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Five Takeaways From Head Coach Jack Del Rio's Monday Press Conference

Following the Oakland Raiders 34-20 Week 13 loss to the Kansas City Chiefs at Coliseum, Head Coach Jack Del Rio held his typical Monday press conference at the team's Alameda, Calif., facility.

Here are the highlights from his time behind the podium.

Even after the loss to the Chiefs, the team's approach remains the same.

"It's about one game at a time. You get what you earn in this league, I believe that and we didn't do enough to earn our way to be in second place today. We had that opportunity, so it's disappointing, but as far as getting excited about playing football and getting an opportunity as a team to go out there and put together a real good football game, that's what we're looking to do."

Sunday's loss dampens the Raiders playoff hopes.

"I look at the different probability tables. I think we're one percent chance or something. That's not real good odds. That's kind of like the Dumb and Dumber deal, 'So we still have a chance?' But the reality is we have a good group of players. They believe in each other. We know that we have not played our best football yet."

Head Coach Del Rio also gave his initial assessment of Broncos quarterback Brock Osweiler.

"I haven't studied him totally. Having practiced against him for a few years, he's a big, athletic guy. I think the biggest thing [is] that he allows them to be under center more with the threat of the run game and the bootlegs and the things on the edges of the defense that will play more into what [Broncos Head Coach] Gary [Kubiak] probably wants to do."

Even with the loss, belief in the process remains strong.

"I believe in the guys we have. I believe in the coaches and the players and the effort that we're getting. We're going to turn this thing and become a really good football team. It just hasn't happened quickly enough over the first 12 games, 12 opportunities we've had. We're sitting here with five victories after 12 games, and I expected more. "

Sunday's game provided a learning experience for quarterback Derek Carr.

"I think you learn from good and bad experiences. There's no question in my mind. The guy is super talented. He's taken all the responsibility he needs to. I think we all share in our responsibility of how we can better prepare. Like I said, I completely believe in the young man, and I'm confident that he'll learn from that experience yesterday and be stronger going forward."

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