2021 NFL season, Week 2: What we learned from Sunday’s games

2021 NFL season, Week 2: What we learned from Sunday’s games

Next Gen Stat of the week: After recording a pressure rate of 54.5% in Week 1, the Raiders finished with a 31% pressure rate Sunday. Maxx Crosby and Yannick Ngakoue led the way for Las Vegas’ pass-rushing attack, combining to account for 11 pressures (Crosby: six; Ngakoue: five), and each caused a turnover via pressure despite neither recording a sack.

NFL Research: Derek Carr has 817 pass yards over his first two games of 2021, the most in any two-game span in Raiders franchise history. Carr is also the first Raider with 350-plus passing yards, two-plus pass TDs in at least three straight games (since last game of 2020 for Carr).

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