Skip to main content
Publish date:

Instant Reaction:  Raiders Go Bird Hunting, Downing Eagles, 33-22

The Las Vegas Raiders controlled the Philadelphia Eagles on Sunday,  33-22, to enter the bye week tied as the best team in the AFC.

Las Vegas, Nev.--The Las Vegas Raiders improved to 5-2 on the season with a 33-22 blowout of the Philadelphia Eagles.

The Raiders continued to keep the brakes off of Derek Carr, and he continues to reward their trust. Carr was 31-of-34 with two touchdown passes and one interception.

Carr completed passes to nine different Raiders on the day, while the new-look Silver and Black continued their new pass-to-run philosophy.

The Raiders ran the ball well, even with Carr's big day. The Raiders ran for 119 yards, had six players rush the football, and scored two touchdowns. 

The Raiders' defense continued to dominate. The Raiders stymied the birds while placing relentless pressure on their opponent.

Read More

The Raiders get to take a vitally important bye week before heading to Gotham on Nov.  to take on the New York Giants.

After the game, Raiders quarterback Derek Carr admitted that the bye week came at a great time.  After the loss of Coach Jon Gruden, the Raiders need the break to decompress and process what this team has been through so far this season.

The Raiders are now tied for the best record in the AFC.

Tell us what you think when you make sure you like our Facebook Page WHEN YOU CLICK RIGHT HERE.

Want the latest breaking Las Vegas Raiders news delivered straight to your email for FREE? Sign up for the DAILY Raiders Nation newsletter when you CLICK THE FOLLOW button on the main page. Don't miss any of the latest up to the second updates for your Las Vegas Raiders when you follow on Twitter @HondoCarpenter