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Friday, October 07, 2022

Washington’s fourth consecutive win at rallies, a 17-15 win over the Raiders. NWN News

LAS VEGAS (NWN) – Taylor Heinicke threw two touchdown passes and set up new kicker Brian Johnson’s 48-yard field goal with 37 seconds remaining, giving Washington a fourth straight win over the Las Vegas Raiders on Sunday, 17-15 Won victory. ,

Heineke threw A 7-yard TD pass to Logan Thomas on the opening drive and a 4-yarder for Antonio Gibson Early in the fourth quarter after extending the drive with a major third-down scramble.

But Washington (6-6) then allowed the Raiders (6-6) to score on a consecutive drive to take a 15-14 lead on Daniel Carlson’s 37-yard field goal, which was intercepted by Heinke by Nate Hobbs. Was established.

But Heinicke responded and drove Washington down the field to set up a kick by Johnson. Joey Sly was signed earlier this week following an injury.

Coordinator Jack Del Rio’s defense sealed it to win their first game against the Raiders since the team was fired after the 2017 season.

The game was sealed when Derek Carr’s frustration at 43 was left unfinished, just short of the goal line.

The Raiders were unable to build on their Thanksgiving overtime win in Dallas and lost for the fourth time in five games as the offense stalled after a strong start to the season.

He was held up to scoring only two field goals in the first three quarters as Carr lacked injured tight end Darren Waller and could not connect with Deason Jackson on big plays that helped lead to last week’s win.

Las Vegas finally came to the end zone when Josh Jacobs capped a 75-yard drive aided by three defensive penalties with a run of 1 yard. Carr missed Brian Edwards in the back of the end zone at 2-point to put Washington ahead 14-12.

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The Raiders punts on their first three drives and reduced the deficit to 7-3 before receiving a 52-yard field goal from Carlsen in the closing seconds of the first half. It was the fifth time this season that Las Vegas had failed to score a touchdown in the first half of a game.

According to NFL NextGen statistics, Carr struggled to push the ball downfield with his first 18 passes, traveling for a combined 36 yards.

major injuries

Washington: Thomas left the game in the second half with a knee injury and did not return. … LB Khaleke Hudson (ankle) also left the game.

Raiders: RB Kenyan Drake (ankle) and LB Nick Kwiatkoski (ankle) left the game in the first half and did not return. … LB Denzel Perryman (ankle) left in the second half.

next

Washington: Host Dallas on Sunday.

Attacker: Visit Kansas City on Sunday.

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