The Oakland Raiders are always knocked for having one of the least talented rosters in the league, but they are working hard to shed that image and their offseason spending spree could end up paying off for the team.
During the offseason, Oakland added wide receiver James Jones and running back Maurice Jones-Drew, but their biggest additions came on the defensive side of the ball with defensive ends Antonio Smith and Justin Tuck and outside linebacker LaMarr Woodley.
The Raiders will just have to hope that the risk of gambling on veterans ends up paying off for the team and that the veterans were not let go by their former homes because there is nothing left in the tank.
As far as youth goes, the Raiders have two promising stars in linebacker Khalil Mack and quarterback Derek Carr.
It will be interesting to see how they mesh with the older players on the roster.
So what should we expect from the Oakland Raiders in the 2014-15 NFL regular season? Cycle through the following pages for a full season preview.