Facing a Patriots team that selected him in the 2014 NFL Draft’s second round, Garoppolo led the Raiders on three scoring drives in just under two quarters. Hoyer led two in the second half, finishing 6-of-10 passing for 102 yards.
Garoppolo was signed by the Raiders this offseason, reuniting with his former Patriots offensive coordinator, McDaniels, who’s now the Las Vegas head coach.
In four-plus games, Garoppolo’s completed 100 of 147 passes for 1,079 yards, seven touchdowns and eight interceptions. However, he’s already missed one game due to a concussion and now the Raiders will play the waiting game, hoping he won’t be forced to miss any more time than he already has.