The Las Vegas Raiders have been atrocious this season, and while Josh McDaniels takes a lot of the blame, maybe he is not the problem.
The 2022 NFL season has not gone the way anyone thought it would for the Raiders. With so much promise and high expectations heading into the year, sitting at 2-7 after 10 weeks has just about all of Raider Nation calling for someone’s head one way or another.
Whether it is new head coach Josh McDaniels, nine-year vet Derek Carr, or every single person who is in a position of power and responsibility, the over-arching commonality is all the same: Mark Davis needs to change something.
But what if I told you that it’s not that simple. What if I told you the answer is that things have changed that are going to set up the Raiders for the long term, the short term is just not panning out the way many expected.
What if I told you that this Raiders team is just suffering from the same underlying issues they’ve been dealing with for the last few years. Many would tell me I’m insane, many might agree with some of the points I have to offer. But none the less, here are my reasons why the Raiders issues this year are ones that were present long before Josh McDaniels made his first decisions as the new head coach of the Las Vegas Raiders