San Francisco 49ers vs. Oakland Raiders: Complete Week 14 Preview for Oakland

The Oakland Raiders are coming off of not only their worst loss of the season, but one of the worst losses in the team's history. They've had a week to get over it, and they'll have a chance at redemption when they host their rivals from across the bay. Kickoff is this Sunday at 4:25 p.m. ET.

The San Francisco 49ers have spent all season dealing with a weakened roster. Despite that, they've still managed to put together a 7-5 record and remain in the playoff hunt. They can't afford to leave any wins on the table.

With the way the Raiders have played, San Francisco definitely has this week's game penciled in as a win. Oakland has to be ready for a team that's coming in expecting to dominate.

Even though the Raiders are sitting at 1-11, they're certainly not as bad as they looked last week. They had been playing much better since the bye week, and the win was a long time coming. The only thing to do with last week's performance is to forget about it and get back to the level of play the team had been showing before that.

Regardless of the two teams' records, this game is a rivalry. There are bragging rights on the line, and neither team will be thinking of the standings when it steps on the field. It's going to be an emotional, intense game, and the Raiders will be playing in front of their home crowd. They need to use this as motivation.

Here's a full breakdown of what the Raiders need to do to redeem themselves after last week's humiliating loss and pick up their second win in this Sunday's Battle of the Bay.

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