Raiders Top Jaguars 26-23 in OT

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WR Denarius Moore reaches for the end zone on an 8-yard TD pass from QB Carson Pamer. AP Photo.

The Oakland Raiders defeated the Jacksonville Jaguars 26-23 in OT at O.co Coliseum in Oakland. K Sebastian Janikowski kicked a 40-yard field goal to win it.

Jacksonville won the opening coin toss and elected to receive. WR Michael Spurlock returned K Sebastian Janikowski's opening kickoff to the 16, where the Jaguars offense started with Blaine Gabbert at quarterback. The Raiders held the Jaguars to a three and out and P Bryan Anger came on to punt to CB Phillip Adams. Adams returned the 55-yard punt 5 yards to the 34.

The Jaguars returned the favor with a three-and-out and P Shane Lechler came on. TE David Ausberry shoved Spurlock out of bounds at the 27 after a 3-yard punt return.   

The Raiders defense shut Jacksonville down and didn't allow a first down. WR Denarius Moore fumbled the punt but recovered at the 28. A few plays later QB Carson Palmer went deep and hit WR Darrius Heyward-Bey for a 59-yard gain down the right sideline giving the Raiders 1st and goal at the 9. The Raiders were forced to settle for a 21-yard Janikowski field goal. The kick gave the Raiders a 3-0 lead with 6:13 left in the first quarter.

Janikowski's ensuing kickoff went for a touchback and the Jaguars started at the 20. Jacksonville answered with a 42-yard TD pass to WR Cecil Shorts. The extra point was good and the Jaguars took a 7-3 lead with 3:24 left in the 1st quarter.

RB Mike Goodson returned K Josh Scobee's kickoff 45 yards to the 44. The Raiders went three and out and Lechler came on to punt. CB Aaron Ross called for and made a fair catch at the Jacksonville 11. The Jaguars drive stalled at the 48 and Anger came on to punt. Adams muffed the punt and Jacksonville recovered at the Oakland 16.

The Jaguars took advantage as RB Rashad Jennings, in for an injured RB Maurice Jones-Drew, powered his way into the end zone from 5 yards out. The extra point was good and Jacksonville led 14-3 with 11:34 left in the 2nd quarter.

Goodson returned the ensuing kickoff 25 yards to the 20. The Raiders went three and out and Lechler came on to punt. Spurlock returned the 46-yard punt 3 yards to the 33. The Raiders held the Jaguars to a three-and-out and Anger came on to punt. The punt was downed at the Raiders 23.

The Raiders gave the ball back when a Palmer pass was intercepted. Jacksonville took over at the Raiders 36. Chad Henne entered the game at quarterback for an injured Gabbert. The Raiders held the Jags to a three-and-out and Scobee came on for a 50-yard field goal attempt. The successful kick put the visitors up 17-3 with 5:57 left in the 2nd quarter.

Jacksonville recovered an onside kick at the 45. The Raiders held on 4th and 1 and took over at the 46. The Raiders were forced to settle for a 33-yard Janikowski field goal, which cut the Jaguars lead to 17-6 with 38 seconds left in the second quarter.

Spurlock fielded the ensuing kickoff in the end zone and took a knee for a touchback and Jacksonville started at the 20. Henne took a knee and Jacksonville took the lead into the locker room at halftime.

After a touchback on the opening kickoff of the second half, the Raiders started at the 20. The Raiders went three and out and Lechler came on to punt. Spurlock returned the punt to the Raiders 39.

The Jaguars settled for a 40-yard Scobee field goal, which gave them a 20-6 lead with 10:42 left in the 3rd quarter.

Goodson returned the ensuing kickoff 17 yards to the 15. The Raiders marched 85 yards in 9 plays as Palmer found Moore for an 8-yard TD pass. The extra point was good and the Raiders cut the Jaguars lead to 20-13 with 6:01 left in the 3rd quarter.

Spurlock returned the ensuing kickoff to the 17. The Raiders held the Jaguars to a three-and-out thanks in part to rookie LB Miles Burris' first career sack. Anger came on to punt on 4th and 22 at the 5.

After the punt, an Adams return and a holding penalty on the Raiders during the kick, the Raiders started at the Oakland 40. The Raiders drive stalled at the Jaguars 45 and Lechler came on. Lechler's punt bounced into the end zone for a touchback.

The Raiders held the Jaguars to a three and out and Anger came on to punt. After the punt and a short return, the Raiders started at the 32. Palmer was sacked and fumbled. Jacksonville recovered at the Raiders 24. The Raiders defense rose the occasion as DE Lamarr Houston sacked Henne on 3rd down.  Scobee's 45-yard field goal gave the Jags a 23-13 lead with 12:40 to go.

After the kickoff, a return and a penalty, the Raiders started at the 8. The Raiders were forced to settle for a 31-yard Janikowski field goal, which cut the Jaguars lead to 23-16 with 6:52 left in the 4th quarter.

Janikowski's ensuing kickoff flew out of the back of the end zone for a touchback. The Raiders held the Jaguars to a three and out and Anger came on to punt. The 38-yard kick was downed at the Raiders 42.

Thanks in part to a pass interference call in the end zone on 4th and 10, the Raiders managed to tie the game when Palmer dove in from 1-yard out. The extra point knotted it up at 23-23 with 3:34 to go.

Spurlock downed the ball in the end zone for a touchback. The Jaguars drive stalled at the Oakland 48 and Anger came on to punt. The 48-yard punt bounced into the end zone for a touchback and the Raiders started at the 20.

The Raiders went three and out and Spurlock returned Lechler's punt to the 43 with 1:06 left. The Raiders held the Jags to a three and out and Anger came on to punt. Adams called for and made a fair catch at the Oakland 13 with 29 seconds left.

The Raiders got in position for an NFL record field goal attempt, however, Janikowski's attempt was short. Jacksonville returned it but were unable to score on the return and the game headed to overtime.

WR Mike Thomas returned the opening kickoff of overtime to the 19. The Raiders came up with a turnover with CB Joselio Hanson recovering a fumble at the Jacksonville 21. Janikowski came on and drilled a 40-yard field goal to win the game 26-23 for the Raiders.

The Raiders improve to 2-4 on the season and head to Kansas City next week to face the Chiefs at Arrowhead Stadium.

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