ARLINGTON, Texas — Derek Carr and the Las Vegas Raiders were given the third-down lend a hand they wanted from Dallas cornerback Anthony Brown.
Daniel Carlson kicked a 29-yard box objective in time beyond regulation after Brown’s fourth pass-interference penalty stored the force alive, and the Raiders ended a three-game shedding streak by means of beating the Cowboys 36-33 on Thursday.
Carlson’s career-best 5th box objective got here after Brown was once known as for interference on Zay Jones on third-and-18. All 4 of Brown’s interference consequences got here on third-down incompletions.
“The consequences clearly helped,” mentioned Carr, whose 373 yards passing incorporated a 56-yard landing to DeSean Jackson for the primary issues. “In the event that they were not keeping, we most probably would have hit the ones performs.”
The Raiders had simply two third-down conversions overall the former two video games and have been 3 of 13 on this one. However Brown crowned that overall all by means of himself.
“Simply certainly one of them days,” Brown mentioned. “I think like I used to be in place for they all, attempted to show my head. On a few of them I did have my head grew to become. Simply attempt to recover.”
Each groups had season highs in consequences and yards. Dallas, the NFL chief in penalty yards coming in, had 14 for a franchise-record 166 yards and Las Vegas 14 for 110.
A keeping name on perennial Professional Bowl left take on Tyron Smith in his first recreation again after lacking 3 with an ankle damage negated a Dallas landing early within the fourth quarter. The Cowboys settled for a box objective.
“Twenty-eight consequences, I do not know what the hell you wish to have me to mention,” Dallas trainer Mike McCarthy mentioned. “Write what you wish to have. I am fascinated about it.”
The Raiders (6-5) gained on Thanksgiving for the primary time since 1968. It was once their fourth look at the vacation since then, with the former two losses coming on the Cowboys.
“It more or less gave me goosebumps, I am not going to lie,” Carr mentioned. “When that kick went via, I had numerous recollections as a child.”
Dak Prescott had 209 of his 375 yards passing within the fourth quarter. His 32-yard landing move to Dalton Schultz and 2-point conversion toss to the tight finish pulled the Cowboys (7-4) even at 30 with 2:54 last once they trailed virtually from the beginning.
Carlson put Las Vegas forward 33-30 with a career-long 56-yarder with 1:52 last. Greg Zuerlein, who ignored an additional level after the primary Dallas TD, responded with a 45-yarder with 19 seconds to move.
Tony Pollard had a 100-yard kickoff go back for Dallas within the 0.33 quarter, however was once stopped throughout the 15 to start out time beyond regulation. The Cowboys went three-and-out after a penalty driven them again to the 7, and the Raiders completed off the 0.33 victory for the AFC West towards the NFC East-leading Cowboys previously 4 video games.
Brown had his again to Jones when Carr threw the move with Las Vegas at its 43. The penalty put the Raiders on the Dallas 24, and the successful kick got here after the Cowboys have been penalized two times for dashing previous the road of scrimmage earlier than the snap.
Carr was once 24 of 39 with out an interception, and Hunter Renfrow had profession highs in catches (8) and yards (134). Marcus Mariota scored from the three on a shotgun keeper.
The Dallas offence struggled early with out best receivers Amari Cooper (COVID-19 protocols) and CeeDee Lamb (concussion) and working again Ezekiel Elliott nursing a proper knee damage. The NFL’s No. 1 offense bounced again to complete with 437 yards, however the Raiders had a season-high 509.
“We had some explosive performs and we gave up some explosive performs,” mentioned meantime trainer Wealthy Bisaccia, who left after 5 seasons with the Cowboys to enroll in the Raiders in 2018.
Jackson tip-toed effectively at the sideline to open the scoring and drew one of the crucial interference consequences towards Brown in spite of everything zone to arrange Josh Jacobs’ 1-yard TD.
Sean McKeon had his first profession landing, a 10-yard catch for the Cowboys’ first issues. Elliott, who was once restricted to 9 carries for 25 yards, had a 1-yard TD.
PAIR OF EJECTIONS
Kelvin Joseph of Dallas and Roderic Teamer of the Raiders have been ejected after you have non-public foul consequences on the finish of a Las Vegas punt at the first ownership of the second one part. Box pass judgement on Tom Hill ended up with a small lower on his chin right through the fracas at the Raiders’ sideline.
It was once the second one consecutive week the Cowboys had a run-in with the opponent right through a punt. And the rookie Joseph ended up with the remainder of the sport off per week after staying house for private causes.
Jackson, who spent the primary six of his 14 years with Philadelphia, has six profession TD catches towards his former NFC East rival. 5 of the ones have lined no less than 56 yards, together with a 91-yarder with the Eagles in 2010 and an 81-yarder in his 2d stint with Philadelphia final season.
Raiders TE Darren Waller was once dominated out after leaving the sport two times, first with a again damage after which a knee factor. … DE Carl Nassib additionally injured a knee and did not go back, whilst CB Brandon Facyson was once dominated out with a concussion.
Raiders: Any other NFC East opponent, this time at house towards Washington on Dec. 5.
Cowboys: At New Orleans subsequent Thursday. It is the 6th time in 8 seasons Dallas has adopted Thanksgiving with every other Thursday recreation.