Tennessee Titans vs Oakland Raiders live online regular season week 1 Sunday Night football. Since they will travel to take on Sunday afternoon, the Oakland Raiders will start their 2017 NFL season.
While 30-6 was fallen by Tennessee into Kansas City its preseason finale dropped to Seattle. The Chiefs followed that success up by beating defending Super Bowl champion New England 42-27 on the street on Thursday to kick off the season, with the one that counts.
This is going to be the third consecutive year that the Raiders have played in Nashville from the Titans. Oakland retains a series edge over the franchise, which began from the AFL back in 1960 since the Houston Oilers.
This match will feature two of their best young quarterbacks in the NFL at Derek Carr and Marcus Mariota. Both are coming off of injuries they endured at the year’s conclusion.
His leg struck at a home win, that exact same week. Oakland made the playoffs, but to Houston, the Raiders lost with no quarterback from the AFC Wild Card Game.
Carr pitched 28 touchdowns (and only six INTs), which makes him just the fifth player in NFL history with 80 in his first 3 seasons. So that this quarterback pairing may be among the Week 1 must 24, both ought to be healed in their bones.
Marshawn Lynch Lynch will seem to take over though he had been off from soccer for an whole calendar year.
Throughout the preseason, Lynch carried the ball four times for 16 yards, so expect him to be more of a element in their match against the Titans.
In 2016, both the Raiders and Titans rated from the 20s in total protection. Oakland ended the season 26th in the league in 375.1 yards per game allowed, although Tennessee was a couple of areas higher (20th) in 357.5.
Under the direction of Hall of Fame defensive coordinator Dick LeBeau, the Titans were next in the NFL against the run last year, giving up only 88.3 yards per game. They also tied for sixth in sacks the first time that the defense had as many because 2010.
Even with Mack’s 11 sacks that the Raiders ended last in the league in that class (25), also did not position any greater than 20th in another three major defensive categories (20th in scoring, 23rd in racing, 24th in passing defense).
Both Oakland and Tennessee may be playoff teams from the end of the year, so Sunday’s game needs to result in a compelling competition.
If Oakland can not create stress on Marcus Mariota, the third-year participant may have a field day against the Raiders’ secondary. Tennessee offers a running game with Derrick Henry and DeMarco Murray .
While Sunday’s game figures to be a high-scoring affair, the Titans in the home ought to have the ability to extract the victory from a demanding Raiders team.