The Oakland Raiders are coming off their most successful season since they went to the Super Bowl. However, excitement in the Raider Nation is tempered as the Nation watches all of the changes being made. This concerns many because continuity is important to a team attempting to change a losing culture that has been around for over seven years.
Thankfully, despite the firing of head coach Tom Cable, the Raiders offensive players will not be forced to learn a new scheme as last year's offensive coordinator, Hue Jackson, was promoted to head coach. While maintaining the same offensive scheme is important, maintaining a solid core of players may be more important. Here is a list of players that Al Davis and the Oakland Raiders MUST re-sign if they want to contend for the AFC West title and a playoff bid.