Just a couple of days ago ESPN had the Raiders at #12 behind a couple of teams with 3-3 records and behind the Jets whom they had beaten. The reason was that our starting QB went down and there was little confidence that Boller could sustain the run we were making.
Now, Palmer is a Raider. Suddenly we are at #9, which is just about where we should be. Finally getting some respect.
Uh Oh! After the 28-0 shellacking, we dropped to #15.
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