Oakland Raiders vs. San Diego Chargers: Complete Week 11 Preview for Oakland

The Oakland Raiders head into their 10th game of the season still looking for their first win.

They have a great chance to pick it up this week against the San Diego Chargers, a team that is in the midst of an unexpected free fall. Kickoff is this Sunday at 4:05 p.m ET from Qualcomm Stadium. 

When the Raiders hosted the Chargers back in Week 6, it was a matchup of two teams going in opposite directions. Oakland could see the writing on the wall, as the signs were already evident that this would be another lost season. San Diego, on the other hand, looked like a legitimate Super Bowl contender.

It was a tight game throughout, but the Chargers were able to sneak out a 31-28 win. That left Oakland at 0-5, and it pushed San Diego to an impressive 5-1.

But the Chargers haven't won a game since that meeting.

The defense and special teams have played better for Oakland, but the offense has yet to show improvement. The last time the offense did have a good game, it was against the Chargers. It'll need to have a similar performance this week for the Raiders to be able to go on the road and steal a win.

Despite still being winless, there have been some positive signs for Oakland, especially on defense. San Diego, on the other hand, has been much worse.

The last time the Chargers were on the field it was Week 9, and they were getting embarrassed by the Miami Dolphins to the tune of a 37-0 demolishing. The loss capped a three-game skid for San Diego heading into its bye week.

The Raiders have to take advantage of these struggles. This is not the same Chargers team that they saw five weeks ago. This is a Chargers team that's had its confidence shaken.

A first-half performance from the Raiders like the one they had last week could give them enough of an early advantage to hold onto for the rest of the game.

Here's a full breakdown of Sunday's game and what...

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