To make matters worse, the Raiders head into the weekend with little hope of being at full strength. Both Darren McFadden and Mike Goodson have missed practice this week on the offensive side of the ball while Richard Seymour has also been held out.
On the other side of the field, the 6-2 Ravens are coming off of a 10-point victory over the Browns, although their past three games haven't been their best this season. In games against Dallas, Houston and Cleveland, the Ravens have been outscored by 18 points.
For the Raiders, however, the questions largely center around which Oakland squad will show up each week. Will it be the team that beat Pittsburgh, nearly beat Atlanta and almost came back from 18 points down in the fourth quarter last week? Or will it be the team that dug itself an 18-point deficit in the first place?