Here is the opening to my column from the Raiders’ sixth straight loss:


The Raiders played the Denver Broncos Thursday night — prime time, no less. The Raiders lost 26-13. They have suffered worse losses this lost season, but now they have dropped six games in a row.

The game hardly mattered, anyway. The Raiders’ season is over, and if you’re intent on reading a story about the game, please read my friend Phil Barber, who writes entertaining and informative game stories.

The Raiders have serious things at stake, more serious than the Broncos’ game. Owner Mark Davis and general manager Reggie McKenzie have decisions to make — decisions now, decisions after this terrible season ends.

To read the full column, click here.