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
• 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).
• 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.
• 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.
• 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).