Oakland Raiders Roundtable: 5 Questions About The 2014 Season

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Plenty of questions loom for the 2014 Oakland Raiders. Some good, some bad.

With the toughest strength of schedule coming up this year, can Derek Carr carry Oakland’s high hopes better than his brother did in Houston? Can Darren McFadden stay healthy and finally live up to his #4 overall selection? Can the Oakland Raiders compete in the incredibly tough AFC West?

There has also been an influx of talent from free agency –albeit at the expense of some younger talent leaving — with veterans such as Justin Tuck and Charles Woodson coming to the Bay. Can they lead the silver and black back the playoffs?

We’ve asked a number of our writers to give us some predictions going into this season concerning your Oakland Raiders with issues ranging from the quarterback position to rookie performance. We gave them five questions, but told them to keep their answers short. Here are those answers.