When the Oakland Raiders lost Darren McFadden and his breakaway speed to a foot injury, it didn’t exactly slow down their offense.
The Raiders dominated the Chargers in San Diego Thursday night, but only won by a touchdown. Quarterback Carson Palmer, running back Michael Bush and receiver Denarius Moore all shined.
The Raiders (5-4) broke a two-game losing streak and took a half-game lead over the Kansas City Chiefs in the AFC West.
Darren McFadden ran for 171 yards and two touchdowns and the Oakland Raiders bullied the two-time defending AFC runners-up on the ground to win their home opener 34-24 over the New York Jets on Sunday.
The Oakland Raiders got two important offensive pieces in town Saturday with restricted free agent running back Michael Bush signing his contract tender and tight end Kevin Boss practicing for the first since signing as a free agent.
Oakland Raiders running back Michael Bush faces a drunken-driving charge in Indiana after being stopped for speeding and allegedly failing a breath test.
Michael Bush rushed for 137 yards and a touchdown and the short-handed Oakland Raiders beat playoff-bound Kansas City 31-10 Sunday to gain a unique NFL distinction.
Oakland Raiders running back Michael Bush is listed as questionable for Sunday’s season opener at Tennessee because of a broken left thumb.