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Game Notes: Oakland Raiders 33 Jacksonville Jaguars 16


Here are the game notes following the Oakland Raiders' 33-16 road victory over the Jacksonville Jaguars, presented by Microsoft Surface.

Raiders 33, Jaguars 16

The Raiders won their fifth game of the season to begin 5-2 and 4-1 against AFC opponents, marking the first time doing so since the 2001 season when the team finished 10-6 and made it to the AFC Divisional round of the playoffs.

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The victory by the Silver and Black brings the all-time series against the Jacksonville club to a tie, 4-4, while extending their win streak over the Jaguars to three.

The Raiders improve their road record this season to 4-0, the first time the franchise has started with four straight victories on the road since 2000, when the team reached the AFC Championship game.

Their victory over Jacksonville is the first in the state of Florida since defeating the Buccaneers in Tampa Bay during the final week of the 2008 campaign. The win also marks the first at EverBank Field.

Game Highlights

The Raiders recorded their third game of the season without a turnover while adding another three takeaways. It's the sixth game of the season in which the team has finished on the plus side of the turnover column. The Raiders are plus eight on the season.

The defense allowed the second fewest points scored this season with 16 and held Blake Bortles to a passer rating of 58.9 after completing 23-of-43 attempts for 246 yards, with one touchdown and two interceptions.

A chart of the defensive performance can be seen below:

**QB Derek Carr


Raider QB Derek Carr finished without an interception for the fourth time this season and notched his lone touchdown pass of the game in the closing seconds of the first half.

Carr's 13th touchdown of the season was also his 18th career touchdown toss inside of the two-minute warning (First or Second half), the most by any quarterback since 2014.

Carr ended the day 23-of-37 for 200 yards, adding one touchdown and finishing with a passer rating of 85.4. 

RB Latavius Murray

After missing the last two games with a toe injury, RB Latavius Murray returned to action for the Raiders' backfield and capped off an 11-play, 75-yard drive lasting 7:06 with a 2-yard touchdown rush to give the Raiders a 13-3 advantage over the Jaguars. The touchdown was Murray's fourth of the season.

Murray sealed the win with his second rushing touchdown of the day, a 9-yard run up the middle to cap an eight-play, 48-yard drive.

His five touchdowns on the ground through seven games are the most since Lamont Jordan's seven in 2005.

Murray finished with 59 yards rushing on 18 attempts (3.3 avg.) adding two touchdowns. Murray also added two receptions for four yards (2.0 avg.) 

WR Michael Crabtree

During the Raiders' final offensive series of the first half, WR Michael Crabtreehauled in a 56-yard reception on third-and-5 to bring the offense down to the Jacksonville 2-yard line with 39 seconds remaining. Three plays later, Crabtree hauled in his sixth touchdown catch of the season from QB Derek Carr on third-and-goal to give the Raiders a 20-6 lead heading into halftime.

Crabtree led both teams on the day with eight receptions for 96 yards (12.0 avg.) and one touchdown.

CB David Amerson

On third-and-7 from the Oakland 18-yard line, CB David Amersonpicked off a Blake Bortles pass in the end zone to bring the Jaguars' drive to a halt. The interception marked Amerson's second of the season.

Amerson now leads the NFL since the start of the 2015 season with 36 passes defensed. His 11 in 2016 also ranks first.

Amerson finished with four tackles, one interception and two passes defensed. 

LB Bruce Irvin

On the Jaguars second offensive series, LB Bruce Irvin forced his fourth fumble of the season when tackling Chris Ivory.

Irvin's four forced fumbles on the season are the most by a Raider since 2013 when Nick Roach matched that number.

Irvin's stat line ended with one tackle and one forced fumble. 

DE Khalil Mack

On third-and-4 from the Jacksonville 14-yard line, DE Khalil Mackrecorded his second sack in as many games when he brought down Blake Bortles for a 7-yard loss and forced a second straight Jaguars' three-and-out.

Mack's performance marks the first time he's recorded a sack in consecutive games since Weeks 12-15 in 2015 when he had a sack in four straight games, three of which were multi-sack games.

Mack finished with three tackles on the day and one sack. 

**S Reggie Nelson


On Jacksonville's final possession, S Reggie Nelson sealed the game with his second interception of the season.

His interception is the 32nd of his career and leads all active safeties since the 2007 season.

Nelson finished with one tackle and one interception. 

P Marquette King

With 3:42 left in regulation, a fumbled snap led to a P Marquette King 27-yard rush to convert on fourth-and-24. The fourth-down conversion extended Raiders' drive which culminated in a 9-yard touchdown run by RB Latavius Murray.

King kept the Jaguars deep all game, placing four of his five punts inside the 20-yard line without a touchback, totaling 273 yards (54.6 avg.) with a long of 60 yards.

K Sebastian Janikowski

On the Raiders' second offensive series of the game, K Sebastian Janikowski polished off a nine-play, 63-yard drive with his ninth made field goal of the year, a 26-yarder to give the Raiders a 3-0 lead.

Following a takeaway by the special teams unit, Janikowski finished off the four-play, 3-yard drive by splitting the uprights with a 32-yard field goal to give the team a 6-0 lead.

With his third field goal of the day, a 44-yarder, Janikowski passed David Akers (1,721) for 11th on the NFL's All-Time scoring list. The field goal gave the Raiders a 23-9 lead after a five-play, 12-yard drive.

Janikowski hit his 55th field goal from beyond 50 yards to give the Raiders a 26-9 lead in the fourth quarter. It capped a six-play, 38-yard drive with 11:37 left to play in the final quarter. His 52-yarder marked his fourth field goal of the day, the 21st time in his career recording at least four field goals made in a game.

Janikowski finished with 15 points scored on the day after his four field goals and three PATs.

Special Teams Takeaway

After a 40-yard punt to the Jacksonville 13-yard line, Jacksonville returner Rashad Green fumbled the return and WR Andre Holmesrecovered for the Raiders. The Raiders' 11th takeaway of the season resulted in a 32-yard field goal by K Sebastian Janikowski.

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