OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Trainer Jon Gruden was once a winner in his go back to the sideline for Oakland when the Raiders were given a landing cross from Connor Prepare dinner in a 16-10 victory over the Detroit Lions on Friday night time.

Gruden was once welcomed again warmly to the Coliseum for his first sport right here as Raiders trainer since beating the Jets in a playoff sport Jan. 12, 2001. Gruden was once traded to Tampa Bay after that season and has spent the previous 9 years as an ESPN analyst.

Raiders proprietor Mark Davis lured Gruden again to the sideline with a 10-year contract value a reported $100 million following a disappointing six-win season beneath Jack Del Rio.

The Gruden technology perceived to get off to a rousing get started when Marshawn Lynch ran 60 yards for a TD at the 3rd snap, however the rating was once known as again on a maintaining penalty by way of rookie take on Kolton Miller.

Oakland settled for a punt at the best power with beginning quarterback Derek Carr, however scored 3 times in 5 drives with Prepare dinner on the helm. Prepare dinner threw a 7-yard TD cross to Ryan Switzer in the second one quarter and led Oakland to a couple of box objectives by way of rookie Eddy Pineiro. Prepare dinner completed 11 for 19 for 141 yards.

The Lions additionally welcomed a brand new trainer in Matt Patricia, who opted to leisure megastar quarterback Matthew Stafford. Matt Cassel were given the beginning and went 10 for 18 for 81 yards, main Detroit to at least one rating on 4 drives, with Ameer Abdullah capping it with a 1-yard TD run.


Lynch as soon as once more sat all the way through the nationwide anthem. Lynch additionally sat for the anthem all of final season however by no means gave a reason why for his choice. No different gamers on both staff demonstrated all the way through the anthem, with the Lions all status at the side of locked hands.


Lions second-round RB Kerryon Johnson confirmed excellent burst, working for 34 yards on seven carries and including 4 catches for 33 yards. The Raiders additionally had a robust efficiency from a second-round select with DT P.J. Corridor getting a sack and batting down a cross within the first part. Oakland undrafted loose agent RB Chris Warren III ran 13 occasions for 86 yards .


Raiders CB Antonio Hamilton limped off two times in the second one part with an obvious ankle harm.


There was once one penalty beneath the brand new rule prohibiting gamers from main with their helmets. Oakland S Karl Joseph was once known as for the infraction on a take on towards Abdullah in the second one quarter.


Pineiro’s moment box purpose got here on the finish of the primary part after Gruden known as for a run that arrange Pineiro’s 48-yarder off the infield filth. Pineiro added a 45-yard box purpose off the filth within the fourth quarter. The Raiders will play a minimum of one regular-season sport this season with the infield filth in position for Oakland Athletics video games.


Lions: Host Giants on Aug. 17.

Raiders: Talk over with Rams on Aug. 18.


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