For the first time all season, the Raiders did not score in the final two minutes of the first half. ... Palmer was over 300 passing yards for the third straight game, a career first. ... Saints QB Drew Brees extended his NFL record by throwing a touchdown pass in his 53rd consecutive game. ... Oakland CB Joselio Hanson forced a fumble in the second quarter (recovered by the Saints), and on the next play pressured Brees into an intentional-grounding penalty. ... WR Juron Criner recorded his first NFL touchdown reception. ... Omar Gaither, signed Wednesday, made his Raiders debut on special teams. ... Rookie Tony Bergstrom saw his first significant action of the season, mostly as a third offensive tackle on short-yardage downs.