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2016 Schedule
5-2, 1st in AFC West
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FPI: Raiders' defense a legit concern

Oakland has one of the more efficient offenses in the league, but its defense is the AFC's worst. That metric reflects unfavorably in FPI, putting them squarely in the middle of the pack overall. Full FPI rankings

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Sleep on the Raiders? No more

Sunday's battle in Jacksonville underscored that one certain AFC sleeper pick is miles ahead of the other one pegged to fly under the radar, as Dan Graziano writes. What We Learned: Week 7

Paul Gutierrez ESPN Staff Writer 

"This is better than camp because we're not fighting for jobs. This is our group, this is who we're going in the game with." - LB Malcolm Smith, on the Raiders staying in Florida for the week.

Paul Gutierrez ESPN Staff Writer 

Marquette King: "I'm like Nick Cannon; I can't read music. I just play what I hear (on the piano)."

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Week 8 Preview, Fantasy Play & Pick'em

Raiders NFL Nation reporter Paul Gutierrez and Buccaneers NFL Nation reporter Jenna Laine preview the Week 8 matchup, discuss their top potential fantasy play and make their game predictions.

Woodson discouraged by Falcons, encouraged by Raiders (1:32)
Raiders: Posible o imposible? (1:31)
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Tougher slate looming for Raiders

The Raiders are 5-2, but they've faced a relatively easy schedule so far. Per ESPN Stats & Info, their remaining slate ranks as the 11th hardest in the league.

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Have the Raiders conquered jet lag?

From 2012 to 2015, Oakland won just three of 20 games starting at 1 p.m. ET, with an average point differential of -11.6. This year, however, the Raiders are 4-0 in such games, with a chance to move to 5-0 in Week 8 in Tampa Bay.

Marquette King makes himself at home and tickles the ivory (0:32)

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Raiders punter Marquette King makes himself at home and tickles the ivory at the team's swank resort for the week in Sarasota.

Paul Gutierrez ESPN Staff Writer 

"You can't fake confidence; you earn that." - Raiders coach Jack Del Rio

Paul Gutierrez ESPN Staff Writer 

Greeting from Sarasota, where the Raiders are staying for the week before playing at Tampa Bay on Sunday.

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A dandy return for Del Rio in Jax

Per the Elias Sports Bureau, Jack Del Rio is one of only three head coaches to win his first game against a team he led for at least 100 regular-season games by more than 10 points, joining Mike Holmgren and John Fox. On Sunday the Raiders won 33-16 over Jacksonville, where Del Rio went 68-71 from 2003-11 with two playoff appearances.

Will the 'Latavius Murray show' continue in Oakland? (1:16)
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Sando: Raiders actually living up to hype

Mike Sando was skeptical of Oakland this preseason, in part because of Derek Carr's struggles late in 2015. With the help of some close wins, the Raiders have proven him wrong so far. Revisiting predictions (Insider)

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King on run: 'I just got real lightheaded'

Raiders punter Marquette King's 27-yard run on fourth-and-24 on Sunday was purely reactionary, with little time to think. "I'm like, 'Oh snap, I'm really running this ball right now,'" King said. Listen: Field's-eye view

Vikings finally fall in exciting Week 7 (1:41)

Team Stats

Passing Yards254.713th
Rushing Yards114.913th
Points For26.48th
Points Against25.622nd

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