Quick! Name a current polarizing player on this team! No not that one. Not that one either. Too slow. Chance Warmack could possibly miss some time due to a finger injury. Dude is suffering a torn tendon in his right hand's middle finger, and if he has surgery then he could miss some time. He played through the pain against the Lions, and it's possible to play with the injury, but he'd have to wear a club in order to do so. The club would make it difficult to play though. Tretola is listed behind Warmack, but the team also has Schwenke and Josh Kline as depth as well. Get well soon, Warmack!
Was Sunday's win the win that will turn this team around? The team normally loses games like the one that happened Sunday. I mean...I'm still shocked they came back and won. Orakpo says that he knows it's only been one game, but he feels this win was one step closer to the team getting where they want to be. Mariota, with the game on the line, told the players in the huddle with 1:19 left in the game, "If we don't get this, we lose the game." Well. The players answered, and sealed the win. Walker says this win has made him believe this is a different team. The mindset being: "Don't give up until the final whistle blows."
The Lions game is over, so now it's time to turn to da Raiduzzz. John Glennon gives us some info on the upcoming opponent. The game will be played in Nashville (please win at home, please win at home), and it is a noon game. The Raiders have looked pretty good on offense, but their defense has been struggling. In their last game, Carr completed 34 of 45 passes for 299 yards and 3 touchdowns. The offense also rushed for 155 yards in that game, and posted 6.2 yards per attempt while doing so. Their defense though...woof. The Raiders defense has allowed 69 points in the first two games of the season. Atlanta's offense also put up 528 yards against them, and 396 of those yards came from Matt Ryan.
That's all for today. Happy reading!