Terrelle Pryor stiff-arms the defender. Photo by Tony Gonzales
- The Raiders out-gained the Colts by nearly 100 yards, posting 372 total yards compared to Indianapolis’ 274.
- Oakland also had an advantage in time of possession, holding the ball for 32:47 compared to Indianapolis’ 27:13.
- Oakland’s defense recorded four sacks and was credited with five tackles for loss.
- The Raiders’ offensive line, a unit playing together for the first time this season, paved the way for 171 rushing yards and surrendered just one sack.
- The Raiders did not start a rookie at Indianapolis, marking the first time since 2007 that at least one rookie has not started the season opener for the Silver and Black.
- Sunday’s game was the first for the Raiders in Indianapolis since 2007, and the first ever at Lucas Oil Stadium.
- Twenty-two players made their Raider debuts on Sunday.
- Eight Raiders made their NFL debuts: P
Marquette King, WR Brice Butler, CB DJ Hayden, LB Sio Moore, T Matt McCants, TE Mychal Rivera, TE Nick Kasaand DT Stacy McGee.
- QB Terrelle Pryor rushed for 112 yards on 13 carries, breaking the Raiders’ single-game rushing record by a quarterback. The previous mark of 85 rushing yards was set by QB Rich Gannon on Oct. 8, 2000, at San Francisco.
- Pryor became the first quarterback in franchise history to rush for 100 or more yards in a single game.
- Pryor completed 19-of-29 pass attempts for 217 yards and one touchdown. His yardage total was the most by Raider quarterback since Carson Palmer passed for 273 yards on Dec. 6, 2012, vs. Denver.
Darren McFaddenrushed for 48 yards on 17 carries, and moved into ninth place on the Raiders’ career list with 3,382 rushing yards.
- McFadden scored the Raiders’ first touchdown of the contest on a 1-yard rush in the second quarter, marking the first rushing score by a Raider running back since Oct. 12, 2012, at Atlanta.
- McFadden had three receptions for 18 yards, moving his career catches total to 161. He needs just two more receptions to move ahead of Mark van Eeghen into sixth place on the Raiders’ all-time receptions list for running backs.
Rod Streatermatched a career high with five receptions.
Denarius Mooretied a career high, hauling in five passes for the seventh time in his career.
Tyvon Branchrecorded his seventh career sack, moving him into sole possession of fourth place on the Raiders’ all-time sacks list for defensive backs.
Jason Hunternotched his first sack as a Raider, dropping QB Andrew Luck for a 13-yard loss on a critical fourth-and-one play that set up an Oakland touchdown drive.
Jeron Mastrudrecorded his second career catch, a 41-yarder in the fourth quarter that marked a career long.
Sebastian Janikowskiwas 1-for-2 on field-goal attempts, missing a 48-yarder before hitting a 38-yard attempt. Janikowski’s miss was his first from under 50 yards since the 2011 season, when he had a 49-yarder blocked.
- Janikowski was perfect on two extra points, extending his consecutive PAT streak to 130 straight.
- Janikowski appeared in his 205th game as a Raider in the season-opener, moving into a tie with former Raider Dave Dalby for fourth place on Oakland’s all-time games played list. With three more games, Janikowski will move ahead of Ray Guy (207) and Shane Lechler (206) into second place.
- TE Mychal Rivera recorded the first two catches of his career for 26 yards.
- WR Brice Butler hauled in his first career pass for eight yards.
Jon Condoplayed in his 100th career game.
Lucas Nixmade his first career start. Khalif Barnesstarted at LT for the first time since the 2008 season when he started all 16 games at LT for the Jacksonville Jaguars.