The Oakland Raiders offense finished the 2010 season ranked 10th in the NFL. Photo by Tony Gonzales.
The Oakland Raiders offense was highly successful during the 2010 season. Finishing 10th overall in the NFL, the offense scored 410 total points, averaging 25.6 points per game and 354.6 yards per game.
The Raiders doubled the number of points scored from 2009 and increased their yards per game by almost 100. The offense scored 44 touchdowns in 2010, up from 17 in 2009. The offense totaled 5,674 offensive yards and 306 first downs.
RB Darren McFadden was 12th in the NFL in rushing yards with 1,000 and RB Michael Bush was 10th in the NFL in rushing touchdowns with eight. WR Jacoby Ford ranked 13th in the NFL in yards per catch with 18.8. Despite being hampered by injury, TE Zach Miller ranked 8th in the NFL in receptions with 60 and averaged 11.4 yards per catch.
The offense had a breakout performance against the Broncos in Week 7 at Denver, scoring a franchise-best 59 points. For their efforts, the offensive line was picked by Hall of Famer John Madden for the Madden Most Valuable Protectors Award and McFadden was named AFC Offensive Player of the Week and voted FedEx Ground NFL Player of the Week.
The Raiders offense saw the emergence of many players this season including rookie T Jared Veldheer and Ford. QB Jason Campbell had a weapon in 2nd year FB Marcel Reece, and even occasionally threw to offensive lineman Khalif Barnes. Able to mix it up, the Raiders finished the season with 19 rushing and 18 receiving touchdowns.