18 Oct 2011
Here is your deadline blockbuster: The Raiders acquired Carson Palmer from the Bengals for their 2012 first-round pick and a conditional pick in 2013 that could also be a first-rounder. According to Chris Mortensen, the 2013 pick is a first-rounder if the Raiders win a playoff game in 2011, if not, it is a second-rounder.
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Possibly the closest Super Bowl matchup in history also poses the question: how much does it mean when certain aspects of an NFL team improve dramatically in the second half of the season?