Oakland Raiders: Stock Up, Stock Down Following 2nd Preseason Game

Following an inspiring performance to open up the preseason, the Oakland Raiders were hoping to continue to build momentum against the Minnesota Vikings. Unfortunately, the second preseason game resulted in a much less promising overall performance.

The game, which took more than four hours to complete, lacked rhythm thanks in large part to a delay of about an hour due to lighting. It also didn't help that halftime was shortened to two minutes (literally) to try to make up for the lost time.

The end result for Oakland was a sputtering performance that ended in a 20-12 loss.

With the deadline for the Raiders to cut the roster down to 75 players quickly approaching, there were several players who didn't do themselves any favors in Minnesota. Fortunately, while the performance of several players left plenty to be desired, there were also those who stepped up and showed promise.

Here's a look at whose stock is up and whose stock is down following Oakland's second preseason game.

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