Biggest Takeaways from Oakland Raiders’ Week 10 Loss

The Oakland Raiders' Week 10 loss to the Minnesota Vikings dropped a harsh reality on their playoff hopes.

Once a front-runner for an AFC wild-card spot, the Raiders now find themselves muddled in a group of six teams fighting for two slots.

Looking ahead, Oakland will play consecutive road games—back-to-back division rivals—on two separate occasions and a playoff contender in the Green Bay Packers.

The challenges are in place for this young team, but they must learn from a humbling loss to the Vikings.

Minnesota boasts a top-10 defense and fields the NFL’s leading rusher, which provided a solid measuring stick for this year’s upstart Raiders team.

Unfortunately, it didn’t go over well for the Silver and Black. Furthermore, the following takeaways pose some truths and serious questions going forward.

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