4 Raiders playmakers for the Giants defense to worry about

The Giants defense will have their work cut out for them in Vegas on Sunday

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3. WR Jakobi Meyers

One of the Raiders' most impressive weapons on the offense has been wideout Jakobi Meyers. In seven games, the 26-year-old receiver has 38 receptions, 404 yards, and five touchdowns. Meyers is filling in nicely as the team's WR2 and has had some impressive games this season, including Week 1 against the Broncos, when he had nine receptions for 81 yards and two touchdowns.

It is nice to see the fifth-year wide receiver finally have his breakout season after failing to exceed expectations the previous four years with the New England Patriots. His best season with the Pats came last year when he posted 804 yards on 64 receptions and tallied six touchdowns in 14 games.

We can expect to see Meyers get a lot of opportunities this Sunday, which should benefit the Raiders against a Giants' secondary that has underperformed. The Giants defense has allowed four receivers to reach at least 100 yards in a game this season and enter Week 9 as the 24th-best secondary, according to Pro Football Focus. Meyers, on the other hand, has 57 targets on the year, which is tied for 17th in the NFL.