Derek Carr threw a 46-yard landing go to Henry Ruggs III with 5 seconds left, lifting the Las Vegas Raiders to a wild 31-28 victory over the still-winless New York Jets on Sunday.
The Jets took a 28-24 lead with 5:34 remaining on Ty Johnson’s one-yard landing and the protection got here up with an enormous fourth-down cease that appeared to finish New York’s agonizing wait for his or her first win of the season. However hey went three-and-out with an opportunity to seal it and Carr and the Raiders had 35 seconds left to attempt for what appeared an unlikely comeback. 4 performs later, Carr discovered Ruggs streaking downfield and delivered the ball completely for the profitable rating. The Raiders (7-5) celebrated wildly, and the deflated Jets (0-12) may solely think about what may and perhaps ought to have been.
New Orleans Saints 21–16 Atlanta Falcons
The New Orleans Saints lastly gave up a landing however the protection stood tall on the finish to protect their ninth straight victory, 21-16 over the Atlanta Falcons.
The Saints (10-2) additionally clinched a playoff berth with Chicago’s loss to Detroit. Making his third straight begin rather than Drew Brees, Taysom Hill threw the primary two landing passes of his profession. However his fumble deep in Atlanta territory sparked a Falcons comeback.
Cincinnati Bengals 7-19 Miami Dolphins
Tua Tagovailoa returned from a thumb harm that pressured him to overlook one sport, throwing for a season-high 296 yards and a rating to assist the Miami Dolphins rally previous the Cincinnati Bengals 19-7 in a sport that included 5 ejections and a benches-clearing confrontation.
The Dolphins misplaced their greatest defender when NFL interception chief Xavien Howard was thrown out late within the first half, however they restricted Cincinnati to 25 yards after halftime and completed with six sacks. Miami ranks second within the NFL in scoring protection and has allowed 10 factors prior to now two weeks.
Each benches emptied in fourth quarter after Cincinnati’s Mike Thomas was flagged for a foul protecting a punt. There was pushing and shoving, and Bengals security Shawn Williams and Miami receivers DeVante Parker and Mack Hollins had been ejected.
Tyler Boyd turned a brief go right into a 72-yard landing to provide the Bengals a 7-0 lead, however he was later ejected following a tussle with Howard. The Dolphins (8-4) gained for the seventh time in eight video games to realize their greatest 12-game file since 2003. The Bengals (2-9-1) misplaced their fourth sport in a row and are assured of no less than 9 defeats for the fifth consecutive yr.
Cleveland Browns 41-35 Tennessee Titans
Baker Mayfield tied a franchise file held by Otto Graham and the Cleveland Browns set a franchise mark with 38 first-half factors Sunday in a 41-35 defeat of the Tennessee Titans in Nashville.
Mayfield accomplished 25 of 33 passes for 334 yards and 4 scores for a near-perfect passer score of 147.0. All 4 touchdowns occurred within the first half, matching Graham’s feat that was initially achieved in 1951. Cleveland (9-3) scored on all six first half possessions, and will have simply made it six touchdowns, however rookie Donovan Peoples-Jones dropped a possible scoring go.
Jacksonville Jaguars 24-27 Minnesota Vikings
Dan Bailey kicked a 23-yard subject objective with 1:49 left in time beyond regulation for Minnesota after he missed two additional factors and a 51-yard attempt with 13 seconds remaining in regulation, lifting the Vikings to a 27-24 victory over Jacksonville. The Jaguars (1-11) misplaced their eleventh straight sport.
Harrison Smith arrange Bailey’s redo with a diving interception on the Jacksonville 46, the fourth turnover of the sport by the Jaguars. Jacksonville stayed one sport forward of the winless Jets within the total standings, trailing New York for the highest decide within the subsequent draft.
Detroit Lions 34–30 Chicago Bears
Adrian Peterson rushed for 2 touchdowns, together with the go-ahead rating with 1:37 to go, and the Detroit Lions rallied for a 34-30 win over the Chicago Bears.
Peterson pushed throughout the goalline for a five-yard landing to raise the Lions to a comeback win. It was the 123rd all-purpose landing of his profession, pulling him inside two of Walter Payton and three of Jim Brown for a spot on the NFL’s top-10 checklist.
Matthew Stafford accomplished 27 of 42 passes for 402 yards, three touchdowns and one interception for Detroit (5-7). Interim head coach Darrell Bevell earned a win in his debut because the alternative for the fired Matt Patricia. David Montgomery rushed for 2 touchdowns for Chicago (5-7), who misplaced their sixth sport in a row.
Indianapolis Colts 26-20 Houston Texans
Philip Rivers threw two landing passes within the first half and the Indianapolis protection dominated within the second half, lifting the Colts to victory over the Houston Texans.
The Texans had an opportunity to take the lead with about 90 seconds left. They had been on the Colts’ two-yard line when Deshaun Watson fumbled a low snap and Anthony Walker pounced on it to seal Indy’s win.