Can The Oakland Raiders Upset The Chiefs and Make The AFC West Much Closer?

November 7, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

One of the more interesting match ups of this weekend features an AFC West Battle between the Kansas City Chiefs and the Oakland Raiders.
The Chiefs currently hold a two game lead on the Raiders, but a win by Oakland brings not only confidence to the locker room, but only within a game of first place.
Jason Campbell is going to start according to Tom Cable. Despite the revolving door at quarterback, Campbell has led a Raiders offense that has scored 75 points in the last two weeks.
The issues are on the defensive side, as injuries combined with inexperience has been their downfall.
I do believe Jamaal Charles and Thomas Jones will have success with the running game, but it is going to be up to the Raiders to contain both of those backs.
Matt Cassel needs to be put in a position to carry the load if Oakland has a chance of staying within the AFC playoff picture.

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