Oakland Raiders Face a Must-Win Game This Sunday

September 16, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

I know it's only week 2 of the regular season. I know this may seem a little premature. I also know if the Oakland Raiders don't beat the St. Louis Rams this Sunday the 2010 season is essentially over.
The loss to the Titans last week was not completely unexpected. The way the Raiders lost, however, in my mind was. The team looked unprepared, scared and totally out of sorts. They did not compete.
One could chalk up last weeks poor effort to a number of things. The Raiders are a young team with many new players. They were on the road against a tough opponent. It was hot and humid. The excuses are endless.
There will be no excuses this week.
The Rams are quite simply a bad football team. I watched their game against the Cardinals last week. It was not pretty. As bad as the Raiders looked last week, the Rams and for that matter the Cardinals looked even worse. It was a game where both teams were so bad it was a shame someone had to win!
If the Rams can travel to O...

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