New York Giants
The New York Jets may be 5-7 on the year and looking dysfunctional again, but they’re still tough beat at home where the Oakland Raiders will travel this weekend for a Week 14 matchup.
The offense in Oakland is no great unit, but the Raiders will only go as far as their defense takes them in 2013.
Playing on a weak right knee, Raiders quarterback Terrelle Pryor struggled in Oakland’s 24-20 loss to the New York Giants Sunday.
The Oakland Raiders had every chance to win Sunday in New York, but the offense really struggled when it mattered most in the loss to the New York Giants.
The New York Giants won their third straight game, 24-20 Sunday over Oakland.
Stanford back Tyler Gaffney ran for 157 yards on a school-record 45 carries.
Oakland and New York take the field Sunday with a lot of injury questions and concerns, as both teams fight to keep their slim playoff hopes alive.
Some local “experts” had gone as far as to predict an 0-16 season for Oakland, so the Raiders aren’t so bad after all.
Sure, the New York Giants started 0-6, but they’ve won their last two games now, and coming off a bye week, they’ll be ready to host Oakland.
Fans in New York never want to abandon thoughts of the postseason this early into any season. As frustrated as they may be, the hope of a postseason run remains in the minds of the fans of both New York NFL teams.