Miller becoming biggest passing threat
TE developing into QB's security blanket as the Raiders shore up offensive line
With the regular season less than a month away, Football Outsiders uses its unique brand of analysis to break down each of the league's 32 teams. The series continues in the AFC West with the Oakland Raiders.
Season Preview -- Oakland Raiders
While the spotlight in the Bay Area remains firmly on the quarterback position, the Oakland Raiders look to see continued growth from a favored receiver while staving off a decline in the secondary.
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Football Outsiders Preview
Football Outsiders uses advanced stats to give you a player on the rise, another one in decline and a key player to watch for each team in the preseason. The series starts in the AFC West and runs for 32 consecutive days.
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