Nassib’s strip-sack helps Raiders in OT victory over Ravens
The Raiders defense showed up in overtime, sacking Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco five times and forcing him into an interception that helped them win 23-17.
The first three sacks came from Aldon Smith, who also forced a fumble which was returned for the touchdown by Ahmad Brooks just moments before halftime to make it 14 -7 at intermission.”
“In Sunday’s game against Baltimore , Oakland’s front seven really imposed its will on offensive coordinator Cam Cameron ’s”
In a classic game of wills, the Raiders’ defense exploited an opening in Ravens offense thanks to some savvy play-calling by head coach Jack Del Rio. They were able with help from their star linebacker Khalil Mack who had 3 sacks among his 13 tackles; although it wasn’t enough they won 27 – 24!