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Raiders maintain off Packers last-minute drive to return away with win

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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.

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Las Vegas Raiders large receiver Jakobi Meyers (16) celebrates with tight finish Michael Mayer (87) after scoring a landing in opposition to the Inexperienced Bay Packers through the second quarter at Allegiant Stadium. (Stephen R. Sylvanie-USA TODAY Sports activities)

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.

Josh Jacobs

Josh Jacobs #8 of the Las Vegas Raiders runs the ball in opposition to Jaire Alexander #23 of the Inexperienced Bay Packers through the fourth quarter at Allegiant Stadium on Oct. 9, 2023 in Las Vegas. (Chris Unger/Getty Photos)

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.

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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.

Maxx Crosby

Maxx Crosby #98 of the Las Vegas Raiders reacts after a cease through the fourth quarter at Allegiant Stadium on Oct. 9, 2023 in Las Vegas. (Chris Unger/Getty Photos)

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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.

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