This Sunday, Tom Cable will lead the Oakland Raiders into the desert to take on Ken Whisenhunt and the Arizona Cardinals at University of Phoenix Stadium.
On paper, this game is a dead heat.
Both teams are 1-1, the Raiders are up and coming, the Cardinals are somewhat falling from power, and both the Raiders and the Cardinals won close games against the St. Louis Rams in previous weeks.
NFL games aren't played on paper.
This is a very winnable for the Raiders, but only if they create the right game plan and execute it well.
Let's have a look at what this old coach feels are the keys to the Raiders leaving the desert with a win.
Here we go...