NFL: With Victory, Oakland Raiders Snap Streak of Double-Digit Losing Seasons

December 20, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

This may only be apologetics because many in Raider Nation expected that the Raiders would earn a postseason berth in the 2010 NFL season. But after defeating the Denver Broncos 39-20, the Raiders have snapped their notorious streak of seasons with double-digit losses.
The win also means that the Raiders still have an outside shot at the division title, but they must hope for San Diego and Kansas City to lose next week.
Even though the Raiders trail the Chiefs and Chargers in the division, I think I could argue that they have been the best team in the AFC West this season.
Since this is the last game before Christmas, I thought I'd talk about what the Raiders have to be thankful for this season.  And hopefully, this prior to next season, they'll add even more for Raider Nation to be thankful for.
Firstly, the Raiders are 5-0 in the AFC West and will face Kansas City in the final week of the season. 
And considering the number of changes made (quarterb...

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