Oakland Raiders NFL Report Card Week Thirteen: Raiders are Humiliated in South Beach - SB Nation Bay Area. The grades were bad for the Raiders after they turned in their embarrassing loss to the Dolphins last Sunday. There was no bright spot in that game.
Raiders vs. Dolphins Unveils an Undeniable and Persistent Weakness - Silver And Black Pride. A big reason for why the Raiders played so badly was that they got pushed around. This seems likely based on the bad rushing performances they turned in on offense and defense.
Raiders vs. Packers: Playing Against Aaron Rodgers Gives Carson Palmer Chance to Prove His Value - SB Nation Bay Area. The one thing that can be said for Carson Palmer is that he's been wildly inconsistent. His first game against the Chiefs was a disaster because he'd been with the team for less than a week. In his five starts, he's either been below average (Broncos, Chargers, Dolphins) or very good (Chargers, Vikings).
The Explosive Four not at practice | Raiders Silver and Black Blog | an SFGate.com blog. But Palmer is playing with some second string players. Arguably their top four playmakers were unavailable for practice on Wednesday.
Raiders appropriately misfire after letting McClain play - NFL - Sporting News. And the Raiders appear to be losing it with their decision to play Rolando McClain three days after he was accused of firing a gun to threaten an individual.