Seahawks vs. Raiders: Score and Twitter Reaction from 2016 Preseason

September 2, 2016   ·     ·   Jump to comments

In a wild battle of mostly backups, the Seattle Seahawks pulled out a 23-21 win over the Oakland Raiders in Week 4 of the preseason Thursday.
Of the 44 total points scored, 36 came in the fourth quarter.
It was a defensive battle early, with no touchdowns until the fourth quarter and 15 combined punts. The only scoring in the first half came when Oakland's defense forced a safety, giving the home team a 2-0 lead at halftime.
Cale Ramaker of KIRO 7 Seattle joked about the offensive struggles:
A few field goals padded the scoring up to 8-3 in favor of the Raiders, which at the time seemed almost insurmountable. That was until the biggest play of the game came from the Seahawks defense, as the NFL showed:
Ryan Robinson returned the interception for a touchdown to take the lead, although Scott Bair of CSNCalifornia.com put the blame squarely on rookie quarterback Connor Cook:
This seemed to open up the scoring, as running back Troymaine Pope helped Seattl...

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