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An Ode To The Raiders Hype Train


Derek Carr’s elevated play has been bailing out the Oakland defense all season. (Getty Images)

– Jim Bearor

Originally, I had planned on writing an article almost entirely about David Carr’s statistical growth spurt. Then, like an asshole, I didn’t write for a while, and everyone else on the internet wrote that article. Then the Raiders took control of first place in the AFC West with Sunday night’s thorough handling of Denver, and now we’ve officially entered the week of singing their praises and talking about playoff hopes. Continue reading