Found November 04, 2012 on Pro Sports Daily:
OAKLAND, Calif. -- Rookie running back Doug Martin rushed for a team-record 251 yards and four touchdowns on 25 carries, leading the Tampa Bay Buccaneers to a 42-32 victory over the Oakland Raiders at the O.co Coliseum on Sunday. Martin scored on runs of 45 and 67 yards in the third quarter and 70 yards and 1 yard in the fourth, as the Bucs roared back from a 10-7 halftime deficit for a big win. The Bucs improved to 4-4, winning for the third time in their past four games. The Raiders fell to 3-5 and lost running back Darren McFadden to a leg injury midway through the second quarter. According to the Raiders, X-rays on McFadden's leg were negative. Raiders quarterback Carson Palmer completed 39 of 61 passes for 414 yards and four touchdowns, but he was intercepted three times. The Raiders waged a furious late comeback, overcoming much of a 28-10 third-quarter deficit to pull within 35-32 with 3:51 left to play on Palmer's 13-yard touchdown pass to fullback Marcel Ree...
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