ALAMEDA, Calif. — Which development should matter more to the Oakland Raiders — Amari Cooper showing a certain physicality on his 8-yard touchdown catch-and-bowl-over-the-defender, or his inability to come up with the ball on three straight passes to him from the 2-yard line?

They are of equal importance in that Oakland will take the first, thank you very much, while using the second as a teaching moment heading into Sunday’s home opener against the New York Jets.

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