- Associated Press - Thursday, September 18, 2014

OAKLAND (0-2) at NEW ENGLAND (1-1)

Sunday, 1 p.m. ET, CBS

OPENING LINE - Patriots by 14

RECORD VS. SPREAD - Oakland 1-1, New England 1-1

SERIES RECORD - Patriots lead 17-15-1

LAST MEETING - Patriots beat Raiders 31-19, Oct. 2, 2011

LAST WEEK - Raiders lost to Texans 30-14; Patriots beat Vikings 30-7

AP PRO32 RANKING - Raiders No. 32, Patriots No. 7

RAIDERS OFFENSE - OVERALL (31), RUSH (31), PASS (23).

RAIDERS DEFENSE - OVERALL (23), RUSH (32), PASS (2T).

PATRIOTS OFFENSE - OVERALL (27), RUSH (16T), PASS (27).

PATRIOTS DEFENSE - OVERALL (4), RUSH (21T), PASS (4).

STREAKS, STATS AND NOTES - New England QB Tom Brady and Oakland safety Charles Woodson, teammates at Michigan, first met as pros in “tuck rule” playoff game Jan. 19, 2002, won by Patriots 16-13 in OT. Woodson forced Brady’s apparent fumble with under two minutes left, but call was overturned on replay and New England kicked tying field goal. … Patriots won past three matchups with Raiders with previous loss Nov. 17, 2002. … Raiders look to snap 14-game losing streak in Eastern time zone. … Rookie Derek Carr’s 41-yard run against Texans is longest by NFL QB this season. He completed 64.3 percent of his passes for 263 yards and TD last Sunday. … WR James Jones has one TD catch in each of two games this season and total of 12 receptions. … Woodson needs one INT to tie Emmitt Thomas for 11th all-time with 58. … Raiders hope to avoid being dominated for second straight game after trailing Texans 27-0 and committing four turnovers. Patriots had four INTs against Vikings. … Patriots 11-1 in past 12 home openers with loss coming in 2012 against Arizona, 20-18. … Brady goes for 150th regular-season win. Only QBs with more are Brett Favre (186) and Peyton Manning (169). Brady needs 453 yards passing to become sixth QB with 50,000. … RB Stevan Ridley rushed for 101 yards against Vikings, sixth time he had more than 100 since being drafted in 2011. … DE Chandler Jones blocked FG attempt and returned it for TD against Vikings. He and LB Dont’a Hightower each had 2 sacks. … Julian Edelman has caught 12 of 15 passes thrown his way. Patriots other WRs have nine receptions on 24 passes to them.

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