TALE OF THE TAPE

Raiders

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    Tale Of The Tape: Oakland Raiders At Cleveland Browns

    The Raiders probably would have wanted the Browns to win in Week Seven at Jacksonville so they could have caught them playing with less than full intensity.

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    Tale Of The Tape: Arizona Cardinals At Oakland Raiders

    The Cardinals continue to write a winning script, and the best aspect of their 30-20 victory over the Washington Redskins in Week Six was the return of quarterback Carson Palmer following his shoulder and nerve problems.

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    Tale Of The Tape: San Diego Chargers At Oakland Raiders

    The Chargers begin a three-week tour of the AFC West with this road trip to Oakland.

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    Tale Of The Tape: Miami Dolphins At Oakland Raiders

    The Raiders played their best game of the early season as they stayed close to the heavily-favored Patriots and would have sent the game into overtime if a penalty call had not wiped out a last-minute touchdown.

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    Tale Of The Tape: Oakland Raiders At New England Patriots

    The Raiders face a huge disadvantage at the quarterback spot, where rookie Derek Carr is getting the start and must face a New England defense that stepped up in its second game of the season.

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    Tale Of The Tape: Houston Texans At Oakland Raiders

    The misery of 2013 is in the past and the Texans are looking forward. They did not play a great game vs. the Redskins in Week One, but they did enough to come up with the win.