Raiders' Hunter Renfrow lowers growth on Chargers' Tevaughn Campbell to stop particular groups trick play
Hunter Renfrow — all 5-10, 185 kilos of him — made maybe the play of the sport early within the first quarter of the “Monday Evening Soccer” matchup between the Raiders and Chargers.
The Las Vegas receiver had his head on a swivel because the Chargers tried to catch the Raiders napping on fourth-and-12 from the Raiders’ 41. Punter Ty Lengthy took the snap and threw to a wide-open Tevaughn Campbell down the sideline for what regarded like a simple first down . . .
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. . . If not for Renfrow completely reducing the growth on the cornerback (who, by the best way, has 2-inch, 15-pound measurement benefit in that matchup):
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Kudos to Renfrow not just for diagnosing the trick play and touring to make a defensive play from his regular punt return place, but additionally participating Campbell with a kind deal with to dislodge the ball. Sadly for the Raiders, they could not reap the benefits of the superb discipline place and turned the ball over on downs on the 37 with out gaining a primary down.
Renfrow struggled in different areas of the sport, nevertheless, dropping a third-down cross from quarterback Derek Carr on the workforce’s opening collection and muffing a punt in a while within the second quarter (the ball went out of bounds, so the Raiders retained possession).
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Nonetheless, Twitter could not fairly consider what it noticed from Renfrow, huge receiver and particular groups ace: