Khalil Mack misses record, stays strong
Raiders defensive end Kahlil Mack entered Sunday’s game with his sights set on making history, as he was just one sack away from having an NFL-record nine consecutive games with a sack. Though he failed to etch his name in the record books, he did leave his mark.
Raiders outside linebacker Bruce Irvin took home the glory with two sacks against the Chargers’ offensive line, but Mack quietly had himself a “complete game.”
"“While Irvin shined in pass-rush, fellow edge rusher Khalil Mack had an absolutely complete game, as he was disruptive and unstoppable against the run just as much as he was when rushing the passer,” John Breitenbach said, per PFF.com. “Although Mack did not record a sack against San Diego, he did lead the Oakland defense with nine total pressures.”"
Mack earned the Raiders’ top defensive grade at 88.2 and still stands as the top-ranked edge-rusher in the NFL.
Though he registered just four combined tackles and two quarterback hits, Mack undoubtedly maintained his lead in the Defensive Player of the Year race with his performance against the Chargers.
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