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Seventeen Weeks, Seventeen Things: Oakland Raiders

Dom MitchellContributor IOctober 5, 2016

Seventeen Weeks, Seventeen Things: Oakland Raiders

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No. 1 JaMarcus Russell develop into a quality starting QB

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No. 2 Darrius Heyward-Bey: Justify his position in the draft

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No. 3 Tom Cable remaining as head coach at the end of the season

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No. 4 The running game perform up to expectations

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No. 5 An offensive line that resembles a wall more than a sieve

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No. 6 A breakout season from Zach Miller

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No. 7 An improved run defense

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No. 8 Continued development from Johnnie Lee Higgins and Chaz Schilens

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No. 9 An injury free season from Darren McFadden

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No. 10 Mike Mitchell knock someone out

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No. 11 A season opening win against the Chargers at home on Monday Night Football

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No.12 To not see Jeff Garcia in a game unless it is for purely tactical reasons

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No. 13 At least six wins

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No. 14 No off-the-field problems or controversy

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No. 15 Lorenzo Neal duplicate his previous success in Oakland

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No. 16 More than two Pro-Bowlers

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No. 17 Sebastian Janikowski attempting more ridiculously long field goals

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