Raiders pip Cowboys on overtime field goal while Bears keep Lions winless | NFL

Daniel Carlson scored a 29-yard field goal in overtime after Anthony Brown’s fourth pass interference penalty kept the drive alive, and the Las Vegas Raiders beat the Dallas Cowboys 36:33 Thursday.

Carlson’s fifth field goal came after Brown on third and 18th. All four of Brown’s interference penalties came on third-down imperfections.

The Raiders (6-5) ended a three-game losing streak with their first Thanksgiving win since 1968. It was her fourth holiday appearance since then, with the previous two losses coming from the Cowboys.

Carlson advanced Las Vegas 33-30 with a career-long 56-yarder with 1:52 remainder. Greg Zuerlein, who missed an extra point after the first Dallas TD, responded with a 45-yarder 19 seconds to go.

Tony Pollard had a 100 yard kickoff return for Dallas in the third quarter but was stopped within the 15 to begin overtime. The Cowboys went from their seven to three and the Raiders finished the third win for the AFC West against the NFC East leading Cowboys (7-4) in their last four games.

Brown had turned his back on Jones when Derek Carr threw the pass with Las Vegas at 43. The penalty kick put the Raiders on the Dallas 24, and the winning shot came after Dallas was penalized twice for running past the scrimmage line before the snap.

Both teams had season highs on penalties and yards. Dallas had 14 for 166 and Las Vegas had 14 for 110.

Carr threw for 373 yards, including a 56-yard touchdown strike for DeSean Jackson. Marcus Mariota had a short gate run with a shotgun keeper.

The Dallas offensive fought early without top recipients Amari Cooper (Covid-19 protocols) and CeeDee Lamb (concussion) and running back Ezekiel Elliott, who had a right knee injury.

Dak Prescott had let 209 of his 375 yards pass in the fourth quarter. His 32-yard touchdown pass to Dalton Schultz and the two-point conversion throw to the tight end even pulled the Cowboys to 30 with 2:54 remaining after nearly falling off the start.

Jackson successfully stepped on tiptoe on the sidelines to open the scoring and drew one of the interference penalties on Brown in the end zone to pitch Josh Jacobs’ one-yard TD.

Sean McKeon had his first career touchdown, a 10-yard catch for the Cowboys’ first points. Elliott, who was limited to nine carries for 25 yards, had a one-yard TD.

Chicago Bears 16-14 Detroit Lions

Cairo Santos scored a 28-yard field goal at the end of the game on Thursday to give the Chicago Bears a 16-14 win over the Detroit Lions.

The Bears (4-7) ended a five-game streak of bad luck under competitive coach Matt Nagy, who answered questions about his job status less than 48 hours before kick-off.

The Lions (0-10-1) made plenty of mistakes early and late to extend their skid to 15 games, dating back to their last win almost a year ago in Chicago.

Andy Dalton, who started in place of injured rookie Justin Fields, led the Bears on an 18-game, 69-yard drive that tied the 8:30 a.m. final out of time.

Dalton turned a third-and-5 with a 13-yard pass to Damiere Byrd to put the Bears in midfield. Detroit later helped out, giving them a five-yard penalty for calling consecutive timeouts with no intervening games.

At the next snap, Dalton converted third and fourth place with a seven-yard pass to Byrd. With only one time out left, which first year coach Dan Campbell used to build up his disorganized defense, Dalton was able to kneel to turn the clock down to a second before calling for time out to set up Santos’ third field goal.

Dalton finished 24 of 39 for 317 yards with a 17-yard touchdown pass to Jimmy Graham late in the first half and an interception.

Jared Goff, who had returned from a game with an oblique injury, was 21 out of 25 for 171 with two touchdowns. Goff threw Josh Reynolds a 39-yard touchdown pass on his first drive and a 17-yard pass to TJ Hockenson at the end of the third, which helped Detroit take a 14-13 lead that it just couldn’t hold .

Dalton didn’t make a lot of mistakes, but Detroit cornerback Amani Oruwariye took advantage of one when he stepped in front of a receiver late in the second quarter to play an end zone pass. Bringing some joy to Lions fans in need, Oruwariye celebrated the interception by having his teammates sit in the end zone to be served imaginary football-style food.

Santos scored his second field goal just before the break and gave the visitors a 13-7 lead.

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