Raiders get key win as crushing penalties doom Cowboys in OT

ARLINGTON, Texas — Daniel Carlson kicked a 29-yard discipline objective in additional time after Anthony Brown’s fourth pass-interference penalty saved the drive alive, and the Las Vegas Raiders beat the Dallas Cowboys 36-33 on Thursday.

Carlson’s fifth discipline objective got here after Brown was known as for interference on Zay Jones on third-and-18. All 4 of Brown’s interference penalties got here on third-down incompletions.

The Raiders (6-5) ended a three-game shedding streak with their first Thanksgiving victory since 1968. It was their fourth look on the vacation since then, with the earlier two losses coming on the Cowboys.

Carlson put Las Vegas forward 33-30 with a career-long 56-yarder with 1:52 remaining. Greg Zuerlein, who missed an additional level after the primary Dallas TD, answered with a 45-yarder with 19 seconds to go.

Daniel Carlson celebrates his game-winning kick.
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Tony Pollard had a 100-yard kickoff return for Dallas in the third quarter, however was stopped contained in the 15 to start out additional time. The Cowboys went three-and-out ranging from their 7, and the Raiders completed off the third victory for the AFC West in opposition to the NFC East-leading Cowboys (7-4) in the previous 4 video games.

Brown had his again to Jones when Derek Carr threw the go with Las Vegas at its 43. The penalty put the Raiders on the Dallas 24, and the profitable kick got here after Dallas was penalized twice for speeding previous the road of scrimmage earlier than the snap.

Both groups had season highs in penalties and yards. Dallas had 14 for 166 and Las Vegas 14 for 110.

Carr threw for 373 yards, together with a 56-yard landing strike to DeSean Jackson. Marcus Mariota had a brief scoring run on a shotgun keeper.

Anthony Brown reacts after his first quarter go interference. He would later commit a decisive penalty in OT.
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The Dallas offense struggled early with out high receivers Amari Cooper (COVID-19 protocols) and CeeDee Lamb (concussion) and working again Ezekiel Elliott nursing a proper knee damage.

Dak Prescott had 209 of his 375 yards passing in the fourth quarter. His 32-yard landing go to Dalton Schultz and 2-point conversion toss to the tight finish pulled the Cowboys even at 30 with 2:54 remaining after they trailed virtually from the beginning.

Jackson tip-toed efficiently on the sideline to open the scoring and drew one of many interference penalties in opposition to Brown in the tip zone to arrange Josh Jacobs’ 1-yard TD.

Sean McKeon had his first career landing, a 10-yard catch for the Cowboys’ first factors. Elliott, who was restricted to 9 carries for 25 yards, had a 1-yard TD.

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