Raiders survive penalty-filled affair to stuff Cowboys in OT, finish 3-game slide

Daniel Carlson kicked a 29-yard area purpose in extra time after Anthony Brown’s fourth pass-interference penalty saved the drive alive, and the Las Vegas Raiders beat the Dallas Cowboys 36-33 on Thursday.

Carlson’s fifth area purpose got here after Brown was referred to as for interference on Zay Jones on third-and-18. All 4 of Brown’s interference penalties got here on third-down incompletions.

The Raiders (6-5) ended a three-game shedding streak with their first Thanksgiving victory since 1968. It was their fourth look on the vacation since then, with the earlier two losses coming on the Cowboys.

Carlson put Las Vegas forward 33-30 with a career-long 56-yarder with 1:52 remaining. Greg Zuerlein, who missed an additional level after the primary Dallas TD, answered with a 45-yarder with 19 seconds to go.

Tony Pollard had a 100-yard kickoff return for Dallas within the third quarter, however was stopped contained in the 15 to start out extra time. The Cowboys went three-and-out ranging from their 7, and the Raiders completed off the third victory for the AFC West towards the NFC East-leading Cowboys (7-4) up to now 4 video games.

Brown had his again to Jones when Derek Carr threw the cross with Las Vegas at its 43. The penalty put the Raiders on the Dallas 24, and the profitable kick got here after Dallas was penalized twice for dashing previous the road of scrimmage earlier than the snap.

Both groups had season highs in penalties and yards. Dallas had 14 for 166 and Las Vegas 14 for 110.

Carr threw for 373 yards, together with a 56-yard landing strike to DeSean Jackson. Marcus Mariota had a brief scoring run on a shotgun keeper.

The Dallas offence struggled early with out top receivers Amari Cooper (COVID-19 protocols) and CeeDee Lamb (concussion) and working again Ezekiel Elliott nursing a proper knee harm.

Dak Prescott had 209 of his 375 yards passing within the fourth quarter. His 32-yard landing cross to Dalton Schultz and 2-point conversion toss to the tight finish pulled the Cowboys even at 30 with 2:54 remaining after they trailed virtually from the beginning.

Jackson tip-toed efficiently on the sideline to open the scoring and drew one of many interference penalties towards Brown in the long run zone to arrange Josh Jacobs’ 1-yard TD.

Sean McKeon had his first profession landing, a 10-yard catch for the Cowboys’ first factors. Elliott, who was restricted to 9 carries for 25 yards, had a 1-yard TD.

Bears edge winless Lions

Cairo Santos made a 28-yard game-ending area purpose to provide the Chicago Bears a 16-14 win over the Detroit Lions on Thursday.

The Bears (4-7) ended a five-game shedding streak below embattled coach Matt Nagy, who was answering questions on his job standing lower than 48 hours earlier than kickoff.

The Lions (0-10-1) made many errors, early and late, to increase their skid to fifteen video games going again to their most up-to-date win practically a 12 months in the past in Chicago.

Andy Dalton, beginning instead of injured rookie Justin Fields, led the Bears on an 18-play, 69-yard drive that took the ultimate 8:30 off the clock.

Dalton transformed a third-and-5 with a 13-yard cross to Damiere Byrd to get the Bears to midfield. Detroit later helped out, giving them 5 yards on a penalty for calling consecutive timeouts with no play in between.

On the following snap, Dalton transformed third-and-4 with a 7-yard cross to Byrd. With just one timeout left, which first-year coach Dan Campbell used to get his disorganized defence arrange, Dalton was in a position to kneel to run the clock right down to 1 second earlier than calling a timeout to arrange Santos’ third area purpose.

Dalton completed 24 of 39 for 317 yards with a go-ahead, 17-yard landing cross to Jimmy Graham late within the first half and an interception.

Jared Goff, getting back from a one-game absence due to an indirect harm, was 21 of 25 for 171 with two touchdowns. Goff threw a 39-yard landing cross to Josh Reynolds on his first drive and a 17-yard cross to T.J. Hockenson late within the third that helped Detroit take a 14-13 lead that it merely did not maintain.

Dalton didn’t make many errors, however Detroit cornerback Amani Oruwariye took benefit of certainly one of them when he stepped in entrance of a receiver to choose off a cross in the long run zone late within the second quarter. Oruwariye offered some pleasure for Lions followers that want it, celebrating the interception by having his teammates sit in the long run zone to be served imaginary meals from the soccer.

Santos made his second area purpose proper earlier than halftime to provide the guests a 13-7 lead.

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