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Game Notes: Oakland Raiders 33 Arizona Cardinals 26 

Oakland Raiders quarterback Derek Carr (4) hands off to running back Josh Jacobs (28) during the first half of an an NFL football game against the Arizona Cardinals, Thursday, Aug. 15, 2019, in Glendale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Ralph Freso)
Oakland Raiders quarterback Derek Carr (4) hands off to running back Josh Jacobs (28) during the first half of an an NFL football game against the Arizona Cardinals, Thursday, Aug. 15, 2019, in Glendale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Ralph Freso)

Raiders 33, Cardinals 26

  • The Raiders defeated the Arizona Cardinals in their second preseason contest of 2019 by a score of 33-26, bringing their record to 2-0.
  • The Raiders improve their record to 9-8 against the Cardinals in preseason action, and now hold a 134-134-1 record all-time in the preseason.

Starters – Offense

TE Foster Moreau

T Kolton Miller

G Richie Incognito

C Rodney Hudson

G Jordan Devey

T Trent Brown

TE Darren Waller

WR Tyrell Williams

QB Derek Carr

RB Josh Jacobs

FB Alec Ingold  

Starters – Defense

DE Clelin Ferrell

DT Maurice Hurst

DT Johnathan Hankins

DE Arden Key

LB Tahir Whitehead

LB Vontaze Burfict

LB Brandon Marshall

CB Gareon Conley

CB Daryl Worley

S Johnathan Abram

S Karl Joseph

Game Themes

  • The Raiders had another strong performance on defense, totaling three sacks in the contest and holding the Cardinals to 2-of-12 (17 percent) on third downs.
  • The Raiders’ offense finished with a 75% red zone efficiency (3-for-4), while 14 different receivers caught a pass and four different players recorded a touchdown.
  • QB Mike Glennon finished the contest with a perfect 158.3 passer rating after completing 11-of-14 passes for 175 yards with two touchdowns. 
  • Oakland’s quarterbacks combined for 21-of-24 passing for 256 yards with three touchdowns for a passer rating of 150.7.

Raiders Debuts

  • S Lamarcus Joyner
  • Earning his first start of the preseason, Joyner recorded the team’s first safety when he took down QB Kyler Murray in the end zone for a loss of nine yards.
  • WR Tyrell Williams
  • Williams recorded his first catch as a Raider, a 27-yard reception from QB Derek Carr on the Raiders’ first offensive series of the game. Williams’ catch set up a 13-yard touchdown by WR Ryan Grant two plays later. 
  • TE Luke Willson
  • On the team’s first offensive play of the third quarter Willson hauled in his first pass as a Raider, a 4-yard reception from QB Nathan Peterman. 
  • LB Vontaze Burfict
  • Burfict earned the start and finished with two tackles in his Raiders preseason debut.

NFL Debuts

  • RB Josh Jacobs
  • Jacobs earned the start and finished with four carries for 21 yards (5.3 avg.), exiting the game after the Raiders’ first offensive series.

Individual Highlights

  • RB Mack Brown
  • Brown capped off a 15-play, 80-yard drive lasting 8:41, to mark the longest scoring drive of the night, with a 3-yard run. The touchdown marked the first for Brown as member of the Silver and Black.
  • QB Derek Carr
  • Carr led the offense down the field on the opening drive of the game, orchestrating a six play, 75-yard drive lasting 3:09, which culminated in a 13-yard touchdown pass to WR Ryan Grant.
  • Carr finished the night 2-of-2 passing for 40 yards with one touchdown for a passer rating of 158.3.
  • TE Derek Carrier
  • Carrier hauled in his first pass of the preseason, a 2-yard touchdown reception from QB Mike Glennon, which culminated a 12 play, 65-yard drive lasting 7:05 to give the Raiders a 24-0 lead in the second quarter.
  • WR Keelan Doss
  • Doss led the team with five receptions 38 yards (7.6 avg.), including a 20-yard long. 
  • WR Rico Gafford
  • With :43 left in the first quarter, Gafford recorded his first touchdown of his career on a 53-yard reception from QB Mike Glennon. 
  • The 53-yard touchdown reception marks the Raiders’ longest play from scrimmage of the preseason and ranks as the longest reception by a Raider in the preseason since 2000. 
  • QB Mike Glennon
  • Glennon connected on a deep pass late in the first quarter, a 53-yard touchdown reception to WR Rico Gafford. Glennon’s pass marked the longest by a Raider in preseason play since 2012.
  • Glennon finished the night completing 11-of-14 passes for 175 yards with two touchdowns for a passer rating of 158.3.
  • WR Ryan Grant
  • Grant recorded his first touchdown as a Raider on a 13-yard reception from QB Derek Carr. The touchdown was the culmination of a 6-play, 75-yard drive lasting 3:09 to give the Raiders a 7-0 lead on their opening drive.
  • LB Brandon Marshall
  • Earned the start and recorded his first sack as a member of the Raiders, finishing with two tackles.  
  • CB Keisean Nixon
  • Nixon led the team in tackles, finishing with five stops (five solo).
  • QB Nathan Peterman
  • Peterman finished the night completing 8-of-8 passes for 41 yards for a passer rating of 88.0.
  • Peterman led the unit on 15-play, 80-yard scoring drive in the fourth quarter, which was culminated by a 3-yard rushing touchdown by RB Mack Brown.
  • WR Hunter Renfrow
  • Renfrow ended the night with two receptions for 26 yards, including a 19-yard long.
  • RB DeAndré Washington
  • On his first target of the night, Washington hauled in a 35-yard pass from QB Mike Glennon in the first quarter, marking the Raiders’ third-longest passing play of the preseason. 
  • Washington ended his night adding eight carries for 17 yards, in addition to his one reception for 35 yards.
  • DT Ethan Westbrooks
  • Recorded his first sack of the preseason when he took down QB Chad Kanoff for a loss of six yards. 

Additional Notes

  • K Daniel Carlson converted on a 25-yard field goal attempt and was perfect on four PATs, scoring seven points. 
  • P AJ Cole punted five times for 247 yards (49.4 avg.) with a long of 54 yards. Cole placed three punts inside the 20-yard line, limiting the Cardinals to 10 punt return yards.

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