Oakland Raiders Game Plan: Week 4 (Chicago Bears)

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September 20, 2015; Oakland, CA, USA; Baltimore Ravens wide receiver Steve Smith (89) catches a pass against Oakland Raiders cornerback T.J. Carrie (38) during the third quarter at O.co Coliseum. The Raiders defeated the Ravens 37-33. Mandatory Credit: Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports

Corners Travel

T.J. Carrie looked good at free safety last Sunday so I’m guessing he’ll stay there until Allen gets back. But while he’s there, the corners need to follow certain receivers for better matchups. D.J. Hayden needs to stay on Royal wherever he goes because he’s good at staying with his man.

The Raiders just need to pray that he gets his head around and makes a play on the ball. I don’t know what the new regime has against Keith McGill but I trust the new regime with the good moves they’ve made lately. So if they don’t want him out there, they need to put Dave Amerson out there with his height and speed to try to match Jeffery

That doesn’t mean I think he’s Patrick Peterson, it just means the Neiko Thorpe don’t need that on Sunday. Excuse the grammar there but Thorpe gets burned badly so he doesn’t need to see the field, especially not on Jeffery. He got burned so bad last Sunday, I saw Carrie dusting the ashes off of Thorpe’s uniform after. Thorpe has had a decent season so far, but I just don’t think he is a good matchup for Alshon Jeffery.

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