By Jerry McDonald - NFL Writer
Sunday, November 22nd, 2009 at 1:40 pm in Oakland Raiders.
Cin_Carson Palmer 1-yard run (Shayne Graham kicks PAT), 5:32
– Bengals killing Raiders when they blitz _ Palmer hits Andre Caldwell for 17 vs. Tyvon Branch, then Chad Ochocinco for 15 more vs. Nnamdi Asomugha with Branch blitzing.
–Raiders punt on first possession from own 40, Gradkowski misses Louis Murphy on third-and-5 over deep middle.
_ Abysmal first drive for Raiders. Bengals drive 78 yards in 14 plays, recovering from terrible down and distance.
Voice from Bengals coaches box: “That was a great drive, but it was a (B.S.) drive. Chad Ochocinco (2 catches, 42 yards), calls the booth. Coach tells him to calm down, quit waving at corners to come up and cover him.
Palmer 5-for-6, 91 yards in drive. Hits Bernard Scott on 23-yard screen, Ochocinco on 32-yard pass.
Richard Seymour out with a back injury on drive.