Nothing comes easy in the NFL as the Las Vegas Raiders will have to get through another difficult schedule to reach the playoffs in 2022.
The NFL schedule has officially been released, and the Las Vegas Raiders find themselves looking at another competitive slate for 2022. Based on last year’s records, the Raiders have a top 10 strength of schedule, which isn’t always a great indicator, but it is indeed difficult when you look week-by-week.
Playoffs are the goal for the Raiders this season, and if they can meet those expectations, they will have certainly earned it. They will face seven playoff teams from last season and a few others who made huge offseason moves to improve their playoff odds.
But there are always a few games you can point to that will be a bit more intriguing than the others.
Here are five games to be on the lookout for, whether it be within the division or just specific points of the season that could define this Raiders’ season.