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September 19, 2010
Raiders-Rams in-game Blog: 2nd quarter, Rams 7, Raiders 3

Rams go 64 yards on six plays - big one a 25-yard swing pass from Bradford to Jackson in which McClain whiffed on tackle on 3rd down - and score on 7-yard pass to Clayton on 2nd and goal.


Looks like Jared Veldheer in at left tackle in place of Mario Henderson. Veldheer called for holding on first play.


Raiders go from own 22, back to own 12, to Rams 36, then Campbell sacked for 10-yard loss on 3rd and 10 from Rams 41. Punt it away


Rams ball, 1st and 10 at own 7...

Raiders force Rams into first 3 and out of the day...punt away, penalty and Raiders ball at Rams 29. 5:34 remaining in half


Raiders finally get on scoreboard, Janikowski 38-yard field goal with 3:22 remaining in half. Raiders actually had the ball at the 11 but a sack-fumble, recovered by Veldheer, moved them back.


Raiders hold, force a 4th and 24 and Rams punt...Raiders take over at own 16 with 1:22 to play in half.

Campbell curiously throws ball away when screen play blown up. Then hit and recovers own fumble. And sounds like crowd is booing him.


Yup, crowd is definitely booing Campbell, especially after he overthrows Louis Murphy and is intercepoted by James Butler.

Crowd then starts chanting, "BRUCE! BRUCE! BRUCE!"



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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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