Biggest Takeaways from Oakland Raiders’ Week 5 Loss

The Oakland Raiders continue to go through growing pains with another loss at home to the undefeated Denver Broncos.

In 2014, the Raiders didn’t belong on the same field as the Broncos. On Sunday, Oakland led for an entire half but fell behind late due to missed opportunities and one critical turnover.

For the most part, Denver’s offensive line provided enough time for Peyton Manning in the pocket. However, safety Charles Woodson forced two interceptions. One of those turnovers preserved the Raiders' 7-3 lead going into halftime.

Despite Woodson’s remarkable performance, Broncos cornerback Chris Harris took an interception one step further for a touchdown late in the fourth quarter.

The Raiders don’t receive a participation certificate for trying, but the team can extract some positives from this loss.

What are the intriguing narratives stemming from the Raiders’ Week 5 defeat?

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