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Raiders vs Cardinals First Half Highlights


On the opening series for the Cardinals, John Brown took a handoff from Carson Palmer and tried to turn the corner, but Sio Moore and Charles Woodson met him in the backfield for a loss on the play.

Facing a 4th & 3, Palmer dropped back and tried to find John Carlson, but TJ Carrie was able to get his hand in the passing lane and force the turnover on downs and get the Raiders the football back.

Carson Palmer threw a shovel pass to Andre Ellington on 2nd & 7, but Sio Moore took down Ellington behind the line of scrimmage.

With under a minute left in the first quarter, Derek Carr connected with James Jones for a gain of six to earn the Raiders a new set of downs.

On the ensuing play, Darren McFadden took the snap out of the wildcat and was able to turn the corner and scamper for a gain of 12.

With 10:24 left in the first half, Palmer dropped back and tried to find John Brown deep, but Usama Young provided the coverage and the pass fell incomplete.

Now facing a 2nd &10, Palmer tried to find Ellington on a screen, but Benson Mayowa was able to get his hand up and bat the pass down.

On the next play, Usama Young brought down Carson Palmer for the first sack of the afternoon for the Silver and Black and forced the Cardinals to punt.

Sio Moore continued his impressive first half, tackling Andre Ellington in the backfield for a three-yard loss on an Arizona 1st & 10.

With just over four minutes left in the half, Derek Carr was able to find Mychal Rivera for a gain of 18.

On 2nd & 10, Carr had time to maneuver in the pocket and found Brice Butler running down the middle of the field for a gain of 55 yards.

The Raiders were able to punch the ball in for their first points of the day as Darren McFadden bulldozed his way into the end zone from the one-yard-line.

FS Charles Woodson's 58th career interception set up K Sebastian Janikowski's 29-=yard FG that cut the Cardinals lead to 14-10 late in the 2nd quarter.

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