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WEEK 9 – LIONS VS. RAIDERS BY THE NUMBERS

Detroit Lions at Oakland Raiders – By The Numbers

By Shawn Jonas

TEAM STATSRAIDERS LIONS
Points Per Game21.625.7
Points Allowed Per Game27.426.6
Total Yards378.7395.9
Yards Passing247.3299.0
Yards Rushing131.496.9
Yards Allowed391.3433.3
Pass Yards Allowed298.4302.6
Rush Yards Allowed92.9130.7

POINT SPREAD

RAIDERSLIONS






3-43-3-1

SPREAD CONSENSUS PICK
-2SPREAD+2
-130MONEY LINE+110
OVER/UNDER 50.5
Photo of Derek Carr by Shawn Jonas at NRG Stadium 10/27/19

Season Leaders

PASSING YARDS

OAK Derek Carr 158-219, 1410 YDS, 11 TD, 4 INT

DET Mathew Stafford 161-250, 2093 YDS, 16 TD, 4 INT

Photo of Josh Jacobs by Shawn Jonas at NRG Stadium 10/27/19

RUSHING YARDS

OAK Josh Jacobs 124 CAR, 620 YDS, 5.00 PER ATT 4 TD

DET Kerryon Johnson 92 CAR, 308 YDS, 3.35 PER ATT 2 TD

Photo of Darren Waller’s Touchdown by Shawn Jonas at NRG Stadium 10/27/19
Photo of Tyrell Williams by Shawn Jonas at NRG Stadium 10/27/19

RECEIVING YARDS

OAK Darren Waller 46 REC, 496 YDS 3 TD

DET Kenny Golliday 31 REC, 508 YDS 6 TD

RAIDERSSTATISTICSLIONS
30:06 (15th)TIME OF POSSESSION30:31 (13th)
240.4PASSING YARDS PER GAME282.7
19.6FIRST DOWNS23.4
49 %3RD DOWN PERCENTAGE41 %
371.9TOTAL YARDS PER GAME379.6
-3TURN OVER DIFFERENTIAL+3
72.1COMPLETION PERCENTAGE64.4
222ATTEMPTS250
131.4RUSHING YARDS PER GAME96.9
Photo of Maxx Crosy by Shawn Jonas at NRG Stadium 10/27/19
Photo by Shawn Jonas at NRG Stadium 10/27/19
355.6DEFENSIVE YARDS PER GAME363.8
27.4RUSHING ATTEMPTS PER GAME26.9
4.8AVERAGE YARDS PER RUSH3.6
21.9FIRST DOWNS PER GAME24.4
47 %3RD DOWNS PERCENTAGE47 %
29:54DEFENSE TIME ON FIELD30:54
397PENALTY YARDS338
92.9RUSHING YARDS ALLOWED PER GAME130.7
285.3PASSING YARDS ALLOWED PER GAME289.7
1.86SACKS PER GAME1.86
.43INTERCEPTIONS PER GAME.43
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Photo by Shawn Jonas at NRG Stadium 10/27/19

Offensive Stat Comparison

StatDETOAK
Yards/Play5.9 6.2
Points/Play0.396 0.358
Rush Play %41.41% 45.50%
Pass Play %58.59% 54.50%
Completion %64.40% 72.07%
3D Conv %40.86% 48.84%
RZ Scoring %61.90% 58.33%

Defensive Stat Comparison

StatDETOAK
Opp Yards/Play6.0 6.1
Opp Points/Play0.381 0.443
Opp Completion %59.93% 67.77%
Opp 3D Conv %47.25% 47.13%
Opp RZ Scoring %57.14% 66.67%

The following is a preview of the game between the Detroit Lions and the Oakland Raiders to be played on November 3, 2019. Statistics and rankings below include all games played prior to Week 9 of the 2019 NFL season.

Detailed Team Records (Through Week 8)

 Detroit LionsOakland Raiders
Overall Record3-3-13-4
Home Record2-22-1
Away Record1-1-11-3
Division Record0-21-1
Conference Record2-2-12-2
Inter-conference Record1-11-2
Strength of Victory9-15 (.375)10-12 (.455)
Strength of Schedule30-25-1 (.545)33-21 (.611)
Vs. Common Opponents0-30-3
StreakW1L2
Turnover Margin+3-3

Offensive Rankings (Through Week 8)

 Detroit LionsOakland Raiders
Total Yardage11th (379.6 YPG)14th (371.9 YPG)
Points Scored12th (25.7 PPG)18th (21.6 PPG)
Rushing Yardage22nd (96.9 YPG)7th (131.4 YPG)
Passing Yardage5th (282.7 YPG)15th (240.4 YPG)

Defensive Rankings (Through Week 8)

 Detroit LionsOakland Raiders
Total Yardage Allowed31st (420.4 YPG)25th (378.1 YPG)
Points Allowed26th (26.6 PPG)28th (27.4 PPG)
Rushing Yardage Allowed26th (130.7 YPG)9th (92.9 YPG)
Passing Yardage Allowed32nd (289.7 YPG)30th (285.3 YPG)

Statistical Comparison (Through Week 8)

OFFENSE
 Detroit LionsOakland Raiders
TOTAL POINTS SCORED180151
Total Touchdowns2019
Rushing26
Passing1612
Returns21
Field Goals14/176/7
Extra Points18/1919/19
FIRST DOWNS143137
Rushing3149
Passing10184
Penalty114
Third Down Conversions38-93 (40.9%)42-86 (48.8%)
Fourth Down Conversions2-4 (50.0%)5-7 (71.4%)
TOTAL YARDS GAINED2,6572,603
Rushing Yards678920
Rushing Yards Per Game96.9131.4
Rushing Attempts188192
Rushing Average3.614.79
Passing Yards (Net)1,9791,683
Attempts-Completions-Pct250-161 (64.4%)222-160 (72.1%)
Times Sacked – Yards Lost16-1148-48
Had Intercepted44
Punts2930
Average Yards43.847.9
Kickoff Returns99
Kickoff Return Yards261283
Kickoff Return Average29.0031.44
Touchdowns10
Punt Returns1312
Punt Return Yards4286
Punt Return Average3.237.17
Touchdowns00
Penalties-Yards57-43159-544
Fumbles-Lost7-58-4
DEFENSE
 Detroit LionsOakland Raiders
OPPONENT POINTS SCORED186192
Total Touchdowns2224
Rushing75
Passing1419
Returns10
Field Goals11/158/10
Extra Points19/2024/24
OPPONENT FIRST DOWNS171153
Rushing4233
Passing10395
Penalty2625
Third Down Conversions43-91 (47.3%)41-87 (47.1%)
Fourth Down Conversions1-5 (20.0%)4-4 (100.0%)
OPPONENT YARDS GAINED2,9432,647
Opponent Rushing Yards915650
Rushing Yards Per Game130.792.9
Rushing Attempts193178
Rushing Average4.743.65
Opponent Passing Yards (Net)2,0281,997
Attempts-Completions-Pct282-169 (59.9%)242-164 (67.8%)
Sacks – Opponent Yards Lost13-9013-92
Intercepted by33
Opponent Punts2526
Average Yards48.246.5
Opponent Kickoff Returns3112
Kickoff Return Yards653255
Kickoff Return Average21.0621.25
Touchdowns00
Opponent Punt Returns1118
Punt Return Yards25208
Punt Return Average2.2711.56
Touchdowns00
Opponent Penalties-Yards44-33847-397
Opponent Fumbles-Recovered14-96-2

Injury Report

Here’s a look at the players listed on the Oakland Raiders’ Week 8 injury report:

Oakland Raiders:

Pos.PlayerInjuryWednesdayThursdayFridayGame Status
TTrent BrownCalfFullFull
WR/RSDwayne HarrisFootDid not part.Did not part.
CRodney HudsonAnkleDid not part.Did not part.
GGabe JacksonKneeFullFull
RBJosh JacobsShoulderLimitedLimited
OLAndre JamesAnkleDid not part.Did not part.
DEJosh MauroGroinDid not part.Did not part.
LB Tahir WhiteheadWrist/ShoulderLimitedLimited
WRTyrell WilliamsFootLimitedFull
SErik HarrisIllness(not listed)Did not part.
DTP.J. HallShoulder(not listed)Limited

Here’s a look at the players listed on the DETROIT LIONS’ Week 8 injury report:

Detroit Lions:

PlayerPositionInjuryWednesdayThursdayFridayGame status
Damon Harrison Sr.DTgroin/resting veteranFPNP
Tracy WalkerDBkneeNPNP
Tra CarsonRBhamstringnot listedLP
Mike DanielsDTfootLPLP
Graham GlasgowC/GbackNPLP
Amani OruwariyeCBkneeLPLP
Darius SlayCBhamstringLPLP
Da’Shawn HandDLnot injury relatedNPFP
Matthew StaffordQBhipFPFP

Oakland Raiders Sign DE Kasim Edebali

ALAMEDA, Calif. – The Oakland Raiders have signed DE Kasim Edebali, the club announced Wednesday.

Edebali, a 6-foot-2, 253-pound defensive end, joins the Raiders for his sixth year in the NFL after entering the league in 2014 as an undrafted free agent and spending his first three seasons (2014-16) with the New Orleans Saints. Edebali would go on to spend the 2017 campaign with the Denver Broncos and Detroit Lions and most recently appeared in action with the Cincinnati Bengals in 2018. Over his career, Edebali has appeared in 62 contests and made two starts, logging 49 tackles (36 solo), eight sacks, three passes defensed, one forced fumble and one fumble recovery.

A native of Hamburg, Germany, Edebali has appeared in 16 contests in three different campaigns and set a single-season career high of five sacks in 2016 with the Saints. 

Edebali played his collegiate ball at Boston College, appearing in 49 contests and totaling 166 tackles (88). 11 sacks, 15 passes defensed, four forced fumbles and three fumble recoveries. 

Additionally, the Raiders have signed OL Kyle Kalis to the team’s practice squad.

Kalis is a 6-foot-4, 306-pound offensive lineman that entered the NFL as an undrafted free agent with the Washington Redskins in 2017. He appeared in three games for the Indianapolis Colts that season after being claimed by the club from the Redskins. Last season, the former Michigan Wolverine appeared in four games with the Cleveland Browns.

Press Release Courtesy of the Oakland Raiders Media Relations

Oakland Raiders Sign TE Brandon Barnes

NAPA, Calif. – The Oakland Raiders have signed free agent TE Brandon Barnes, the club announced Friday.

Barnes originally entered the NFL in 2017 as an undrafted free agent out of Alabama State. The 6-foot-5, 256-pound tight end signed with the Detroit Lions following the 2017 NFL Draft and spent the offseason program with the club before finishing his rookie training camp with the New York Jets. Barnes spent the majority of his rookie season as a free agent, but signed to the Lions’ practice squad ahead of the team’s regular season finale and later signed as a reserve/future free agent with the club. Barnes has not appeared in an NFL contest and was not with a team last season after being waived before training camp.

A native of Phenix, City, Ala., Barnes played four years (2013-16) at Alabama State and appeared in 38 contests with the program, compiling 29 receptions for 436 yards and added six receiving touchdowns. He recorded five receptions for 85 yards and one touchdown as a senior with the Hornets, while setting personal bests in 2015 with 13 receptions for 199 yards and three touchdowns.

In a corresponding move, the Raiders have waived CB Isaiah Langley, who signed with the team this past June as an undrafted free agent.

Press Release Courtesy of the Oakland Raiders Media Relations

Oakland Raiders To Host Rams For Joint Training Camp Practices

ALAMEDA, Calif. – The Oakland Raiders will host the Los Angeles Rams for two joint practice sessions as part of the team’s 2019 Training Camp schedule, the team announced Monday.

The Raiders and Rams will practice on Wednesday, Aug. 7 and Thursday, Aug. 8 at the Silver and Black’s training camp home in Napa, Calif. The Raiders will then host the Rams in the preseason opener for both teams at the Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum on Saturday, Aug. 10 at 5 p.m.

It marks the second-straight season that the Raiders have hosted a visiting team at training camp, as the Silver and Black welcomed the Detroit Lions to Napa Valley last summer.

The remainder of the Raiders’ training camp schedule, including specific dates and times, will be announced in the coming weeks.

Press Release Courtesy of the Oakland Raiders Media Relations

Oakland Raiders Sign DE Alex Barrett

ALAMEDA, Calif. – The Oakland Raiders have signed free agent DE Alex Barrett, the club announced Friday.

Barrett enters his first season with the Raiders having most recently been with the San Diego Fleet in the American Alliance Football league. Before joining the AAF, Barrett spent the majority of the 2017 and 2018 campaigns on the Detroit Lions’ practice squad, while also appearing in a total of two contests and recording one tackle.

In his short stint with the Fleet, the 6-foot-3, 260-pound defensive end recorded 15 tackles and added two sacks in eight contests. 

A native of Mesa, Ariz., Barrett played four seasons (2013-16) at San Diego State. He appeared in 50 games and recorded 19 sacks, tied for fourth-most in school history. Barrett also tallied 170 tackles over his career and finished seventh on the school’s all-time tackles for loss list with 40. As a senior in 2016, he made 14 starts and notched 54 stops (29 solo), posting team highs with 7.5 sacks, 13 tackles for loss and four passes defensed. 

Press Release Courtesy of the Oakland Raiders Media Relations

Oakland Raiders Sign TE Luke Willson

ALAMEDA, Calif. – The Oakland Raiders have signed unrestricted free agent TE Luke Willson, the club announced Friday.

Willson joins the Raiders after spending the 2018 season as a member of the Detroit Lions. Prior to his year in Detroit, he spent five seasons with the Seattle Seahawks after originally joining the club as a fifth-round selection (158th overall) in the 2013 NFL Draft. Willson has played in 86 career games with 45 starts, recording 102 receptions for 1,216 yards with 11 touchdowns over his six-year career. In nine career postseason games, he has totaled 13 receptions for 154 yards with one touchdown.

Last season, the 6-foot-5, 254-pound tight end appeared in 14 games with eight starts for the Lions, posting 13 receptions for 87 yards. He recorded a career-high four touchdowns in 2017 with Seattle and set career highs in both receptions (22) and receiving yards (362) in 2014, while adding three touchdowns on the season. As a rookie in 2013, Willson played in all 16 games with seven starts, totaling 20 catches for 272 yards while helping the Seahawks win Super Bowl XLVIII.

A native of LaSalle, Ontario, Can., Willson appeared in 45 games over five seasons (2008-12) at Rice. He completed his collegiate career with 78 catches for 986 yards with nine touchdowns.

Press Release Courtesy of the Oakland Raiders Media Relations

Oakland Raiders Announce Transactions

ALAMEDA, Calif. – The Oakland Raiders have signed DB Rico Gafford and DT Gabe Wright from the practice squad, the club announced Tuesday. 

Gafford, a 5-foot-10, 184-pound versatile defensive back out of Wyoming, was originally signed by the Tennessee Titans as an undrafted free agent this past May. Gafford appeared in all four preseason contests for the Titans before being signed to the Raiders’ practice squad ahead of Week 1, where he has spent his rookie campaign. Gafford appeared in 27 games and made 23 starts over his two seasons at Wyoming (2016-17), totaling 103 tackles, including 1.5 for loss, six interceptions with one returned for a touchdown, 11 passes defensed and three forced fumbles.

Wright was originally drafted by the Detroit Lions in the fourth round (113th overall) of the 2015 NFL Draft. Over his three-year career, the 6-foot-3, 309-pound defensive tackle has spent time with the Lions (2015), Cleveland Browns (2016) and most recently the Miami Dolphins in 2017. His career totals include 13 games played with one start, recording 13 tackles (nine solo) and two passes defensed. Wright appeared in three preseasons contests for the Raiders in 2018 and has spent most of the regular season on the club’s practice squad.

In corresponding moves, the Raiders have placed G Gabe Jackson on the Reserve/Injured List and waived LB Emmanuel Lamur.

Jackson, originally a third-round selection (81st overall) by the club in the 2014 NFL Draft, has made 72 starts in 73 appearances over his five-year career. In 2018, Jackson started all 13 contest at right guard for the Silver and Black.

Lamur signed with the team this past offseason as an unrestricted free agent. The seventh-year veteran has appeared in 79 contests over his career, making 19 starts. In his lone season with the Raiders, Lamur appeared in eight contests with four starts and collected 12 tackles (11).

Press Release Courtesy of the Oakland Raiders Media Relations

Oakland Raiders Claim CB Antwuan Davis

ALAMEDA, Calif. – The Oakland Raiders have claimed CB Antwuan Davis via waivers from the Detroit Lions, the club announced Tuesday.

Davis, an undrafted free agent following the conclusion of this year’s NFL Draft, originally signed with the Detroit Lions, where he spent time with the club throughout the team’s offseason program and training camp. Appearing in two preseason contests for the Lions, the 5-foot-11, 196-pound cornerback has recorded two tackles (one solo) in exhibition play.

A native of Mineral Wells, Texas, Davis played four seasons at Texas, appearing in a total of 23 contests. Over his four-year career, he totaled 50 tackles (40), one sack, two interceptions, one returned for a touchdown, one pass defensed, one fumble recovery and three forced fumbles. 

In a corresponding move, the Raiders have Waived/Injured S Tevin Mitchel.

Press Release Courtesy of the Oakland Raiders Media Relations

Oakland Raiders Claim DT Gabe Wright; Place DT Ahtyba Rubin On IR

NAPA, Calif. – The Oakland Raiders have claimed DT Gabe Wright via waivers from the Miami Dolphins, the club announced Wednesday.

Wright was originally drafted by the Detroit Lions in the fourth round (113th overall) of the 2015 NFL Draft. Over his three-year career, the 6-foot-3, 309-pound defensive tackle has spent time with the Lions (2015), Cleveland Browns (2016) and most recently the Dolphins in 2017. His career totals include 13 games played with one start, while recording 13 tackles (nine solo) and two passes defensed. 

In a corresponding move, the Raiders have placed DT Ahtyba Rubin on the Reserve/Injured List. 

Press Release Courtesy of the Oakland Raiders Media Relations

Oakland Raiders To Host Detroit Lions For Joint Training Camp Practices

ALAMEDA, Calif. – The Oakland Raiders will host the Detroit Lions for two joint practice sessions as part of the team’s 2018 Training Camp schedule, the team announced Friday.

The Raiders and Lions will practice on Tuesday, Aug. 7 and Wednesday, Aug. 8 at the Silver and Black’s training camp home in Napa, Calif. The Raiders will then host the Lions in the preseason opener for both teams at the Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum on Friday, Aug. 10 at 7:30 p.m.

The remainder of the Raiders’ training camp schedule, including specific dates and times, will be announced in the coming weeks.

Press Release Courtesy of the Oakland Raiders Media Relations