Another opportunity to get better.
For their Week 3 matchup, the Oakland Raiders will travel to Minnesota to face the Vikings, as they begin their seven-week stretch away from the Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum.
Both teams boast a record of 1-1 and will look to get above .500 in an AFC-NFC battle. The Raiders played well last week against the Kansas City Chiefs, regardless of what the scoreboard may indicate. The Chiefs scored all 28 of their points in the second quarter, failing to get much of anything going in the other three quarters; however, a loss is a loss.
Slightly banged up, the Raiders will suit up nonetheless and are prepared for the Purple People Eaters.
Here are the expert picks prior to kickoff: