Raiders: Raiders report card Acing the final series enough for a passing (and running) grade
PASS OFFENSE: B-minus
Lets acquire the bad out of the way first. Three of the Raiders four turnovers came about p.s. plays two interceptions by Derek Carr and a at a loose cancel fumble by Darren Waller. Carr slightly underthrew Nelson Agholor considering mention to a pronounce (Agholor may or may not have had a unintended to catch it, being that a Denver defender had in front log on). But considering it mattered, Carr delivered his 21st fourth-quarter comeback and curtains 24 of 38 for a season-high 371 yards and third-beside touchdown strikes to Waller (28 yards) and Bryan Edwards (26 yards). He threaded a two-reduction conversion pass for to Waller for the game-winner. Zay Jones came through bearing in mind a 37-yard catch concerning the game-winning face. Waller curtains behind nine receptions for 117 yards. Theo Riddick had four catches for 40 yards. Carrs average completion was 15.5 yards.
RUN OFFENSE: B-minus
Just when it seemed prudent to renounce re the control as the second half began, Josh Jacobs had his most productive game forward by now the last era the Raiders played the Broncos at blazing concerning the subject of Nov. 15. He had just six carries for 12 yards at halftime, but 77 yards almost nine carries in the second half to finish with 89 yards upon 15 carries. He had a touchdown runs of 28 yards and 1 yard with the second score coming upon fourth-and-direct from the 1. Devontae Booker had 16 yards upon five carries. In all, the Raiders had 84 yards upon 14 carries as soon as the two touchdowns in the second half and Jacobs had his second straight 1,000-benefit yard season.
PASS DEFENSE: D
Drew Lock may has expertly have been Drew Brees or Drew Bledsoe as he completed 25 of 41 passes for 339 yards, two touchdowns and no interceptions. The same Lock who turned it greater than five period (including four interceptions) adjacent-door-door to the Raiders in the first meeting and entered the game furthermore 14 touchdown passes and 15 interceptions. Jerry Jeudy got at a loose cancel for a 92-yard catch-and-control touchdown that put the Raiders all along 31-24 and looked as if it would mirror the gigantic late-game mistakes bordering to Miami and the Chargers that hermetic their doom. Lamarcus Joyner, Raekwon McMillan, Jeff Heath and Daryl Worley were highly thought of when than passes defensed. Nicholas Morrow and Maxx Crosby were credited behind sacks.
RUN DEFENSE: C-gain
It seemed worse than it was, as the Broncos averaged on your own 3.8 yards per carry (32 attempts, 122 yards) gone Melvin Gordon leading the mannerism when 26 attempts and 93 yards and a 10-yard touchdown have enough maintenance an opinion that put Denver taking place 24-17 as soon as 14:54 left in the game. Morrow, who came off the COVID-19 unfriendliness list, led the Raiders subsequent to 10 tackles. The Raiders dont often ample put it on upon the new side of the extraction in terms of tackles for losses upon handing out plays. They had three adjacent-door to the Broncos. Denver over and curtains amid as soon as five quickening first downs. Johnathan Hankins had seven assisted tackles and did some blinking in the center. There was a outrage uptick in Cory Littletons operate after he came put occurring to from the COVID-19 unfriendliness list.
SPECIAL TEAMS: B-moreover
Maxx Crosby blocked two auditorium aspire attempts, one from a ridiculous 70 yards and the finale from 63. Hey, its Denver, you never know. Place kicker Daniel Carlson kicked a 33-yard field aspire, made each and every share of one his additional points and finished the season as the Raiders single-season scrap book holder gone 142 points and wound occurring leading the NFL in scoring. That means the Raiders kicked too many auditorium goals as the length of touchdowns but Carlson did his job and later some. Hunter Renfrows 21-yard punt compensation tardy in the first half to the Raiders 44-yard was a prelude to a get-up-and-go which led to Carrs TD pass to Edwards. Punter A.J. Cole had a 41.8 net average and put two balls inside the 20-yard lineage. Denver receiver Diontae Spencer averaged 16 yards upon a pair of punt returns, which is too much for Rich Bisaccias liking.