The Oakland Raiders road to the playoffs will be a tough one in 2011. To get to the playoffs, the Raiders will have to have a winning record against their own division and a winning record against the AFC East and NFC North.
In part one of this two article series, we'll be predicting Oakland's games against their division rivals. Last season, the Raiders were able to go 6-0 in the division.
This season, the Raiders will have to win four games in the division if they want to make the playoffs.
Let's take a look at their games against the AFC West this season and see what needs to happen for Oakland to make the playoffs.