Head Coach Jack Del Rio has dubbed Tuesdays during the regular season as "Tell The Truth Tuesdays" – days where both players and coaches alike take responsibility, good or bad, for what occurred the previous Sunday.
Following their 16-10 loss to the Denver Broncos at O.co, a trio of players spoke about Sunday's game and simply told the truth.
Raiders Defensive End Mario Edwards, Jr.
"Regardless of what our record is, we're way more talented than that. We've made some mistakes and we're still coming around and getting better, and like Coach Del Rio said, our best is ahead of us."
Raiders Running Back Latavius Murray
"I think that we just have a tough group of guys that is really coming to work and dedicating themselves to get better and improve each week. We've come up short the past two weeks, but we believe in each other and I think that's the main thing going forward. We just have to make sure we're playing better at the end to finish off games.
We expect to win and we put the work in to go out there and win, but again, we get what we earned and we are 2-3 and we have to deal with that.
Win or lose, we're learning and getting better. The fact that we know we are capable of winning close games and now we've come up short on two of them, we have the ability to do it and now we need to continue that and make sure we have find a way at the end when it comes to that."
Raiders Linebacker Neiron Ball
"I think that we're a great football team. There are a lot of close games in the NFL. I didn't know that coming in, but eventually we'll get it right at the end, because it comes down to making plays at the end of the game, and we have to do that."