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Raiders Down Seahawks 27-24 To Close Preseason

Oakland, CA (Sports Network) – Bruce Gradkowski threw for 128 yards and two scores on 7-of-14 passing, as the Oakland Raiders edged the Seattle Seahawks, 27-24, in the teams’ preseason finale.

Kyle Boller completed 7-of-13 pass attempts for 157 yards and a touchdown for the Raiders, who open their season September 12 at Tennessee. Michael Bennett ran for 92 yards on 25 attempts in the victory.

Charlie Whitehurst took the majority of snaps for Seattle, passing for 210 yards and a touchdown on 11-of-22 completions. He fired a 26-yard TD strike to Deon Butler, who finished with seven catches for 101 yards.

Louis Rankin had a 99-yard kickoff return for a score for the Seahawks, who begin the 2010 season September 12 at home against San Francisco.