Oakland Raiders at Tennessee Oilers

August 31, 1997 - Liberty Bowl, Memphis, TN
Attendance: 30,171

  12345Total
Oakland Raiders (0-1) 00714021
Tennessee Oilers (1-0) 10038324

Scoring Summary

1st QuarterOakTen
Ten FG10:16FG Al Del Greco 300 3
Ten TD14:59Chris Sanders 48 pass from Steve McNair (Al Del Greco Kick)0 10
3rd QuarterOakTen
Ten FG10:11FG Al Del Greco 370 13
Oak TD11:17Tim Brown 59 pass from Jeff George (Cole Ford Kick)7 13
4th QuarterOakTen
Oak TD3:14Tim Brown 27 pass from Jeff George (Cole Ford Kick)14 13
Ten TD12:51Eddie George 29 run (Eddie George Run)14 21
Oak TD14:38Tim Brown 16 pass from Jeff George (Cole Ford Kick)21 21
OvertimeOakTen
Ten FG3:08FG Al Del Greco 3321 24

Team Stats

Oakland RaidersTennessee Oilers
First downs1720
Rushes - yards17-4542-255
Net Passing Yards287164
Punt Returns2-72-23
Kickoff Returns5-1545-117
Interception Returns1--10-0
Passing (Att - Comp - Int)38-21-025-13-1
Sacked - Yards Lost3-113-18
Punts6-41.55-34.2
Fumbles - Lost3-11-1
Penalties - Yards6-357-56
Time of Possession25:3141:22

Passing

Oakland RaidersAttCmpYdsYPATDIntLgSackLossRate
Jeff George37212988.13059t311110.0
Napoleon Kaufman1000.00000039.6
Tennessee OilersAttCmpYdsYPATDIntLgSackLossRate
Steve McNair25131827.31148t31872.4

Rushing

Oakland RaidersAttYdsAvgLgTDFD
Napoleon Kaufman12322.6780--
Derrick Fenner177.0070--
Joe Aska461.5040--
Tennessee OilersAttYdsAvgLgTDFD
Eddie George352166.1729t1--
Steve McNair3237.67130--
Ronnie Harmon11212.00120--
Rodney Thomas341.3380--

Receiving

Oakland RaidersRecYdsAvgLgTDFDTarYAC
Tim Brown815819.7559t3------
Napoleon Kaufman3217.0080------
Derrick Fenner2168.0090------
James Jett22010.00110------
Harvey Williams2147.00140------
Olanda Truitt23316.50180------
Rickey Dudley12626.00260------
Kenny Shedd11010.00100------
Tennessee OilersRecYdsAvgLgTDFDTarYAC
Ronnie Harmon55010.00150------
Frank Wycheck34314.33210------
Chris Sanders25125.5048t1------
Willie Davis22713.50210------
Derrick Mason11111.00110------

Kickoff Returns

Oakland RaidersNumYdsAvgFCLgTD
Tim Hall37525.000340
Desmond Howard27939.500400
Tennessee OilersNumYdsAvgFCLgTD
Mel Gray410927.250330
Michael Roan188.00080

Punt Returns

Oakland RaidersNumYdsAvgFCLgTD
Desmond Howard273.501100
Tennessee OilersNumYdsAvgFCLgTD
Mel Gray22311.502130

Punting

Oakland RaidersPuntsYdsAvgLgTBIn20BlkNetRetRYds
Leo Araguz624941.54713034.3223
Tennessee OilersPuntsYdsAvgLgTBIn20BlkNetRetRYds
Reggie Roby517134.24601032.827

Kicking

Oakland RaidersPATFG0-1920-2930-3940-4950+LgMissPts
Cole Ford3/30/10/00/00/00/10/0046B3
Tennessee OilersPATFG0-1920-2930-3940-4950+LgMissPts
Al Del Greco1/13/30/00/03/30/00/037--10

Defense

Oakland RaidersIntYdsAvgLgTDSackYdsL
James Trapp1-1-1.00-100.00.0
Lance Johnstone000.00000.53.0
Russell Maryland000.00001.09.0
Anthony Smith000.00001.56.0
Tennessee OilersIntYdsAvgLgTDSackYdsL
Joe Bowden000.00001.02.0
Kenny Holmes000.00001.02.0
Pratt Lyons000.00001.07.0

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Sunday, August 31, 1997
Indianapolis 10
Miami 16
Boxscore F
Oakland 21
Tennessee 24
Boxscore F/OT
San Diego 7
New England 41
Boxscore F
Arizona 21
Cincinnati 24
Boxscore F
Atlanta 17
Detroit 28
Boxscore F
Dallas 37
Pittsburgh 7
Boxscore F
Minnesota 34
Buffalo 13
Boxscore F
New Orleans 24
St. Louis 38
Boxscore F
Philadelphia 17
NY Giants 31
Boxscore F
Jacksonville 28
Baltimore 27
Boxscore F
Kansas City 3
Denver 19
Boxscore F
NY Jets 41
Seattle 3
Boxscore F
San Francisco 6
Tampa Bay 13
Boxscore F
Washington 24
Carolina 10
Boxscore F
Monday, September 1, 1997
Chicago 24
Green Bay 38
Boxscore F