NFL PREVIEW: LAS VEGAS RAIDERS (6-4) AT ATLANTA FALCONS (3-7)
REGULAR SEASON HISTORY:
LEADER: All-time series tied, 7-7
STREAKS: Falcons have won past 4
LAST GAME: 9/18/16: Falcons 35 at Raiders 28
LAST GAME AT SITE: 10/14/12: Falcons 23, Raiders 20
QB DEREK CARR completed 23 of 31 passes (74.2 pct.) for 275 yards & 3 TDs vs. INT for 119.7 rating last week. Has 2+ TD passes & 105+ rating in 2 of past 3. Passed for 299 yards & 3 TDs vs. 0 INTs for 115 rating in last meeting. Has passed for 2,253 yards (321.9 per game) & 16 TDs vs. 2 INTs for 109.1 rating in 7 career games vs. NFC South. Has 105+ rating in 4 of past 5 on road. Ranks 5th in NFL with 108.7 rating this season. • RB JOSH JACOBS rushed for 55 yards & TD last week. Aims for 4th in row with rush TD. Has 105+ scrimmage yards in 2 of 3 career games vs. NFC South. Has 80+ scrimmage yards in 5 of his past 6 on road. Ranks tied-3rd in NFL with 9 rush TDs & 4th with 755 rush yards. RB DEVONTAE BOOKER has rushed for 65+ yards & TD in 2 of past 3. • TE DARREN WALLER had team-high 7 catches for 88 yards & TD last week. Has TD catch in 2 of past 3. Aims for his 3rd in row vs. NFC South with rec. TD. Ranks 2nd among TEs in catches (60) & rec. yards (519). TE JASON WITTEN had 2nd TD catch of season last week. WR NELSON AGHOLOR had 6 catches for 88 yards & TD in Week 11. Has 50+ rec. yards & TD catch in 2 of past 3. Had 8 catches for 107 yards & TD in his last game vs. Atl. (9/15/19 with Phi.). Has rec. TD in 3 of his past 4 vs. NFC South. • DE MAXX CROSBY aims for 4th in row with TFL. Has sack in 2 of past 3. Has 4 sacks in his past 4 on road. LB NICHOLAS MORROW had 8 tackles & PD last week. Aims for 4th in row with PD. Has TFL in 2 of past 3 on road. CB TRAYVON MULLEN had 6 tackles, 2 PD & 1st INT of season in Week 11. Has PD in 2 of 3 career games vs. NFC South.
QB MATT RYAN aims for his 3rd in row at home with 275+ pass yards & 105+ rating. Passed for 396 yards & 3 TDs vs. INT for 131.5 rating in last meeting. Ranks 3rd in NFL with 2,978 pass yards & can become 8th QB with 11 consecutive seasons of 3,000+ pass yards in NFL history. • RB TODD GURLEY has 6 rush TDs in 5 home games this season & aims for his 6th in row at home with rush TD. Had 147 scrimmage yards (108 rush, 39 rec.) & TD catch in only career game vs. Raiders (9/10/18 w/ LAR). Since 2015, is 1 of 2 (JULIO JONES) with 8,000+ scrimmage yards (8,186) & leads NFL in rush TDs (67) & total TDs (79). • WR JULIO JONES aims for his 9th in row at home with 5+ receptions. Had 5 receptions for 106 yards & TD in last meeting. Has 842 career receptions & can become 4th WR with 850+ catches in 1st 10 seasons in NFL history. WR CALVIN RIDLEY had 5 receptions for team-high 90 yards last week. Has 100+ rec. yards in 3 of his past 4 at home. Aims for his 8th in row at home with 5+ catches. WR RUSSELL GAGE led team with 7 receptions last week. TE HAYDEN HURST aims for his 3rd in row at home with 6+ catches & 60+ rec. yards. • LB DEION JONES had sack in Week 11. Has sack in 3 of his past 4. Is 1 of 2 LBs (BOBBY WAGNER) with 60+ tackles (63), 3+ sacks (3.5) & 5+ PD (5) in 2020. LB FOYESADE OLUOKUN had 1st-career FR last week. Aims for his 4th in row at home with 9+ tackles. Rookie CB A.J. TERRELL had 1st-career FF in Week 11. S KEANU NEAL led team with 8 tackles last week. DE CHARLES HARRIS had 3rd sack of season in Week 11.
ON THE AIRWAVES TV: CBS (1:00 PM ET): Kevin Harlan, Trent Green, Melanie Collins (field reporter) SIRIUS: 82 (LV), 137 (Atl) | XM: 380 (LV), 227 (Atl)