The Vikings started with Matt Cassel at quarterback. RB Matt Asiata capped a 70-yard drive with a 1-yard TD plunge and the Vikings took a 7-0 lead with 8:27 left in the 1st quarter.
The Raiders defense finally forced a Walsh field goal attempt. The 30-yard kick was good and the Vikings led 10-0 with 54 seconds left in the 1st quarter.
Murray fielded the ensuing kickoff in the end zone and took a knee for a touchback. The Raiders started at the 20. The Raiders managed one first down on a 23-yard burst from RB
The Raiders defense held and forced a Locke punt. The Vikings were unable to down the punt at the Raiders 1 and the play was ruled a touchback. Carr and the Raiders offense took over at the 20 with 1:48 left in the 2nd quarter.
The Raiders were unable to mount a scoring drive and punted the ball back to the Vikings. The Raiders forced a three-and-out and Locke came on to punt with 19 seconds left in the 2nd quarter. WR Denarius Moore fielded the punt and was dropped at the Raiders 19. Carr took and knee and the Vikings took a 10-0 lead into the locker room at halftime.
“Well, we’ve got to clean up our play. We had too many mistakes. The penalties are killing us right now, especially on third down. We had a couple of chances to get off the field and we had penalties on defense," Head Coach Dennis Allen said at halftime. "Offensively, we started our first two drives of the game, on the first play we get a penalty and it puts us in a backed up situation. We’ve got to clean that up. We’ve got to clean the penalties up. I’ve seen some good things but the penalties are really hurting us right now.”
RB Jerick McKinnon returned the K
The Raiders drive stalled and King came on to punt. King’s punt was downed at the Minnesota 7. After yielding a couple of first downs, DE
The teams traded punts late in the 3rd quarter. Matt McGloin entered the game at quarterback for the Raiders with 1:05 left in the 3rd. The Raiders drove into Minnesota territory and settled for a 44-yard K
The Raiders forced a Locke punt. WR
McKinnon returned the pooch kick to the 15. The Raiders forced a three-and-out and Locke came on to punt with 26 seconds left in the game. Jenkins called for and made a fair catch at the Oakland 34.
The Raiders Hail Mary attempt was batted down as time expired and the Vikings secured the win. The Raiders return home to face the Lions Friday night at O.co Coliseum.