Oakland Raiders @ Steelers: Five Keys to Victory

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Nov 1, 2015; Oakland, CA, USA; Oakland Raiders head coach Jack Del Rio walks down the sideline during action against the New York Jets in the fourth quarter at O.co Coliseum. The Raiders defeated the Jets 34-20. Mandatory Credit: Cary Edmondson-USA TODAY Sports

Coming off a huge win at home against a very good Jets team, the Raiders face their second AFC test in a row, this time in Pittsburgh against the Steelers. Like the Jets last week, the Steelers are a team that is in the hunt for one of two AFC Wild Card slots, especially as their division rival Bengals seem to have the division all but locked up with their 8-0 record.

The Raiders have a chance to put themselves in the drivers seat for the 5th seed in the AFC playoffs if they can get their third road win of the season in Pittsburgh on Sunday. But it won’t be easy: this team still has a few players that remember what it was like winning a Super Bowl not long ago, and is loaded with talent on the offensive side. They are not the same Steelers as five or six years ago, but are still a physical, tough football team with an explosive offense that can put it on the Raiders. Here are five ways the Raiders can ensure that doesn’t happen: