Linebacker Daren Bates and Running Back Taiwan Jones
By any means - The 11-3 Oakland Raiders handled business and have secured a spot in the playoffs. All season long, the team has shown to be a resilient group as Derek Carr led yet another come-from-behind victory. Michael Crabtree made a miraculous grab for six, Bruce Irvin made plays all over the field, Sebastian Janikowski kicked the go-ahead field goal, and the defense sealed the deal at the end.
Although Week 15 marked a road game for the Silver and Black, Raider Nation traveled well to Qualcomm Stadium and was electric from start to finish. The team clinching a spot in the postseason generated plenty of buzz – and here are some of the best reactions on social media from players, national media members, and more: