Grades for Rams-Raiders

Here are the top takeaways and grades from Friday’s Rams-Raiders game.

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Grades for Rams-Raiders

Here are the top takeaways from Friday’s Rams-Raiders game, including the highest-graded players for each team:

Oakland Raiders

–The Raiders were keen to get the ball to Amari Cooper early and often, with the former Alabama standout finishing the game with one rushing attempt and four targets as a receiver on just 17 snaps.

–Derek Carr wasn’t pressured on any of his nine passing attempts.

–Ras-I Dowling had an impressive outing, giving up four receptions for just 27 yards from 22 plays in coverage.

Top 5 Graded Players

Ras-I Dowling (+2.9)

Ricky Lumpkin (+2.9)

Benson Mayowa (+2.5)

Khalil Mack (+2.4)

Lamar Mady (+1.8)

St. Louis Rams

–Trumaine Johnson was targeted just twice in coverage, resulting in a pass breakup and an interception.

–Bryce Hager and Ethan Westbrooks lead the Rams with 45 total snaps.

–The Rams averaged 7.0 yards per carry between the center and left guard, their highest at any run position.

Top 5 Graded Players

Trumaine Johnson (+1.7)

Matt Longacre (+1.6)

Rob Havenstein (+1.5)

Cody Davis (+1.4)

Bryce Hager (+1.4)



| Analyst, Lead Special Teams Analyst

Gordon has worked at PFF since 2011, and now heads up the company’s special teams analysis processes. His work in-season focuses on college football, while he is also heavily involved in PFF’s NFL draft coverage.

  • Bob

    How did Ben Heeney grade out? He looked like he did a good job shedding blocks.

    • Wassil

      Oh, yeah! It’s very good question! 😀