Originally posted on FOX Sports  |  Last updated 12/15/11
Each week, Chad Pennington breaks down a dynamic NFL playmaker or scheme, devises a game plan and discusses a strategy for success. This week, Pennington looks into how Matthew Stafford and the Lions offense will attack an aggressive Raiders defense in Oakland. By all appearances, this should be a good week for the Detroit Lions to face the Oakland Raiders on the road. Ndamukong Suh returns from his two-game suspension, and the Raiders have surrendered a combined 80 points the past two games. But playing in Oakland is no easy task. Actually, it's just what the doctor ordered for the struggling Raiders, and this contest could prove to be the biggest game of the year for both teams. The Raiders are difficult to beat at home. The Lions must have the right mindset and realize the last two Raiders losses mean absolutely nothing. Quarterback Matthew Stafford led Detroit to a 34-28 victory in Week 14 against the Vikings, but the offense did receive a "hall pass" from its defense that c...
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