Philip Rivers threw three touchdown passes and Richard Goodman returned a kickoff 105 yards for another score as the San Diego Chargers ended Oakland’s playoff hopes by beating the Raiders 38-26 on Sunday.
The Oakland Raiders have broken the NFL records for most penalties and yards penalized in a season.
Reggie Bush rushed for 100 yards and a touchdown and the once-woeful Miami Dolphins won for the fourth time in the past five games Sunday by beating Oakland 34-14.
Playing against a fill-in quarterback making his first career NFL start, the Oakland Raiders managed to win despite struggling to punch the ball into the end zone.
Carson Palmer threw for 164 yards and a touchdown and the Oakland Raiders capitalized on mistakes by Minnesota in a 27-21 victory over the Vikings on Sunday.
In the end, it didn’t much matter whether Kyle Boller or Carson Palmer played quarterback for the Oakland Raiders. The Kansas City Chiefs had their way with both.
From lighting an eternal flame to honor late owner Al Davis to the play on the field, it was truly a special day for the Oakland Raiders.
The Oakland Raiders won the day after owner Al Davis died, beating the Houston Texans 25-20 on Sunday behind Jason Campbell’s two touchdown passes.
Ryan Fitzpatrick threw a 6-yard touchdown pass to David Nelson with 14 seconds left to cap a wild back-and-forth fourth quarter and lead the Buffalo Bills to a 38-35 win over the Oakland Raiders on Sunday.
Watch the Raiders kick off the season Monday night at 7:30 p.m. on CBS 5. The raido broadcast of the game will also be available on Live 105.3 FM.