Oakland Raiders

Raiders hold off Saints to win season opener

A Raiders fan holds up an American flag in rememberance of 9/11 on Sunday, Sept. 11, 2016, in New Orleans.
A Raiders fan holds up an American flag in rememberance of 9/11 on Sunday, Sept. 11, 2016, in New Orleans. The Associated Press

Here is a look behind the box score of the Raiders’ 35-34 win over the New Orleans Saints on Sunday:

1: The number of turnovers – New Orleans lost a fumble.

1 1/2: The number of points by which the Saints were favored.

4: Touchdown passes for Saints quarterback Drew Brees.

7: Catches for Oakland wide receiver Michael Crabtree.

8: Number of Raiders with at least one catch.

14: New Orleans’ biggest lead of the day (24-10).

51 1/2: The over/under for Sunday’s game.

61: Distance, in yards, of Wil Lutz’s field-goal attempt on the final play.

69: Points scored in Sunday’s game.

75: Distance, in yards, of Jalen Richard’s touchdown run for the Raiders in the fourth quarter.

98: Distance, in yards, of Brandin Cooks’ touchdown reception for the Saints.

137: Receiving yards for Oakland’s Amari Cooper on six catches.

172: Receiving yards for New Orleans’ Willie Snead on nine catches.

319: Passing yards for Raiders quarterback Derek Carr.

423: Passing Yards for Brees.

Compiled by Chris La Marr

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