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Look Back: Gannon accounts for 4 TD’s as Raiders defeat Titans

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By Anthony Caruso III | Publisher
On January 6, 2017 at 10:24 pm EST

On Saturday afternoon, the Oakland Raiders faces the Houston Texans in the Wild Card Round at NRG Stadium in Houston, Texas. The game will start at approx. 4:30 pm EST.

We’ll look back at the Raiders last playoff win. They defeated the Tennessee Titans 41-24 in the AFC Championship game on Jan. 19, 2003.

Rich Gannon (Getty Images)

Rich Gannon (Getty Images)

The Raiders would move onto Super Bowl XXXVII with the win. They improved to 13-5 on the season.

The Titans fell to 12-6.

Oakland had 375 yards. Raiders quarterback Rich Gannon had 286 passing yards and 41 rushing yards.

Gannon accounted for four touchdowns. He hit Jerry Porter for a three-yard touchdown reception. Then, he hit Charlie Gardner for a 21-yard touchdown reception. Doug Jolley also caught a one-yard touchdown reception.

Gannon also had a two-yard rushing touchdown.

Zack Crockett also had a seven-yard rushing touchdown, which came on his lone rushing attempt. Raiders kicker Sebastian Janikowski also made two field goals.

Tennessee had 332 yards. Titans quarterback Steve McNair had a 194 passing yards and 53 rushing yards.

McNair accounted for three touchdowns. He had two rushing touchdowns and also threw a 33-yard touchdown pass to Drew Bennett, who had 58 receiving yards.

Titans kicker Joe Nedney also made a 29-yard field goal.

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