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Game Notes: Oakland Raiders 13 Green Bay Packers 6

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Raiders 13, Packers 6

  • The Raiders defeated the Green Bay Packers in their third preseason contest of 2018 by a score of 13-6, bringing their preseason record to 2-1.
  • The Raiders now own a 6-5 advantage in the all-time preseason record against the Packers and are now 131-134-1 all-time in the preseason.

Starters – Offense                                                    
WR Jordy Nelson                                                      
LT Kolton Miller                                                          
LG Kelechi Osemele                                                 
C Rodney Hudson                                                        
RG Gabe Jackson                                                       
RT Donald Penn                                                          
TE Lee Smith                                                               
WR Amari Cooper                                                      
QB Derek Carr                                                          
RB Marshawn Lynch                                                 
FB Keith Smith

Starters – Defense
DE Tank Carradine
DT Mario Edwards Jr.
DT Justin Ellis
DE Frostee Rucker
SLB Emmanuel Lamur
MLB Marquel Lee
WLB Tahir Whitehead
CB Rashaan Melvin
CB Daryl Worley
S Marcus Gilchrist
S Erik Harris 

Game Themes

  • The Raiders had another strong performance on defense, totaling five sacks. The Silver and Black has totaled 11 sacks through three games, which is tied for fourth in the NFL.
  • Oakland’s 11 sacks are the most in the preseason since 2014 when the Silver and Black recorded 12 through all four games.
  • Oakland entered tonight’s contest leading the league with 221.0 yards per game and held the Packers to just 228 total net yards, bring their average to 223.3.
  • The Raiders’ six points allowed is the fewest an opponent has scored against the team in the preseason since the Rams totaled just three points in Week 1 of the 2015 preseason.

Raiders Debuts

S Marcus Gilchrist

  • Gilchrist made his Raiders debut tonight, earning the start in the third preseason contest of 2018. In his limited time on the field, Gilchrist recorded two tackles (one solo).

Individual Highlights

DE Fadol Brown

  • Brown recorded a strip sack of QB Brett Hundley late in the first half, forcing the Packers to turn the ball over on downs two plays later.
  • Brown ended the game second on the team with six tackles (four solo), one sack and one forced fumble.

LB Shilique Calhoun

  • Calhoun recorded his second sack of the preseason, taking down QB DeShone Kizer for a loss of eight yards with 13:25 left in the third quarter.
  • Calhoun, who now leads the Silver and Black with two sacks, finished the game with three tackles (two solo) and one sack.

QB Derek Carr

  • Carr led the offense down the field on the opening drive of the game, orchestrating an eight play, 61-yard drive lasting 4:06, which culminated in a 32-yard field goal by K Mike Nugent.

WR Amari Cooper

  • On the opening play of the game, Cooper hauled in a 49-yard reception, marking the longest play from scrimmage of the preseason for the Raiders. Cooper’s 49-yard catch is his lone reception of the preseason.

DT Treyvon Hester

  • On fourth-and-10 with 1:54 left to play, Hester took down QB DeShone Kizer for a loss of seven yards. Hester’s sack marked the fifth of the night for the Silver and Black.
  • Hester finished tied for third on the team with four tackles (four solo) to go with his one sack.

DT Maurice Hurst

  • Hurst got to the quarterback for second straight game, splitting the sack of QB Brett Hundley with DE Arden Key for a loss of seven yards. Hurst has now recorded 1.5 sacks this preseason.

LB Nicholas Morrow

  • Morrow recorded his first sack of the 2018 preseason, taking down QB DeShone Kizer for a loss of 12 yards, forcing Green Bay to punt the ball away with six minutes left in the third quarter.
  • Morrow ended the game with two tackles (two solo) and one sack.

DE Arden Key

  • Key recorded his first sack of the preseason, taking down QB Brett Hundley with DT Maurice Hurst in the second quarter for a loss of seven yards.

QB EJ Manuel

  • With 11:47 left in the game, Manuel orchestrated a 13 play, 64-yard drive lasting 5:44 that was capped by a 30-yard field goal from K Mike Nugent to tie the game.
  • Manuel led the Raiders on their only touchdown drive, an 8 play, 68-yard drive lasting 3:38, which culminated in an 1-yard rush by RB Chris Warren III.
  • Manuel ended the night completing 8-of-12 passes with 87 yards for a passer rating of 87.8.

RB Chris Warren III

  • Warren recorded the only touchdown of the contest, a 1-yard rush, with 5:07 left to play. The touchdown was the culmination of an 8 play, 68-yard drive orchestrated by QB EJ Manuel, which lasted 3:38.
  • For the third consecutive game, Warren has led the run game, finishing with 15 carries for 54 yards with one touchdown.
  • Warren continues to lead the league in rushing yards after today’s contest, totaling 250 yards on 46 carries (5.4 avg.) in the preseason.

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