Mike Glennon and Nathan Peterman combined for 266 passing yards, and Peterman chipped in 56 rushing yards as the Oakland Raiders won their preseason opener 14-3 over the visiting Los Angeles Rams on Saturday night.
With starter Derek Carr sitting out, Glennon opened and went 17 of 25 for 200 yards, though he threw two interceptions. Peterman followed and finished 9 of 12 for 66 yards and a touchdown. He also ripped off a 50-yard run, weaving through the Rams defense.
Blake Bortles was quiet in his Rams debut, going 3 of 8 for 50 yards. As they typically have under head coach Sean McVay, the Rams sat all of their starters.
Chiefs 38, Bengals 17
Patrick Mahomes was perfect on his lone drive, completing four passes for 66 yards, and rookies Mecole Hardman and Darwin Thompson each scored as Kansas City handled visiting Cincinnati.
Hardman, a second-round pick, turned a pop pass from Kyle Shurmur into a 17-yard touchdown. Thompson, a sixth-rounder, had a 29-yard catch-and-run score from Chase Litton.
Andy Dalton was sharp for Cincinnati, going 7 of 9 for 80 yards, while fourth-round rookie Ryan Finley went 13 of 18 for 109 yards, a touchdown and an interception.
49ers 17, Cowboys 9
Third-round rookie receiver Jalen Hurd scored a pair of touchdowns, and San Francisco rallied past visiting Dallas.
Hurd had just three catches, but he turned one into a 20-yard score and another into a 4-yarder, which gave the 49ers the lead early in the fourth quarter. Second-round rookie wideout Deebo Samuel chipped in 75 total yards on three touches, including a 45-yard reception.
Dak Prescott completed all four of his passes for 23 yards, leading the Cowboys to a field goal on his only drive. Backup Cooper Rush finished 16 of 26 for 142 yards.
–Field Level Media
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