WR Darrius Heyward-Bey scores on a 55-yard pass play. Photo by Tony Gonzales.
The Raiders won the opening coin toss and elected to receive. CB Coye Francies fielded the bouncing kickoff in the end zone and took a knee for a touchback. The Raiders started at the 20 with Carson Palmer at quarterback and Marcel Reece at tailback for the injured Darren McFadden. The Raiders drove into Ravens territory but failed to convert on 4th and 1 and Baltimore took over at the Ravens 48.
The Ravens were forced to settle for a K Justin Tucker 48-yard field goal attempt. The successful kick gave the Ravens a 3-0 with 8:49 left in the 1st quarter.
Francies returned the ensuing kickoff 29 yards to the Oakland 24. The Raiders went three-and-out and P Shane Lechler came on. WR Jacoby Jones returned the booming 59-yard punt 13 yards to the Ravens 22. A penalty on the Raiders at the end of the return moved the ball to the 37. QB Joe Flacco capped the 8-play, 63-yard drive with a 1-yard TD plunge. The extra point was good and Baltimore led 10-0 with 3:15 left in the 1st quarter.
Francies fielded the ensuing kickoff and took a knee in the end zone for a touchback. The Raiders drive stalled near the Oakland 45 and Lechler came on to punt. SS Mike Mitchell downed the 53-yard punt at the Baltimore 2. The Raiders got the ball back at the Baltimore 9 when DB Michael Huff deflected and intercepted a pass.
The Raiders were forced to settle for a 22-yard Sebastian Janikowski field goal, which cut the Ravens lead to 10-3 with 10:02 left in the 2nd quarter.
Janikowski's ensuing kickoff hit the crossbar and the Ravens started at the 20 after the touchback. The Ravens marched 80 yards in 6 plays. Flacco found TE Dennis Pitta for a 5-yard TD pass and the extra point gave Baltimore a 17-3 lead with 7:49 left in the 2nd quarter.
Francies fielded the ensuing kickoff and took a knee for a touchback. A few plays later, DE Paul Kruger batted a Palmer pass in the air and intercepted it at the Oakland 32. Baltimore settled for a 34-yard Tucker field goal, which gave the home team a 20-3 lead with 3:16 left in the 2nd quarter.
Francies fielded the kickoff in the end zone for a touchback and the Raiders started at the 20. A few plays later, Palmer hit WR Darrius Heyward-Bey who broke a FS Ed Reed tackle and zoomed into the end zone for a 55-yard touchdown. The extra point was good and the Ravens lead was cut to 20-10 with 1:37 left in the 2nd quarter.
After a touchback, the Ravens started at the 20. RB Ray Rice capped a 7-play, 80-yard drive with a 7-yard TD run. The extra point was good and the ravens led 27-10 with 24 seconds left in the 2nd quarter.
The half ended with a touchback and a Reece run for -3 yards.
One of the up men, RB Anthony Allen, returned Janikowski's line-drive kickoff 18 yards to the 30. A few plays later, Flacco hit WR Torrey Smith for a 47-yard TD pass. The extra point gave the Ravens at 34-10 lead with 13:42 left in the 3rd quarter.
Francies fielded the ensuing kickoff for a touchback. The Raiders marched 80 yards in 7 plays as Palmer hit WR Denarius Moore for a 30-yard TD strike. The PAT was good and the Ravens lead was now 34-17 with 10:31 to go in the 3rd quarter.
Jones mishandled Janikowski's kickoff and it went for a touchback. The Raiders forced a three-and-out and CB Phillip Adams fumbled the punt. Baltimore recovered at the Raiders 20. Flacco hit Smith for a TD and the Ravens took a 41-17 lead.
Francies returned the ensuing kickoff to the 17. The Raiders went three-and-out and Lechler came on to punt. The Ravens took over at the 26 after a punt and a penalty.
Baltimore increased the lead to 48-17 when P Sam Koch ran it in from 7 yards out on a fake field goal.
Francies returned the kickoff to the 22. The Raiders went three-and-out and Lechler came on to punt. Jones returned the punt to the 33. The Raiders forced a Koch punt, which went out of bounds at the Raiders 10.
The Raiders settled for a 47-yard Janikowski field goal and then Jones retunred the ensuing kickoff 105 yards for a touchdown and Baltimore led 55-20 with 12:34 left in the 4th quarter.
The Raiders drove to the Baltimore 12 before Palmer fumbled a snap on a 4th and 2 play and Baltimore tok over at the 13. Tyrod Taylor entered the game at quarterback. The Raiders forced a punt and took over at the 16 after a return and a penalty. Matt Leinart entered the game at quarterback. The Raiders went three-and-out and Lechler came on to punt.
After the punt, the return and a penalty, Baltimore started at the 20. The Raiders started their next drive at their 20 after a Ravens punt. Three Stewart runs ended the game.
The Raiders fall to 3-6 on the season and return home to face the New Orleans Saints.