I doubt seriously the Oakland Raiders will come to camp with a $9 million running back or a secondary full of geriatric players.

But what happens when one of the NFL's most storied franchises tells its fans this is the season they turn it all around? What happens when a new quarterback is behind center and there are new weapons to work with?

Can this team, the Raiders - the bad boys of the NFL and the team everyone loves for being characters and villains and crooks - recaptures the magic that gets them to respectability?

Here are the five pressing questions this team must answer before the first snap is taken in 2014.