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  • Juggernaut Index No. 32: The Oakland Raiders

    Andy Behrens at Roto Arcade1 mth ago

    For those who aren't familiar with the Juggernaut Index, this series is our annual ranking of NFL teams for fantasy purposes. Repeat: FOR FANTASY PURPOSES. Here, we care primarily about yards and points . The Juggernaut Index is all about projected fantasy contributions — that's it, nothing else.

    The Oakland Raiders haven't finished with an above-.500 record since 2002. The team won just four games last season and four the prior year. In 2013, Oakland's offense ranked 24th in scoring (20.1 PPG) and the defense ranked 29th in points-allowed (28.3). An offseason spending spree netted the Raiders a collection of brand-name vets who've been recently terrible.

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    In a nutshell, this franchise has delivered a sustained period of failure that is unmatched in today's NFL. Oakland has created a culture of failure, essentially. The team is buried at the bottom of an otherwise loaded division.

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