Darius Philon, Casey Hayward and several other Raiders’ defenders played key roles in eliminating the Chargers from postseason contention Sunday at Allegiant Stadium.
Josh Jacobs’ 10-yard run on the penultimate play preceded Daniel Carlson’s game-winning 47-yard field — and capped a 132-yard effort, his best of the season.
The Raiders qualified for the post season for the second time since 2002 via a 35-32 overtime win against the Chargers on Sunday night.
A tie would have sent the Raiders and Chargers into the postseason. The Raiders’ win instead eliminated the Chargers and allowed the Steelers to sneak into the playoffs.
On a day they honored their late Hall of Fame coach with a pregame tribute and torch-lighting ceremony, the Raiders edged the Los Angeles Chargers in an overtime thriller.
Bettors loaded up on the Raiders and won big when they advanced to the playoffs with an overtime win over the Chargers. BetMGM alone lost almost $1 million on the game.
Daniel Carlson was money. Again. The fourth-year kicker made all five of his field-goal tries, including the game-winner in overtime.
The Raiders move on to Cincinnati after beating the Los Angeles Chargers on Sunday. The Chargers called a timeout that helped set up the Raiders’ winning field goal.
An exhausted defense, poor execution in the red zone and an inability to get the Chargers off the field on fourth down time and time again almost did in the Raiders on Sunday.
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