Reed caught a Raiders quarterback Nathan Peterman pass tipped at the line of scrimmage by outside linebacker Chris Garrett for an interception. The takeaway, which set the Rams up at the Raiders 40-yard line, led to the Rams' first points of the game, a 9-yard touchdown pass at the end of the ensuing drive from quarterback Bryce Perkins to tight end Kendall Blanton.
On a five-play series that led to the Raiders punting, Garrett: Opened it with a 6-yard tackle for loss, then split a sack with defensive lineman Jonah Williams, broke up a pass at the line of scrimmage, then had a sack-fumble on third down. The Rams added a 36-yard field goal by kicker Matt Gay on the following series to take a 10-7 lead with 1:37 left until halftime.
Funk got the start at running back and showed good vision and patience on his third carry of the game, a 12-yard run on 2nd and 9 that led to a first-down conversion. He finished the first half with six carries for 37 yards overall.