Oakland Raiders Show Some Teeth, Reward the Faithful at Home

Posted: 19th October 2009 by Raider Card Addict in NFL
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The Raiders, coming home and looking at a 1-4 record, had been hearing it for weeks. They didn't have much for an offense. Their defense was looking horrible, with the last two weeks leaving the media plenty of fodder for complaining. The Eagles, meanwhile came into the bay area looking to simply brush aside a Raiders team that should have been easy to tear into. But I guess that is why the games are played, right? From the outset, John Marshall seemed to light a fire under his squad, as they set out to remove Donovan McNabb's comfort zone. Blitz packages, coverage, different looks and even without√°Nnamdi Asomugha, who left this game early with an eye injury.

This defense came to the game angry. Last week, this club was torched for 44 points. This week, they locked the Eagles out ...

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