One of the biggest additions of the offseason was wide receiver Tyrell Williams. Having spent four years as the number two wide receiver in the Chargers offense, Williams steps into the role of go-to guy for the Raiders.
Williams finished his first game as a Raider leading the team in receiving with six catches for 105 yards and a touchdown. He had several big catches in the game and one of them turned the tides in the fourth quarter with the Raiders leading 14-6.
Facing a crucial 3rd and 6 from the Denver 28-yard line, Derek Carr once again looked for his number one receiver. The combo hooked up deep across the middle of the field with Carr throwing a perfect pass and Williams using all of his 6 foot 4 frame to the climb the ladder and snag the pass over the defender. The 24-yard completion set up Josh Jacobs four-yard touchdown run on the ensuing play.
What a play by Williams...big time throw and catch on 3rd and 6.#RaiderNation pic.twitter.com/FUuA6KS1cS— Evan Groat (@Egroat5) September 10, 2019