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The final kick was an easy one for Sebastian Janikowski.
After coming up short on what would have been an NFL-record 64-yard field goal attempt on the last play of regulation, Janikowski hit a 40-yarder 2:06 into overtime to give the Oakland Raiders a 26-23 win over the Jacksonville Jaguars on Sunday.
Janikowski's winning kick was set up after Cecil Shorts III fumbled on the opening possession of overtime. The Raiders overcame a 14-point deficit in the second half to force overtime.
Carson Palmer threw one TD pass and ran for another to force overtime for the Raiders (2-4) before they won it after Lammar Houston forced a fumble that Joselio Hanson recovered at the Jacksonville 21.
After one play to center the ball, Janikowski came on to kick the winning field goal to end a rough day for the Jaguars (1-5).
The Jaguars lost star running back Maurice Jones-Drew to a left foot injury on the opening drive and quarterback Blaine Gabbert to an injured left shoulder in the second q...
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The Oakland Raiders exerted all their energy Sunday afternoon with a 26-23 come from behind win against the Jacksonville Jaguars. The defense deserves the credit for the win because of their continuous crucial stops that allowed the offense the opportunities to overcome the 17 point deficit. Another reason the Raiders were able to gain the victory was the resiliency and toughness...
On Sunday, the Oakland Raiders will host the Jacksonville Jaguars in an AFC match-up. Both teams enter this week with identical 1-4 records. For the Raiders, this is an opportunity to begin to string together wins and claw back into the AFC West division race. The key on offense for Oakland is running back Darren McFadden. When he gets his touches and carries the offensive load...
When the Oakland Raiders host the Jacksonville Jaguars on Sunday, the defense will have their hands full against running back Maurice Jones-Drew. The plan will be to limit Jones-Drew and the rushing attack. If the Raiders can accomplish that, they will put themselves in a position to win. This season the Raiders have done a nice job against the run. They rank 18th in the NFL, giving...
Sunday’s game against Jacksonville is a game that the 1-4 Oakland Raiders should, and need to win. However, especially in recent history, these are the kinds of games that the Raiders have lost. After an impressive effort in Atlanta, despite the loss, the hope is that this team will continue to get better. If the Raiders are to do so [...]
Oakland Raiders coach Dennis Allen likes the production his team is getting out of the no-huddle offense.
The Raiders scored two touchdowns and a field goal running the no-huddle against Jacksonville on Sunday, when they overcame a 14-point deficit in the third quarter to beat the Jaguars in overtime 26-23.
It was the second game this season in which quarterback Carson Palmer has...
The Oakland Raiders went back to work Monday with a laundry list of corrections to be made after their 26-23 overtime win over the Jacksonville Jaguars, but probably the biggest issue was the play of their offensive line. "They won the battle up front, there's no question about it," Oakland coach Dennis Allen said. "We weren't able to run the ball effectively...
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) -- Sebastian Janikowski kicked a 40-yard field goal after Cecil Shorts III fumbled on the opening possession of overtime and the Oakland Raiders rallied from 14 points down in the second half to beat the Jacksonville Jaguars 26-23 on Sunday.
Carson Palmer threw one TD pass and ran for another to force overtime for the Raiders (2-4) before they won it after Lammar...
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The Oakland Raiders showed improvement on both sides of the ball last week, but they still couldn't get back into the win column after their bye.
The Jacksonville Jaguars can't fare much worse as they return to the field.
Oakland tries to build on a near-upset of the NFL's lone unbeaten team Sunday when it hosts a Jaguars team that's had plenty of time to stew over...
OAKLAND -- In the end, it was fitting that the Raiders' defense came up with the biggest play of the game Sunday against the Jacksonville Jaguars in what could turn out to be the biggest win of Oakland's season. After spotting the Jaguars a 17-3 lead in the first half, the Raiders came all the way back to beat them 26-23 in overtime on Sebastian Janikowski's 40-yard...
The Jacksonville Jaguars played the Oakland Raiders in Week 7. For three quarters it appeared the Jaguars would win the game. But injuries and inept play proved too much for the Jaguars to overcome. Still the game had its share of heroes and zeroes.Heroes for the Oakland RaidersThe Raiders had a comeback orchestrated by Carson Palmer. But it is not Palmer who is the hero of the...
Kid’s got a helluva big leg.
With his Central Valley (WA) HS team trailing Shadle Park HS 55-52, kicker Austin Rehkow was called upon to boot a 67-yard field goal with two seconds left in an attempt to send the game to overtime. If you’ve gotten this far then you know he nailed it, with plenty of leg to spare.
Oh, and for the record, he smashed the NFL record by a good 4-yards...