Originally written on Fox Sports  |  Last updated 11/17/14
No matter what happens the rest of the way, the Oakland Raiders will finish without a winning record for a 10th consecutive season. The way the Cleveland Browns have struggled on the road, it appears they're headed toward a fifth straight losing season. Oakland will try to avoid its first five-game losing streak in five seasons - and extend the Browns' franchise-record 12-game road skid - on Sunday when Cleveland rookie quarterback Brandon Weeden could return from a concussion. Expectations were high heading after the Raiders (3-8) finished one game shy of the playoffs in 2011, but those good feelings are gone as the team is riding its first four-game skid since 2008. Oakland's defense has been atrocious during this stretch, allowing 169 points - the second-most during a four-game span since the merger in 1970. The Carson Palmer-led offense generated a season-low 218 yards in last Sunday's 34-10 loss at Cincinnati, and the team has now lost three straight by 21 or more for the ...
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