Oakland Raiders vs. Chicago Bears: Oakland Grades, Notes and Quotes

It’s the same old Oakland Raiders, right? Wrong. The old Raiders would have had their doors blown off by this 0-3 Chicago Bears team. The Raiders are improved, but they have one glaring weakness that prevented them from sealing this victory.

The Raiders were one play away from extending their win streak. The defense lined up on 4th-and-5 on Chicago’s 25-yard line with one minute and 30 seconds left but failed to make a stop. The Bears had two timeouts remaining, and a turnover on downs could have been the curtain call.

Instead, the Raiders allowed the Bears to march down the field in 12 plays, which resulted in a game-winning field goal from Robbie Gould.

Overall, this became a seesaw matchup that required 60 minutes of dedication and one final clutch play.

What were the turning factors? How did the Raiders perform individually, and what did they have to say about the loss?

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