The Las Vegas Raiders take on the San Francisco 49ers in Week 17, and here are three Raiders to keep an eye on.
After a wild 48 hours of Raiders news surrounding the benching of Derek Carr, Las Vegas still has to go up against one of the better and hottest teams in the league. On Sunday, New Year’s Day, the Raiders host the Santa Clara 49ers for their second to last game of the season and are narrowly hanging on by the tiniest of threads to a potential playoff hope.
The 49ers have a good amount to play for as well. They have a chance at taking the number one seed in the NFC and getting a first-round bye in the playoffs. No one could’ve ever seen the emergence of Brock Purdy coming, yet here they stand on an 8-game winning streak with their last loss coming against the Chiefs back in October.
It is going to take a lot for the Raiders to have any chance of coming out of this game victorious. No one expects them to quite frankly, but they do have the talent to start off the new year with a bang bang against this niners gang. Here are a few Las Vegas players to watch on Sunday as the Raiders take on the red-hot 49ers.