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It's the run defense one game, the pass defense the next and the running game almost every week that is holding the Oakland Raiders back.
The problems keep mounting almost as fast as the point total for the opposition.
A week after being gashed on the ground by Doug Martin and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, the Raiders were taken apart through the air by Joe Flacco and the Baltimore Ravens in a 55-20 loss Sunday that matched a franchise worst for points allowed in a game.
Coach Dennis Allen called the performance ''unacceptable'' and said the entire defense should be on edge after Oakland (3-6) allowed 97 points the past two weeks.
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Buccaneers running back Doug Martin was tamed by San Diego Sunday one week after his four-touchdown explosion against the Raiders. Martin finished with 68 yards on 19 carries and added 51 yards on three receptions.Fantasy Spin:Martin was due for a down game against a tough run defense after running wild the last three games. He did extend his streak of games with 100 yards from scrimmage...
Ravens: 55 – Raiders: 20 The Ravens showed on Sunday just how explosive and dangerous their offense can be. Baltimore dominated the Raiders in every facet of the game on Sunday and the final score of 55-20 showed just that. The Ravens scored on passing plays, running plays, and even special teams plays en route to a team record for points scored in a game. Baltimore opened up the...
Joe Flacco threw for 341 yards and three touchdowns, and the Baltimore Ravens set a club record for points in a 55-20 rout of the Oakland Raiders on Sunday.
The Ravens (7-2) scored on six of their first seven possessions against the struggling Raiders (3-6), who have yielded at least 40 points in two straight games for the first time since 1962. The 55 points tied an Oakland record...
BALTIMORE -- The Oakland Raiders outgained the Baltimore Ravens Sunday afternoon at M&T Bank Stadium, putting up 422 total yards to Baltimore's 419. You sure wouldn't know that by looking at the scoreboard, however. Joe Flacco threw for 341 yards and accounted for four touchdowns -- three passing, one rushing -- as the Baltimore Ravens routed the Oakland Raiders 55...
Joe Flacco led a record-setting day for the Baltimore Ravens, who scored touchdowns at a dizzying rate in several different ways.
Flacco threw for 341 yards and three scores, and Baltimore set a club mark for points in a 55-20 rout of the Oakland Raiders on Sunday.
The Ravens (7-2) scored on six of their first seven possessions against the struggling Raiders (3-6), who have yielded...
Joe Flacco is having a really good game. The Ravens’ latest touchdown was a 5-yard strike to Dennis Pitta. That pass completed a sex-play 80-yard drive that took a little more than two minutes.
Flacco hit Jacoby Jones for 47 yards to move the ball down the field.
The pass gave the Ravens a 17-3 lead. Oakland scored their points after a Flacco interception that came on a tipped pass.
The Bucs defense found themselves up against the wall for the majority of the game. After some key plays on defense and special teams, Tampa Bay sent the Chargers back to San Diego with a 34-24 loss on Sunday. Philip Rivers and the Chargers struck first just three plays into the game. A 10-yard pass to Danario Alexander turned into an 80-yard catch and run when he broke free from...
Chicks, I have been absent for a while, for reasons having everything to do with a bumpy transition moving back from Paris to the U.S. and nothing to do with the play of your Tampa Bay Buccaneers.
Because the Bucs have actually been… dare I say it.. pretty fun to watch lately.
So instead of jumping right into this week’s game recap as though I’ve been recapping the season all...
QB: Joe Flacco, Ravens
Concededly, Flacco's tour de force (21-for-33, 341 passing yards, four total scores) came in opposition to an Oakland team surrendering the fifth-most points to field generals this season. Nevertheless, considering Flacco had failed to surpass 200 yards in three of his previous four outings, owners of the Baltimore quarterback won't be offering...
The Oakland Raiders decided to receive the kickoff after winning the coin toss. Carson Palmer completed a deep ball, but the Ravens forced a turnover on downs.
Joe Flacco and the offense capitalized on the good field position. Justin Tucker kicked a 48-yard field goal to give the Ravens a 3-0 lead.
Oakland just had another three-and-out.
Update: The Ravens took their second drive...
The Baltimore Ravens waited two months to put together a complete game.
It finally happened, in record-breaking fashion, and the timing couldn't have been better.
Joe Flacco threw for 341 yards and three touchdowns, Jacoby Jones ran a kickoff 105 yards, and Baltimore set a club record for points in a 55-20 rout of the Oakland Raiders on Sunday.
It was a rare blowout for the...
The Ravens have scored three touchdowns in the third quarter to blow the game open. Baltimore now leads Oakland 48-17 after a Sam Koch touchdown run on a fake field goal attempt.
Joe Flacco has 341 yards and three touchdowns against just one interception. He has hit Torrey Smith for two touchdowns this afternoon.
Oakland did sneak in a touchdown. Carson Palmer threw a bomb to Denarius...
This offense is potent today.
Carson Palmer hit Darrius Heyward-Bey for a touchdown to give Oakland their lone touchdown of the day.
Baltimore didn’t take long to answer. Joe Flacco used his tight ends to drive the Ravens to their third touchdown of the day. This touchdown came on a Ray Rice draw up the middle. That gave Baltimore a 27-10 lead.
It’s the half and the Ravens are...