On their day, the Roosters could beat any side in the competition, but a run of losses has left the Tricolours sitting with a 6-6 record after 13 rounds.
For the New Zealand Warriors, Roger Tuivasa-Sheck is a bit like that Christmas present you get a peek of while it's being wrapped but then can't play with.
Roosters prop Jared Waerea-Hargreaves has buried the hatchet with Kiwis coach Steve Kearney and is ready to show why he should return to the Test team.
In a clash of two sides left scorned after poor performances and defeats last up, the question for this Saturday is which team can respond better.
This Saturday's clash between the Warriors and the Roosters will see the NRL's most error-prone sides try to cement their spot in the top eight.
While he didn't play in game one of the State of Origin series, Roosters enforcer Dylan Napa said he would be satisfied being Queensland's 18th man again.
Daniel Tupou was the only Rooster who could hold his head up after the team's disappointing display against the Sharks on Sunday afternoon.
Gallen's return, the Roosters' dramatic form drop, and Ferguon's recovery ahead of schedule. Key points from Cronulla's upset win over the Roosters.
The Cronulla Sharks have scored their second win over the Roosters in 2015, downing the Tricolours in a low-scoring affair at Remondis Stadium on Sunday.
Sunday afternoon football pits the struggling Sharks up against the high-flying Roosters, but don't be fooled – this one will be hotly contested.