Breaking down why the Oakland Raiders could win the AFC West this season and end their playoff drought.
The Oakland Raiders enter training camp as many analysts sexy pick to make the playoffs this season. The Raiders haven’t been to the playoffs since 2002, but an excellent off-season coupled with the promising end of the 2015 season has fans of Raider Nation around the world excited for the future. It’s time for the Raiders to return to glory.
With a franchise quarterback, one of the best pass rushers in the game in Khalil Mack, and one of the most loaded offensive lines in football the Raiders deserve the preseason hype. A Raiders roster that is the team’s best since the early 2000s appears ready to make the leap and begin to contend in the AFC after a long rebuild under general manager Reggie McKenzie.
Here are five reasons the Raiders will win the AFC West this season.