The Raiders out-rushed the Chargers 251-to-21 in Sunday’s 28-13 win, as San Diego didn’t gain a single first down on the ground.
Raiders RB Darren McFadden rediscovered his early-season form against the Chargers, piling up 97 yards and a touchdown on 19 carries.
Advanced NFL Stats picked Oakland’s Tom Cable as the NFL’s coach of the week for his aggressiveness on fourth down in Sunday’s victory.
The Raiders’ rushing attack was of the “meat-and-potatoes” variety against the Bolts.
The Chargers’ 21-yard rushing total against the Raiders tied for their seventh lowest in franchise history.
Chargers rookie RB Ryan Mathews was active for the game, but didn’t play a single snap.
After gutting it out again Sunday, Chargers TE Antonio Gates admitted to experiencing severe pain in his injured feet following San Diego’s Week Thirteen loss.
Chargers QB Philip Rivers was “pressured relentlessly” by the Raiders’ underrated pass rush.