LAS VEGAS — Derek Carr threw a 31-yard TD go to Zay Jones after the Raiders squandered their first ownership of time beyond regulation, beating the Baltimore Ravens 33-27 on Monday night time within the workforce’s first recreation with lovers in Las Vegas.
Carr’s 2d TD go of the sport got here after Carl Nassib’s strip-sack of Lamar Jackson on the Ravens 27. Nassib made giant information this offseason when he turned into the primary energetic NFL participant to come back out as homosexual.
The Raiders had thrown an interception after using to the 1 at the opening ownership of time beyond regulation and made any other blunder with a extend of recreation prior to a box objective check out.
Trainer Jon Gruden then despatched the offense again at the box and Carr hit Jones at the subsequent play for the game-winner.
The Raiders trailed 14-Zero early, finishing a 98-game, regular-season win streak for the Ravens when main by way of no less than 14 issues relationship to 2004.
The loss capped a coarse stretch for the Ravens, who’ve had a run of accidents that sidelined most sensible 3 working backs J.Okay. Dobbins, Gus Edwards and Justice Hill, in addition to cornerback Marcus Peters, for the season.
They’d received the previous 5 openers by way of a margin of 177-26, however got here up brief on this nail-biter due to a robust recreation from Carr, who threw for 435 yards .
The time beyond regulation got here after a wild back-and-forth fourth quarter that featured the Raiders rallying to tie the sport on 3 separate events, with Carr using Las Vegas to a tying 55-yard box objective within the ultimate 37 seconds.
The Ravens had taken the lead when Jackson scrambled 28 yards to lend a hand arrange Justin Tucker’s 47-yard box objective.
The Raiders previous were given a compelled fumble by way of Quinton Jefferson in opposition to Jackson to arrange Josh Jacobs’ 15-yard TD run, tying the sport at 17. The Ravens responded when former Raider Latavius Murray ran it in from eight yards one play after Jackson discovered Sammy Watkins on a mismatch for a 49-yard go.
Carr then attached on a 37-yard go to Henry Ruggs III that arrange a tying 10-yard TD to Darren Waller with 3:44 to play.