Oakland Raiders Week 13: Pressures, Hurries and Knockdowns

December 4, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

So the Raiders, having won four of their last five games and three in a row heading into the bye, had some momentum and looked better than they had in many, many years. Optimism abounded.
During the bye week, the Chargers and the Chiefs both lost, and the Raiders' upcoming opponents, the Pittsburgh Steelers and Miami Dolphins, suffered significant injuries that would make them vulnerable to the Raider attack. Things were looking good for the 'ol Raider squad.
Then, Coach Tom Cable, during the bye week, had a wild idea. "Step inside this DeLorean, gentleman," he said, "and let's see where it takes us."
Well apparently it took them back to 2006, because that's the Raider team we've seen on the field since the bye week ended two weeks ago. Boring, uninspired, uncreative and downright horrifying to watch.
The last two games, this team was pads and shells of its former self. Not since the Tom Walsh bed-and-breakfast fiasco has this team looked so inept so often on offens...

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