Oakland Raiders Week 6: 5 Keys to an Upset Victory

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Oakland Raiders Week 6: 5 Keys to an Upset Victory
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Palmer will have to be out of his mind Sunday for Raiders to stay with Falcons

I don't want this to sound like the words of a myopic homer, but I'll try as best I can: I think the Raiders are going to be competitive Sunday against the Falcons. Whether they will win or not, well, you will have to wait until the end to get my prediction.

But, my feeling is that the team bottomed out in Denver, and this week starts the slow climb back toward the identity that Dennis Allen and Reggie McKenzie are trying to create in the East Bay. There are a few things precisely that have to go right for the Raiders to have a shot, so let's get right into it.

Here are my five keys to a Raider victory Sunday afternoon.

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