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Raiders-Cardinals Game Grades

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A gut-wrenching 24-23 loss in the desert for the Raiders, as Sebastian Janikowski misses a 32-yard field goal in the game's final seconds. The Raiders had other opportunities to take control of the game. But ultimately, special teams is a huge let down as the Raiders lose a very winnable game.

Quarterback: B In his first game after being named starter, Bruce Gradkowski showed why he's a better fit for the Raider offense. Gradkowski gets the ball out to his receivers quickly. He also showed that he isn't afraid to launch the deep ball every now and then. It's no coincidence that Louis Murphy, Darrius Heyward-Bey and Zach Miller have performed better with Gradkowski under center... Recommended Stories