Found December 15, 2011 on NBC Bay Area:
After two straight losses, the Raiders know the future is now. It’s either win the remaining three games of the season or forget about the playoffs. So, Wednesday’s practice, said head coach Hue Jackson, was “awesome,” with a palpable feeling of “urgency and intensity.” The players felt it, too. “We have a chance to get to the playoffs,” quarterback Carson Palmer told Steve Corkran of the Bay Area News Group. “We have to go 3-0 in the next three weeks. There is no other option, there is no other route. … For us, we got to start on Sunday.” At least it appears the Raiders will have wide receiver Denarius Moore back for the final three games, beginning with Sunday’s game against the 8-5 Detroit Lions at O.co Coliseum. Moore and fellow receiver Jacoby Ford have been missing from the lineup the past few games, leaving Palmer with few big-play and deep-threat options. And Moore, a rookie from Tennessee, has been the Raiders’ most dynamic receiver this season with 24 catches for 410 yards
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