Jon Gruden celebrates win with Raiders fans in Oakland's final primetime game

Melvin Gordon

On the final drive, Philip Rivers went 0 for 7 and threw a game-sealing interception to effectively end the game.

Here's a look at the second interception, a pick-six.

On Thursday night, the Raiders welcomed the rival Chargers to the Coliseum for the final time. However, this week's game resulted in a 26-24 Raiders win over the Chargers with the Oakland defense playing their most complete game of the season. You see our team with the resilience. Chargers kicker Mike Badgley answered with another field goal at the end of the third quarter.

"As soon as I saw it, I was just thinking, 'Go!"' he said. It was overthrown by a good 10 yards and picked off by Raiders safety Erik Harris.

The Chargers took a 24-20 lead with just over four minutes remaining in the game.

In past weeks the Raiders offense had been carrying the load, whereas the defense couldn't find ways to stop opposing offenses. "Just to get off the field and hear the crowd go insane when that ball hits the field, it's pretty surreal".

Rivers came into Thursday's game as the leader in passing yards, and the Oakland secondary held him to 207 yards through the air. They remained in second place behind the 6-3 Kansas City Chiefs as the Chargers slipped to 4-6. He had 115 return yards and a touchdown that gave the Raiders some early-game juice to steady to the ship in the biggest game of their season.

Following all of that, Gruden had this to say about celebrating with his fans; who have to be happy with the team's 5-4 start.

A team win it was, but Harris was the man of the hour.



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