Early Raiders Season Standings Prediction

Andrew Weidman

Week One: at Carolina

Raiders should open the season with a win. Carolina is in a minor rebuild with Teddy Bridgewater leading the way. Raiders should come out on top.

Week Two: vs New Orleans

Back to back NFC South opponents, this one though, likely ends in a loss.

Week Three: at New England

Raiders pull off the win here. With the Brady era over in Foxborough, the Patriots won’t be the powerhouse they once were.

Week Four: vs Buffalo

Another back to back divisional battle, this one with the AFC East. Like the last, this one ends in a loss. Buffalo will be a surprisingly good team.

Week Five: at Kansas City

Raiders get a loss here heading into the bye week. It’s hard to see anyone beating Kansas City again this year.

Week Seven: at Tampa Bay

Speaking of Tom Brady, he’s now in the NFC South with Tampa. Fortunately for the Raiders, I think the Bucs will be overrated. They’ll take a win here.

Week Eight: at Cleveland

Easy win here. Browns are going to be a dumpster fire again.

Week Nine: at Los Angeles Chargers

Another tally in the “win” column here.

Week Ten: vs Denver

Divisional match up at home against Denver. Should be a tough game, but I like the odds here with a win.

Week Eleven: vs Kansas City

Again, I don’t see anyone beating Kansas City.

Week Twelve: at Atlanta

It’s a win. Not much to see.

Week Thirteen: at NY Jets

Jets pull off the upset here. They could be sneakily good this year.

Week Fourteen: vs Indianapolis

Colts are in a huge rebuild, chalk up the win here for Vegas.

Week Fifteen: vs Los Angeles Chargers

Win here.

Week Sixteen: vs Miami Dolphins

At this point in the season, Tua will be starting for Miami, so I like them to take the win.

Week Seventeen: at Denver

Ending the season in the mile high city is always rough, Denver takes the win.

Final W/L: 9-7

They’re going to be shooting for a wildcard spot, and it’ll be tough with a new resurgence in the AFC East, and the always tough AFC North fighting for spots.