Originally written on Football Nation  |  Last updated 11/11/14
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Week 13 has come and gone, and a couple more cadavers were dropped off at the mortuary.The Chiefs were merely a prelude to the slew of departed souls who would be making their way onto my concrete slabs.They've been inevitably tagged and bagged; now it's merely time to examine what caused these wretched souls to fulfill the destiny that their mortal coil demands.Subject: Oakland RaidersDate of Death: December 2, 2012Record at Time of Death: 3-9Contributing Factors to Death1. Descent of the Running Game3.77 yards a carry. That's what Oakland averages with their running game so far this season, which is the fifth worst mean in the NFL.Darren McFadden was having a rough year long before the ankle injury which has sidelined him for the past month. In 8 games, McFadden ran the ball 139 times for 455 yards and 2 touchdowns. That's a scant 3.27 YPA.A year ago, in another injury shortened season, McFadden ran for 614 yards on 113 carries, good for 5.43 YA.Think about that: with 26 less carr...
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