Let's be honest here. 7-9 isn't going to cut it this year, and the Raiders need to step it up to make the postseason this time. They need to learn from these five key games and use that knowledge to cut down on their mistakes.

4. Week 14 outplayed by the Jaguars

Week 14 outplayed by the Jaguars

There is absolutely no excuse to lose to a team that was very much in rebuilding mode and dealing with several injured players in the process. Think about it! The Las Vegas Raiders were literally up 16-3 at halftime and somehow the Jaguars came back with two touchdowns in the fourth quarter to squeak out a win over them. 

Unfortunately for The Raiders, they ended up losing 20-16