The Raiders won the opening coin toss and elected to receive. After K Steven Hauschka’s touchback, the Raiders drive stalled at their own 38. WR Golden Tate returned P
The Seahawks drive fizzled at the Raiders 35 and Hauschka missed a 53-yard field goal attempt. The Raiders took over at the Oakland 43.
The Raiders held Seattle to a three-and-out but WR
The Raiders held the Seahawks to a three-and-out and P Jon Ryan came on. Parrish muffed the punt and a Seattle player attempted to recover the ball before it went out of bounds. The Raiders were awarded possession, however, Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll challenged the ruling. The ruling was upheld and the Raiders started their next possession at the 20.
A few plays later, CB Jeremy Lane intercepted a Leinart pass that was intended for WR
RB Vai Taua capped an 11-play, 78-yard drive with a 2-yard TD run. The extra point was good and Seattle led 13-0 with 1:11 left in the 2nd quarter.
CB Phillip Adams returned K
Tate fielded the 54-yard punt and was dropped at the Seattle 10. Flynn capped a 90-yard drive with a 4-yard TD pass to TE Cooper Helfet. The extra point was blocked by DT
McCann fielded the ensuing kickoff in the end zone and took a knee for a touchback and the Raiders started their next drive at the 20. The Raiders drive stalled after one first down and Lechler came on to punt. Lechler’s 54-yard bounced into the end zone for a touchback.
Josh Portis entered the game at quarterback for Seattle. The Raiders defense eventually forced a punt. After a McCann fair catch at the 8, the Raiders offense took the field with 9:49 left to play.
A few plays later, Goodson was caught in the end zone for a Seattle safety and the home team led 21-0 with 8:14 left in the game. After the free kick and a 21-yard return Seattle took over at their 35. After allowing one first down the Raiders forced a punt. After a running into the punter call, Seattle kept possession. four plays later the Raiders came up with a 4th down stop and took over on downs at their own 42 with 4:36 left to play.
The teams traded punts. Carmona staved off the shut out with a 31-yard field goal to make the score 21-3 with 15 seconds left to play.
The Raiders open the 2012 Regular Season on ESPN's Monday Night Football September 10 against the San Diego Chargers at O.co Coliseum in Oakland.