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OAKLAND, CA - OCTOBER 27: Nick Roach #53, Lamarr Houston #99 and Mike Jenkins #21 of the Oakland Raiders celebrate after Jenkins intercepted the ball during their game against the Pittsburgh Steelers at O.co Coliseum on October 27, 2013 in Oakland, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

6 NFL Teams That Could Be Worse Than The Raiders

National sportswriters don’t appear too bowled over by the Oakland Raider roster additions of NFL veterans LaMarr Woodley, Matt Schaub, Justin Tuck and Maurice Jones-Drew. Pundits peg the Raiders as perhaps the worst team in the league, and ESPN has Head Coach Dennis Allen rated as the worst in the NFL. The Silver and Black also compete in a division where every other squad made the playoffs last year, prompting some to say they are already out of contention this season. Really? It may take everything breaking right for Raider Nation to make a playoff appearance, but surely there are teams with less upside than Oakland. Here are a few of the potential challengers for the NFL cellar.

08/26/2014

Sharrif Floyd #95 of the Minnesota Vikings runs a drill during a rookie minicamp on May 3, 2013 at Winter Park in Eden Prairie, Minnesota. (Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

Sharrif Floyd Looks To Continue Vikings Tradition Of Good Defensive Tackles

The Minnesota Vikings have a long tradition of having very good defensive tackles. They drafted Sharrif Floyd in the first round of the 2013 draft in hopes that he can continue the trend. He learned a lot of from former teammate Kevin Williams and slimmed down in the offseason to reach his full potential. This season should be the beginning of the Floyd era in Minnesota.

08/22/2014

Blake Bortles (Photo Credit: John Konstantaras)

5 Worst Teams In NFL Heading Into 2014 Season

Let’s take a look at who the five worst teams will be heading into the 2014 NFL season.

08/19/2014

Andre Johnson #80 Houston Texans is tackled by LaRon Landry #30 of the Indianapolis Colts during the NFL game at Lucas Oil Stadium on December 15, 2013 in Indianapolis, Indiana. (credit: Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Andre Johnson Needs To Buy In If Houston Texans Want To Win

The Houston Texans have a brand new head coach and starting quarterback. The only way they can win this season is if their best player, wide receiver Andre Johnson, buys into the new system.

08/07/2014

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5 Players In The NFL Who Will Have A Bounce Back Season Offensively

Here is a list of five players who will have a bounce back season.

07/29/2014

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5 Biggest NFL Training Camp Storylines

With NFL training camp underway, let’s look at the biggest storylines to watch for in camp the next month.

07/28/2014

JACKSONVILLE, FL - DECEMBER 15: EJ Manuel #3 of the Buffalo Bills attempts a pass during the game against the Jacksonville Jaguars at EverBank Field on December 15, 2013 in Jacksonville, Florida.

5 NFL Teams Already Out Of Contention For 2014 Season

Every NFL team has a chance… theoretically. But these 5 teams might as well pack it in until 2015.

07/24/2014

Matt Schaub #8 of the Houston Texans drops back to pass against the San Francisco 49ers during an NFL pre-season football game at Candlestick Park August 27, 2011 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Daily Madden: Can Matt Schaub Fill The Raiders QB Hole?

The Oakland Raiders have reportedly signed quarterback Matt Schaub in a trade with the Houston Texans. “(The Raiders) have to see if he’s really done and there’s no more gas in the tank, or if a change of scenery will bring him back to the old Matt Schaub,” John Madden told the KCBS Radio morning crew.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–03/21/2014

Matt Schaub #8 of the Houston Texans passes against the Cincinnati Bengals during the AFC Wild Card Playoff Game at Reliant Stadium on January 5, 2013 in Houston, Texas.  (Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Raiders Reportedly Deal For Houston QB Matt Schaub

The Houston Texans were nearing a deal to trade quarterback Matt Schaub to the Oakland Raiders, a person familiar with the negotiations said Friday.

03/21/2014

Tom Brady, Bill Belichick (credit: Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

Gallo Goes There: Head Coaches Are Hugely Overrated In The NFL

Of the six coaches who were fired at the end of this season, each of them had quarterbacks with a quarterback rating placing them in the bottom half of the league.

01/03/2014

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