Raiders Must Put It All On The Line and Play Five Weeks Of Hard Nosed Football

The Oakland Raiders versus the San Diego Chargers! Here we go again Raidernation.

The Oakland Raiders dropped to third in the AFC West last week when they were beaten by the Miami Dolphins. Many of the fans felt this game would be the springboard to division supremacy.

Unfortunately, it was not and the Oakland Raiders should spend a lot of time watching film and learning where the weaknesses lie within the team.

The Raiders are on the final stretch of games before the season ends and they will have to play their division rivals for a second time.

The nice thing is that the Raiders are 3-0 when it comes to rivals.

They still have a chance to get to the playoffs and it can only happen if they work as a team. One aspect that is in their favor is knowing the QB Jason Campbell has the reins from here on out. 

The Jason Campbell/Bruce Gradkowski issue is over. It seems the Raidernation itself was also divided as to which of the two was better for the Silver and Black.

I personally was for Gradkowski, but that issue has been put to rest—Campbell now controls the destiny of the Oakland Raiders and his own.

I am rooting for some wins that will turn heads once again.

The Raiders have a lot of weapons; however, it appears the use of them is completely wrong.

Then there is also the disappearance of players. What happened to WR Darrius Heyward-Bey last week? Where was WR Chaz Schilens?

WR Jacoby Ford has been the star for the Oakland Raiders and one would hope that his play would bring out more heart from the team. Ford, however is offense.

Defensively, the Raiders could play better ball. QB Chad Henne was hardly rushed and had time to get the ball to WR Davone Bess. The front four of the "Silver and Black Attack" need to get back to basics and play hard nosed football.

That is, play like their predecessors who mad...

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