Raiders primed to end losing streak
Defensive front seven gives Oakland plenty of reason to be optimistic
NAPA, Calif. -- This is the best I've felt about a Raiders team in years.
Two years ago, I forecast a seven- or eight-win season based on an easy Raiders schedule. That prediction turned out wrong as Oakland finished 5-11. What I saw on the practice field Monday indicates that -- regardless of the schedule -- the Raiders are headed in the right direction.
One of the problems in recent years is that the Raiders seemed like a baseball team swinging for the fences instead of just getting ...
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