The Raiders had three sacks and all were crucial. Two were third-down stops in the red zone, and the third knocked Oakland out of field goal range at the end of the first half, following some ugly two-minute drill offense.MORE: Biggest overreactions from Week 1 in the NFLBroncos quarterback Joe Flacco was 21 for 31, gaining 268 yards and scoring one touchdown.Raiders rookie running back Josh Jacobs rushed for 85 yards and two touchdowns on 23 carries in his NFL debut, including a two-yard score late in the second quarter to cap a drive that took over eight minutes off the clock.Denver kicked a field goal trailing by 15 points with less than nine minutes to play — which Oakland answered with another field goal — and then scored a touchdown just before the two-minute warning. The Raiders converted the first down they needed to ice the game, and they began their final campaign in Oakland with a win.Raiders vs. Broncos live score, updates, highlights from ‘Monday Night Football’Final: Raiders: 24, Broncos: 161:08 a.m.: The Raiders throw a wide receiver screen on third down and convert, which should end it.1:02 a.m.: TOUCHDOWN, Broncos. Denver’s scores its first touchdown, on its fourth trip to the red zone of the night. Raiders 24, Broncos 16. Flacco. Back shoulder. Touchdown 🙌 @Broncos @JoeFlacco #DENvsOAK📺: ESPN📱: NFL app // Yahoo Sports appWatch on mobile: https://t.co/Ak7Q8bYgcn pic.twitter.com/3PrQQAtDKV— NFL (@NFL) September 10, 201912:54 a.m.: FIELD GOAL, Raiders. Oakland gets one first down and then stalls, re-establishing the lead at 15 points with a field goal. Raiders 24, Broncos 9. 12:49 a.m.: Dwayne Harris returns the kickoff all the way to the Broncos’ 31-yard line, and Oakland is already in position to erase Denver’s field goal. 12:47 a.m.: FIELD GOAL, Broncos. The Raiders get their third sack of the game, all coming on third down. Denver elects to kick its way back into the game, which isn’t generally a winning strategy. There’s nearly a fight after the whistle, but things are kept under control. Raiders 21, Broncos 9. 12:39 a.m.: TOUCHDOWN, Raiders. Oakland scores in a flash, going 60 yards in 2:59. The Raiders go up two scores, and now the pressure is on for Denver. Raiders 21, Broncos 6.Flacco. Back shoulder. Touchdown 🙌 @Broncos @JoeFlacco #DENvsOAK📺: ESPN📱: NFL app // Yahoo Sports appWatch on mobile: https://t.co/Ak7Q8bYgcn pic.twitter.com/3PrQQAtDKV— NFL (@NFL) September 10, 2019End third quarter: Raiders 14, Broncos 612:33 a.m.: A long third quarter comes to an end as Denver prepares for a punt from deep in its own territory.12:24 a.m.: FIELD GOAL, Broncos. DaeSean Hamilton with a brutal drop in the end zone on third down. A short field goal cuts the lead to one possession. Raiders 14, Broncos 6. 12:14 a.m.: Raiders cornerback Gareon Conley got hit in the head by the leg of safety Jonathan Abram during a tackle, and he’s motionless on the sideline for a while. The contact appeared to compress his neck. The stretcher is out, and Conley will be carted off. Conley is 24 years old and in his third year in the league. He gave a thumbs off as the cart left the field, and the game will continues on, as it always does. 12:00 a.m.: FIELD GOAL, Broncos. Happy Tuesday. The Raiders challenged a third-down sack, in hopes Flacco wasn’t yet down when he began to lose control of what would’ve been a fumble. The call stood as called, and Oakland fans can’t be too mad about the review not going their way, because it also showed a clear facemask that was missed on the field. Raiders 14, Broncos 3. 11:54 p.m.: The Broncos receive the kickoff and are quickly into the red zone. Halftime: Raiders 14, Broncos 011:37 p.m.: The Broncos drove to the Oakland 36-yard line with about 20 seconds left in the half, and three plays and 15 seconds later they’d moved 10 yards back. Brandon McManus’ 64-yard field goal attempt was short, and Denver heads to the locker room with a goose egg. 11:17 p.m.: TOUCHDOWN, RAIDERS . A 43-yard pass moved Oakland inside the 30-yard line, and rookie running back Josh Jacobs plunges in from 3 yards out six plays later. Raiders 14, Broncos 0.Up and over 🙌Josh Jacobs punches it in for his first NFL touchdown! @Raiders @iAM_JoshJacobs #DENvsOAK📺: ESPN📱: NFL app // Yahoo Sports appWatch on mobile: https://t.co/Ak7Q8bYgcn pic.twitter.com/bLmvSXrJDv— NFL (@NFL) September 10, 201911:04 p.m.: A holding penalty on the punt, combined with consecutive false starts, puts the Raiders on their own 2-yard line. 10:59 p.m.: Denver recovers a sack-fumble on third down, but the Broncos are knocked out of field goal range. The injury to James proves crucial, as his replacement was the man who was beat. 10:57 p.m.: Broncos offensive tackle Ja’Wuan James suffers an apparent knee injury and comes out of the game. End first quarter: Raiders 7, Broncos 010:51 p.m.: Denver is driving across midfield at the end of the first quarter. 10:37 p.m.: The Broncos go three-and-out. The Raiders opened their post-Antonio Brown era with a comfortable 24-16 win over the Broncos, who made four trips to the red zone and came away with one touchdown.Oakland quarterback Derek Carr made use of his non-Antonio Brown targets, completing 22 of 26 passes for 259 yards and a touchdown. The Broncos were only outgained by 13 yards but were much worse on third down, converting six of their 13 attempts, and struggled mightily near the end zone. 10:28 p.m.: TOUCHDOWN, Raiders. Great start for Oakland. Derek Carr goes 5-for-5 for 58 yards and caps it with an 8-yard throw to wide receiver Tyrell Williams. Raiders 7, Broncos 0.10:27 p.m.: The Raiders are driving early, already in the red zone. 10:20 p.m.: The game begins on ESPN2 while the Texans and Saints finish up.
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