Sunday, Nov. 15, 2020 in Allegiant Stadium in Las Vegas was a day of celebration for the Las Vegas Raiders fans, as their team blew out the Denver Broncos in a 37-12 victory. The Raiders rode a rushing game that produced 203 yards and four rushing touchdowns, to go along with a Derek Carr performance of 154 yards, zero touchdowns.
Carr contributed to this win by completing 16 of 25 passes, finishing the game with 154 yards, no interceptions, zero touchdowns and a QB rating of 81.10.
The ground game for the Raiders saw Devontae Booker carrying the football 16 times, and Josh Jacobs helping with rushing the ball 21 times. The two rushers produced 81 yards and 112 yards, respectively, in a winning effort.
The passing game for the Raiders had Carr throwing the football to Hunter Renfrow and Henry Ruggs III as his most productive targets. Renfrow caught two passes for a net gain of 30 yards. The secondary target (Ruggs III) caught three passes for a net contribution of 31 yards.
Contributing to the victory was a defensive line stats of two sacks , two forced fumbles, four tackles for loss, and zero defensive touchdowns for the Raiders.
Compared to Carr of the Raiders, Drew Lock of the Broncos threw for 251 yards with one touchdown, and four interceptions, completing 23 of 47 passes, for a 36.80 passer rating.
The Broncos’ rushing game was led by Royce Freeman and Melvin Gordon. For the game, Freeman carried the ball two times, rushed for 11 yards, and no touchdowns. Gordon supplemented and carried the ball a total of 11 times for a total of 46 yards. Meanwhile Jerry Jeudy and Tim Patrick were the top 2 aerial passing targets for the Broncos. Jeudy caught four passes from Lock for a total of 68 yards, while Patrick contributed with 61 yards from four passes.
For the game, the Broncos defensive effort yielded no forced fumbles, three tackles for loss and zero sacks. This was not enough to help their team to a victory.
After this game, the Raiders improved to a record of 6-3, while the Broncos slipped to 3-6.