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Daniel Carlson kicks decisive field goal to earn Raiders dramatic overtime win after pricey Anthony Brown DPI; quarterback Derek Carr finishes 24 of 39 passing for 373 yards and one landing, Hunter Renfrow steps up in the absence of injured Darren Waller with eight catches for 134 yards.
Last Updated: 26/11/21 2:25am
Highlights of the NFL Thanksgiving conflict between the Las Vegas Raiders and the Dallas Cowboys.
Daniel Carlson held his nerve to kick a game-winning 29-yard field goal in overtime as the Las Vegas Raiders beat the Dallas Cowboys 36-33 in a Thanksgiving Day thriller.
Story of the Game
At sudden loss of life the Cowboys thought they’d thwarted the Raiders’ essential drive when Micah Parsons sacked Derek Carr to go away the guests looking at third-and-18 from their very own 43, till Anthony Brown’s fourth defensive go interference penalty of the sport flipped the field in Las Vegas’ favour.
Up stepped Carlson, having already kicked 4 field objectives together with a 56-yarder late in the fourth quarter, to win it from 39 yards, earlier than retreating 5 attributable to a cagy Raiders false begin and subsequently gaining 10 due to back-to-back impartial zone infractions from the Cowboys. Once he did get his shot, he made no mistake.
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The Cowboys had been trailing 30-22 with 2.56 to play in the fourth quarter when Dak Prescott fired a dagger to Dalton Schultz for a 32-yard landing earlier than going again to his tight finish for the two-point conversion to degree the sport.
Carlson’s 56-yard field goal handed the Raiders a three-point lead simply contained in the two-minute warning, although it did not final lengthy as Greg Zuerlein break up the posts from 45 yards out to ship the sport to overtime on the following possession.
Dallas had trailed for the reason that second drive of the sport when DeSean Jackson exploded for a 56-yard landing to place the Raiders on high. Marcus Mariota prolonged Vegas’ 17-13 half-time lead with a three-yard scoring run early in the third quarter, solely to be met by an emphatic reply as Tony Pollard took his kickoff return to the home for a 100-yard landing to chop the result in 27-19.
Dallas Cowboys working again Tony Pollard scores on a 100-yard kick-return landing.
Schultz seemed to have closed the hole once more when he hauled in Prescott’s go in the top zone solely to be pegged again by a holding name as the possession ended in a field goal to make it 27-22 with 12 minutes to play.
The Cowboys had been with out star receivers Amani Cooper (COVID) and CeeDee Lamb (concussion), whereas the Raiders misplaced their most harmful weapon in Darren Waller after the tight finish suffered a knee damage.
Hunter Renfrow flourished in his absence with eight catches for 134 yards as his quarterback Carr threw for 373 on the day after finishing 24 of 38 passes. After a sticky first half the Cowboys offense confirmed welcome indicators of life popping out of the break, with Prescott ultimately ending 32 of 47 for 375 yards and two touchdowns whereas Cedrick Wilson and Michael Gallup each put up 100-yard receiving video games.
- Passing: Derek Carr, 24/39, 373 yards, 1 TD
- Rushing: Josh Jacobs, 22 carries, 87 yards, 1 TD
- Receiving: Hunter Renfrow, eight catches, 134 yards
- Passing: Dak Prescott, 32/47, 375 yards, 2 TDs
- Rushing: Tony Pollard, 10 carries, 36 yards
- Receiving: Michael Gallup, 5 catches, 106 yards
- Cedrick Wilson, seven catches, 104 yards
|Raiders 7-0 Cowboys||Derek Carr 56-yard TD go to DeSean Jackson (additional level)|
|Raiders 7-6 Cowboys||Dak Prescott 10-yard TD go to Sean McKeon (missed additional level)|
|Raiders 14-6 Cowboys||Josh Jacobs one-yard speeding TD (additional level)|
|Raiders 17-6 Cowboys||Daniel Carlson 22-yard field goal|
|Raiders 17-13 Cowboys||Ezekiel Elliott one-yard speeding TD (additional level)|
|Raiders 24-13 Cowboys||Marcus Mariota three-yard speeding TD (additional level)|
|Raiders 24-19 Cowboys||Tony Pollard 100-yard kickoff return for a TD|
|Raiders 27-19 Cowboys||Daniel Carlson 46-yard field goal|
|Raiders 27-22 Cowboys||Greg Zuerlein 29-yard field goal|
|Raiders 30-22 Cowboys||Daniel Carlson 30-yard field goal|
|Raiders 30-30 Cowboys||Dak Prescott 32-yard TD go to Dalton Schultz (Dak Prescott go to Dalton Schultz for two-point conversion)|
|Raiders 33-30 Cowboys||Daniel Carlson 56-yard field goal|
|Raiders 33-33 Cowboys||Greg Zuerlein 45-yard field goal|
|Raiders 36-33 Cowboys||Daniel Carlson 29-yard field goal|
Jackson proved he can nonetheless run at 34 years of age as he collected Carr’s go on his deep over earlier than tip-toing round a deal with on the sideline and turning on the jets for a 56-yard landing to cap the Raiders’ opening drive of the sport, which had began with Renfrow’s 21-yard punt return.
Dallas hit again instantly when tight finish Sean McKeon hauled in Prescott’s floated go and dipped contained in the pylon on the finish of a nine-play 75-yard drive, solely to see Zuerlein miss his additional level try to go away the Cowboys trailing by one.
DeSean Jackson tip-toes across the deal with earlier than sprinting down the sideline for a 56-yard landing to present the Raiders an early lead over the Cowboys.
The hosts then almost got here away with a spectacular turnover when security Jayron Kearse knocked the ball from the palms of Waller, in response to which Keanu Neal scrambled to maintain it in bounds and scoop it again as much as his teammate on the sideline. However, the play was dominated a contentious incomplete go, Cowboys head coach Mike McCarthy opting towards throwing down the problem flag.
Running again Josh Jacobs punched in a one-yard landing to increase the Raiders’ lead after a 30-yard defensive go interference name towards Brown, however the guests needed to accept a chip-shot field goal not lengthy after when backup tight finish Daniel Helm hesitated on his out-and-in finish zone route for a would-be landing after Waller had limped off following a 21-yard catch earlier in the drive.
Zuerlein noticed his 59-yard field goal try ricochet again off the submit on the finish of a disappointing drive, however the Cowboys did ultimately scale back the deficit to 17-13 on the break due to Ezekiel Elliott’s one-yard landing run after Pollard’s 13-yard burst.
Las Vegas Raiders quarterback Marcus Mariota fakes out defenders on a landing run.
Mariota answered his name in a brief purple zone package deal when he darted in for a three-yard speeding rating to complete a six-play, 75-yard quickfire drive propelled by Renfrow’s 31-yard catch-and-run beneath, earlier than the Cowboys replied immediately via Pollard’s 100-yard kickoff return.
The Cowboys then accepted a 29-yard field goal from Zuerlein to make it 27-22 in the fourth quarter after seeing Shultz’s landing catch scratched off attributable to a holding name towards Tyron Smith, with a quiet Gallup having sprung to life earlier in the drive on a 41-yard sideline catch.
Gallup resurfaced minutes in a while a near-identical play for a 32-yard reception to arrange Prescott’s landing throw to his tight finish Schultz, who was additionally readily available to transform the game-tying two-point strive with 2.56 to play.
Carlson and Zuerlein traded late 56 and 45-yard field objectives, respectively, to ship the sport to overtime, the place the previous’s 29-yarder would safe a dramatic win.
The Cowboys kick off Week 13 in the NFL after they go to the New Orleans Saints on Thursday night time, whereas the Raiders will host Washington on the Sunday.
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