Oakland Raiders vs. Cleveland Browns: Oakland Grades, Notes and Quotes

The Oakland Raiders entered their Week 3 contest with all types of unfavorable streaks and snapped quite of few of those losing habits in a win over the Cleveland Browns.

The Raiders hadn’t won consecutive games since 2012. They hadn’t won on the road since 2013. Finally, they hadn’t held a winning record since their Week 16 victory over the Kansas City Chiefs in 2011. All those streaks have been erased, and it’s starting to look like a new chapter for the Jack Del Rio regime.

Oakland picked up right where it left off in Week 2, but left enough space for the Browns to close the gap in another late-game nail-biter.

A leaky secondary and wide receiver Amari Cooper's fumble kept the Browns' crowd and their offense in the thick of things until an interception from safety Charles Woodson sealed the game.

For the most part, Oakland’s high-powered offense and its defensive line put the team in position to win the game. Offensive coordinator Bill Musgrave’s impeccable play-calling and several sacks from the defense kept the Raiders in the driver’s seat.

What’s the reaction from the players? Who were the standout performers, and what grades should they receive for their efforts?

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