Thrust into his first NFL start, quarterback Matt McGloin threw for three touchdowns against Houston on Sunday to lead the Raiders to their first road win of the 2013 season.
The Oakland Raiders had nine players on the official NFL injury report this week, but that’s nothing compared to the 18 players listed by their Week 11 opponents.
The Houston Texans were supposed to be a playoff team again in 2013, but they’ve fallen on hard times; Oakland may be able to sneak a win out of this weekend’s road trip to the Lone Star State.
University of Houston quarterback Case Keenum set NCAA records for career passing yards, touchdowns and completions. But he’s not projected to be a top draft pick.