In as a lot of a must-win one might have in October, the Las Vegas Raiders confirmed up when the lights had been on them.
Late within the third quarter, the Raiders had been near a virtually insurmountable 1-4 file, however they shut out the Inexperienced Bay Packers within the last quarter to slip away with a 17-13 victory.
The Raiders led 10-3 at half after they scored on back-to-back drives, considered one of which was a nine-yard landing by Jakobi Meyers.
Vegas did miss a subject aim on the finish of the half that may have secured a double-digit lead, so when Inexperienced Bay scored 10 factors within the third quarter (together with an AJ Dillon landing), the Raiders had been kicking themselves.
Nonetheless, after the Packers took a 13-10 lead, the Raiders responded with a 10-play drive that was capped off by a Josh Jacobs landing up the intestine to start the fourth quarter with a Raiders 17-13 lead.
Jordan Love threw a expensive interception with 9 minutes and 11 seconds to go after Inexperienced Bay received throughout midfield, however even after the Raiders punted, the Packers went three-and-out, giving Las Vegas the ball again with lower than six minutes on the clock.
On 4th and 1, on the two-minute warning, the Raiders opted to strive a 52-yard subject aim, nevertheless it doinked off the suitable upright, giving Inexperienced Bay an opportunity for the win with just below two minutes to go on their 42-yard line. The Packers received so far as the 35-yard line, however in search of Christian Watson in the long run zone, Love underthrew the ball and it was intercepted by Amik Robertson for a touchback, sealing the victory.
Jimmy Garoppolo accomplished 22 of his 31 passes for 208 yards in his first recreation in opposition to his previous group whereas Davante Adams was held to simply 4 catches and 45 yards, however Meyers had seven receptions for 75 yards and a rating.
On the defensive aspect of the ball, 4 of Maxx Crosby’s 5 tackles had been for loss.
Love’s struggles continued, because the 2020 first-rounder went 16-for-30 with three interceptions.
Each groups moved to 2-3 on the season.
The Raiders host the struggling New England Patriots subsequent Sunday, whereas Inexperienced Bay will head to Denver for a matchup with the Broncos, who’re additionally struggling.