At Tottenham Hotspur Stadium, the Oakland Raiders received the first NFL sport on Sunday.
Following the sport, some gamers spoke solely with Sky Sports activities.
Oakland topped the Bears 24-21 in a thriller, following Chicago had scored 21 proper to take the lead directing a drive late in the fourth quarter.
Each teams go into their bye week, though we welcome the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and Carolina Panthers to the sport at the model new NFL area.
Solely moments after they’d secured their victory, a wide range of gamers at the Raiders locker space talked about the sport, the week at London, and the stadium experience. Beneath are a couple of of the best solutions…
In depth receiver Hunter Renfrow:Feels good to get a win. It was a rollercoaster? We scored they got here again however its kind of like golf – its the way you end. And we completed nicely.
Cornerback Gareon Conley:Feels nice man. Lengthy highway sport. It was more likely to be a home sport! However it feels good to search out that group win.
Linebacker Tahir Whitehead:man, an entire group of emotions proper now however general all Im doing nice simply excited glad we ended up victorious. It was a psychological sport, part of a match however we weathered the storm.
Security Karl Joseph:Weve obtained the win! Thats all that issues.
Guard Richie Incognito:Nice group triumph. Had been resilient. We had the match received and received a few instances and guys responded. Turnover late however we simply stored punching and obtained the win.
Renfrow:Loads of enjoyable. At which all of us performed baseball, it carries me again and we performed with numerous you bonded by these away matches and away video games.
I actually really feel like this week we are going to return at the 12 months and assume:this has been the week we kind of got here collectively as a gaggle. We didn’t work out it, however we actually took some measures.
[Being away from home for long] has helped solely utilizing the camaraderie as a result of we have now not seen our households for every week and a half/two months and then weve obtained 4 extra highway video games developing. So its solely a improbable time to bond and possess ourselves as our family
Conley:It had been tough adapting to the time zone. I’m nonetheless exhausted. Nonetheless, its what it’s, you’ll want to get by it, you’ve got to observe powerful you place a play powerful and come collectively and discover a option to win
Dakota Allen:It had been very distinct. Getting used to the time change, one other place and what however I really feel as if we actually ready nicely this complete week and I really feel like that’s the reason the consequence was precisely what it was and I give credit score to the coaches and my teammates to get that.
It took a few days to regulate to the jet lag and simply to have the ability to sleep a whole evening however as soon as we obtained adjusted, have been centered.
Whitehead:Coming to London early unquestionably helped. We felt like we have been dragging this season being out for every week and a bit simply attempting to get corrected, this actually helped with getting adjusted to all and getting on this time zone. Id positively say popping out early helped lots
Incognito:Final time [with all the Bills in 2017] we got here out early and did the particular similar journey – we stayed for the entire week. I really imagine is efficacious. Its nice to recover from right here and fight that jet lag and turn into rehydrated and get some days to decompress as an alternative of arriving in final minute and by no means having to proceed
Linebacker Nicholas Morrow:Londons stylish man. The climate shocked me. It jogged my memory as a result of I had been in the [Greenville, Illinois]. It’s like chilly and materials nevertheless it was shiny this morning! Due to this fact it was very lovely and it’s a fantastic pace and I get pleasure from it
Cornerback Daryl Worley:It was positively one thing recent. To be in a special nation for an entire week, eight-hour time hole – most guys really feel as if their our bodies by no means adjusted however we felt as if we had the higher hand solely popping out right here early, getting away our practices, turning into used to the climate and what issues like that, so every part was superb.
Renfrow:Keep optimistic, keep optimistic. Merely management what you possibly can management and transfer on the market and try to attain factors on crime.
Allen:We simply needed to get again to what all of us do. Similar to what we did in the first half. Key our keys, carry out our work and that I actually really feel like that’s precisely what we did in the direction of the finish as soon as we ended up and obtained the win.
Conley:There isnt something actually particular to say, you simply come collectively as a group and stay inside. It’s a sport and you keep inside earlier than the clock hits zero. Each play is anext play mentality.
Whitehead:Maintain your head in it. Don’t get too cluttered. Do your job. Don’t begin going off the deep finish and creating stuff, simply persist with the sport program and that’s exactly what we did and we may make these stops when it evolves.
Operating again DeAndre Washington:Keep written. We knew going into the match, it was going to turn into hard-fought. Cost to [the Bears], thats one among the best golf equipment in the league. We knew it wasnt more likely to be easy so the complete time, we informed males and even simply commented in half-time:simply stay ready, theyre going to provide their run, we solely have to climate the storm and be certain that we end.
Incognito:Simply preserve stirring. Simply preserve operating the ball. We had been transferring the ball fairly nicely on these, we had been getting success, selecting up first downs so we knew if we performed our match and went outdoors and obtained a special probability , we may go and get it executed. We wanted a pretend punt to amass that 97-yard drive executed however we obtained hit and it it in the nook and we’re leaving with a win towards a improbable group.
Morrow:Had been merely telling one another its exactly precisely the similar group we have been taking part in in the first half. We knew what we may do. We needed to settle . We needed to handle some transient fields along with the turnover and the reunite however I imagine we got here collectively and confirmed we are able to play collectively and make stops when it stinks.
Worley:The most important factor was that individuals knew it wasnt going to be easy with a gaggle like this – that they’re Tremendous Bowl contenders. We knew that their protection was going to play in a excessive clip, so that they have been going to make bids, we have been going to create performs and in the conclusion of the day we simply needed to preserve battling and keep collectively.
Whitehead:The environment was electrical and the scene, it was extra romantic between the lovers and the sport. Final 12 months in the followers, Wembley and every part appeared a lot away so you aren’t interacting collectively. I imagine this scene is superior as far as participating the lovers.
Joseph:The stadium is superb, man. I arrived right here to observe that was a match that was fantastic too and Tottenham together with Bayern Munich. Its a good looking scene
Washington:It was improbable, man. I had a nightmare of some time in London! It appeared prefer it had been Chicago followers round the world, however the air was superb so I actually loved myself
Incognito:Nice. It was superior. There have been numerous Bears followers however the scene, the locker area, the subject, it’s first course. It truly is. Plus it was nice to be a part of it.
Morrow:The stadiums nice man, the turf is nice, it was loudly. Its huge, its huge. It was nice, I cherished it.
Worley:It was fantastic. The world, acquiring the new turf there and all – which was actually a giant distinction from final 12 months. The followers have been so loud. It positively felt like over that, to be simply 60,000 people in there. It was fantastic.
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