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NFL Scores, Week 5: Raiders Win In Houston A Day After Al Davis' Death

A day after Al Davis' death, his Raiders beat the Texans, 25-20, with substantial contributions from Darrius Heyward-Bey and Sebastian Janikowski.

DENVER, CO - SEPTEMBER 12: Sebastian Janikowski #11 of the Oakland Raiders kicks a field goal against the Denver Broncos at Sports Authority Field at Mile High on September 12, 2011 in Denver, Colorado.  (Photo by Garrett W. Ellwood/Getty Images)
DENVER, CO - SEPTEMBER 12: Sebastian Janikowski #11 of the Oakland Raiders kicks a field goal against the Denver Broncos at Sports Authority Field at Mile High on September 12, 2011 in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Garrett W. Ellwood/Getty Images)
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It wasn't pretty, but it was fitting: one day after the passing of legendary Oakland owner Al Davis, his Raiders went into Houston and took down the Texans, 25-20.

The Texans outgained Oakland by nearly 200 yards, as Matt Schaub threw for 416 yards and two touchdowns and Arian Foster had a combined 184 yards from scrimmage, but a couple of Davis' more controversial draft picks combined to give the Raiders their victory.

Darrius Heyward-Bey had maybe his best day in the NFL, catching seven passes for 99 yards and a touchdown, while former first-round pick Sebastian Janikowski made four field goals, three from 50 yards or more. Jason Campbell threw for 190 yards and completed just 15 of 35 passes, but he also threw two touchdowns.

With the win, the Raiders move to 3-2 on the season, while the Texans fall to 3-2 with the loss.

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