Oakland Raiders Week 3: Pressures, Hurries and Knockdowns

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Published: September 27, 2009

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... quick hit thoughts, and myths that have been disproven or are on shaky ground. I am also doing a weekly Pressures, Hurries, and Knockdowns article for the entire league.

Thanks for reading, and if you have any comments or suggestions to make the column better please send me a message.


The Offense

I've already written about JaMarcus' accuracy issues, so I won't go into them here. I feel that the entire offense is under pressure to succeed, if only to keep the defense off the field and fresh.

The defense played great against the Chargers on opening night, but after a string of ineffective offensive possessions in the 3rd quarter, they were wearing down toward the end of the game.

They still stood strong until the very end, and that was more scheme than fatigue, but they were a step slower at times, and a noticeably tired defensive line failed to generate any pass rush on Rivers after being in his face...

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