Originally written on Bloguin Best  |  Last updated 10/14/14
The Minnesota Vikings are coming off of a resounding defeat in front of a national audience at Lambeau. They had little in the way of a response to the surgical offense that Aaron Rodgers led up and down the field. They are now faced with a short week, and have a much different challenge on hand. The Raiders come in with the fourth ranked rushing attack in the league, one with power and depth. With Darren McFadden still struggling to recover from a foot injury, it will be Michael Bush all day. While Oakland has quite the potent ground attack, the Vikings are no slouch when it comes to defending the run. The Henderson brothers and Chad Greenway are a formidable linebacking corps, and with Jared Allen coming off the edge as well, Minny can cause havoc against the hard-hitting Raiders attack. But we saw something out of Oakland that we have not seen in years. A quarterback with poise in the pocket who can hit their burning receivers down the field. Carson Palmer is starting to feel com...
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