Originally written on Football Nation  |  Last updated 9/14/12
The Oakland Raiders and Miami Dolphins are both coming off of very poor outings in Week 1. The Raiders simply looked lost against the Chargers last Monday night, or should I say that they looked like the same old Raiders. Mistakes are this team's downfall, season after season, and it was more of the same in Week 1. Oakland had four inexcusable fumbles, including three in special teams that cost them the game. On top of this, they were also plagued by dumb penalties such as two by Tommy Kelly on various third downs that kept Chargers' drives going.Mistakes aside, the Raiders have other problems too. For a team that was supposed to be one of the better rushing units in the league, they were only able to pound the ball for 45 total yards. Darren McFadden was not nearly as productive as we thought he would be, rushing for only 32 yards on a poor 2.1 yards per carry. However, he was his old self in the passing game, catching 13 balls for 86 yards and really helping out Carson Palmer when...
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