Halftime Quick Hitters: Raiders Trail Dolphins 24-7 In London

The Raiders traveled to London in search of their first win, while the Dolphins made the trip hoping to bounce back from two straight disappointing losses. In the NFL's yearly showcase at Wembley Stadium,

Here's what we saw in the first half:

Quarterbacks On Point

While Ryan Tannehill lit up the second quarter, both quarterbacks have played well so far in this one. Tannehill is 17/19 with two touchdowns, 204 passing yards and a 146.5 passer rating, while Carr is 12/19 with 106 passing yards and a TD.

Miami Making Big Plays

The Dolphins go into halftime averaging over nine yards per offensive play, and the Oakland defense just doesn't look capable of stopping them from carving out big gains. Raiders LB Sio Moore has quietly developed into a leader for the Oakland defense, and they're missing him today as he recovers from an ankle injury.

Oakland's Offense Stalls

The Raiders looked excellent on their first drive, with Derek Carr's three-yard TD pass looking like a sign of things to come. Instead, Oakland was unable to replicate that success, and looked increasingly toothless on offense as the half wore on. Miami was able to score 24 unanswered points, largely because Oakland's offense just couldn't stay on the field.

Dennis Allen On Notice?

With Oakland's bye week approaching, there won't be a more convenient time for the Raiders to jettison coach Dennis Allen this year. If the game continues to spiral out of control, there's a very real chance he'll be let go this week.

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