The AFC West is full of high-octane offenses that can score and score often. The Denver Broncos, San Diego Chargers and Kansas City Chiefs fit that mold. On paper anyway, the Raiders do not.
The decline for aging rushers is typically steep. An unstoppable force one season can look a step slow the next.
ALAMEDA – The Raiders have historically kept Darren McFadden out of harm’s way.
ALAMEDA – Running backs Maurice Jones-Drew and Darren McFadden are explosive when healthy. That hasn’t happened much in recent seasons.