Found October 21, 2012 on
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OAKLAND -- Sebastian Janikowski kicked a 40-yard field goal with 12:54 left in overtime Sunday, lifting the Oakland Raiders to a 26-23 comeback win over the Jacksonville Jaguars. The Raiders kicked off in overtime, but their defense quickly got the ball back. Facing third-and 21 from his 9-yard line, Jaguars quarterback Chad Henne hit wide receiver Cecil Shorts III with a short pass, but Raiders defensive end Lamarr Houston forced a fumble, and cornerback Joselio Hanson recovered at the Jacksonville 21. After Raiders quarterback Carson Palmer took a knee on first down, Janikowksi drilled his fourth field goal of the game. The Raiders, who fell behind 17-3 in the first half, improved to 2-4. Jacksonville, which was coming off its bye week, fell to 1-5. Jacksonville played most of the game without running back Maurice Jones-Drew and quarterback Blaine Gabbert. Jones-Drew injured his left foot on Jacksonville's second play from scrimmage and was carted to the locker roo...
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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...
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 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...
Maurice Jones-Drew on crutches with left foot injuryJacksonville Jaguars running back Maurice Jones-Drew was carted off the field during today’s game against the Raiders. He ended up walking back to the sidelines on crutches with his left foot in a walking boot.Jaguars quarterback Blaine Gabbert also went down with a shoulder injury and never returned. Chad Henne ended up coming...
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...
The Jacksonville Jaguars had two huge setbacks in Oakland.
They lost star running back Maurice Jones-Drew early and a 14-point lead late.
How they handle both could determine whether the Jaguars (1-5) recover from the one of the worst starts in franchise history.
Jones-Drew injured his left foot on the first play of Sunday's 26-23 loss to the Raiders in overtime. He wasn&...
On a day in which the Jaguars gave away a considerable lead to the Raiders, we may have a bit of good news.
Per Mike Florio of PFT, sources with knowledge of the situation say the Jaguars don't believe quarterback Blaine Gabbert has any broken bones. According to the source, an MRI is scheduled for Monday to verify what exactly Gabbert's injury is.
Gabbert was pulled...
The Jacksonville Jaguars will have to wait at least one more week to get linebacker Daryl Smith back on the field.
Smith is inactive for Sunday's game against the Oakland Raiders with a groin injury. He practiced a bit this week, but still missed his sixth straight game to open the season.
Safety Dwight Lowery (ankle) and receiver Laurent Robinson (concussion) also missed the...
Jaguars running back Maurice Jones-Drew won't play Week 8 against the Packers. He's out indefinitely with an injured foot.Fantasy Spin:Rashad Jennings will take Jones-Drew's place in the Jacksonville backfield. An MRI scheduled for later this week should reveal the extent of Jones-Drew's injury. If it's a Lisfranc injury Jones-Drew would likely be done for the year.
Too often in life, we don't miss thing something until it's gone. That vary theme came to life Sunday afternoon in the Jaguars' loss to the Oakland Raiders.
In the first half of today's game, Blaine Gabbert was hit on a play in which the Raiders were offsides. The hit would eventually result in Blaine Gabbert leaving the game with a shoulder injury, and it led...
Jacksonville halfback Rashad Jennings racked up 102 total yards Sunday against Oakland.Fantasy Spin:Jennings entered the game early on after starter Maurice Jones-Drew went down with a foot injury. He ended up with 44 yards rushing and 58 yards receiving on seven catches. Jennings' second quarter trip to the end zone was the sixth touchdown of his NFL career.