OAKLAND (CBS/AP) — With their playoff hopes at stake, the Buffalo Bills couldn’t manage to stop Derek Carr and the Oakland Raiders.
Carr threw two touchdown passes and Sebastian Janikowski kicked four field goals to help the Raiders knock the Bills from playoff contention with a 26-24 victory Sunday.
The Bills (8-7) needed to win their final two games and get some help to end the NFL’s longest active playoff drought at 14 seasons. But they failed at the easiest part – beating the lowly Raiders (3-12) – and will miss the playoffs for a 15th straight year.
Oakland has the second longest active postseason drought at 12 but has done a good job of playing spoiler in the past five weeks, beating Kansas City, San Francisco and Buffalo.
Carr wasn’t that sharp, completing just 17 of 34 passes for 214 yards, but the rookie did what Peyton Manning and…
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