The Cincinnati Bengals put up a fight, but the Oakland Raiders were able to hold on to the victory; here are the Game Notes, presented by Microsoft Surface.
Raiders 17, Bengals 10
- The Raiders defeated the Bengals by a score of 17-10, improving to 6-4 on the season, with the team’s three-game winning streak marking their longest since 2016.
- The Raiders continue to dominate as the home team throughout the series, improving to 13-2 in both Oakland and Los Angeles.
- The win snaps the Raiders three-game losing streak to Cincinnati dating back to 2009.
- The Silver and Black improve their all-time record against the Bengals to 21-11, including 2-0 in the playoffs.
- Head coach Jon Gruden improves his all-time record against the Bengals to 4-1.
Starters - Offense
WR Tyrell Williams
LT Kolton Miller
LG Richie Incognito
C Rodney Hudson
RG Gabe Jackson
RT Trent Brown
TE Darren Waller
TE Foster Moreau
QB Derek Carr
RB Josh Jacobs
FB Alec Ingold
Starters - Defense
DE Clelin Ferrell
DT Johnathan Hankins
DT P.J. Hall
DE Maxx Crosby
SLB Tahir Whitehead
WLB Nicholas Morrow
CB Nevin Lawson
CB Daryl Worley
CB Trayvon Mullen
FS Erik Harris
SS D.J. Swearinger
- DE Maxx Crosby recorded his first career multi-sack game with 4.0 sacks, tied for the second-most sacks in NFL history by a rookie in a single game and the most by a rookie in franchise history.
- RB Josh Jacobs surpassed RB Marcus Allen’s franchise record for the most 100-yard contests by a rookie (four).
- The rookie class tied a franchise record for the most total touchdowns (14) by rookies in a single season, scoring at least one TD for the seventh consecutive game dating back to Week 4 against the Colts.
- Jacobs (seven), Moreau (four) and Renfrow (two) are the only trio of rookie teammates with two-plus TDs this season.
- The Raiders lead the NFL with 10 sacks among rookie defenders and are the only team to have at least two rookies with at least three sacks apiece.
- The Raiders continue to lead the NFL with 119 points on drives of at least 10 plays and rank first in passing completion percentage (72.3).
- The Raiders’ offense continues to excel on third down, ranking third in the NFL in third down percentage (47.6).
- The Raiders’ defense has recorded five-plus sacks in consecutive games for the first time since 2011 (Week 10 vs. Chargers – 6.0 and Week 11 vs. Minnesota – 5.0).
- The Raiders’ defense has now forced a turnover on their opponents opening drive in three consecutive contests (Weeks 9-11).
- QB Derek Carr
- On the Raiders first scoring drive, Carr orchestrated an 11-play, 91-yard scoring drive lasting 7:07, culminating in a 2-yard receiving TD by TE Foster Moreau. Carr completed 7-of-7 passes for 101 yards with one TD on the drive.
- On the Raiders following offensive possession, Carr rushed for a 3-yard TD, capping a 10-play, 80-yard drive lasting 3:39. The rushing TD marked a career-long and is only the second of Carr’s career (last: 10/28/18 vs. Colts).
- Carr finished the first half completing 14-of-15 pass attempts (93.3 percent) for 151 yards with one TD, including a career-high 14 consecutive completions to open the game.
- Carr orchestrated a 10-play, 65-yard drive lasting 4:20, which was capped by a 20-yard FG attempt by K Daniel Carlson to give the Raiders a 17-10 lead with 9:15 remaining in the contest.
- Recorded a passer rating of at least 100.0 (105.7) for the 30th time in his career and for the sixth time in his last eight contests. Carr has surpassed a 95.0 passer rating in eight consecutive contests.
- Has completed 53-of-79 attempts (67.1 percent) for 616 yards for two TDs against one INT for a passer rating of 93.6 in three career contests against the Bengals.
- Carr continues to rank first in the NFL with 11 passing TDs on third down.
- Carr currently ranks second in the NFL in completion percentage (72.3 percent.).
- Carr currently ranks sixth in the NFL with a passer rating of 105.2.
- Carr currently ranks seventh in the NFL with an average of 8.0 pass yards per attempt.
- Since Week 7, Carr ranks second in pass yards per attempt (9.2 avg.), sixth in passer rating (114.4) and is tied for sixth in passing TDs (nine).
- Carr ended the day completing 25-of-29 attempts for 292 yards with one TD for a passer rating of 105.7.
- DE Maxx Crosby
- Crosby recorded his first career multi-sack game with 4.0 sacks, tied for the second-most sacks in NFL history by a rookie in a single game and the most by a rookie in a single game this season.
- Crosby surpassed Greg Townsend’s franchise rookie record of 3.0 sacks in a single contest (11/27/83 vs NYG).
- Crosby is one of six players in the NFL with at least three sacks (6.5), three forced fumbles (three) and three passes defensed (three) in 2019.
- Crosby ranks first in franchise history with 6.5 sacks through a player’s first 10 career games.
- Crosby ranks fourth among all rookies in franchise history with 6.5 sacks on the year.
- Crosby is just the 37th player in NFL history with at least 6.5 sacks through his first 10 career games.
- Crosby finished the contest with five tackles (four), a career-high four sacks and one forced fumble.
- RB Josh Jacobs
- Jacobs led all rushers in the first half with 73 yards on 12 carries (6.1 avg.), including a 21-yard long.
- Jacobs recorded his fourth career 100-yard rushing game, surpassing Marcus Allen’s franchise record for the most 100-yard contests by a rookie (four).
- Jacobs became the 12th player in NFL history with at least 900 yards (923) through a player’s first 10 career games.
- Jacobs has recorded 100-plus scrimmage yards (124) in three consecutive games, including five of his past six contests.
- Jacobs currently ranks fourth in the NFL in rushing yards (923).
- Jacobs currently ranks tied for sixth in rushing touchdowns (seven).
- Jacobs currently ranks fourth in the NFL in average rushing yards per game (92.3 avg.)
- Jacobs continues to lead all rookie rushers in carries (191), rushing yards (923) and rushing touchdowns (seven).
- Jacobs finished with 112 yards on 23 carries (4.9 avg.), adding three receptions for 12 yards.
- TE Foster Moreau
- Moreau capped an 11-play, 91-yard drive lasting 7:07 with a two-yard TD reception to tie the game 7-7.
- Continues to lead all rookie tight ends in the NFL with four receiving TDs.
- Moreau finished with two receptions for eight yards and one TD.
- TE Darren Waller
- Waller currently ranks first amongst all tight ends in the NFL in yards after catch (337).
- Waller currently ranks tied for first amongst all tight ends with 56 receptions.
- Waller currently ranks second amongst all tight ends in the NFL in receiving yards (666).
- Waller currently ranks fifth amongst all tight ends in receiving first downs (30).
- Finished with 78 yards on five receptions (15.6 avg.), including a 32-yard long.
- WR Tyrell Williams
- Williams led all receivers in the first half with three receptions for 65 yards (21.7 avg.).
- Williams finished with a game-high 82 receiving yards on four receptions (20.5 avg.).
- DE Dion Jordan recorded one sack in his Raiders debut.
- CB Trayvon Mullen recorded his first career INT and finished second on the team with five tackles.
- S D.J. Swearinger led the team with seven tackles (five) in his Raiders debut.
- The Raiders tight ends rank second in the NFL in receptions (79), receiving yards (885) and touchdowns (seven) amongst their position group.