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Final: Raiders 25, Bears 20

Sebastian Janikowski kicked a franchise-record six field goals and Michael Bush scored on a late 3-yard run as the Raiders remained in first place in the AFC West with a hard-earned 25-20 win over the Chicago Bears Sunday at O.co Coliseum.

Janikowski connected from distances of 40, 47, 42, 19, 37 and 44 yards without a miss, breaking the previous club record of five field goals he shared with Jeff Jaeger.

The Raiders improved to 7-4 to remain atop the division while Chicago slipped to 7-4, its hopes of making the playoffs almost certainly reduced to being a wild card because of the presence of the unbeaten Green Bay Packers in the NFC North.

Chicago scored on a 29-yard pass from quarterback Caleb Hanie to Johnny Knox and on field goals of 50 and 53 yards by Robbie Gould and with 2:11 left on a 9-yard pass from Hanie to tight end Kellen Davis with 2:11 left.

The play was set up by an 81-yard rainbow from Hanie to Knox, who pulled the ball in with one arm despite tight defense by free safety Matt Giordano.

Raiders’ rookie David Ausberry recovered the ensuing onsides kick after Giordano had the ball knocked loose by Charles Tillman.

With the score 18-13, Oakland finally broke through on Bush’s 3-yard run with 3:47 left, a play that was set up by a perfectly thrown 48-yard strike from quarterback Carson Palmer to wide receiver Louis Murphy against a trailing Tim Jennings.

Bush crashed through on the next play to give the Raiders a 12-point lead, much to the delight of a sold out crowd delighted to see Oakland improve to 3-3 at home.

It capped a 74-yard drive during which the Raiders had a third-and-1 first down wiped out on a holding penalty by Samson Satele, only to have Palmer come back and hit Chaz Schilens for 14 yards and the first down on the following play.

The last time Chicago got the ball back was at the 4-yard line after a 51-yard punt from Shane Lechler, who earlier had a team-record 80-yard punt and also pinned the Bears back at the 3 on another possession.

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  • http://raiders.com Albert Bigelow Paine Super Star

    TheToozFan55 Says:
    November 27th, 2011 at 6:53 pm
    Hey Albert Bigelow – Are you the person that posted those cool raider clips of games WAY past a few weeks ago when we were on our bye? Those were cool.
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    Yeah, that was me. You can find some old games on youtube.

  • ghostraiders

    dhb is steadily omproving.. really good to see him come back so soon from that injury..

  • http://raiders.com Albert Bigelow Paine Super Star

    Ghostraiders Says:
    November 27th, 2011 at 6:54 pm
    You are.. he uses your fcuvked name all the time.. i think its you.. stop it with the sybil stuff.. its kinda tiring.. lol you loser..just admit it..
    ——–
    Could you please rewrite your statement in coherent English.

  • ghostraiders

    yeaaaaa…. 13-6 steelers..

  • http://raiders.com Albert Bigelow Paine Super Star

    How many of you used to tape Raider games on VHS tape and then watch the games over in the summer when you missed football? I did.

  • ghostraiders

    lol.. play your stupid game sully.. everyone knows who you are..lol.. you idiot.. is that coherent enough for you.. you jack asss raider hater!!

  • PlunkforHOF

    Really?.. post one more time..

  • silverback

    lunder Says:
    November 27th, 2011 at 6:55 pm
    Have to give props to DHB for playing a week after taking a pretty vicious hit. Had a pretty solid game.

    The play that was overturned was an indication of how much he has improved. He may never become a top NFL receiver, but he is an effective weapon.

  • mcfadden20.

    just need them to win by plus 12 and few other games to go my way then we’re talking yeah baby..

  • ghostraiders

    raiders won.. bears lost.. screw you and your niners.. be a man and admit you were wrong.. atleast go away for tonite sully.. i think we deserve a break from you today sybil…

  • REALLIONAIREB

    OneNation

  • http://raiders.com Albert Bigelow Paine Super Star

    Ghostraiders Says:
    November 27th, 2011 at 6:57 pm
    lol.. play your stupid game sully.. everyone knows who you are..lol.. you idiot.. is that coherent enough for you.. you jack asss raider hater!!
    ——-
    None of you fools love the Raiders any more than me.

  • http://raiders.com Albert Bigelow Paine Super Star

    What is this “sybil” stuff you talk about?

  • PlunkforHOF

    Ahhhhhh… thank you…. game on..

  • mcfadden20.

    CODE BLACK >>>

  • ghostraiders

    Albert Bigelow Paine Super Star Says:
    November 27th, 2011 at 7:00 pm
    What is this “sybil” stuff you talk about
    ……………………………..

    You know who sybil is sully…lol

  • R8derdiehard

    Hey plunk whats the game on all about

  • mcfadden20.

    Ah let the troll rest ghost , he will show his true side pretty soon.

  • http://raiders.com Albert Bigelow Paine Super Star

    PlunkHOF, Ghostraiders, Mcfadden20, what’s wrong with you guys? Did you sniff too much glue when you were younger?

  • ghostraiders

    tebow has got to be the luckiest guy in the world… that game vs the chargers might be the game we need to win to win the afc west….

  • ghostraiders

    mcf20…. your probably right.. notice how he plays stupid…lol… im just glad we won today… great victory..

  • Raiders for life

    Raider o-line met the big boys again today and were inconsistent once again. I was pleased that Palmer didn’t suffer any big hits

    ################################

    During the game my friend and I were talking about the same thing. The Raiders O-line did a pretty good job against a solid Bears front 7 though.

  • silverback

    Raiders got a break with no Peterson and then no Cutler.

  • R8derdiehard

    Ghost….Teablow not luck he has jesus winning the games for him

  • PlunkforHOF

    367.R8derdiehard Says:
    November 27th, 2011 at 7:02 pm
    Hey plunk whats the game on all about

    *************************************

    MR’s identity is known.. certain people are REALLY interested in learning this info.. I asked him to go away for 24 hrs, he would not… game on

  • silverback

    Raiders For Life Says:
    November 27th, 2011 at 7:04 pm

    During the game my friend and I were talking about the same thing. The Raiders O-line did a pretty good job against a solid Bears front 7 though.

    yep

  • ghostraiders

    Miami will be tough next week .. they came within a hair of beating the cowgirls..

  • R8derdiehard

    Aahh

  • TheToozFan55

    speaking of having all those VHS tapes, I had an entire bookshelf with VHS tapes. i stopped probably after we had gone five seasons with horrible seasons. still have the Broncos-Raiders playoff game at the colisseum that i attended. got rid of all those tapes last summer. i refuse to delete the chargers game from a couple weeks ago from my VCR cuz i was there with my kid and we had a great time. i’ll watch today’s game probably 3 more times and then delete.

  • mcfadden20.

    Miami is tough team lets see if we can get few players healthy

  • http://raiders.com Albert Bigelow Paine Super Star

    MR’s identity is known.. certain people are REALLY interested in learning this info.. I asked him to go away for 24 hrs, he would not… game on
    ——-
    Really? Who is he?

  • BewareofRaiders

    11-5 or 10-6 ill take hell even a 12-4 giving the packers its first lost. We’ve become more competitive with palmer at Qb dont get me wrong i did like campbell and he deserves a start in the nfl but out of all the teams that lost its starting qb due to injury isnt doing to wellbut we are

  • ghostraiders

    Denvers defense knows they need to keep the opposing team from scoring very much.. im still angry about losing to teblow… he sucks man.. but they win anyway…lol.. it will eventually catch up.. rest assured!!

  • http://raiders.com Albert Bigelow Paine Super Star

    TheToozFan55 Says:
    November 27th, 2011 at 7:07 pm
    speaking of having all those VHS tapes, I had an entire bookshelf with VHS tapes. i stopped probably after we had gone five seasons with horrible seasons. still have the Broncos-Raiders playoff game at the colisseum that i attended. got rid of all those tapes last summer. i refuse to delete the chargers game from a couple weeks ago from my VCR cuz i was there with my kid and we had a great time. i’ll watch today’s game probably 3 more times and then delete.
    ——-
    Tooz, you still use a vcr? That’s cool. You should of transferred the tapes to dvd.

  • PlunkforHOF

    369.Albert Bigelow Paine Super Star Says:
    November 27th, 2011 at 7:03 pm
    PlunkHOF, Ghostraiders, Mcfadden20, what’s wrong with you guys? Did you sniff too much glue when you were younger?

    +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++

    MR what’s wrong.. didn’t your momma love you enough? Is that why you troll a website where everyone hates you? To the point where its against your well being?

  • TheToozFan55

    houston’s backup Linehart out for season with broken colarbone. Who takes his place? They are even talking about bringing Favre out of retirement.

  • alex7

    yeah Tooz, glad we got Palmer. There’d be about 4 teams asking for him now.

  • TheToozFan55

    No Albert. i have a DVR now. One of the original without the extra memory, so i have to be selective. I keep waiting for the NFL to offer all games on Cd’s or whatever. i’ll buy them all.

  • morilla

    Silverback Says:
    November 27th, 2011 at 7:05 pm
    Raiders got a break with no Peterson and then no Cutler.
    ———-

    Raiders have had no McFadden, Ford and today Moore. Can you imagine what this team can do if they were completely healthy?

  • ghostraiders

    ive never seen so many quarter back injuries in one season.. incredible!!… i hope palmer remains healthy.. i think that trade we made for palmer is looking awesome now to a lot of other teams..

  • alex7

    Imagine the Broncos / Chiefs ratings down the road. Orton vs Tebow.

    Imagine a Raiders / Bengals playoff game and those ratings.

  • http://raiders.com Albert Bigelow Paine Super Star

    ToozFan55 is cool. I don’t know what is wrong with the rest of you guys. I will say it one more time, I am not MR.

  • TheToozFan55

    Yes Ghostraiders! jeez, i have like nobody left on my Fantasy team. hate to admit it, but i dumped palko for Hanie. That’s how desperate I am. I don’t remember this many injuries in a season, ever!

  • ghostraiders

    oh..oh.. thats 2..lol

  • PlunkforHOF

    I am going to laugh like hell…

  • ghostraiders

    Albert and alex7… now present… im sure the rest of the gang might show up soon.. except sully ofcourse..lol

  • silverback

    Morilla Says:
    November 27th, 2011 at 7:11 pm

    Raiders have had no McFadden, Ford and today Moore. Can you imagine what this team can do if they were completely healthy.

    One that can give opposing defenses fits, control the ball and keep a fragile defense off the field.

  • Gerard

    387.alex7 Says:
    November 27th, 2011 at 7:11 pm
    yeah Tooz, glad we got Palmer. There’d be about 4 teams asking for him now.

    They were talking this week about Palmer on ESPN and the guy said “You gotta figure the Raiders got lucky that their starter was the first one to go down this year cuz it was gonna be a matter of whichever team’s QB went down next, that team would have gone after him”.

    File that in the “for what it’s worth” category i guess.

  • ghostraiders

    Plunk… its like i said on thanksgiving… Sully had eight people over for thanksgiving dinner but only one person sitting at the dinner table..lol

  • ArmChair GM

    silverback Says:
    November 27th, 2011 at 7:05 pm

    Raiders got a break with no Peterson and then no Cutler.
    _______________________________________________________

    No, the Vikes and the Care Bears got a break with no Darren Mcfadden, and then tonight with no Jacoby Ford or D Moore.

    No one has made excuses for our injuries when we lose, so why the hell does any other team deserve a pass for losing?