TALE OF THE TAPE

Raiders

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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.

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    Tale Of The Tape: Oakland Raiders At New York Jets

    The Raiders hope to pull out of the malaise they have been in for the last 11 years. They have not earned a spot in the postseason since reaching the Super Bowl following the 2002 season, and have just three playoff appearances in the last 20 years.