Terrelle Pryor set a franchise record with a 93-yard touchdown run, and the Oakland Raiders jumped out to an early 18-point lead against Pittsburgh before having to hold on for a 21-18 win over the Steelers on Sunday.
With the offense entirely shut down in the second half, the Raiders had to lean heavily on the defense to secure their third straight home win over the Steelers.
Running back Darren McFadden scored a pair of touchdowns, although it may not be enough to secure his future in Oakland. The NFL trade deadline is looming, and McFadden could be one of the players general manager Reggie McKenzie is looking to move.
Here are the top takeaways from the Raiders’ win over the Steelers.
All quotes obtained firsthand unless otherwise noted.