Eagles vs. Raiders: Live Grades and Analysis for Oakland

The Oakland Raiders (3-5) were obliterated 49-13 by the Philadelphia Eagles (4-5) in a Week 9 blowout loss. 

Game Analysis for the Oakland Raiders

Pass Offense: Pryor attempted 41 throws and completed only 22. He finished the day with 288 yards and two interceptions. He was also sacked twice before leaving the game with an apparent leg injury.

Run Offense:  In a game where the Raiders needed to the run the ball and keep the Eagles’ offense off the field, Oakland fell behind early and abandoned the run. By virtue of the Eagles’ big lead, Jennings ran for 102 yards and one touchdown, while Pryor ran the ball 10 times for 94 yards.

Pass Defense: Eagles quarterback Nick Foles finished 22-of-28 for 406 yards and seven touchdowns. Riley Cooper had five receptions for 139 yards and three scores. DeSean Jackson hauled in five passes for 150 yards and a score.

Run Defense: Philadelphia running backs Bryce Brown and LeSean McCoy ran for 54 and 44 yards, respectively. Foles scampered for another 14 yards, as Oakland’s defense struggled in all phases of the game.

Special Teams:  Janikowski converted on two fields goals, and his longest was 53 yards. King punted seven times for a 45.0 average.

Coaching:  Oakland’s defense struggled to keep up with the fast-paced offense of the Eagles and the unit as a whole had a horrendous showing. Rookie cornerback D.J. Hayen was particularly bad. He was burned twice by Cooper for touchdown passes. Defensive coordinator Jason Tarver has to be held responsible as well.  

First-Half Analysis for the Oakland Raiders

Pass Offense:  The offensive line struggled in protection, but quarterback Terrelle Pryor relied on his mobility to finish with a respectable stat line: 12-for-20 for 167 yards. Wide receiver Rod Streater got behind the Ea...

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