What a thrilling win for the Oakland Raiders on Sunday, as their battle with the Detroit Lions came down to the wire on a fourth down stand at the goal line. Karl Joseph’s contested swat saved the day for the Silver and Black and it was just one of many crucial plays made by the team yesterday.
On offense and defense we saw a little bit of everything, from one-handed interceptions to bulldozing runs by Josh Jacobs. This team now sits at 4-4 and is still very much in the playoff hunt; let’s take a look at some of Sunday’s game-changing plays.
Lamarcus Joyner doesn’t let his size impact the way he plays, as he lit up Ty Johnson and planted him on his back.
Maurice Hurst Jr. takes care of a costly mistake by the Lions and recovers a fumble.
Josh Jacobs put the first points on the board with an easy two-yard touchdown run.
Derek Carr found Darren Waller wide open for a 31-yard gain.
I’ve watched this multiple times and I’m still not sure how Daryl Worley caught this.
Rookie wide out Hunter Renfrow is slowly becoming one of Derek Carr’s go-to targets.
Carr delivers a perfectly placed pass where only Tyrell Williams could snag it for the first down.
Waller’s second catch of the day went for 21 yards.
Josh Jacobs loves to get airborne, especially at the goal line, and he took flight for his second touchdown of the day.
The Raiders pulled a little trickery on special teams and pulled a fast one for a 27-yard gain.
Williams gets open and adds to his stat line with a 22-yard reception.
Marcell Ateman’s only catch of the day set the Raiders up just outside of the end zone with this impressive snag.
Carr finds rookie tight end Foster Moreau to increase the Raiders lead.
Right in the breadbasket: Derek Carr found Jalen Richard streaking down the field with a perfect rainbow right in Richard’s arms.
Carr went straight back to Richard again for a 23-yard gain.
For the second week in a row Hunter Renfrow found the end zone, and scored what would be the game-winning touchdown against the Lions.
P.J. Hall sacked Matthew Stafford in the red zone to put pressure on their offense and bring up a third-and-fourteen.
The play of the day though belonged to Karl Joseph who batted away the Lions’ last-second bid to tie the game.
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