The Raiders Still Have Some Fight In Them

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The Raiders, the Redskins, and some teams that actually still matter at this point in the season.

Falcons at Vikings Today's top late affair features two teams with eyes on the playoffs. Atlanta can clinch a wildcard berth with a win and hey, they're actually playing like it! The Falcons lead 14-7 in Minnesota behind touchdowns from Michael Turner and Jerious Norwood (receiving). Tarvaris Jackson continues to look like a capable NFL quarterback in his return to the starting lineup. He connected with Visanthe Shiancock for a first quarter score.


Jets at Seahawks New York, on the other hand, has not looked like a team with something to play for. Seattle holds a narrow 7-3 margin at the half after a Seneca Wallace touchdown in the half's waning moments. Brett Favre has done Brett Favre completed 10/16 passes for 84 yards with an interception. Because he blows, you see.

Eagles at Redskins Washington's offense has been for shit once again, and Jim Zorn's decision to attempt a 54 yard field goal is perplexing considering Shaun Suisham's inability to connect from 44 with any regularity. Quintin Demps was waiting when the ball fell short and he returned it back near midfield. Needless to say, Philly didn't do anything with this opportunity. It took until inside the five minute mark in the second quarter before either team even reached their opponent's red zone, although a promising drive by Washington ended with an easy three for Suisham.


Bills at Broncos San Diego has kept the pressure on Denver by winning earlier this afternoon, and so far the Broncos are responding well. Eddie Royal exploded for a 71 yard run, while Jay Cutler has been efficient with his arm and legs. He scored the game's first touchdown on a two yard run. Denver has added two field goals and Buffalo's offense is finally waking up. Denver leads 13-3 heading towards the half with the Bills driving.

Texans at Raiders Jamarcus Russell is in the midst of lighting up the league's "hottest" team. The Oakland quarterback has thrown for 152 yards on 11/14 passing with a touchdown to his credit. The Raiders lead 13-10 over the Texans before Houston tied it up with a second field goal from Kris Brown.