Oakland at Minnesota Week 11 Capsule

RAIDERS VIKINGS
SERIES LEADER 8-4  
STREAKS 4 of past 6  
COACHES VS. OPP. Jackson: 0-0 Frazier: 0-0
LAST WEEK W 24-17 at Chargers L 45-7 at Packers
LAST GAME 11/18/07: Raiders 22 at Vikings 29. Minnesota RB Chester Taylor rushes for 164 yards & career-high 3 TDs (10, 38, 6) in Vikings win.
LAST GAME AT SITE 11/18/07
BROADCAST CBS (12:00 PM CT): Kevin Harlan, Solomon Wilcots. SIRIUS: 85 (Oak.), 117 (Min.). XM: 231 (Min.).

STATS

PASSING Palmer: 41-76-747-5-7-71.5 Ponder (R): 56-111-744-3-3-69.8
RUSHING McFadden: 113-614-5.4-4 Peterson: 180-846 (3C)-4.7-10 (T1L)
RECEIVING Heyward-Bey: 27-434-16.1-1 Harvin: 37-386-10.4-0
OFFENSE 384.9 325.2
TAKE/GIVE -5 +4
DEFENSE 378.4 366.7
SACKS Wimbley: 6 J. Allen: 13.5 (1L)
INTs Giordano: 2 Sanford: 2
PUNTING Lechler: 51.7 (1L) Kluwe: 44.5
KICKING Janikowski: 64 (22/22 PAT; 14/15 FG) Longwell: 59 (20/20 PAT; 13/17 FG)

NOTES

RAIDERS:  Club is 3-1 on road this season…QB CARSON PALMER completed 14 of 20 passes (70 pct.) for 299 yards with 2 TDs vs. 1 INT & 125 rating in 1st win as Raider last week. In 2 starts vs. Vikings (w/ Cin.), Palmer has completed 42 of 65 passes (64.6 pct.) for 431 yards with 4 TDs vs.1 INT & 97.7 rating. Will make 100th career start…RB DARREN MC FADDEN aims for 4th consecutive game with 100+ rush yards vs. NFC (145, 105, 111). RB MICHAEL BUSH had 242 scrimmage yards last week (157 rush, 85 rec.), most by Raider since ’63 (ART POWELL, 247 on 12/23/63). In past 3, Bush is averaging 117.3 rush yards per game (352 total)…Rookie WR DENARIUS MOORE (5th round, No. 148) had 123 receiving yards last week & posted career-best in TD catches (2) & tied career-high with 5 catches. TE KEVIN BOSS had TD catch in last game vs. Min. (w/ NYG on 12/13/10). Boss is averaging 19.2 yards per catch as Raider (10 rec., 192 yards)…LB KAMERION WIMBLEY had career-best 4 sacks last week…S MATT GIORDANO posted 2nd INT of season last week…VIKINGS: Rookie QB CHRISTIAN PONDER has passed for 190+ yards in all 3 starts…RB ADRIAN PETERSON has rushed for 1,992 yards (117.2 per game) & 19 TDs in 17 career games vs. AFC. Since entering NFL in 2007, leads all players with 6,628 rush yards & 62 rush TDs. Has 8 TDs (7 rush, 1 rec.) in past 5 & aims for 6th in row with TD. Has rushed for 846 yards & 10 TDs & needs 154 yards to reach 1,000 yards & 10 TDs for 5th year in row to begin career. Has rushed for 10 TDs in past 6 at home. Aims for 5th in row at home with rush TD (7 TDs in past 4)…WR-KR PERCY HARVIN has 5 TDs (3 rec., 2 KR) in 8 career games vs. AFC. In last game vs. Oak. (11/2/08 with Atl.), WR MICHAEL JENKINS tied career-high with 2 rec. TDs (37 & 27 yards). TE VISANTHE SHIANCOE had 2 catches for 94 yards (47 avg.) in last game vs. Oak., highest avg. in his career. Also had career-long 79-yard reception…DE JARED ALLEN has 23.5 sacks in past 18, incl. 12 in past 7. Aims for 12th game in row with 0.5+ sacks. Since entering NFL in 2004, has NFL-best 96.5 sacks. In past 3 vs. Oak., has 3 sacks, 2 FRs & FF. Has 13.5 sacks in past 9 at home.


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