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Raiders 2015 Super Bowl odds post free agency have improved quite a bit

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When last season ended, it saw the Raiders sitting at 3-13 which was the second worst record in the NFL behind only the 2-14 Tampa Bay Buccaneers. So, as one might expect, the initial Super Bowl odds were not good. In fact, they were tied for the worst odds in the NFL, even worse than the Bucs, despite them having a worse record and playing an easier 2014 schedule.

Those odds were 300/1 in early January which was tied with the Titans and Jaguars as the league's bottom dwellers. The Buccaneers were just above that with 200/1 odds.

The Raiders' odds had gone up to 200/1 in early February but they remained tied for the longest odds with the Jaguars.

Now a week into free agency and Bovada has released their updated Super Bowl odds and the Raiders have somehow managed to not only improve their odds, but climb out of the cellar entirely.

Now the Raiders sit at 75/1 odds which is tied for 27th in the league. Meanwhile the Bucs, Jags, and Titans still sit where they were at the bottom in the odds. Yes, that's still a LONG way from being considered anything near a contender, but it's an improvement none the less.

Hard to say exactly why this would be especially when the Jaguars have been just as busy in free agency and appear to have landed some pretty impressive free agents of their own such as Julius Thomas and Jared Odrick. And yet they are still at the bottom -- a spot they usually share with the Raiders.

Here is the entire list of current Super Bowl odds (provided by Bovada)

Seattle Seahawks 6/1
Green Bay Packers 7/1
New England Patriots 7/1
Indianapolis Colts 8/1
Denver Broncos 12/1
Dallas Cowboys 16/1
Philadelphia Eagles 18/1
Pittsburgh Steelers 20/1
Arizona Cardinals 25/1
Baltimore Ravens 25/1
New York Giants 25/1
Buffalo Bills 33/1
Cincinnati Bengals 33/1
Detroit Lions 33/1
Miami Dolphins 33/1
San Francisco 49ers 33/1
Atlanta Falcons 40/1
Carolina Panthers 40/1
Kansas City Chiefs 40/1
New Orleans Saints 40/1
San Diego Chargers 40/1
St. Louis Rams 40/1
Chicago Bears 50/1
Houston Texans 50/1
Minnesota Vikings 50/1
New York Jets 50/1
Cleveland Browns 75/1
Oakland Raiders 75/1
Washington Redskins 100/1
Tampa Bay Buccaneers 150/1
Jacksonville Jaguars 200/1
Tennessee Titans 200/1