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Game Notes: Titans 27 Raiders 14


Here are the games notes from the Raiders third preseason game against the Tennessee Titans at Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum, presented by Microsoft Surface.

Raiders 14, Titans 27

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The Raiders dropped their first home game of the preseason by a score of 14-27, bringing their preseason record to 1-2.

The Titans' victory is their third consecutive win over the Raiders in preseason action, the last one coming by a score of 17-16 in 2008.

The Raiders loss gives the Titans a one game advantage in the preseason series, bringing the Raiders' record against the Tennessee club to 5-6.

The two teams will meet again in the 2016 regular season, in Week 3 at Tennessee.

Offensive Starters

The offensive starters for the Raiders put together their best first half as a unit thus far in the preseason, finding the end zone on their opening possession of the game and again in the second quarter. The starters exited quickly into the third quarter with their first half stats shown below.

NFL/Preseason Debuts

RB Jalen Richardmade his preseason debut after missing the first two games due to injury. Richard rushed for 35 yards on seven carries, and added a two kick returns for 57 yards, his first being a 38-yard return to open the Raiders' first offensive series.

TE Jake McGeemade his preseason debut with the Raiders, appearing for the first time late in the fourth quarter.

QB Derek Carr

In the first half of play, QB Derek Carrrecorded 169 yards on 12-of-18 (66.7 percent) and two touchdowns, with a 133.8 passer rating which also. Carr briefly returned to the action in the second half to add two completions for 23 yards before exiting midway through the third quarter's opening drive.

Carr's 6-yard touchdown pass to RB DeAndré Washingtonand 29-yard score to WR Amari Cooperwere his first two of the preseason.

WR Amari Cooper

On sixth play of the Raiders first offensive possession in the second quarter, Raiders QB Derek Carrfound WR Amari Cooper for a 29-yard touchdown pass with 10:21 remaining in the opening half. Cooper's touchdown capped off a 75-yard drive lasting 3:27.

Cooper finished the night with three receptions and 52 yards receiving (17.3 avg.). 

WR Michael Crabtree

On third-and-3 on the Raiders' opening drive,WR Michael Crabtree hauled in a 41-yard reception from QB Derek Carr, the longest pass play of the preseason for the Raiders through three games.

RB DeAndré Washington

A 6-yard touchdown pass from QB Derek Carr to RB DeAndré Washington capped the Raiders' opening offensive series, a seven-play, 58-yard drive lasting 4:13. The touchdown marks Washington's first of his 2016 rookie preseason.

Washington later added a 31-yard rush in the second quarter, a preseason high for him.

Washington ended his night with eight carries for 55 yards (6.9 yard avg.) on top of his first-quarter touchdown.

WR K.J. Brent

WR K.J. Brentrecorded his first catch of his rookie preseason, an 11-yard reception from QB Matt McGloinresulting in a first down. Five plays later, Brent recorded his second reception of the evening, a 20-yard gain that put the Raiders into Titans territory.

Brent finished the night with three receptions for 54 yards.

WR Johnny Holton

WR Johnny Holtonhauled in 54 yards receiving on three receptions. Holton's yards were tied for a Raiders' game high with WR K.J. Brent.

CB David Amerson

CB David Amersonled all players in the first half with six stops (four solo) and added two passes defensed.

DL Branden Jackson

With 6:30 left in the game, DL Branden Jacksonrecorded his first sack of the preseason, bringing down QB Alex Tanney for a one-yard loss.

P Marquette King

P Marquette Kingfinished two punts for 135 yards (67.5 yard avg.) Including a 69-yard boot, a preseason long, his fourth 60-plus yard punt thus far in the preseason.

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