Philadelphia Eagles vs Las Vegas: 10 Raiders besides Derek Carr to watch

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The Philadelphia Eagles have their hands full with the Raiders.

Welp, the Philadelphia Eagles need a win, and if you’re one of those superstitious types, this is the week that they have a chance to get that done. They’re on the road, and, well, that’s been where their victories have occurred.

Now, they’ve beaten the Falcons in Atlanta, and they needed three interceptions, a blocked punt, and some luck to edge the Carolina Panthers in come-from-behind fashion in Charlotte. Let’s not dampen the mood here though.

Wins are wins, and in Week 7, they’ll have a chance to notch another minus the pressure of hearing the wrath of everyone that has made their way to Lincoln Financial Field to watch them play.

Now, don’t read what hasn’t been written. The Birds have earned every bit of the frustration that has been heaped upon them over the first six weeks. They’ve imploded with taunting and personal fouls. They’ve gone on the longest of offensive droughts. The coaching has been less than stellar. Their punter is even beginning to look like he needs a week off.

Still, the Las Vegas Raiders provide an opportunity to get back in the win column, and if the Philadelphia Eagles do win, believe it or not, they close the gap in the NFC East’s race for the crown.

Standing in Philly’s way is an impressive up-and-coming AFC West team. They’re led on offense by Derek Carr who is, all of a sudden, one of the game’s respected quarterbacks again. He presents a major obstacle to an Eagles win, but quarterbacks get all of the attention, right? Let’s dig a little deeper. Here are ten Raiders other than Carr who can turn Week 7 into another nightmare for Philadelphia.