Oakland Raiders Week 11 Stock Report

Oakland Raiders head coach Jack Del Rio said, “there are always positives” during Monday’s press conference.

He didn’t—and probably shouldn’t—discuss the poor game plan put together against the Minnesota Vikings in Week 10.

This week’s stock report provides a twist on the normal "stock up, stock down" on players. Players are expected to execute the game plan, but a flawed strategy hinders any chance of success on the field.

The final score (30-14) looks better than the actual details on film. Vikings tight end Kyle Rudolph dropped a wide-open touchdown that should’ve put his team up 14-0 to start the game. Oakland took control of this contest for about 15 seconds, and the squib kick returned for a touchdown erased short-lived momentum.

The Raiders competed to stay close, but the Vikings displayed killer instinct in the fourth quarter to emphatically claim victory.

According to Pro Football Focus, three Raiders performances ranked as the worst among players at their position.

What went wrong? Who provided the bright spots in a crushing loss?

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