Oakland Raiders vs. Seattle Seahawks: Complete Week 9 Preview for Oakland

The Oakland Raiders are still winless heading into their eighth game of the season, and things are only going to get tougher from here.

Per ESPN.com's Bill Williamson, the Raiders' remaining opponents have a record of 40-25 (.625). This gives Oakland the toughest remaining schedule of any team in the NFL, a stretch that includes the Denver Broncos (twice), the San Diego Chargers and the San Francisco 49ers. First up in this murderer's row are the defending Super Bowl champions, the Seattle Seahawks.

Derek Carr won the starting job in final preseason game when he had an incredible performance in Oakland against these very same Seahawks. That night, he went 11-of-13 passing for 143 yards, three touchdowns and no turnovers in two quarters of play.

His snaps came against plenty of starters, but the Seattle defense he sees this week will be much tougher than the one he saw in August. Still, it's going to take a similar performance for Oakland to have a chance.

Can the Raiders win this game? Yes. Should they? No. But if you're Oakland, you still have to enter the game believing in your game plan and confident that if you execute, you can come out with a victory.

Oakland will certainly have its work cut out for it when it visits CenturyLink Field in Seattle this Sunday. Kickoff is at 4:25 p.m. ET live on CBS. Here's a full breakdown of the game and what Oakland needs to do to not only stay in the game, but to give itself a chance to win.

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