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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

John Madden. (Photo by Scott Halleran/Getty Images)

Daily Madden: ‘Madden NFL 15’ Releases And Rumors About Raider Matt Schaub’s Elbow

Coach Madden talks about the release of “Madden NFL 15,” the newest incarnation of the popular football video game and discusses the rumors swirling about Raiders QB Matt Schaub’s sore elbow.

08/26/2014

Oakland Raiders Rookie Camp

Former 1st Rounder Hayden To Start The Season On Injured List For Raiders

The number 12 overall pick in the 2012 draft will miss at least six games after he is placed on the physically unable to perform list by the team, the NFL’s Kevin Patra reports.

08/26/2014

Oakland Raiders walk down the tunnel before a game. (Photo by Donald Miralle/Getty Images)

NFL Players Name Oakland Raiders Least Desirable Team To Play For In Anonymous Poll

In a secret poll of more than 100 NFL players, the Oakland Raiders were the most frequent response to a question about where athletes don’t want to pick up a paycheck.

08/25/2014

An Oakland Raiders fan cheers on his team during their game against the Pittsburgh Steelers at O.co Coliseum on October 27, 2013 in Oakland, California.  (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Raiders Fans Welcome New Season At O.co Coliseum; Team Looks For Improvement In Preseason Clash Vs. Lions

Two days of practice in front of boisterous Raiders supporters gave Oakland’s newcomers a taste of the passion of the fan base.

08/15/2014

(Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Will Raiders Be Gone By Next Year? Owner Mark Davis Has No Plans To Extend Oakland Coliseum Lease

OAKLAND (KPIX 5) — By this time next year, the Oakland Raiders may no longer be playing at O.co Coliseum. Raiders owner Mark Davis has announced the team has no plans to extend its Coliseum […]

08/14/2014

(Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

GameDay: Coliseum City Proposal Could Be What Keeps Raiders In Oakland

(KPIX 5) — The Raiders are in Oxnard practicing with the Dallas Cowboys.  Anywhere the Raiders travel the stadium rumors follow like a dark shadow.  One month ago it was San Antonio.  Today it’s Los […]

08/14/2014

(Jed Jacobsohn/Getty Images)

Oakland Raiders’ Owner Mark Davis Discusses Possible Move To San Antonio

The Oakland Raiders have recently been in discussions with San Antonio officials for a possible move to the Alamo City.

07/29/2014

New Orleans Saints v Houston Texans

New Raider Veteran Players Seeking To Prove Doubters Wrong

Discarded or unwanted by their former teams, players with a history of success in the NFL talked about the motivation of having a “chip on the shoulder” when they arrived in Oakland.

07/21/2014

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