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Raiders give head coach Josh McDaniels happy homecoming, beat Jaguars 27-11

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The Las Vegas Raiders had a successful homecoming with coach Josh McDaniels making his sideline debut.

Josh Jacobs, rookie Zamir White and Austin Walter performed well on the rain-soaked field, and the Raiders beat Jacksonville 27-11 in Thursday night’s Hall of Fame game against coach Doug Pederson’s Jaguars. Ruined the first match of

McDaniels grew up in this historic football town, playing at Canton McKinley High School under his father, Tom McDaniels. This field at the Tom Benson Hall of Fame Stadium was known as Fawcett Stadium during its time as a national team quarterback and kicker.

Jacksonville Jaguars wide receiver Marvin Hall, 14, faces Las Vegas Raiders cornerback Sam Webb, 48, during the first half of the NFL Football Exhibition Hall of Fame game in Canton, Ohio, Thursday, Aug. 4, 2022. run after the catch of .
(AP Photo/David Richard)

“This is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity and I am so grateful to have it,” McDaniels said. It was a special night for them to have the opportunity to do it with the people who helped them.

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Derek Carr and Davante Adams warmed up but didn’t get a chance to play together for the first time since Fresno State. His three-time Pro Bowl quarterback Kerr and All-Pro his receiver Adams, acquired in a blockbuster trade with Green Bay, was one of many starters who made appearances for both teams.

Jacksonville’s Trevor Lawrence wore a backwards hat on the sidelines, and third-string quarterback Jake Luton started.

The NFL’s first preseason game started 40 minutes late due to inclement weather that forced fans to seek shelter.

As expected, things got sloppy after the opening kickoff.

Jacksonville Jaguars coach Doug Pederson (center) looks out for the first half of the NFL Football Exhibition Hall of Fame game against the Las Vegas Raiders on Thursday, Aug. 4, 2022 in Canton, Ohio.

Jacksonville Jaguars coach Doug Pederson (center) looks out for the first half of the NFL Football Exhibition Hall of Fame game against the Las Vegas Raiders on Thursday, Aug. 4, 2022 in Canton, Ohio.
(AP Photo/David Dahmer)

Top pick Travon Walker committed a roughing the passer penalty to Raiders backup QB Jarrett Stidham on the first play from scrimmage. Walker later registered the sack.

Game highlights didn’t count. Jacksonville’s Willie Johnson, on the final play of the third quarter he returned an 88-yard punt and scored, but was negated by holding his penalty.

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McDaniels, 46, will begin his second term as NFL head coach after winning six Super Bowls as an assistant under Bill Belichick with the New England Patriots. McDaniels went 11-17 in Denver in 2009-10.

Pederson also made his second appointment as NFL head coach after being sidelined in 2021. He led the Philadelphia Eagles to the franchise’s first Super Bowl victory and three playoff appearances in five seasons from 2016 to 2020.

Pederson is already changing Jacksonville’s culture after a dismal 2021 season under Urban Meyer, which lasted just 11 months.

He is tasked with trying to turn one of the worst organizations in the league into a winner. The Jaguars have his one season winning streak in the last 14 years.

“We want a place where everyone enjoys coming to work, enjoys the environment and people, and understands that we work hard,” Pederson said. hard work and preparation, because they agreed.”

Daniel Carlson connected on field goals of 32 and 55 yards to give the Raiders a 6–0 lead in the first quarter. Amir Abdullah scored on an 8-yard run in the second quarter and Stidham scrambled 12 yards for a touchdown to make it 20–0 late in the first half.

Las Vegas Raiders quarterback Jarrett Stidham, 3, scored a touchdown in the first half of the team's NFL Football Exhibition Hall of Fame game against the Jacksonville Jaguars on Thursday, Aug. 4, 2022. After the fight, he is celebrating with tight end Jacob Hollister, 88.  , Canton, Ohio.

Las Vegas Raiders quarterback Jarrett Stidham, 3, scored a touchdown in the first half of the team’s NFL Football Exhibition Hall of Fame game against the Jacksonville Jaguars on Thursday, Aug. 4, 2022. After the fight, he is celebrating with tight end Jacob Hollister, 88. , Canton, Ohio.
(AP Photo/David Richard)

Down 27-3, the Jaguars found the end zone late in the fourth quarter when Kyle Slaughter threw a 5-yard TD pass to Nathan Cottrell. Cottrell ran down center for the two-point conversion.

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smashed

Stidham endured a late hit from Walker and connected with Kieran Cole for 31 yards on the opening play. He was 8th of his 15 with his 96 yards.

Workload

A fourth-round pick for the team, White gained 52 yards on 11 carries, including a 14-yard run on his first touch. Jacobs ran for 30 yards on five carries. Walter had 49 yards on his 8 carries and 8 TDs for him.

warm welcome

Tony Boselli, Jaguar’s first ever nominee and franchise’s first Hall of Famer, received a big round of applause when he was introduced as a 2022 class Hall of Famer. Boselli was named to the Pro Bowl five times in his seven seasons with Jacksonville and had his three All-Pro left tackles before ending his career with injury.

honorary branch

The Raiders’ longtime wide receiver and prospective posthumous Hall of Famer Cliff Branch was represented in a pregame introduction by his sister, Elaine Anderson. Branch was named All-Pro three times and Pro Bowl four times in his 14-year NFL career, all of which he spent with the Raiders in Oakland and Los Angeles.

Revenge Tour

Former Raiders defensive end Arden Key had two sacks in his first game in Jacksonville. Key has recorded three sacks in his three seasons with the Raiders.

to the next

Jacksonville will host Cleveland next Friday night.

Las Vegas will host Minnesota on August 14th.

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