If you sketched an outline of how not to begin what are five straight games away from Oakland, a 34-14 loss to Minnesota would have covered all points.
The controversial lineman played his first NFL game since January 2018 when he started at left guard for the Raiders on Sunday.
The tight end hauled in 13 passes for 134 yards on a day the passing game generated just 242 total yards.
How the team performed in a 34-14 loss against the Vikings.
The Raiders got down early and never could catch up in a 34-14 loss to the Vikings.
The Raiders (1-1) hit the road for the first time as they start a treacherous trip with a visit to U.S. Bank Stadium to play the Vikings (1-1) at 10 a.m. Sunday.
The next 21,367 air miles figure to define how the season plays out for the Raiders. They play five straight games away from home and likely won’t be favored in any.
Vikings running back Dalvin Cook will be a big test for the Raiders’ run defense, which ranks No. 5 after two games.
In an interview with fellow first-round pick safety Johnathan Abram for the Review-Journal, Josh Jacobs revealed he’s waiting to spend his money on a house in Las Vegas.
The line on Sunday’s Patriots-Jets game also dropped by up to a point as New England went from a 22½-point favorite to 21½ at CG Technology and from 22 to 21 at MGM Resorts.