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Seahawks 17, Raiders 13
Aug. 31, 2017
Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum
STAR OF THE GAME
Austin Davis throws a 16-yard TD pass to Kenny Lawler with 1:10 remaining to lift Seattle (4-0) to a victory over Oakland (0-4) in their 2017 preseason finale. After the Raiders take a 13-10 lead on a Giorgio Tavecchio 28-yard field goal with 3:46 left, Davis engineers a 75-yard, 7-play game-winning drive in 2:36. Davis is 5-for-5 passing for 61 yards, culminated by a scoring pass to Lawler. Davis, who plays the entire second half, finishes 10 of 16 passing for 123 yards and a TD with a 107.0 rating.
In the competition for the Raiders' primary backup quarterback, EJ Manuel engineers TD and field goal drives while Connor Cook leads a field goal drive.
Manuel is 8 of 14 passing for 85 yards and a TD with a 104.8 rating. Manuel throws an 18-yard scoring pass to Keon Hatcher late in the first half as Oakland narrows Seattle's lead to 10-6. Cook is 8 of 19 passing for 88 yards and an interception with a dismal 34.5 rating.
For the third straight preseason game, the Raiders blow a fourth-quarter lead.
Raiders' rookie defensive backs Shalom Luani and Breon Borders each contribute first-half interceptions, Oakland's first interceptions of the 2017 preseason.
Seattle has nine penalties for 122 yards while Oakland has seven infractions for 60 yards.
BY THE NUMBERS
0: Oakland victories during the 2017 preseason.
4: First-half punts by the Raiders' Marquette King for a 44.8 yard average.
6: Consecutive Raiders losses; Oakland ended the 2016 season with two loses and went 0-4 in the 2017 preseason.
DID YOU KNOW?
The Raiders and Seahawks finish their preseason schedule against each other for the 12th straight season.
The Seahawks lead the preseason series, 12-4, after victories over the Raiders the past three games.
Raiders offensive line coach Mike Tice played eight seasons (1981-1988) as a tight end with the Seattle Seahawks.