Raider Nation: Five Things To Watch for in 2009

Raider Card Addict@RaidercardadictSenior Writer IJune 13, 2009

Raider Nation: Five Things To Watch for in 2009

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    OAKLAND, CA - AUGUST 25: The Raider Nation in the famous black hole cheer on their Oakland Raiders as the Oakland Raiders host the Detroit Lions at McAfee Stadium on August 25, 2006 in Oakland, California. (Photo by David Paul Morris /Getty Images)

Darren McFadden at full power

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    OAKLAND, CA - NOVEMBER 30: Darren McFadden #20 of the Oakland Raiders runs against Derrick Johnson #56 and Jarrad Page #44 of the Kansas City Chiefs during an NFL game on November 30, 2008 at the Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum in Oakland, California. (Ph

Zach Miller earns a Pro Bowl berth

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    OAKLAND, CA - OCTOBER 19:  Zach Miller #80 of the Oakland Raiders catches a touchdown pass that was nullified due to a penalty during the game against the New York Jets on October 19, 2008 at the Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum in Oakland, California. (Ph

JaMarcus Russell starts to earn the paycheck

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    ALAMEDA, CA - MAY 08:  JaMarcus Russell #2 of the Oakland Raiders throws the ball during the Raiders minicamp at the team's permanent training facility on May 8, 2009 in Alameda, California.  (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Michael Mitchell dropping players

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    ALAMEDA, CA - MAY 08:  Mike Mitchell #34 of the Oakland Raiders runs drills during the Raiders minicamp at the team's permanent training facility on May 8, 2009 in Alameda, California.  (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Tom Cable is the coach at the end of the season

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    ALAMEDA, CA - MAY 08:  Oakland Raiders coach Tom Cable watches his team during the Raiders minicamp at the team's permanent training facility on May 8, 2009 in Alameda, California.  (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)