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Game Notes: Oakland Raiders 14 Los Angeles Rams 3

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Raiders 14, Rams 3

• The Raiders defeated the Los Angeles Rams in their first tilt of the 2019 preseason by a score of 14-3, bringing their record to 1-0. 

• The Raiders improve their record to 13-9 against the Rams in preseason action, and now hold a 133-134-1 record all-time in the preseason. 

Starters – Offense

WR Rico Gafford

T Brandon Parker

G Jonathan Cooper

C Jordan Devey

G Denver Kirkland

T David Sharpe

TE Foster Moreau

WR Marcell Ateman

QB Mike Glennon

RB DeAndré Washington

FB Alec Ingold

Starters -- Defense

DE Clelin Ferrell

DT Maurice Hurst

DT Anthony Rush

DE Maxx Crosby

LB Jason Cabinda

LB Marquel Lee

LB Brandon Marshall

CB Isaiah Johnson

CB Trayvon Mullen

S Johnathan Abram

S Curtis Riley

Game Themes

• The Raiders defense held the Rams to 190 total yards in the game and 3-of-14 (21 percent) on third downs. 

• Oakland held the Rams to just three points, marking the lowest points allowed by the Raiders in a preseason contest since defeating the Rams 18-3 on Aug. 14, 2015. 

• The Raiders defense was stout against the run game, holding the Rams to a total of 57 rushing yards. 

• The Raiders offense recorded 227 net yards in the first half, as QB Mike Glennon completed 8-of-11 passes for 93 yards in the first quarter alone. Glennon connected with ten different receivers in the half. 

• Two different Raiders scored as the Raiders’ offense finished with 67% red zone efficiency (2-for-3).

Raiders Debuts

• WR J.J. Nelson

o On first-and-10 from the 50-yard line on the Raiders’ first offensive series of the game, Nelson hauled in a 38-yard pass for the first down to set up the Raiders’ first scoring drive of the preseason. 

o Nelson finished second on the team with 43 yards on two receptions (21.5 avg.). 

• QB Mike Glennon

o Glennon led the unit into the red zone on the team’s first offensive series of the 2019 preseason with a 38-yard pass to WR J.J Nelson, later resulting in a seven-yard rushing touchdown by RB DeAndre Washington. Glennon’s pass to Nelson marked the longest passing play from scrimmage of the game. 

o Spreading the offense around, Glennon connected with 10 different receivers in the first half with WR Ryan Grant leading the group with three receptions. 

o Glennon completed 17-of-25 passes for 195 yards in his Raiders debut, exiting the game after the first half of play. 

• QB Nathan Peterman

o Peterman led the unit into the red zone on his first series of the night with a 50-yard rush, resulting in a 3-yard touchdown pass to WR Keelan Doss two plays later. Peterman’s run marked the longest play from scrimmage of the game. 

o Peterman’s 50-yard run marked the second-longest rush by a Raiders player in the preseason since 2000 (George Atkinson, 53-yard rush, 2016). 

o Peterman finished the night 9-of-12 passing for 66 yards with one touchdown for a passer rating of 115.3. 

• WR Ryan Grant

o On the Raiders’ second offensive series of the night Grant hauled in his first pass as a Raider, a 4-yard reception from QB Mike Glennon. 

o Grant finished the game with 32 yards on three receptions (10.7 avg.), including an 18-yard long. 

NFL Debuts

• FB Alec Ingold

o Ingold earned the start and finished with four receptions for 22 yards. 

• WR De'Mornay Pierson-El

o Pierson-El handled all the Raiders’ kickoff/punt return duties in his debut, totaling 26 yards on seven punt returns (3.7 avg.). 

• TE Foster Moreau

o On the Raiders’ second offensive series of the game Moreau recorded the first reception of his career, an 8-yard reception from QB Mike Glennon. 

• WR Keelan Doss

o With 10:40 left in the third quarter, Doss recorded his first touchdown of his career on a 3-yard reception from QB Nathan Peterman. The touchdown was the culmination of an 8-play, 75-yard drive lasting 4:23. 

o Doss finished with two receptions for nine yards. 

Individual Highlights

• DE Arden Key

o Key recorded the Raiders’ first sack of the preseason, as he took down QB Brandon Allen for a loss of five yards to force the Rams to settle for a field goal with 2:00 remaining in the first half. 

• RB DeAndré Washington

o Washington exploded in the first quarter when he tallied 24 yards on six carries, including a 6-yard touchdown run, while adding two receptions for 21 yards with a 13-yard long. 

• RB James Butler

o Led all running backs with 11 carries for 29 yards, while adding four receptions for 25 yards. 

• WR Keon Hatcher

o Hatcher finished the game as the team’s leader with 45 yards on two receptions (22.5 avg.), including a 27-yard long. 

• WR Marcell Ateman

o On his first target of the night, Ateman hauled in a 19-yard pass from QB Mike Glennon in the second quarter. 

• LB Marquel Lee

o Lee led the team in tackles, finishing with five stops (three solo).

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