By Evan Groat
With a 1-4 record, the 2018 Oakland Raiders season is officially on life support. A loss on Sunday would all but diminish any hope left of a playoff run. It’s not often teams that start 1-5 make the playoffs, not to say it can’t happen but it would take a monumental turn around in the final 10 games of the season.
The Raiders will head to London this week to take on the Seattle Seahawks. This will be the Raiders fourth international game in four years. The last Raiders trip over the pond came in 2014, when they were embarrassed 38-14 by the Miami Dolphins.
Let’s see what players and coaches from both teams are saying about this week’s match up.
Offensive Coordinator Greg Olson, on what the offense needs to do to put together a complete offensive game.
“The Cleveland game is a great example, to me, of complementary football – really with defense, offense and special teams and players playing together. The receivers in that game, they complemented each other. But we’d like to think the run game will complement the pass game and vice versa and try to get all of those guys involved in it. The more we get involved in it and the more we can spread the football around both in the run game and the pass game, then certainly the more explosive type offense and we’d like to see the scoring go up because of that. I think if we can find ways, offensively, to spread the football around and be more balanced in terms of who’s got the touches and where the targets are going to, I think you’d see a more explosive...