Originally posted on 60 Max Power O  |  Last updated 10/23/12
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 of quarterback Carson Palmer. The first half could not have gone worse for the Raiders. Phillip Adams muffed a punt that led to seven points for the Jaguars. While trying to jumpstart the offense, Palmer made a terrible decision to flip a pass that was intercepted and Jacksonville cashed it in with a field goal. The Jaguars even executed a surprise onside kick that they recovered. Despite all those problems and a 17-6 halftime deficit, Palmer rallied his teammates in the second half and began to put points on the board. He was under heavy pressure the entire day, which is a testament to the state of the Oakland
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