JETS: Running back Matt Forte won't play Sunday against Jacksonville because of turf toe.
A "must-win" game? Yes, but that makes it no different than the others. In those looks, they featured lots of heavy formations with multiple tight ends and backs, all to the strong side of the formation where Mack plays most of the time. I've been watching Patterson, and from day one this kid have done nothing but ball all out for the Silver & Black!
"My philosophy on that is: When you have adversity, you just have to get back to work and not overact, not ruin the week", he said.
The same can, and should be said of Raider tight end Jared Cook.
"'I love you son, but just not against my Raiders, '" Anderson said his mother has told him in the past regarding him playing her favorite team.
If you're an NFL fan who wants the focus to shift from the national anthem demonstrations to actual football, the Denver Broncos are the team for you. However, I believe the Denver Broncos defense is a bit better than the Raiders. The Raider offense needs to be balanced this weekend.
Both teams will be looking to rebound. For those who can not get in front of a screen for the game, head over to either team's homepage to check out radio listings.
Another key is keeping Mack outside and allowing for a clean pocket inside for your quarterback to step into. Furthermore, the Raider defense will need to contain his escape lanes. Carr was sacked four times, the most he's had in a single game since 2015. Denver must not be allowed to utilize their play action passing attack!
One of the leaders of the defense, middle linebacker Todd Davis, recently praised the Raiders' offense and stressed the necessity for the Denver defense to rise to the challenge of stopping them. While we're on the topic of coverage, containing the run, while limiting the amount of time that Siemian has in the pocket should help to buttress an already shaky Raider secondary. The Raiders offense was inept, managing only 128 yards. "There's going to be more distractions, guys", Joseph said, ". "The Bills can't beat us twice". The respective odds put the AFC West rivals at close measures.
Denver has won eight of the last 10 meetings with the Raiders dating back to 2012.
However what happens if the Raiders lose? "They've been very good there, and that limits the number of opportunities teams get".
Will we win this game?? "I know for me (it does)". Will we have a solid offensive game plan?