Wrapping up Denver-Oakland game

Posted by ESPN.com’s Bill Williamson

OAKLAND, Calif. -- Leftover notes from Oakland, where Denver beat the Raiders 23-3.

  • Richard Seymour’s hair tug of Denver tackle Ryan Clady was a postgame subject in both locker rooms. Seymour was penalized 15 yards for the incident and it nearly started a big brawl.

  • Clady had no comment after the game. Some of his Denver teammates were upset by Seymour’s antics. One Denver player said Seymour has long had a reputation for being “a dirty player” and was dirty throughout Sunday’s game.

  • Seymour refused to discuss the incident. Seymour, who was fantastic in his first game after being traded from New England, has been quiet in the past two games.

  • Oakland quarterback JaMarcus Russell had a passer's rating of 22.6 Sunday.

  • Oakland running back Darren McFadden fumbled three times. Denver recovered one of the fumbles. McFadden had a reputation in college for fumbling.

  • Oakland top pick Darrius Heyward-Bey has just one catch and has been essentially invisible thus far.

  • Denver linebacker Elvis Dumervil followed up his four-sack performance against Cleveland with two more against Oakland.

  • The crowd of 45,602 was Oakland’s smallest crowd in 26 home games. After the Raiders’ anemic performance against the Broncos, the small crowds could continue.

  • Oakland’s run defense continued to be porous. Denver had 215 yards on the ground.

  • Oakland also struggled against the pass and had no sacks or quarterback hurries.