The Raiders won the toss and deferred. After RB Danny Woodhead returned the opening kickoff and two plays resulted in two yards, safety
Woodhead returned the ensuing kickoff to the 23. The Raiders defense allowed a couple of first downs before forcing a punt. The Raiders started at the 12 after a CB
Pryor led a 13-play, 88-yard drive that he capped with a 2-yard TD pass to WR
Woodhead fielded the ensuing kickoff in the end zone for a touchback and the Chargers started at the 20. The Chargers drove to the Raiders 1-yard line before facing 4th and goal. The Raiders stopped Woodhead short of the goal line and took over on downs at the 1.
The Raiders were forced to settle for a Janikowski field goal attempt. The 47-yard kick was true and the Raiders led 17-0 with 4:13 left in the 2nd quarter.
Janikowski’s ensuing kickoff flew out of the back of the end zone for a touchback and the Chargers started at the 20. DE
The Raiders were unable to mount a scoring drive and King’s punt went for a touchback and the Chargers started at the 20 with 41 seconds left in the 2nd quarter.WR
The Raiders appeared to end the Chargers scoring threat when CB
Woodhead fielded the ensuing kickoff and took a knee for a touchback. The Chargers marched right down the field and scored on a 5-yard pass from Rivers to Woodhead. The extra point was good and Raiders lead was cut to to 24-10 with 14:57 left to play.
Ford returned the ensuing kickoff to the Oakland 16. The Raiders went three-and-out and WR Keenan Allen returned King’s 64-yard punt to the San Diego 45. Allen capped the drive with a 7-yard TD reception. The extra point was good and the Raiders lead was cut to 24-17 with 10:17 left to play.
Ford returned the ensuing kickoff to the Oakland 20. Janikowski capped the drive with a 50-yard field goal and the Raiders led 27-17 with 4:24 left in the game.
Woodhead fielded the ensuing kickoff in the end zone for a touchback and the Chargers started at the 20. The Chargers drove deep into Raiders territory but rookie CB
The Raiders went three and out and King came on to punt. King’s 53-yard punt rolled out of bounds at the Chargers 25 with 1:16 left in the game. Two plays later, Woodson picked off a Rivers pass. Pryor kneeled down twice and the Raiders claimed a 27-17 victory.
The Raiders improve to 2-3 on the season and head to Kansas City next week to take on the 5-0 Chiefs at Arrowhead Stadium.