Found September 05, 2013 on Gridiron Grit:
The Oakland Raiders enter the upcoming 2013 NFL regular season virtually in the exact same boat as the New York Jets.  Think about it.  Both teams are starting young and inexperienced (albeit also promising) dual-threat quarterbacks in Geno Smith and Terrelle Pryor over veterans who struggled mightily in the preseason in Mark Sanchez and Matt Flynn, respectively. Both clubs possess a decent offensive line, but face depth concerns and a lack of big-play ability at tight end and wide receiver, along with injury-related problems out of the backfield. General Managers John Idzik and Reggie McKenzie appear to be the right men for the job, but the future for Raiders head coach Dennis Allen and especially Jets HC Rex Ryan is less certain. Rookie CBs Dee Milliner and D.J. Hayden—the first two cornerbacks chosen in the 2013 NFL Draft—also offer plenty of potential and present more stability at the back-end of a couple of defensive units that look to be shredded often this season due in large...
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