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Raiders at Seahawks
Nov. 2
1:25 p.m. (Pacific)
TV: CBS



THE SKINNY:
Oakland seeks to avoid its second 0-8 start in franchise history. The Seahawks (4-3) are 19-2 the past 21 games (including playoffs) at CenturyLink Field. The Raiders, who have lost 13 straight games, are 2-17 the past 19 road games.

LAST WEEK:
The visiting Raiders lost 23-13 to the Cleveland Browns; the Seahawks beat the host Carolina Panthers 13-9

KEY MATCHUPS:
QB Derek Carr vs. Seahawks pass defense — Carr threw for 328 yards and a TD in Week 7 loss at Cleveland but also had two turnovers. The rookie from Fresno State has completed 61.0 percent of 209 passes for 1,517 yards and nine TDs with five interceptions. The Seahawks are 10th against the pass, surrendering 226.6 yards per game.

QB Russell Wilson vs. Raiders pass defense — Wilson has completed 65.2 percent of 207 passes for 1,490 yards and 111 TDs with three interceptions this season. The former North Carolina State/Wisconsin star is 19-2 (including playoffs) in Seahawks' home starts.

RB Marshawn Lynch vs. Raiders run defense — Lynch is 11th in the NFL with 482 rushing yards. Oakland is 26th against the run (130.1 yards per game) after allowing only 39 rushing yards against Cleveland in Week 7.

STATS OF THE WEEK:
Oakland's Derek Carr leads NFL rookies with 1,157 passing yards and nine TDs.


The Raiders have lost 13 consecutive games over the past two seasons, equaling the second longest losing streak in franchise history. Oakland dropped 19 straight games in the 1961 & 1962 seasons.
Seattle cornerback Richard Sherman has an NFL-high 20 interceptions since entering the league in 2011.

LAST MEETING:
Jason Campbell throws for 310 yards and two TDs and Oakland's defense has eight sacks and limits Seattle to 164 total yards as the host Raiders defeat the Seahawks 33-3 on Oct. 31, 2010.

RIVALRY REWIND:
The Raiders and Seahawks split two playoff games in back-to-back seasons in the mid-1980s. In the 1983 AFC Championship, the host Raiders defeated the Seahawks 30-14. One season later, the Seahawks returned the favor by beating the Raiders 13-7 in an AFC wild card game.

RECENT HISTORY:
The Raiders are 4-3 against the Seahawks the past seven games. Since 1995, Oakland is 9-8 against the Seahawks in regular-season games. The Raiders lead the series 28-23, including 1-1 postseason.

DID YOU KNOW?:
Pete Carroll has a 47-31 record in four seasons plus as Seahawks coach.


Over the past 10 seasons plus, the Raiders are an NFL-worst 49-118 followed by the St. Louis Rams 53-113.
The Seahawks moved from the AFC West to the NFC West before the start of the 2003 season.

OPENING LINE:
Seahawks by 15

Updated: 10-28-2014

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