Oakland Raiders vs. Cleveland Browns: Complete Week 7 Preview for Oakland

Even 0-6 teams have must-win games, and that's exactly what the Oakland Raiders are facing this week when they visit FirstEnergy Stadium to take on the Cleveland Browns. Kickoff is scheduled for this Sunday at 4:25 p.m. ET.

Oakland's schedule is going to be grueling after this week, giving the game that much more importance.

The Browns have looked good at times this season, but their performance last week against the Jacksonville Jaguars showed they are still very beatable. The Raiders have to capitalize on this opportunity.

Cleveland has been one of the worst teams against the run this season. Despite his underwhelming play so far, Darren McFadden will be a major factor. If he's able to play anywhere near the level he's capable of, he could be looking at a breakout game.

The Oakland defense has been decimated by injuries, forcing several reserves into starting roles. But with how bad the unit has played, that's not necessarily a bad thing. 

Sunday's game is an odd matchup between a Raiders team that can't seem to get out of its own way and a Browns team that seems all too willing to give up a win. It might not be pretty, but the Raiders have a very real opportunity to leave Cleveland with a win.

Here's a full breakdown of this week's game.


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