The Raiders played their best game this season by far. Despite a tumultuous year, Oakland regained their competitive edge and gave their fans something they've been wanting for since 2011: A victory over the 49ers in the Battle of the Bay.
It's been an uphill battle for the starting quarterback spot with the Oakland Raiders. Matt Flynn has not lived up to his hype while Terrelle Pryor continues to get better. In tonight's 34-26 loss to the Chicago Bears it's evident Pryor should have a shot at starting quarterback.
Well, it's that time of the season, either your playing for the playoffs or rebuilding for next year. Fortunately for the Oakland Raiders their division is solely dominated by one team leaving room to excel. If they win all remaining games there is a possibility for a playoff run.
It wasn't the homecoming Raiders fans expected. Coming off two wins, Oakland returned home to host the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Except the hometown native, Doug Martin, got the standing ovation in the Raiders 42-32 loss to the Buccaneers.
The beginning of pre-season was looking pretty bleak for the Oakland Raiders. Coming into today game, the offense was a big concern. The lack of cohesive play and Carson Palmer's continued streak for interceptions per game has become alarming.