As the Oakland Raiders come off their bye week they find themselves at 4-3 and tied (with San Diego and Kansas City) for first place in the AFC West.

After a good start to the season, the team lost Jason Campbell and was blown out by the Chiefs in Carson Palmer's anticipated debut.

Going forward, the AFC West will be a three team race for a postseason spot and the Raiders will resume their season against Tim Tebow and the Denver Broncos.

As the Raiders kick off the second half of their season, LA Sports Examiner takes a look at some mailbag questions regarding the team.