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Raiders | 24-13 Winners

The Associated Press reports the Oakland Raiders defeated the Green Bay Packers 24-13 on Friday. Raiders RB Tyrone Wheatley had a 49-yard TD run in the first quarter. The NFL's top rushing team last season racked up 263 yards of total offense in the first half. QB Rich Gannon only played two series. RB Terry Kirby's 1-yard TD plunge and a 37-yard FG by PK Sebastian Janikowski closed out the Raiders first half scoring. Green Bay got two field goals from PK Ryan Longwell, but they scored no TDs after QB Brett Favre left the game. Favre threw a 87-yard TD pass to WR Corey Bradford in the first quarter. Packers backup RBs Herbert Goodman and De'Mond Parker both were held to small yardage.

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