Falcons rout Raiders 43-6

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The Raiders won some respect for how they went down in a Week 11 loss to the Chiefs, but that won’t be the case after their Week 12 loss to the Falcons.

Derek Carr turned the ball over four times, including a third quarter interception that Falcons linebacker Deion Jones took for a 67-yard touchdown. That put the Falcons up 23-3 and things just snowballed for the Raiders from there. The Falcons scored three more times and closed out their 43-6 win with Matt Schaub in a mop-up role.

The win moves the Falcons to 4-7 on the year. It may be too late for them to realistically make a run at the postseason, but they can play spoiler against the Saints, Buccaneers, and Chiefs down the stretch.

They certainly played that role against the Raiders. The loss drops them to 6-5 and they were already on the outside looking in at the AFC playoff picture when the week got underway. They get the Jets next weekend and a failure to find a win in that game will make their path to the postseason all the more difficult.

Carr will have to be better to get that win. He lost three fumbles on sacks to go with the interception and was 22-of-34 for 215 yards before Nathan Peterman took over for some extended garbage time work. Josh Jacobs also lost a fumble while running seven times for 27 yards, so there were issues across the offense.

They’ll have to solve them this week while the Falcons will be hoping to continue the good play they’ve turned in while winning four of their last six games.

42 responses to “Falcons rout Raiders 43-6

  1. If they played again tomorrow the Raiders would crush the falcons, Raiders just gave them the game today.

  2. The Raiders acted like they won the Super Bowl even though they lost last week.
    They need to keep quiet this week.

  3. Uh-ohh. Raiders are raidering, 6-5 with an absolute thrashing received by the mighty Falcons. Guess the Carr “elite” comments can cease for the remainder of the season. Pick 6, 3 fumbles… Good game David!

  4. “Lil Davis” immediately re-signed Chucky for another 10 years and 1.5 billion immediately following this game….

  5. My take away from the game.

    Paul Guenther rushing 3 on a 3rd and 5 in the first qtr.

    Gruden going for it on 4th down on their first possession on their side of the field.

    The Ref at the 5:40 mark in the third qtr ” Their is no penalty for offensive holding (instead defensive pass interference against the raiders)

    Mike Mayock (scapegoat for Gruden. making Trent Brown aka “Baby Huey” the highest paid offensive lineman in NFL History.

  6. Hi guys. Anyone know where I can score some Raider playoff tickets? I heard we clinched today! Yes!

  7. You have to love these low life loser pathetic raiders haters! They have been waiting a long time to run their mouths.

  8. And yet we will hear David Carr on Monday morning on the NFL network still tell us what an awesome QB his brother is and if things had gone just a little bit differently how his brother could have had a big game and won.

  9. The Raiders looked absolutely horrible today. I can buy into the ideas that Atlanta is now a rising team after their coaching change and that the Raiders suffered a hangover after the tough loss to K.C. although a well-coached team in playoff contention wouldn’t have experienced that type of humiliation.

    Next week against the Jets will be an acid-test. If the Raiders lose to the Jets or barely eke out a win then it’ll look like they’re on their way to choking away the season the way they did last year. And if that’s the case then it lends credence to the idea that 7-9 may be the ceiling for a Gruden-coached team.

  10. Raiders suffering from the Super Bowl hangover, ya know, since last week was their Super Bowl!

  11. Not gonna lie. We played like crap. We gave that game away with penalties and turnovers more than anything. After being one of the least penalized teams this season so far, the refs literally made it rain yellow flags on us.

  12. Well, the downside if you are a Falcons fan is that Raheem Morris might coach himself into having the “interim” tag removed..

  13. You have to love these low life loser pathetic raiders haters! They have been waiting a long time to run their mouths.

    __________________^__________________
    Not really. The Raiders have been historically bad for decades now.

  14. I can’t figure out how the Raiders can play the Chiefs tough like they do and then turn around and get blown out by the Falcons.

  15. You know, the rest of the NFL always hated Al Davis, and if it wasn’t for that, they would’ve won easily.

  16. Peter King said a week ago that fans would be happy with any mix of the Chiefs, Steelers and Raiders in the AFC championship game. Im thinking he’s having second thoughts about that statement now.

  17. Surge92 says:
    November 29, 2020 at 5:06 pm
    Not gonna lie. We played like crap. We gave that game away with penalties and turnovers more than anything. After being one of the least penalized teams this season so far, the refs literally made it rain yellow flags on us.
    ———-
    No the refs didn’t make it rain yellow flags the Raiders sloppy ay made it rain the yellow flags, but as a typical Raider fan always blame the refs for your teams shortcomings.

  18. MantisToboggan says:
    November 29, 2020 at 4:40 pm
    Most surprising part of this story: Matt Schaub still has a job as a professional QB

    No, the most surprising part is that Nathan Peterman is still in the NFL.

  19. fourmoreyeartrump2020 says:
    You have to love these low life loser pathetic raiders haters! They have been waiting a long time to run their mouths.
    ==

    You mean since last week, when they also lost?
    Since the Raiders’ last Super Bowl win in January of 1984 they’ve been to the big game exactly once, and got crushed. Even that was almost 17 years ago. Since then they’ve played in exactly ONE playoff game — in the wildcard round — and lost.
    I don’t think anyone has been “waiting” to run their mouths about the Raiders, who have done nothing to change people’s minds or stop the negative talk.

  20. Losers really coming out of the woodwork now. I wonder how many super bowl wins do the the teams have of these losers commenting.

  21. That was absolutely a pathetic performance by the Raiders. This was a classic case of a team playing like they deserve the respect that they were starting to get against a team that is playing just for respect. The Raiders didn’t show up for work at all. Everyone is talking about how they went toe-to-toe against K.C. My question is what does that have to do with your next opponent/game. The Falcons showed the Raiders when you lack work ethic and professionalism you can get stomped in a heart beat.

    The Raiders have to make some serious decisions at QB. This was the type of game where you needed leadership and they showed they have none. To play bad and squeak out a win is one thing because you know what it is and what you need to correct, mentally. But to show up and get outplayed in every phase of the game against an opponent who is playing just for job security speaks volumes.

    The Raiders have a flawed defense at the least. No pass rush whatsoever(with the exception of Crosby), LB’s are a liability which in essence kills your secondary no matter how good they are individually.

    Finally, Derek Carr has reached his ceiling, he’s been in the league 7 years and he’s not going to get better. He’s already reached his peak, whatever that was.He showed today that this team needs to move on from him. Things have to be almost perfect for Carr to excel.

    Let this sink in Raider Nation: You had to bench your starting QB who turned the ball over 4 times, threw a pick six on a horrible attempt to improvise against a team that has fired it’s coach, couldn’t close out games and is going nowhere.

    I think that pretty much sums it up.

  22. What’s fairly amazing about this is that the Falcons were leading by 24 points at the end of the third quarter and somehow found a way not to blow it.

  23. darthhelmut says:
    November 29, 2020 at 5:32 pm
    Surge92 says:
    November 29, 2020 at 5:06 pm
    Not gonna lie. We played like crap. We gave that game away with penalties and turnovers more than anything. After being one of the least penalized teams this season so far, the refs literally made it rain yellow flags on us.
    ———-
    No the refs didn’t make it rain yellow flags the Raiders sloppy ay made it rain the yellow flags, but as a typical Raider fan always blame the refs for your teams shortcomings.
    – – – — – – – –
    If you didn’t think these refs were absolutely pathetic, you are just a hater. Atlanta held all day, and not a single call. Go back and look at the refs “smirk” on his face after Carrs pick 6- and called a penalty on Miller for lining up in the backfield. LMAO! what a crock…almost as bad as the no call “hold” on the missed field goal attempt where after holding he throws him into the kicker, and we get a bogus roughing the kicker. That call right there turned the entire game as Falcons went on to get a TD.

  24. fourmoreyeartrump2020 says:
    November 29, 2020 at 5:48 pm

    Losers really coming out of the woodwork now. I wonder how many super bowl wins do the the teams have of these losers commenting.
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    Because you asked, six.

  25. radrntn says:
    November 29, 2020 at 6:17 pm

    If you didn’t think these refs were absolutely pathetic, you are just a hater . . . Go back and look at the refs “smirk” on his face after Carrs pick 6- and called a penalty on Miller for lining up in the backfield.
    ——–

    OK . . . So now facial expressions are cited as proof that the NFL is instructing the officials to punish the Raiders and keep them down.

    The FDA needs to look at what goes into silver and black facepaint.

  26. honestly though, this might be the year the raiders break 500…
    .
    or be the best 8-8 team they’ve fielded in a decade.

  27. Losers really coming out of the woodwork now. I wonder how many super bowl wins do the the teams have of these losers commenting.
    _________________________________<__
    Three. The last one, 5 years ago. And the Raiders? Wasn't their last Lombardi during the Nixon administration? Bubba, your team is so irrelevant. Wake me if you ever crawl back to .500 ball.

  28. deadinbed says:
    November 29, 2020 at 6:45 pm

    Three. The last one, 5 years ago. And the Raiders? Wasn’t their last Lombardi during the Nixon administration? Bubba, your team is so irrelevant. Wake me if you ever crawl back to .500 ball.
    _____________________________________________

    2 came from cheating the salary cap so they really don’t count. They also lost what 5 of them? Last time I checked 6-5 is above .500, 4-7 is trash!

  29. Chiefs fan in LA says:
    November 29, 2020 at 6:39 pm
    honestly though, this might be the year the raiders break 500…
    .
    or be the best 8-8 team they’ve fielded in a decade.

    ——————————————————-

    So in 2016 they were 12-4, tell me how many years are in a decade?

  30. fourmoreyeartrump2020 says:
    Losers really coming out of the woodwork now. I wonder how many super bowl wins do the the teams have of these losers commenting.
    ==

    Because you asked, part deux: Four Super Bowls (more than your Raiders), and mine beat the tar out of yours the one time they played for a Lombardi. Mine also has one this century, and two since yours last won one. Oh, and nine additional NFL championships too.
    Weak sauce, my friend. 🙂

  31. radrntn says:
    November 29, 2020 at 6:17 pm
    darthhelmut says:
    November 29, 2020 at 5:32 pm
    Surge92 says:
    November 29, 2020 at 5:06 pm
    Not gonna lie. We played like crap. We gave that game away with penalties and turnovers more than anything. After being one of the least penalized teams this season so far, the refs literally made it rain yellow flags on us.
    ———-
    No the refs didn’t make it rain yellow flags the Raiders sloppy ay made it rain the yellow flags, but as a typical Raider fan always blame the refs for your teams shortcomings.
    – – – — – – – –
    If you didn’t think these refs were absolutely pathetic, you are just a hater. Atlanta held all day, and not a single call. Go back and look at the refs “smirk” on his face after Carrs pick 6- and called a penalty on Miller for lining up in the backfield. LMAO! what a crock…almost as bad as the no call “hold” on the missed field goal attempt where after holding he throws him into the kicker, and we get a bogus roughing the kicker. That call right there turned the entire game as Falcons went on to get a TD.
    ———–
    Dude your team got beat 43-6 and yet you still think it was because of bad referees lol. This is why most people laugh at Radernation and their fans.

  32. darthhelmut says:
    November 29, 2020 at 7:43 pm
    – – – – – –
    then enjoy your trolling, and obvious jealousy.

    Go Raiders! Beat the Refs!

  33. fourmoreyeartrump2020 says:
    November 29, 2020 at 7:28 pm

    Chiefs fan in LA says:
    November 29, 2020 at 6:39 pm
    honestly though, this might be the year the raiders break 500…
    .
    or be the best 8-8 team they’ve fielded in a decade.

    So in 2016 they were 12-4, tell me how many years are in a decade?

    ==========================

    This is very true, although I’ve seen a large number of Gruden loyalist say that “2016 was a fluke and the team needed a new HC” because of course that 12-4 record came under Gruden’s predecessor Jack Del Rio.

  34. 43-6 and yes STILL complaining about the refs. Raider nation living in the past and STILL the laughingstock of the league.

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