The Las Vegas Raiders road on the back of their hot offense in week one, and that could be the theme of the 2020 season.
It was not easy, but the Las Vegas Raiders started off the 2020 season on the right note with a 34-30 victory on the road over Christian McCaffrey and the Carolina Panthers.
The Panthers jumped out to a quick 3-0 lead, but after a one-yard touchdown from Josh Jacobs, the Raiders took command for a large portion of the game. It wouldn’t be until the fourth quarter that the Panthers would finally retake the lead at 30-27.
Facing the proposition of losing a game they lead by double digits, the Raiders put together an impressive 9 play, 75-yard drive in a little over four minutes to retake the lead. And they were able to keep the lead for good and seal the game.
An unexpected shootout that surprisingly ended with a clutch defensive stop, there were a few things to take away from this early season matchup: some good and some not so good.
Here are three things we learned from the Raiders week one victory.