The 2010 version of the "Battle of the Bay" takes place this Sunday in Candlestick park as the Oakland Raiders take on the San Francisco 49ers.
The Raiders are coming off a big win against the division rival San Diego Chargers. The 49ers, on the other hand, are in "desperation mode" as they head into Sunday at 0-5.
Both teams need a win this week.
The fans of both teams dislike one another for the most part, and the interaction between them usually resembles an ugly custody battle, rather than friendly, competitive discourse.
There are a lot of bragging rights on the line this Sunday for fans, and players alike.
As the hype in the Bay Area reaches epic proportions, the fact is—there's a game to play.
Let's have a look at what it will take for the Raiders to win two games in a row for the first time since the last two games of the 2008 season.
Here we go...