The Raiders won their first home game of the season, defeating the Chargers by a score of 34-31 improving Oakland’s record to 4-1.
The 4-1 start is the first since 2002 when the team made it to Super Bowl XXXVII.
The victory moves the Raiders’ lead in the all-time series to 61-50-2, while extending their win streak against the Chargers to three.
The win for the Silver and Black also marks the first three-game win streak since 2011 when the team ran off three straight in Weeks 10-12.
The defense posted another opening-quarter shutout, their third of the season. They are tied for first with the Seahawks for the fewest points allowed in the first quarter of play this season (six).
The Raiders’ defense forced three turnovers in the opening half of play for the first time since doing so against the Chargers in Week 16 of 2013.