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Silver Minings: Rookie offensive weapons star

A look back at a special offensive night for rookies

Los Angeles Chargers v Las Vegas Raiders
Tre Tucker
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There was so much to soak in from the Las Vegas Raiders record-breaking 63-21

home win over the Los Angeles Chargers on Thursday night.

Among the big storylines was the dynamic play from the Las Vegas rookie class.

It started with quarterback Aidan O’Connell. The fourth-round draft pick from Purdue threw four touchdown passes. Two of those touchdown tosses went to third-round pick, wide receiver Tre Tucker.

As the reported by The Associated Press, the two touchdown passes from O’Connell to Tucker was the first time since, at least, 1991 that two rookies not drafted in the first round teamed up for two touchdowns in a game.

There is a lot to build upon from this game and the O’Connell-Tucker connection is surely one of them.

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