There is a lot of optimism about the Oakland Raiders for the 2010 season. The Raiders and many members of the Raider Nation believe this is the year they return. They have their eyes set on a playoff run and possibly the AFC West title.
The media, who like to make the Raiders the butt of all the jokes, are actually saying good things about them. Most of them think the Raiders at the very least will end their streak of losing 11 games.
There are also many doubters out there who think the Raiders haven't done enough to make themselves better.
Regardless of who you are or what you think there are still plenty of questions the Raiders need to answer to make the next step and become a contender.
Let's take a look at 10 questions the Raiders must answer before the start of the season.