The Thursday night game of football between Oakland Raiders and Los Angeles Chargers ended with a 26-24 win for the Raiders. Oakland Raiders pulled for them another amazing victory with a late rally in the final moments of the game. This win now puts them ahead on the AFC playoff contention.
Josh Jacobs of Oakland Raiders scored a point on the 18-yard run as only 1 minute remaining to the clock in another stunning performance from the Raiders in the span of 5 days.
This performance of there was a great repeat on the Sunday night’s game against the Detroit Chargers where Derek Carr helped the team with a late TD pass to end the game at 31-24.
On Thursday night, the QB of Oakland Raiders managed to deliver another great performance with a late drive as he completed 3 passes to Jalen Richard and Hunter Renfrow as the team started a 75-yard winning drive. Jacobs, the rookie QB of Oakland Raiders finished the night with his 7th TD of the season as he ran through the hole created between the offense of Chargers by Richie Incognito and Rodney Hudson of the team.
Only 3 minutes prior to this moment, Philip Rivers had thrown a 6-yard pass to Austin Ekeler that gave Chargers a 24-20 points lead.
A win seemed to be in hand for the Chargers but the Oakland Raiders did not seem to give up the match just yet and their perseverance indeed paid off for them well.
Derek Carr of Oakland Raiders said, “We just managed to find a way to win the game. That’s just saying a lot about our team. Some of the nights in the NFL are tougher than the others. This was just one of those tough nights. But you saw our team with resilience. None of our players cared either did anyone flinched for a moment.”
With this win, Oakland Raiders are now 5-4 on the season as they now have 2nd spot in standings of AFC West. As for Chargers, they are 4-6 on the season and are third in this very same division.
Up next, Oakland Raiders will host a game against Cincinnati Bengals on November 17th while Chargers will play against Kansas City Chiefs on 18th November.