The Oakland Raiders knew exactly what to expect from Tennessee Titans' offense, yet they could do little to stop it. Even on the deciding play of the game, coach Dennis Allen’s team simply froze up and broke down, resulting in a costly 23-19 loss.
The defense also had problems getting off the field on third down and tracking down surprisingly elusive Tennessee quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick.
Sebastian Janikowski missed two field goals, raising his season’s total to seven already. That’s equal to the number of misses the Polish Cannon had for all of 2011 and 2012.
Quarterback Matt McGloin came back to earth a little bit in his second NFL start but did throw a go-ahead touchdown in the fourth quarter, doing just enough to keep the job.
Here are some of the key takeaways from the Raiders' loss to the Titans.
Any information and quotes used in this and any report by Michael Wagaman were obtained firsthand.