Bengals hold on, finally win in playoffs, 26-19 over Raiders
Raiders Bengals Football Cincinnati Bengals' Sam Hubbard (94) reacts with Larry Ogunjobi (65) after Hubbard sack Las Vegas Raiders quarterback Derek Carr during the first half of an NFL wild-card playoff football game, Saturday, Jan. 15, 2022, in Cincinnati. The Bengals had to survive a Raiders drive to the 9-yard line, but Derek Carr was intercepted on fourth down by Germaine Pratt. Las Vegas, which won its final four games to squeeze into the playoffs, last won in the postseason in the 2002 AFC championship game. And Las Vegas lost by seven points. After Daniel Carlson, the league's top scorer, made a 47-yard field goal to get Las Vegas off well on the opening possession, the Bengals countered.wftv.com
Bengals hold on, finally win in playoffs, 26-19 over Raiders
Joe Burrow led an efficient offense that scored on six drives, including two of his touchdown passes, and rookie Evan McPherson made four field goals as the Cincinnati Bengals finally advanced in the playoffs with a 26-19 win over Las Vegas in Saturday’s wild-card game.
Carlson's FG as OT expires sends Raiders into postseason
Chargers Raiders Football Las Vegas Raiders running back Josh Jacobs (28) celebrates after scoring a touchdown against the Los Angeles Chargers during the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Jan. 9, 2022, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/David Becker) (David Becker)LAS VEGAS — (AP) — Daniel Carlson's 47-yard field goal as time expired in overtime lifted the Las Vegas Raiders past the Los Angeles Chargers 35-32 on Sunday night for their first playoff berth since 2016. Las Vegas survived Los Angeles’ late-game comeback built on a series of fourth-down conversions to force overtime. Los Angeles converted on three fourth-down plays in the lengthy drive. Las Vegas dominated early while taking a 10-0 lead.wftv.com
NFL finale is showdown for playoffs: Chargers at Raiders
Raiders Colts Football Las Vegas Raiders kicker Daniel Carlson (2) runs off the field after an NFL football game against the Indianapolis Colts, Sunday, Jan. 2, 2022, in Indianapolis. To finish off the NFL's first 17-game season, the Los Angeles Chargers at Las Vegas Raiders game was flexed from daytime to prime time. Both AFC West rivals are 9-7 and the winner will advance to the postseason. Kansas City, already the AFC West champion, will be at Denver, followed by Dallas at Philadelphia. Dallas (11-5) has won the NFC East and Philadelphia (9-7) owns an NFC wild card.wftv.com
Carr, Raiders beat Colts 23-20 to close in on playoff spot
APTOPIX Raiders Colts Football Las Vegas Raiders kicker Daniel Carlson (2) celebrates after kicking a 33-yard field goal on the final play of an NFL football game against the Indianapolis Colts, Sunday, Jan. 2, 2022, in Indianapolis. After Michael Badgley kicked a tying 41-yard field goal for Indianapolis with 1:56 left, Carr and the Raiders got the ball back at their 25 after a touchback. Carr found Hunter Renfrow for 24 yards on third-and-10 in the final minute, setting the stage for Carlson's third field goal of the game. Carr passed for 255 yards and a touchdown for Las Vegas (9-7), and Zay Jones had eight receptions for 120 yards. After a Carr sack and a Colts timeout, Las Vegas settled for a 44-yard field goal by Daniel Carlson with 1:47 left.wftv.com
Carlson FG gives Raiders 16-14 win vs COVID-ravaged Browns
Raiders Browns Football Las Vegas Raiders kicker Daniel Carlson (2) boots a winning 48-yard field goal during the second half of an NFL football game against the Cleveland Browns, Monday, Dec. 20, 2021, in Cleveland. Down by a point, quarterback Derek Carr patiently drove the Raiders (7-7) into Cleveland territory in the final two minutes. Then Carlson shrugged off being iced by the Browns to boot his winner, keeping Las Vegas in the playoff mix. The Browns were also without Stefanski, forced to miss his second big game in less than a year after he tested positive. Brownson is in her second season with Cleveland.wftv.com
The Latest: Kickers had 7 missed XPs in afternoon games
(AP Photo/Rick Scuteri) (Rick Scuteri)The Latest from Week 13 of the NFL (all times EST):___7:50 p.m.It’s been another rough day for NFL kickers. Ryan Succop (Buccaneers), Dustin Hopkins (Chargers), Evan McPherson (Bengals), Chris Boswell (Steelers) and Robbie Gould (49ers) also had missed PATs. As bad as it's been, it’s not close to the 13 extra points kickers collectively missed during Week 5. That week also had 14 missed field goals, making it the highest number of combined misses since Week 11 of the 1987 season. For the Bengals, linebacker Logan Wilson (right shoulder) and Markus Bailey (left shoulder) also left the game.wftv.com
Raiders beat Cowboys 36-33 in OT on field goal after penalty
ARLINGTON, Texas — (AP) — Daniel Carlson kicked a 29-yard field goal in overtime after Anthony Brown's fourth pass-interference penalty kept the drive alive, and the Las Vegas Raiders beat the Dallas Cowboys 36-33 on Thursday. Carlson put Las Vegas ahead 33-30 with a career-long 56-yarder with 1:52 remaining. Brown had his back to Jones when Derek Carr threw the pass with Las Vegas at its 43. Dallas had 14 for 166 and Las Vegas 14 for 110. Field judge Tom Hill ended up with a small cut on his chin during the fracas on the Raiders' sideline.wftv.com
The Latest: Raiders pull out second OT win in 3 weeks
The Las Vegas Raiders have won their second overtime game in three weeks to improve to 3-0, the first time the franchise has begun a season that well since 2002. ___5:40 p.m.Seattle’s Jason Myers missed a 44-yard field goal that went wide left late in the second quarter at Minnesota. Hamler went up for a long pass in the second quarter and had it in his hands. Colts All Pro left guard Quenton Nelson has been ruled out after hurting his right ankle in the second quarter. Nelson had someone roll up on his right ankle on a third-and-1 run by Jonathan Taylor early in the second quarter.wftv.com
Curious calls by Sean Payton, Jon Gruden highlight Week 16
Let’s start with:PAYTON’S PLANOn Christmas night, Saints running back Alvin Kamara tied a 91-year-old NFL record by rushing for six touchdowns in a 52-33 wipeout of the Minnesota Vikings. “I was thinking about our best play there,” Payton explained afterward. Payton wasn’t talking about Nevers’ record six TD runs. “A lot of these players — I’d say most of these players — have no idea how good Gale Sayers was,” said Payton. “It was a great moment.”Brees said Payton mentioned Sayers’ mark before the Saints’ last touchdown drive.
Dolphins stun Raiders 26-25 to move step closer to playoffs
during the second half of an NFL football game, Saturday, Dec. 26, 2020, in Las Vegas. Fitzpatrick's desperation heave to Mack Hollins set up Jason Sanders’ 44-yard field goal as the Dolphins drove the field in the final 19 seconds to move one step closer to a playoff berth with an improbable 26-25 victory over the Las Vegas Raiders on Saturday night. The move to play for the field goal backfired as the Raiders lost on a kick instead. My head was getting ripped off.”The penalty moved the ball down to the Las Vegas 26, setting up Sanders’ winning kick. Las Vegas then ran out most of the clock but not enough.
Raiders lose QB Carr, fall in overtime to Chargers, Herbert
Los Angeles Chargers tight end Hunter Henry, right, embraces quarterback Justin Herbert (10) after defeating the Las Vegas Raiders in overtime of an NFL football game, Thursday, Dec. 17, 2020, in Las Vegas. Herbert scored on 1-yard plunge to give the Los Angeles Chargers a 30-27 overtime victory over the Las Vegas Raiders on Thursday night. The Chargers (5-9) snapped a nine-game losing streak against their AFC West counterparts, and snapped a three-game skid against the Raiders. Las Vegas (7-7) lost quarterback Derek Carr to a left groin injury in the first quarter. “It just shows the kind of player and football character he has,” Raiders coach Jon Gruden said of Mariota.
Carr, Raiders overcome windy, wintry weather to down Browns
Las Vegas Raiders quarterback Derek Carr celebrates after the Raiders defeated the Cleveland Browns 16-6 in an NFL football game, Sunday, Nov. 1, 2020, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Ron Schwane)CLEVELAND – Derek Carr had no idea where his passes were going or what the weather was doing. The wind, who knows what it was?”But the winter-like weather didn't stop Carr or the Raiders. After that, it was tough.”Using running back Josh Jacobs and a short passing game, Carr controlled the clock in the second half and kept the ball away from the Browns (5-3). The Raiders appeared to take the lead in the second quarter when Carr connected with Henry Ruggs III in the back right corner of the end zone.
Carr helps Raiders snap Chiefs' 13-game win streak, 40-32
And when Carr threw an early interception Sunday that helped the Chiefs take a commanding lead, well, it seemed as if history was repeating itself. “I've had a lot of sad walks up that ramp,” Carr said later, “but you know what? Not today.”Instead, the oft-criticized quarterback steadied his shaky team, outplayed Super Bowl MVP Patrick Mahomes and led the Raiders to a 40-32 victory. But the Raiders (3-2) recovered a squib quick, Jacobs rumbled for a first down as the Chiefs (4-1) burned timeouts, and Carr sneaked for the crucial first down. But that's how these things go.”The Chiefs tied it at halftime, and the game slowed down during a scoreless third quarter.
Bills remain undefeated, top Raiders in Las Vegas, 30-23
Buffalo Bills defensive tackle Quinton Jefferson (90) celebrates after recovering a fumble by the Las Vegas Raiders during the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Oct. 4, 2020, in Las Vegas. Shaking off a second-quarter stinger, Allen threw two touchdowns and rushed for another to lead the Buffalo Bills to a 30-23 victory over the Las Vegas Raiders on Sunday. Las Vegas (2-2) lost its second straight game and first inside the shiny new $2 billion Allegiant Stadium. Las Vegas gave the ball back to the Bills by way of punt, fumble, downs and another fumble before scoring on its final possession. Las Vegas had allowed scores on nine straight non-kneeldown drives.
Raiders open Las Vegas stadium with 34-24 win vs Saints
Las Vegas Raiders quarterback Derek Carr (4) celebrates after throwing a touchdown pass to tight end Darren Waller (83) during the second half of an NFL football game, Monday, Sept. 21, 2020, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/Isaac Brekken)LAS VEGAS – Derek Carr and the Las Vegas Raiders delivered a performance worthy of their fancy new home. Carr threw three touchdown passes and the Raiders gave their new fans in Las Vegas plenty to celebrate even if they weren’t allowed in the stadium by beating the New Orleans Saints 34-24 on Monday night. Las Vegas converted 10 of 17 third downs and also went for it successfully twice on fourth down. Alec Ingold recovered for Las Vegas and Carr threw a 1-yard TD to Waller on fourth down to give the Raiders their first lead of the game at 24-17.