Why The Silver and Black Will Defeat The Favored Pittsburgh Steelers

 The Oakland Raiders will travel to Pittsburgh and battle the Steelers for what appears to be a defensive game. This game is important for the Oakland Raiders as it will show the competitive edge and winning attitude in Oakland. This new and young Oakland Raiders are fast and strong. Jason Veldheer, Rolando McClain and great examples..

   The Oakland Raiders for some reason, seem to get , well, bad press.Even Oakland Raider RB Darren McFadden stated that the Oakland Raiders haven't been taken serious in their road to the AFC West title. This is one reason why the Raiders are looking forward to defeating the Steelers.

 The Oakland Raiders should have at least two more wins than their record shows. They have played solid football and are 3-0 against the AFC West. Yet, the Oakland Raiders still get few highlights in the media. Even now, favored to lose.

 For the first time since 1995, the Oakland Raiders will play the Pittsburgh Steelers with both having winning seasons! Pittsburgh is favored and said to be able to defeat the Raiders with an air attack.

  Throwing that "pigskin" may be the reason why the Steelers will lose.Obviously, they feel the Raiders secondary is slow. The Steelers are predicted to win by 7. What a joke, in fact typical of the media. See how fast they change when the Raiders win.

CB Nnamdi Asomugha will surely shut down WR Hines Ward or whoever he covers. While opposite will be CB Chris Johnson , who must start the game early and not wait til second half to play hard. Either way, Tyvon Branch, Mike Mitchell or Michael Huff will be there in the assist.

 This game however is perfect for the Oakland Raiders. A win in Pittsburgh will show the NFL that the Silver and Black are the best AFC team! The team itself looks much better after the bye week and was strengthened by the return of CB Nnamdi Asomugha, TE Zach Miller, WR Louis Murphy and Chaz Schill...

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