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Turns out wins help.
Especially considering that the Raiders were coming off a 25-point loss to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, and desperately needed a win — any win.
And they got one. And Raiders fans were happy about it, and felt a bit rejuvenated by it. And if you are one of the Raiders fans who felt rejuvenated by it, well … have you signed up for SB Nation Reacts yet? You should sign up for SB Nation Reacts. All the cool kids are doing it.
After Raiders fans confidence had dipped to 79% following the Tampa Bay loss, it bounced all the way back up to 91% after the Week 8 win.
A Week 9 win over the Los Angeles Chargers would certainly lead to another spike in confidence, and here’s good news: an SB Nation Reacts poll of NFL fans suggests that the Raiders are favored in that matchup.
To vote in the Reacts surveys and have your voice heard each week, sign up here and just win, baby.