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I don't care what happens, if you take a 21-3 halftime lead, you are supposed to win the game. Actually, if you score 35 points in an NFL game, you are supposed to win that game no matter where you play.
The Raiders did both and came up snake eyes at the end of the game. That's because the Raiders' defense gave up 35 points in one half of a football game!
Put two of those halves together, and that's a 70-point game!
I'll give the Bills some credit for spreading the field and throwing short crossing routes to nullify the Raiders pass rush. They also stayed in those spread out formations and ran the ball well in the second half.
But that's 35 points the Raiders allowed in the half!
The run defense allowed another 100-yard rusher and a series of big runs, the biggest one being a 43-yard touchdown by Fred Jackson. He would finish with 15 carries, 117 yards and two touchdowns on the day.
The defense went from first half "bullies" to second half "bully" victims.