A look at today's Raiders game vs. Atlanta, including: game information, matchup to watch, three keys to the game and injury report.
RAIDERS GAME AT A GLANCE
Opponent: At Atlanta Falcons
Time: 10 a.m.
Line: Falcons by 9
Records: Raiders 1-3, Falcons 5-0
TV/Radio: Ch. 13 (Greg Gumbel, Dan Dierdorf), 950, 1140
MATCHUP TO WATCH
Raiders secondary vs. Atlanta quarterback Matt Ryan
Ryan has thrown 13 touchdown passes against just three interceptions. His passer rating of 106.1 is second overall behind Alex Smith (108.7) of the 49ers. The Raiders' revamped secondary, which was supposed to allow its defenders more opportunities to make plays on passes, doesn't have an interception yet.
THREE KEYS TO GAME
Raiders quarterback Carson Palmer needs to find his receivers downfield. Through four games, the Raiders' top receiver is running back Darren McFadden with 18 catches.
The Raiders, with just one rushing touchdown, will try to run the ball more when they get into the red zone.
The Raiders' defense needs to tighten up against the No. 6 offense in the league. Oakland gives up an average of 31.3 points per game while Atlanta's offense averages 29.6.
Out: T Khalif Barnes (groin), TE Richard Gordon (hamstring), CB Shawntae Spencer (foot)
Questionable: DT Tommy Kelly (foot)
Probable: TE David Ausberry (shoulder), WR Darrius Heyward-Bey (concussion), K Sebastian Janikowski (left groin), RB Taiwan Jones (shoulder), RB Darren McFadden (shoulder), TE Brandon Myers (shoulder), C Alex Parsons (shoulder), DT Richard Seymour (knee)
Out: TE Michael Palmer (shoulder), RB Antone Smith (hamstring)
DT Jonathan Babineaux (groin), LB Stephen Nicholas (ankle)
Probable: WR Kevin Cone (knee), WR D.J. Davis (knee), DT Peria Jerry (thigh), C Todd McClure (pectoral), S William Moore (hip), G Garrett Reynolds (back), CB Dunta Robinson (shoulder)