Oakland Raiders Optimistic About Season Despite Slow Start

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Published: October 3, 2009

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... Tom Cable's response to the media, in terms of his team's effort on the eve of their loss to the Denver Broncos.

As we wait and see how this Raiders team will respond to those words of encouragement Sunday, this writer is confident that they will do so in good fashion.

When I look at this Raiders team, from a distance I see a team that possibly due to these times, a lot of fans can relate to, even myself.

Its a story of ups and downs, highs and lows. It has all the makings of a Hollywood movie, but there's no Rudy on this team and whether fans will want to replay this season over and over after its done is still in the air.

It is, however, a lesson in perseverance that we all can learn from.

October 2009, I found myself without a job, without food, and frankly without options.

I, like the millions of other hardworking Americans, suffered the sting of the chronic layoff that has threatened to bring the country back into a great depres...

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