The Raiders fell at Carolina, 17-6, marking the team’s fifth and final game in the Eastern Time Zone this season.
The Raider defense limited the Panthers, the NFL’s No. 9 ranked rushing attack to 112 yards on the ground. Carolina averaged 4.0 yards per carry, below its 4.3 season average entering the contest.
The Raiders turned a third-quarter interception by LB
Burris became the seventh Raider, and the first non-defensive back, to record an interception this season. He joined S
Sunday’s game was the fourth straight in which the Raiders defense has recorded an interception.
A week after recording a season-high four sacks vs. Kansas City on Dec. 16, the Raiders defense posted two sacks, with DT
Sunday’s game marked the second straight contest in which the Silver and Black did not score a touchdown. It is the first time the Raiders have gone two games without getting into the end zone since Week 3 and Week 4 of the 2009 season.
Palmer became the second quarterback in franchise history to top 4,000 yards passing in a season, finishing the day with 4,018. Rich Gannon was the first Raiders quarterback to pass for 4,000 yards in a season, throwing for 4,689 yards in 2002.
For Leinart, his 32 attempts were the most since he had 37 pass attempts as a member of the Arizona Cardinals vs. Seattle on Sept. 16, 2007. His 16 completions marked the most for Leinart since he connected 21 times at Tennessee on Nov. 27, 2009.
Pryor also recorded his first-career completion, connecting with FB
FB Marcel Reece totaled a team-high four receptions for 18 yards. It marked the ninth time this season that Reece has totaled four-or-more catches in a game.
Myers’ receptions are the most by a Raiders tight end since Todd Christensen totaled 95 catches in 1986.
Myers recorded a catch in his 16th consecutive game, a streak that dates back to the 2011 season finale. He is the only Raider to post a reception in every game this season.
Janikowski has now converted 54 consecutive field goals from 40 yards or less, having last missed such an attempt on Sept. 26, 2010, at Arizona.
Over a longer stretch from 40 yards or less, Janikowski has hit 58 of his last 59 attempts since missing a 35-yarder vs. Denver on Dec. 2, 2007.
LB Miles Burris recorded his first-career interception, picking off a Cam Newton pass in the third quarter to set up a Raider field-goal drive.
Burris’ pick snapped a streak of 176 pass attempts without an interception for Carolina’s Cam Newton.
Moore is just the second Raiders wide receiver since 2007 to reach 50 catches in a season, joining teammate
Lechler’s total was his most since placing four punts inside the 20-yard line on Oct. 3, 2010, vs. Houston.
Lechler has recorded four-or-more punts inside the 20-yard line 14 times during his career.
DT Desmond Bryant shared a second-quarter sack with DT Tommy Kelly, giving Bryant sacks in three straight games, the longest stretch in his career.
Kelly and DE Andre Carter, who shared a first-quarter sack with LB Miles Burris, each notched sacks in their second consecutive game.
Burris increased his season sack total to 1 1/2, marking the most for a Raiders rookie linebacker since Eric Barton had three sacks during the 1999 season.
Chekwa was credited with two tackles on special teams.
The forced fumble marked a career-first for Chekwa, who was promoted to the active roster from the practice squad prior to the Raiders Week 15 contest vs. Kansas City.
The fumble recovery marked a career-first for Gordon, who entered the contest ranked second on the team with 10 special teams tackles.
Adams matched a career high with two passes defensed. It marked the third time this season that Adams has recorded multiple passes defensed in a game.