ALAMEDA (AP) – The once-vaunted running game has stalled, the defense is struggling to stop both the run and the pass, and the Oakland Raiders have had little success offensively no matter who has been playing quarterback.

The three-game winning streak that had the Raiders (5-6) in first place in the AFC West just two weeks ago is a distant memory following a second straight lopsided loss.

Oakland now sits in third place, two games behind Kansas City (7-4) with essentially a must-win game on tap this week against streaking San Diego (6-5).

The Raiders are looking at another quarterback change this week with Bruce Gradkowski likely sidelined after re-injuring the right shoulder that already sidelined him more than a month this season.

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