) celebrates with outside linebacker Sio Moore (55) after tackling Kansas City Chiefs running back Jamaal Charles during the first quarter of an NFL football game in Oakland, Calif., Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)

Raiders snap 16-game skid with 24-20 win vs. KC

- Associated Press

Rookie Derek Carr gave the Oakland Raiders something to celebrate for a change. Carr threw a 9-yard touchdown pass to James Jones with 1:42 remaining, and the Raiders snapped a 16-game losing streak with a 24-20 victory over the Kansas City Chiefs on Thursday night.

Tampa Bay Buccaneers defensive back Brandon Dixon (39) knocks down Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III (10) during the first half of an NFL football game in Landover, Md., Sunday, Nov. 16, 2014. (AP Photo/Mark Tenally)

Pocket Change: NFL’s young, mobile QBs caught in adjustment process

- The Washington Times

It seemed to be a matter of when, not if, the college-style offense took over the professional game, with four youngsters seemingly representing the new breed. Now, not even two years later, those four have encountered a series of obstacles that have dimmed their once-bright futures.

Snow covers Ralph Wilson Stadium in Orchard Park, N.Y., on Wednesday, Nov. 19, 2014. The Buffalo area found itself buried under as much as 5 1/2 feet of snow Wednesday, with another lake-effect storm expected to bring 2 to 3 more feet by late Thursday.  (AP Photo/The Buffalo News, Derek Gee)

Bills-Jets game moved to Monday night in Detroit

- Associated Press

The NFL has chosen to relocate the Bills’ Sunday home game against the Jets because of a severe lake-effect snowstorm that has paralyzed much of the region over the past week.

FILE - In this Oct. 8, 2014, file photo, Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson leaves court accompanied by his wife, Ashley Brown Peterson, in Conroe, Texas. The NFL suspended Adrian Peterson without pay for at least the remainder of the season. The league said Tuesday, Nov. 18, 2014, it informed the Minnesota Vikings running back he will not be considered for reinstatement before April 15 for violating the NFL personal conduct policy. (AP Photo/Houston Chronicle, Billy Smith II, File)

NFL players’ union appeals Adrian Peterson suspension

- Associated Press

Commissioner Roger Goodell on Tuesday suspended Peterson without pay for the rest of the season and told him he will not be considered for reinstatement before April 15 for his violation of the NFL personal conduct policy.

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Oklahoma State quarterback Mason Rudolph (10) passes in the first half of an NCAA college football game against Baylor, Saturday, Nov. 22, 2014, in Waco, Texas. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)

Oklahoma State loses 49-28 at No. 6 Baylor

- Associated Press

Oklahoma State took the redshirt off highly touted freshman quarterback Mason Rudolph and now has only one more chance to get bowl-eligible.

UCLA quarterback Brett Hundley passes during the first half of an NCAA college football game against Southern California, Saturday, Nov. 22, 2014, in Pasadena, Calif. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

Hundley leads No. 11 UCLA past No. 24 USC 38-20

- Associated Press

Brett Hundley's first pass was intercepted by Southern California linebacker Anthony Sarao, who returned it up the UCLA sideline for a shocking touchdown. Red-clad fans rocked the predominantly blue Rose Bowl, hoping this rivalry was undergoing a seismic shift.

Richmond tops William & Mary 34-20

Associated Press

Michael Strauss threw a pair of touchdown passes and Seth Fisher ran for two more to help Richmond beat William & Mary 34-20 and keep its playoff hopes alive on Saturday night.

Oklahoma State quarterback Mason Rudolph (10) passes in the first half of an NCAA college football game against Baylor, Saturday, Nov. 22, 2014, in Waco, Texas. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)

Oklahoma State losses 49-28 at No. 6 Baylor

- Associated Press

Oklahoma State took the redshirt off highly touted freshman quarterback Mason Rudolph and now has only more chance to get bowl eligible.

Cincinnati quarterback Gunner Kiel (11) warms up before an NCAA college football game against Connecticut in East Hartford, Conn., Saturday, Nov. 22, 2014. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)

Cincinnati beats UConn 41-0

- Associated Press

Gunner Kiel passed for 161 yards and three touchdowns and Cincinnati's defense held Connecticut to 129 total yards in a 41-0 shutout on Saturday night.

California quarterback Jared Goff (16) passes under pressure from Stanford's Kevin Anderson, left, during the first half of an NCAA college football game Saturday, Nov. 22, 2014, in Berkeley, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

Stanford routs rival Cal 38-17 in 117th Big Game

- Associated Press

The Big Game got off to an inauspicious start for California when senior safety Michael Lowe was ejected for targeting on the opening play of the game.

Vanderbilt quarterback Johnny McCrary (2) passes against Mississippi State in the second half of an NCAA college football game Saturday, Nov. 22, 2014, in Starkville, Miss. No. 4 Mississippi State won 51-0. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)

Vanderbilt falls to No. 4 Mississippi State 51-0

- Associated Press

Vanderbilt's rough season looked like it had turned the corner over the past few weeks with slightly more competitive games against Southeastern Conference competition.

Southern California coach Steve Sarkisian, right, stands near quarterback Cody Kessler during the first half of an NCAA college football game against UCLA, Saturday, Nov. 22, 2014, in Pasadena, Calif. UCLA won 38-20. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

No. 24 USC loses yet again to No. 11 UCLA, 38-20

- Associated Press

With No. 24 Southern California and No. 11 UCLA each sharing a penchant for playing games that have gone down to the wire this season, it was easy to assume the latest installment of the crosstown showdown would come down to another dramatic fourth quarter.

Ohio State running back Jalin Marshall (17) scores a touchdown against Indiana during the fourth quarter of an NCAA college football game Saturday, Nov. 22, 2014, in Columbus, Ohio. Ohio State won 42-27. (AP Photo/Jay LaPrete)

Out of control: FSU, OSU just win, baby

- Associated Press

Ohio State finally took control of its game against Indiana in the fourth quarter. That was still better than Florida State.

Mississippi State running back Josh Robinson (13) dives into the end zone for a touchdown over the attempted tackle by Vanderbilt defensive back Oren Burks (20) in the first half of an NCAA college football game Saturday, Nov. 22, 2014, in Starkville, Miss. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)

No. 4 Mississippi St beats Vanderbilt 51-0

- Associated Press

Mississippi State's first touchdown on Saturday night came early in the first quarter on Dak Prescott's nifty 9-yard shovel pass to Malcolm Johnson.