AFC Playoffs 2nd Seed
Oakland Raiders (12-3)
It’s tough on Kansas City Chiefs fans seeing the Raiders at the top of the AFC West. I’ve seen a lot of people mention something regarding “luck” when it comes to the Chiefs. However, how lucky can a team be when 11-4 isn’t enough to put them at the top of their division? A lot of that has to do with the Raiders though. Oakland has simply beaten nearly every team put in front of them. Nearly…
The Raiders hold on the AFC West is not certain. In fact, it is very much in jeopardy with quarterback Derek Carr now done for the year. Even if Oakland holds on in Week 17 and gets a BYE in the playoffs, nobody can feel good about their chances. In a season where almost everything had gone right for the Oakland Raiders, they were delivered a bad blow at the worst time.
The Raiders are headed to Denver this week to take on the Broncos. There is a good bit of intrigue in this match up. There are many in the media who seem to think this will be a measure of karma for the Chiefs after their “Bloated Tim Tebow” play. Some think that Denver will throw this game. However, the Broncos are a team of professionals who know they have contracts to consider…plus, this is a rivalry game.