Raiders Defense Has To Be Better In Week 2 If Oakland Wants A WinThe Oakland Raiders gave up 402 yards in their opener against the New York Jets on the road, even though they gave up just 19 points. Some of that was due to the Jets QB struggling to hold on to the ball, of course, but the Silver & Black defense will need to be a lot tougher at home in Week Two for the Raiders to emerge victorious against an efficient Houston Texans offense.
Raiders Hope For Brighter Days In Week 2 Matchup Against TexansWeek Two looks tougher for the Oakland Raiders now that the Houston Texans posted their first win in almost a year. Can the Raiders win their home opener? Sure, they can, if both the offense and the defense play better than they did in Week One against the New York Jets on the road.
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Raiders Take On A Very Wounded Texans Team This WeekendThe Oakland Raiders had nine players on the official NFL injury report this week, but that's nothing compared to the 18 players listed by their Week 11 opponents.
Raiders Catching Texans At The Right Time This WeekThe Houston Texans were supposed to be a playoff team again in 2013, but they've fallen on hard times; Oakland may be able to sneak a win out of this weekend's road trip to the Lone Star State.
49ers And Texans Match Up Will Come Down To DefenseThe Houston Texans will face their second NFC West opponent in as many weeks, when they travel to Candlestick to take on the 49ers Sunday Night. Both teams are desperate for a win, have playoff aspirations, and with plenty of playmakers on both sides of the ball, this one has all the ingredients for an entertaining game.
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