Raiders cap perfect preseason with 23-6 win over Patriots

by | Aug 27, 2022 | Sports

LAS VEGAS — Chase Garbers was 12 of 22 for 141 yards and the Las Vegas Raiders finished the preseason undefeated after Friday’s 23-6 victory over the New England Patriots.It marked the first time in franchise history the Raiders (4-0) finished undefeated in the preseason.Las Vegas coach Josh McDaniels capped the preseason with a victory over mentor Bill Belichick after sharing Las Vegas’ facility for joint practices this past week.“I think both teams got a lot better this week, we found out a lot of things about ourselves, and that is what the point of it was,” McDaniels said. “I’m very appreciative of the guys’ effort tonight. They put a lot into this week.”The Raiders saved their most dominating defensive effort of the preseason for the Patriots, as they had four sacks, intercepted two passes, forced three fumbles and recovered one. “Obviously we have a really talented offense, they give us a great look every day,” cornerback Nate Hobbs said. “But as a defense, we took it upon ourselves to take the challenge. This is the team we gotta play for four weeks in camp, this is the team we gotta go head to head against, and we’ve just been bringing the competition every day, so it’s had no choice but to make both us better. Y’all just seeing the results of the habits we do every day.”Las Vegas scored on three of its first four possession …

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