Jets Drop Raiders

The New York Jets defeated The Oakland Raiders 38-0 at the Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum in Oakland, Calif., in 2009 regular season Week 7 action.

The Raiders won the opening coin toss and elected to receive. CB/KR Jonathan Holland fielded K Jay Feely's opening kickoff at the Oakland 7 and returned it to the 23. An illegal block in the back penalty backed the Raiders up to their own 10 where the Silver and Black attack took the field with JaMarcus Russell at quarterback. Russell was sacked and fumbled on the first play from scrimmage and the Jets recovered at the Raiders 4-yard line.

Mark Sanchez got the start at quarterback for New York. Four plays later, RB Thomas Jones took advantage of the field position with a 1-yard touchdown run on 4th and goal. Feely's extra point was good and the Jets took a 7-0 lead with 12:54 left in the first quarter.

Holland fielded the ensuing kickoff at the 4 and returned it 15 yards to the Oakland 19. The Raiders went three-and-out and P Shane Lechler came on to punt. Safety Jim Leonhard called for and made a fair catch at the Jets 25.

The Jets drove out to their own 48 before the Raiders forced a punt. P Steve Weatherford's 38-yard punt was downed at the Oakland 14. The Raiders next drive ended when Russell was picked off by Leonhard who returned the interception to the Raiders 4-yard line. Sanchez ran it in from 3 yards out on 2nd and goal. Feely's extra point was good and the Jets took a 14-0 lead with 4:20 left in the first quarter.

Holland fielded the kickoff in the end zone and took a knee for a touchback and the Raiders took over at their own 20. The Raiders drove to the Jets 33, but CB Darrelle Revis intercepted a Russell pass intended for WR Todd Watkins in the end zone. The Jets took over at their own 20.

The Raiders held the Jets to a three-and-out. The Jets pulled a fake punt and Weatherford picked up 16 on 4th and 10 to give the Jets a first down as the first quarter came to a close. The Jets moved out to their own 45 before the Raiders forced a punt. Weatherford actually kicked the ball away this time and Johnnie Lee Higgins made a fair catch at the Oakland 10.

The Raiders drove out to midfield but were unable to convert on 4th and 5 and Lechler came on to punt. LB Sam Williams downed the punt at the New York 7-yard line.

RB Shonn Greene capped a 10-play, 93-yard drive with an 8-yard touchdown run. Felly's extra point was good and the Jets led 21-0 with 5:51 left in the second quarter.

After Holland returned the ensuing kickoff to the Raiders 26, Bruce Gradkowski entered the game at quarterback. The Raiders went three-and-out and Lechler came on to punt. Leonhard returned the 62-yard punt and a holding call backed the Jets up to their own 3.

Feely converted on a 39-yard field goal attempt to cap a 76-yard, 12-play drive and gave the Jets a 24-0 lead with three seconds left in the second quarter. FB Luke Lawton's return of the ensuing kickoff brought the first half to a close.

After the opening kickoff, the Jets took the field at their own 29. The Raiders forced a three-and-out and Weatherford came on to punt. The Raiders took over at their own 16 after the punt. The Raiders drove into Jets territory but Gradkowski was sacked and fumbled and the Jets recovered at their own 34.

The Jets capitalized when Sanchez connected with WR David Clowney for a 35-yard TD pass. Feely's extra point was good and the Jets led 31-0 with 5:28 left in the third quarter.

The Raiders punted the ball back to the Jets after a three-and-out. The Jets drove into Raiders territory but were turned away when Sanchez was sacked on 3rd down and Feely missed a 37-yard field goal attempt. The Raiders took over at their own 27 with 11:17 left to play.

The Raiders went three-and-out and Lechler came on to punt. Leonhard called for and made a fair catch of the punt at the New York 21. Greene finished off the drive with a 33-yard touchdown run. Feely's extra point gave the Jets a 38-0 lead with 6:30 left in the game.

The Raiders failed to score on 4th and goal at the Jets 2 and New York ran out the clock.

The Raiders fall to 2-5 and travel to San Diego next week to take on the Chargers at QUALCOMM Stadium in 2009 Regular Season Week 8 action.

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