Las Vegas Raiders 36-33 Dallas Cowboys: Daniel Carlson hits the game-winning goal in overtime as Raiders win Thanksgiving epic | NFL News

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Daniel Carlson throws decisive field goal for Raiders’ spectacular overtime victory after expensive DPI from Anthony Brown; Quarterback Derek Carr finished 24 of 39 passes for 373 yards and one touchdown, Hunter Renfrow stepped up in the absence of injured Darren Waller with eight catches for 134 yards.

Last update: 11/26/21 2:25 AM

Highlights of the NFL Thanksgiving clash between the Las Vegas Raiders and the Dallas Cowboys.

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Highlights of the NFL Thanksgiving clash between the Las Vegas Raiders and the Dallas Cowboys.

Highlights of the NFL Thanksgiving clash between the Las Vegas Raiders and the Dallas Cowboys.

Daniel Carlson kept his cool to score a game-winning 29-yard overtime goal as the Las Vegas Raiders beat the Dallas Cowboys 36-33 in a Thanksgiving thriller.

History of the game

In sudden death, the Cowboys believed they thwarted crucial Raiders training when Micah Parsons sacked Derek Carr to let the visitors watch third and -18 on their 43s, until the fourth pass interference penalty. Anthony Brown’s defense of the game turns the ground around in Las Vegas’ favor.

Up stepped up Carlson, having already scored four field goals, including one from 56 yards at the end of the fourth quarter, to gain it on 39 yards, before falling back five due to a cagy Raiders false start and then win 10 thanks to a consecutive neutral. zone infractions by cowboys. Once he succeeded, he was right.

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The Cowboys were leading 30-22 with 2.56 left in the fourth quarter when Dak Prescott dagged Dalton Schultz for a 32-yard touchdown before returning to his tight end for the two-point conversion to tie the game.

Carlson’s 56-yard field goal gave the Raiders a three-point lead just inside the two-minute warning, although it didn’t last long as Greg Zuerlein split the 45-yard posts to send the game in overtime on possession that followed.

Dallas was lagging since the game’s second practice when DeSean Jackson exploded for a 56-yard touchdown to put the raiders in the lead. Marcus Mariota extended the Vegas lead 17-13 at halftime with a three-yard run early in the third quarter, only to be greeted with an emphatic response as Tony Pollard took his kick-back return. sent home for a 100 yard touchdown to reduce the lead to 27-19.

Dallas Cowboys backer Tony Pollard scores on a 100-yard return touchdown.

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Dallas Cowboys backer Tony Pollard scores on a 100-yard return touchdown.

Dallas Cowboys backer Tony Pollard scores on a 100-yard return touchdown.

Schultz appeared to have closed the gap again when he recovered Prescott’s pass in the end zone before being pushed back on a wait call as possession ended in a field goal to carry the score at 27-22 with 12 minutes remaining.

The Cowboys were without star receivers Amani Cooper (COVID) and CeeDee Lamb (concussion), while the Raiders lost their most dangerous weapon to Darren Waller after the tight end suffered a knee injury.

Hunter Renfrow thrived in his absence with eight catches for 134 yards as his quarterback Carr pitched for 373 the day after completing 24 of 38 passes. After a sticky first half, the Cowboys offense showed welcome signs of life coming out of the break, with Prescott finally finishing 32 of 47 for 375 yards and two touchdowns while Cedrick Wilson and Michael Gallup both organized. 100 yard games.

Statistics leaders

Raiders

  • Passes: Derek Carr, 24/39, 373 yards, 1 TD
  • Rushing: Josh Jacobs, 22 carries, 87 yards, 1 TD
  • Reception: Hunter Renfrow, eight catches, 134 yards

cowboys

  • Passing: Dak Prescott, 32/47, 375 yards, 2 TDs
  • Rushing: Tony Pollard, 10 carries, 36 yards
  • Receive: Michael Gallup, five catches, 106 yards
  • Cedrick Wilson, seven catches, 104 yards

Rating summary

Summary of scores

FIRST QUARTER
Adventurers 7-0 cowboy Derek Carr passes 56 yards on touchdown to DeSean Jackson (extra point)
Raiders 7-6 cowboys Dak Prescott passes 10 yards to Sean McKeon (extra point missed)
Raiders 14-6 cowboys Josh Jacobs TD 1 meter on the ground (extra point)
SECOND QUARTER
Raiders 17th-6 cowboys Daniel Carlson 22-yard field goal
Raiders 17-13 cowboys One meter TD on the ground by Ezekiel Elliott (additional point)
THIRD QUARTER
Raiders 24-13 cowboys TD from three yards rushing from Marcus Mariota (extra point)
Raiders 24-19 cowboys Tony Pollard’s 100-yard kickoff return for a touchdown
Raiders 27th-19 cowboys Daniel Carlson’s 46-yard field goal
FOURTH TRIMESTER
Raiders 27-22 cowboys Greg Zuerlein’s 29-yard field goal
Raiders 30th-22 cowboys Daniel Carlson’s 30-yard field goal
Raiders 30-30 cowboys Dak Prescott passes 32 yards to Dalton Schultz (passes Dak Prescott to Dalton Schultz for a two-point conversion)
Adventurers 33-30 cowboys Daniel Carlson’s 56-yard field goal
Raiders 33-33 cowboys Greg Zuerlein’s 45-yard field goal
OVER TIME
Adventurers 36-33 cowboys Daniel Carlson’s 29-yard field goal

Sets of keys

Jackson proved he could still run at 34 as he scooped up Carr’s pass to his depth before tiptoeing around for a tackle on the sideline and turning on the jets for a touchdown. 56 yards to top off the Raiders’ first shot. game, which started with Renfrow’s 21-yard punt return.

Dallas retaliated immediately when tight end Sean McKeon shot into Prescott’s floating pass and dove inside the pylon at the end of a 75-yard run in nine games, only to see Zuerlein miss his attempt to extra point for leaving the Cowboys behind.

DeSean Jackson tiptoes around the tackle before sprinting across the sideline for a 56-yard touchdown to give the Raiders an early lead over the Cowboys.

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DeSean Jackson tiptoes around the tackle before sprinting across the sideline for a 56-yard touchdown to give the Raiders an early lead over the Cowboys.

DeSean Jackson tiptoes around the tackle before sprinting across the sideline for a 56-yard touchdown to give the Raiders an early lead over the Cowboys.

The hosts then nearly made a dramatic turnaround when safety Jayron Kearse knocked the ball over from Waller, in response to which Keanu Neal was quick to keep it in bounds and bring it back to his teammate on the sidelines. However, the game was deemed a controversial incomplete pass, with Cowboys head coach Mike McCarthy choosing not to throw the challenge flag.

Running back Josh Jacobs scored a one-yard touchdown to extend the Raiders’ lead after a 30-yard defensive pass interference call against Brown, but the visitors had to settle for a field goal shortly thereafter when backup tight end Daniel Helm hesitated on his route out and entering the end zone for a possible touchdown after Waller limped away from a grab 21 yards earlier in the course.

Zuerlein saw his 59-yard field goal ricochet off the post at the end of a disappointing practice, but the Cowboys eventually reduced the deficit to 17-13 at the break thanks to Ezekiel Elliott’s one-yard touchdown after the 13- of Pollard. exploded yard.

Las Vegas Raiders quarterback Marcus Mariota fakes defensemen on a touchdown.

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Las Vegas Raiders quarterback Marcus Mariota fakes defensemen on a touchdown.

Las Vegas Raiders quarterback Marcus Mariota fakes defenders on a touchdown.

Mariota answered his call in a short red zone packet when he rushed for a three-yard score on the ground to complete a quick 75-yard six-part workout powered by the 31-yard catch-and-run. of Renfrow below, before the Cowboys instantly responded thanks to Pollard’s return of the kickoff from 100 yards.

The Cowboys then accepted a 29-yard field goal from Zuerlein to make it 27-22 in the fourth quarter after seeing Shultz’s touchdown scratched due to a restraint appeal against Tyron Smith, with a calm Gallup coming to life. earlier in the course on a 41-yard touchdown.

Gallup resurfaced minutes later on nearly identical play for a 32-yard reception to prepare Prescott’s touchdown to tight end Schultz, who was also on hand to convert the two-point tying test with 2.56 to to play.

Carlson and Zuerlein traded 56 and 45-yard goals late in the game, respectively, to send the game into overtime, where the 29-yard first would score a spectacular victory.

And after?

The Cowboys kick off Week 13 in the NFL when they visit the New Orleans Saints on Thursday night, while the Raiders host Washington on Sunday.

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