By Jerry McDonald - NFL Writer
Thursday, November 26th, 2009 at 3:39 pm in Oakland Raiders.
Oak_Darrius Heyward-Bey 4-yard pass from Bruce Gradkowski (Sebastian Janikowski kicks PAT), 5:37
– Raiders forced to start at 5 following punt, fortunate to get out of it without sack in end zone or interception _ they’ll punt to start the fourth quarer trailing by 10.
– Raiders best drive of the season _ 11 plays, 88 yards, with Gradkowski hitting Heyward-Bey in front of Alan Ball for the score. Took 7:16 off the clock.
Raiders overcame chop block penalty by Robert Gallery that negated a Louis Murphy reception to the 1, pushing ball back to the 39. Gradkowski had 21 yards scramble, 28 yards pass to Miller plus a 9-yard catch to open the drive.
– Big plays continue on first play of second half _ Romo to Jason Witten for 37 yards. Cowboys punt on first possession after big play.