The Oakland Raiders might have found themselves another big-time receiver with the emergence of Denarius Moore (the rookie from Tennessee) against the Buffalo Bills. Moore made some big plays on all his touches, averaging over 28 yards per play on his one rush and five catches. Jason Campbell found Moore for a 20 yard catch early in the second quarter to set up Oakland's first touchdown, a 42 yard catch that set up Oakland's third touchdown, and two more big gains on a subsequent drive that put the Raiders up 28-24 in the 4th quarter.
Moore's biggest play came with the Raiders trailing the Bills 31-28 late in the fourth. Jason Campbell made a cursory play-action motion to the running back, then dropped back to pass, and launched a bullet deep to Moore. Moore was draped in double coverage by the safety and the cornerback, but he was equal to the task.
Unfortunately for the Raiders, the deep strike left Buffalo too much time to march right back down the field. The Bills ended up winning in the final seconds. But Moore's explosive ability is definitely a player to watch out for in the future.
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