Raiders Blog and Q&A

News, observations and reader questions about the Oakland Raiders

November 1, 2009
Raiders-Chargers live game blog...

Greetings from the "Q"...a gorgeous day as the Raiders attempt to snap a 12-game losing streak to the Bolts, though there is a dark cloud hanging over Silver and Blackdom. This after this morning's ESPN report that coach Tom Cable has been physically abusive to two women from his past, especially on the heels of his being accused of assault by former assistant Randy Hanson.


The list of Raiders inactives - WR Chaz Schilens, LG Robert Gallery, RB Darren McFadden, LB Ricky Brown, OT Langston Walker, RT Cornell Green, WR Nick Miller...Charlie Frye is the 3rd QB


Just saw a sign that read: "Define 'Bust'? Two words JaMarcus Russell" Here in SD, two such words that come to mind are "Ryan" and "Leaf"


follow me on TWITTER - @paulhgutierrez


Raiders captains - Justin Fargas, Nnamdi Asomugha, Sam Williams...Raiders win the toss and elect to receive...DEFER!!!!! I think they shoudl DEFER!!!!


And, an interception from JaMarcus Russell, a 53-yard bomb from Rivers to Floyd and a 6-yard Wildcat TD run by LT...Chargers 7, Raiders 0...11:13 to play in first quarter.


Having massive Internet problems...only thing more annoying might be Shane Merriman's celebration of EVERY tackle...


Impressive...Raiders get the ball back on a Chris Johnson INT and run the ball down the Chargers' throat, going 27 yards on 7 plays - 6 runs with a mid-field screen to Bush - with Fargas pounding it in from 3 yards out...Raiders 7, Chargers 7...13:40 to play in second quarter....

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About Raiders Blog and Q&A

Matt Kawahara was born in Sacramento and attended McClatchy High School and UC Berkeley, where he wrote for the independent student paper The Daily Californian. He graduated from Cal in 2010 and started at The Sacramento Bee as a summer intern. He joined The Bee's sports staff in fall 2011.

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