Oakland Raiders: Path to the Playoffs Part Four

June 10, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The stretch run begins!
As the 2010 season draws to a close, the Oakland Raiders will be hunting a playoff berth. The final four games aren't the most difficult of the season, but there are some tough teams to play, and the wear and tear of the weekly grind will be taking its toll on this young team.
Week 14: at the Jacksonville Jaguars
The Jaguars are one of those teams that can beat anyone if they bring the right intensity.
Stopping Maurice Jones-Drew will be the key, but that's no easy task. Jones-Drew is 5'8", 205 pounds of talent and fury. Tackling him is like trying to tackle a bowling ball! Arm tackles and missed gap responsibilities will result in a lot of yards and points for the Jaguars.
The Jaguars are not known as a great passing offense, but they still have some receiving weapons that can hurt you if you neglect them. Mike Sims-Walker and Kassim Osgood both played very well last season, and with another year to grow and learn, they will...

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