Justin Herbert dove through the heap for a 1-yard score in extra time to lift the Los Angeles Chargers to a 30-27 triumph over the Las Vegas Raiders on Thursday night.
Herbert had bumbled on the past play on a comparative endeavor to jump over the line of scrimmage just for the ball to be recuperated by Los Angeles in the end zone. In any case, since just the fumbler can propel a bobble inside the last two minutes, the ball returned to the 1-yard line to allow Herbert a second endeavor at the triumphant score.
The Raiders had started to lead the pack minutes sooner on a 23-yard field objective from Daniel Carlson on the initial drive of additional time as their drive slowed down out inside the Chargers’ 5-yard line.
A couple of runs by Josh Jacobs were full and a third down pass to fullback Alec Ingold was wrecked to drive the Carlson field objective as the Raiders took a 27-24 lead.
After a third cautious pass obstruction call of the night against Trayvon Mullen, Herbert hit Jalen Guyton for a 53-yard strike down to the Las Vegas 2-yard line.
The Chargers went to three straight runs for Herbert with a superfluous harshness call Nick Kwiatkoski moving the ball to the 1 preceding Herbert’s plunge into the end zone.
Herbert finished 22-of-32 passes for 314 yards and two scores for the Chargers.
The misfortune conveyed a hit to the Raiders’ season finisher possibilities. They’re one gigantic error from Gregg Williams away from a five-game losing streak.
In any case, the Chargers attempted to Charger the game away a few times.
With the game attached 24-24 with only two minutes left in guideline, Chris Harris Jr. blocked Mariota on a pass tossed behind Zay Jones to turn the tables with two minutes remaining. Harris restored the pick to the Raiders’ 33-yard line before he was gotten by Mariota.
Mariota was playing instead of a harmed Derek Carr, who left the game on the second arrangement of the night with a crotch injury and would not return.
The Chargers would rapidly go three-and-out that saw Justin Herbert terminated for a misfortune on third down to compel a 51-yard field objective attempt. Michael Badgley missed the following kick wide left to keep the game tied at 24-24 with 53 seconds left to play.
It was Badgley’s ninth field objective miss of the period and twelfth miss in general on 29 endeavors, which are the vast majority of any kicker in the class and his second miss on the evening.
The Raiders would simply have the option to get simply past midfield prior to attempting to have Carlson endeavor a 65-yard field objective to dominate the match. All things considered, the hold was misused and A.J. Cole needed to fall on it as the game made a beeline for extra time.
Mariota had played well in alleviation of Carr for a large portion of the evening. He finished 17-of-28 passes for 226 yards with a score and a capture alongside a surging score and 88 yards on the ground.