Which Oakland Raider Team Will Be Playing The Miami Dolphins? Both Are 5-5

The Oakland Raiders, having played miserably last Sunday against the Pittsburgh Steelers, have a chance at redemption when the Miami Dolphins come to town.

The Miami Dolphins are currently 5-5 this season. The team averages 100 yards rushing and 230 yards passing.

The question for the Oakland Raiders game is (once again) who will play quarterback? Jason Campbell played horribly last week and by the third quarter was replaced by QB Bruce Gradkowski. Of the two, one has to step up and be consistent.

The Oakland Raiders also were without CB Nnamndi Asomugha and TE Zach Miller. Both should be healthy for next Sundays game and will be needed. The Oakland Raiders have fallen from the top of the AFC West with the loss last week.

This week's game at home is pivotal if the Oakland Raiders want to stay in contention for the divisional title. Only the Denver Broncos are no threat as they are "dirt level" in the AFC West.

Only the Oakland Raider defense has shown up and played hard every week. In fact, on Sunday, defensive lineman Richard Seymour smacked QB Ben Roethlisberger as it appeared he had made remarks about the Silver and Black. The hit sent Roethlisberger crumbling to the ground, as blood splattered 20 feet around, a whiny scream was also heard by the linemen and caused some ears to pop. Just kidding, the blood letting was only five feet.

The defensive pride of the Silver and Black is still there and when you have your defense as the only performing part of a team, well it can get frustrating! It may force you to jab any opposing QB in range.

Why haven't the Oakland Raiders used the wildcat formation? We have seen quite a few trick plays attempted by the Raiders.  Unfortunately they don't work. In fact, they look horrid.

Solution: practice more.

The Oakland Raiders will need QB Bruce Gradkowski to get the ball down field with a balanced run/pass. This ...

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