• End 1st qtr: Raiders 3, Chargers 3

    Summary of 29 articles · Updated Sep 12, 2012
    The Raiders could not run the ball . They’ll need more than that to catch the Chargers, especially if the Raiders’ defense can’t do something to stop Rivers. Here are some areas the San Diego Chargers need to focus on after a 22-14 win at Oakland on Monday night: : The banged-up Chargers went to Oakland and came away with an impressive win. The field goals, plus a 6-yard touchdown pass from Phillip Rivers to Malcom Floyd, was more than enough to offset field goals of 51 and 19 yards by Sebastian Janikowsk...
    • Two of four Chargers cornerbacks injured

      Quentin Jammer broke his hand, and Shareece Wright suffered an ankle sprain that is still being evaluated, sources said.
    • Ref’s mistake kept Raiders from running last play vs. Chargers

      The NFL has acknowledged that a mistake by the replacement officials prevented the Raiders from running one last play at the end of their 22-14 loss to the Chargers. The game ended with a Chargers punt that took the final few seconds off the clock. The …
    • Moving on: San Diego Chargers

      Here are some areas the San Diego Chargers need to focus on after a 22-14 win at Oakland on Monday night: Recap: The banged-up Chargers went to Oakland and came away with an impressive win. The Chargers were solid on both sides of the ball and made more…
      Source: ESPN.com
    • Wright among 4 Chargers injured in Oakland

      The Chargers reported four injuries Monday night. No recovery timetables were provided.
    • Chargers feast on Raiders miscues to earn win

      Philip Rivers threw a 6-yard touchdown pass to Malcom Floyd and Nate Kaeding kicked five field goals to spoil Dennis Allen's debut as Oakland coach by beating the Raiders 22-14 on Monday night.
      Source: ESPN.com
    • Acee: Chargers D does enough, has a ways to go

      Bolts make enough plays, get stronger but lack killer finish.
    • This Just In: Nothing like Chargers vs. Raiders

      Rivers needs protection, Mike Trout record, Pacino as Paterno, a Mike Vick note
  • Raiders Game review: Raiders Game review [...] they could not throw th…

    Raiders Game review [...] they could not throw the ball very far, as Carson Palmer said the Chargers were keeping two safeties deep and the Raiders had only two passes of more than 20 yards. The run defense was stout, allowing only 32 yards on 20 carrie…
    Source: sfgate.com
    • Raiders have receiver issues

      A day after the Oakland Raiders’ passing game relied on short passes to potentially overworked running back Darren McFadden, the team got bad news for the receiver group. Jacoby Ford, a sparkplug No. 3 receiver, will have surgery on his left foot and he
      Source: ESPN.com
    • Moving on: Oakland Raiders

      Here are some areas the Oakland Raiders need to focus on after a 22-14 home loss to San Diego on Monday night: Recap: The Raiders began the Reggie McKenzie-Dennis Allen era with a sloppy home defeat. Backup-long snapper Travis Goethel (regular long-snap…
      Source: ESPN.com
    • San Diego Chargers 22 - Oakland Raiders 14

      Special Teams was the name of the game, with Nate Kaeding nailing five field goals and Dante Rosario blocking a punt, as the Chargers opened up the season with an impressive 22-14 win at Oakland. ...
    • Plenty of blame to go around in Raiders loss

      In simplistic terms, it would be easy to blame the Raiders season-opening loss to the San Diego Chargers on an injury to long-snapper Jon Condo. In reality, there was plenty of blame to go around. Defensive tackle Tommy Kelly jumped offsides twice on th…
    • Easy things no snap in Raiders' loss

      Easy things no snap in Raiders' loss At linebacker, on the offensive line, in the secondary, at running back ... Linebacker Travis Goethel - who looked like he hadn't done it before in his life - threw two snaps away on punt attempts and Shane Lechler h…
      Source: sfgate.com
    • Final: Chargers 22, Raiders 14

      Scrambling to get the first print story across . . . here’s a partial of the grisly result . . . Of all the potential problems Raiders coach Dennis Allen played out in his mind before his head coaching debut, being unable to deliver the ball to the punt
    • Chargers win, Raiders learn the value of a long snapper

      The San Diego Chargers got a good game from quarterback Philip Rivers. The Oakland Raiders got a good lesson in the importance of a competent long snapper. In the Chargers’ 22-14 victory over the Raiders on Monday night in Oakland, Rivers (who completed
    • End 3rd qtr: Chargers 16, Raiders 6

      With the Raiders dealing with a special teams disaster (Travis Goethel subbing for long-snapper Jon Condo) and the offense reduced to short attempts from Carson Palmer to Darren McFadden, boos were beginning to rain down on the Oakland offense as the th…
    • Momentum changes in a snap

      OAKLAND -- Think a long snapper isn’t important? The position could cost the Oakland Raiders on Monday night as standout long snapper Jon Condo left in the first half with a head injury. Reserve linebacker Travis Goethel took over and he delivered a bad
      Source: ESPN.com
    • Halftime: Chargers 10, Raiders 6

      The Raiders drove 78 yards but only got as far as the 2-yard line before Sebastian Janikowski kicked a 19-yard field goal with four seconds left in the half. The drive came immediately after San Diego drove 90 yards for a score but ended up with a touch…
    • Oakland snapper Jon Condo hurt

      Oakland Raiders standout long snapper Jon Condo has been taken to the locker room with a head injury. He is questionable to return. Condo was hurt while covering a punt. The Raiders have no announced backup for Condo. Perhaps center Alex Parsons would d…
      Source: ESPN.com
    • First quarter: Raiders 3, Chargers 3

      OAKLAND -- The first quarter is over with the Raiders and Chargers tied at 3-3. Some thoughts: Oakland’s offense looked good. It looks fast. Carson Palmer is sharp and Darren McFadden has made some nice plays. McFadden had seven runs for 27 yards and th
      Source: ESPN.com
  • Rivers Shares the Wealth in Win

    Having an elite quarterback goes a long way in the NFL, and Philip Rivers proved that Monday night in Oakland. The Bolts signal caller was in fine form, firing on all cylinders as he led the San D...
    Source: chargers.com
  • Replacement refs cost Raiders one final play Monday

    The NFL acknowledged that its replacement officials erred in not giving the Raiders an untimed play at the end of the game Monday night. Rules state that when a game ends on a punt, and the kicking team is the first to touch the ball, the receiving team…
  • Chargers at Raiders: Quarter-by-quarter

    The final box score, which shows just one Oakland turnover and just six penalties, doesn’t show how sloppy they were.
  • Jim Trotter: Rivers enjoys stout protection as Chargers roll; more thoughts

    OAKLAND, Calif. -- The Chargers opened the 2012 season the same way they ended the 2011 season, with a win at Oakland. What did we learn from it? Here are five things from Monday's 22-14 victory:
    Source: CNNSI.com

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