Oakland Raiders vs. Kansas City Chiefs: Complete Week 15 Preview for Oakland

The Oakland Raiders are coming off of what was by far their most impressive game of the season. It really was a dominant performance. The question now is whether the team can repeat it. 

The offense had a breakout game, and it just might have signaled that the unit finally turned the corner. At times, it has shown that it has potential, but it could never sustain a high level of play.

But Derek Carr looked like the quarterback the Raiders thought they were getting when they drafted him. Equally important, Mychal Rivera and Marcel Reece showed that when given the opportunity, they can affect the outcome of a game.

The defense once again put in a winning effort, something that's become more and more common. Like fellow rookie Carr, Khalil Mack had an impressive game, turning in the first multi-sack game of his career. The unit overall was disruptive, and it imposed its will more and more as the game progressed.

Back in Week 12, the Raiders picked up their first win, but they failed to build off of it. They instead followed it up with one of the worst performances in the team's history.

Here's how they can avoid a repeat of that drop-off and instead continue to move in the right direction against the Kansas City Chiefs.

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