Undrafted rookie quarterback Matt McGloin threw three touchdown passes in leading the Oakland Raiders to a 28-23 victory over the Texans in Houston Sunday.
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 Oakland Raiders had every chance to win Sunday in New York, but the offense really struggled when it mattered most in the loss to the New York Giants.
Oakland and New York take the field Sunday with a lot of injury questions and concerns, as both teams fight to keep their slim playoff hopes alive.
Some local “experts” had gone as far as to predict an 0-16 season for Oakland, so the Raiders aren’t so bad after all.
Sure, the New York Giants started 0-6, but they’ve won their last two games now, and coming off a bye week, they’ll be ready to host Oakland.
Any time a team allows an offensive NFL record to be set against them, it hasn’t been a good day.
Oakland’s roster is pretty healthy right now, which is good news as the Raiders host the Philadelphia Eagles Sunday and try to get back to .500 on the 2013 season.
It was announced on Monday that Michael Vick was already ruled out for the Raiders game against the Eagles in Week 9. Chip Kelly was expected to bring in an explosive new offensive scheme that would send the Eagles soaring, but injuries have caused a dive bomb and the Raiders are looking to take advantage.