The Las Vegas Raiders will play their second Monday Night Football game of the year in Week 8, taking on the Detroit Lions. Sitting at 3-4, the Raiders desperately need a win to stay alive in the playoff hunt in the AFC. But this will be one of their toughest opponents yet, with the Lions being one of the top teams in the NFC.
The good news is that the Raiders will get their starting quarterback back on the field in Week 8. Jimmy Garoppolo has been cleared to play after missing Week 7 due to a back injury. That should give the offense a big boost and allow them to stay competitive.
However, the Raiders will be without one of their top defenders as Divine Deablo was ruled out on Saturday with an ankle injury. The linebacker position was already a weakness for the Raiders and losing their top defender there will certainly have an impact in this game.
Here is the full list of inactive players for the Raiders in Week 8: