Raiders’ stats sink under Cable

Each Wednesday, the New York Times publishes some unique stats in The Fifth Down column. Two regarding the Raiders were attention grabbers.

For starters, during last Sunday’s loss to Atlanta, Raiders wide receivers caught only one measly pass for an equally measly 7 yards. All game. The stats the paper put together on the Raiders with and without former Oakland head coach Lane Kiffin this season were even more telling.

Points per game: 19.5
Touchdowns: 7
Yards per game: 308
Rush yards per game: 155
First downs: 58
Time of possession: 29:38

Points per game: 7.3
Touchdowns: 2
Yards per game: 230.2
Rush yards per game: 88
First downs: 44
Time of possession: 23:12

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