PHOTO GALLERY: McGloin, defense guide Raiders to victory
Enter Matt McGloin
Filling in for injured starting quarterback Terrelle Pryor, the Oakland Raiders started rookie Pen State quarterback Matt McGloin in his place.
Adams recovers fumble
Raiders cornerback Philip Adams recovers a fumble from Texans tight end Garrett Graham in the first quarter. Adams finished with 3 tackles and two assists.
Moore hauls in Raiders first TD, takes lead
Following the fumble recovery the Raiders made the most of the short field as wide receiver Denarius Moore nabbed a 5-yard pass from Matt McGloin for a touchdown. The Raiders led 7-0.
Keenum pressured, throws interception
Texans rookie quarterback Case Keenum is hit as he throws by Raiders defensive tackle Stacy McGee during the first quarter. The errant pass was intercepted by Raiders linebacker Nick Roach for another Texan turnover.
Raiders capitalize again, go up 14-0
Oakland Raiders wide receivers Rod Streater and quarterback Matt McGloin hook up for a 16-yard touchdown following the Texans turnover. The score was now 14-0 in the second quarter.
Graham catches Keenum bomb for Texans first score
Texans tight end Garrett Graham gets into the endzone just as Raiders Safety Charles Woodson arrives, after hauling in a 42-yard pass from quarterback Case Keenum in the second quarter.
Martin ties game with 87-yard punt return
Texans wide receiver Keyshawn Martin takes a Raiders punt 87-yards to the end zone to tie the game in the second quarter 14-14.
Rivera gets Raiders back the lead
After losing the lead in the first half on a late Texans field goal, the Raiders regained the lead after tight end Mychal Rivera caught a 26-yard touchdown pass from quarterback Matt McGloin in the third quarter.
Jennings breaks out for 80-yarder to the house
Raiders running back Rashad Jennings dashes past the Texans defense for an 80-yard touchdown run in the third quarter. Jennings would finish with 22 carries for 150 yards.
Schaub replaces Keenum in third quarter
Texans quarterback Matt Schaub replaced starting quarterback Case Keenum in the third quarter. The 10-year veteran would guide the Texans offense to two field goal drives to help Houston pull within 5 in the fourth quarter.
Young deflects pass to seal Raiders victory
With the game on the line and just over a minute to play Raiders Safety Usama Young deflected a Matt Schaub pass intended for Texans wide receiver Andre Johnson to seal the game. Young would finish with 3 tackles and 1 assist.
Fellow rookies embrace as Raiders win close one
Raiders quarterback Matt McGloin and Texans quarterback Case Keenum meet on the field after Sunday's game. McGloin finished with 197 yards and three touchdown passes on 18 of 32 attempts. Keenum finished with 170 yards on 13 of 24 passing attempts and a touchdown and interception.