Oakland Raiders in Week 2: By The Odds, Looking For The Win

September 19, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Ok, Week 1 went as expected.
A Week 1 loss occurred, predicted, by most fans. Hey, more than a few of us would have loved a Week 1 win, but odds were not exactly in our favor.
However, a week two tilt against the Rams might be just what the Raiders need to get the season rolling, starting at home.
Some people might think that this is a bit risky, considering that the Raiders looked pretty shell-shocked in the blowout loss, but those people also forget what Oakland was facing in Week 1:
Chris Johnson, fresh off a 2,000-plus yard season.
Playing in Tennessee, in front of a hostile crowd.
Dealing with some random injuries, without Chaz Schilens or Michael Bush.
For the Raiders, there are others that may or may not miss Sunday's game.
Richard Seymour is still not certain, or is Robert Gallery. For Gallery, he's the best offensive lineman we have, and the hardest to replace. For Richard Seymour, more was done to our offense to develop it in the draft ...

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