The Raiders (12-4) are in the playoffs for the first time since 2002 and Jack Del Rio is a top NFL Coach of the Year candidate.
That was until McGloin injured his shoulder in the regular-season finale at Denver.
Signed to a hefty $72-million deal last off-season, Osweiler was the worst starting quarterback in the National Football League this season, averaging a putrid 5.8 yards per attempt on his way to throwing more interceptions (16) than touchdowns (15) in his first season in Houston.
That leaves the Raiders with the unproven Connor Cook, and according to NFL Network's Ian Rapoport, Oakland head coach Jack Del Rio is fully prepared to start the 23-year-old fourth-rounder on the road Saturday in Houston.
Brock Osweiler is set to return to the starting lineup.
The Raiders are 7-2-1 ATS in their last 10 games in the playoffs. We know that it was not the offensive line or running game; because the Cowboys have a great line and Darren McFadden ran for over 1000 yards last season.
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Six of the playoff bound teams have quarterbacks who have been to a Super Bowl-Tom Brady and the New England Patriots, Ben Roethlisberger and the Pittsburgh Steelers and Alex Smith of the Kansas City Chiefs in the AFC.
In the offseason, Osweiler was lured to the Texans from the Broncos with a huge contract, a four-year, $72 million deal with $37 million in guarantees.
That move was a giant bust as Osweiler was struggling so badly that he was benched during Week 15.
What's perceived by Bing as the weekend's closest matchup is also the game with the biggest question marks at quarterback.
Brock Osweiler will start at quarterback for the Houston Texans on Saturday in their wild-card game against the Raiders. The lowest of the lows for Brock Osweiler this year was the second game against a bad Jacksonville Jaguars defense, when he threw two interceptions in 11 pass attempts and got benched for Tom Savage. Oakland ranks 23rd against QB this season and Osweiler could be an interesting value play in DFS. Even without All-Pro defensive end J.J. Watt, who missed this season because of injury, the Titans are a terrific group.
Saturday 7:15 p.m.in Seattle-Seattle (10-5-1) over Detroit (9-6). "He has played very hard for us and he has done a lot of different things for us along the front". In Week 11 at Estadio Azteca, Miller had 104 yards on 24 carries and a touchdown.