Houston Texans-Oakland Raiders: Raiders Getting a Field Goal at Home

September 30, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The 2-1 Houston Texans and the 1-2 Oakland Raiders are set to do battle for a fifth consecutive season when they meet Sunday in Oakland.
Entering Week 3, the Texans led the NFL in scoring (64 points) and total offense (881 yards), but the Dallas Cowboys held their in-state rivals in check. The Texans didn’t reach the end zone until just over a minute left in the game and finished with just 13 points. The Cowboys also held Houston to only 241 yards through the first 56 minutes before giving up some non-consequential yardage late.
Getting back on track offensively will be no easy task this week against a Raiders team boasting the NFL’s No. 3 ranked defense.
The Raiders blew an excellent opportunity to improve to 2-1 last week. They out-gained the Arizona Cardinals by 137 yards, but they still came up one-point short. Three missed field goals by Sebastian Janikowski, including a 32-yard chip shot as time expired, really hurt Oakland.
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