Jalen Ramsey caught a game-sealing interception to enable stifle Las Vegas’ fourth-quarter comeback, and the Miami Dolphins overcame 3 turnovers to hold off the Raiders 20-13 Sunday.
Ramsey, who also intercepted Aidan O’Connell previously in the game, caught a pass in the conclude zone meant for Tre Tucker with 22 seconds still left, ending a uncommon recreation in which Miami’s defense outshined its offense.
Tua Tagovailoa was 28 of 39 with 325 yards, two touchdowns and an interception for Miami. He also missing his 3rd fumble of the season on a scramble on the Dolphins’ opening drive. Tyreek Hill caught his league-foremost eighth landing of the period and had 146 yards on 10 catches.
O’Connell, who concluded 24 of 41 with 271 yards and 3 interceptions, also threw a decide on Las Vegas’ penultimate push.
With his crew down 7, O’Connell dropped back to go on fourth down at Miami’s 38 when defensive tackle Christian Wilkins wrapped him up. O’Connell tried to power up a go, and Jaelan Phillips arrived up with the ball for his very first job interception.
Salvon Ahmed caught Tagovailoa’s other touchdown, an 11-property score in the 2nd quarter.
With 10:55 remaining, the Raiders received the ball at the 50 after a Dolphins punt but ended up turning the ball around on downs just after a deep pass from O’Connell to Tucker on second-and-17 that was at first ruled a catch was overturned.
Las Vegas (5-6) experienced a two-recreation profitable streak snapped, and the victory by Miami (7-3) strengthened its keep atop the AFC East.
The two defenses received off to a scorching start. On the Raiders’ opening travel, Miami linebacker Andrew Van Ginkel punched the ball out of the palms of rookie limited conclusion Michael Mayer for what was originally termed a fumble returned by security Jevon Holland for a Dolphins landing. Officials overturned it to an incomplete go just after a brief assessment, but the perform compelled a Las Vegas punt.
On the next push, Luke Masterson jarred the ball loose from Tagovailoa’s grip on a third down scramble deep in Dolphins territory. Miami’s protection then held the Raiders to a industry purpose, which Daniel Carlson nailed from 34 yards for a 3- lead.
The sequence recurring alone late in the 1st 50 %. Dolphins rookie limited close Julian Hill, on just his 2nd capture of the calendar year, fumbled at Miami’s 32, and it was recovered by Divine Deablo. Miami’s defense, which entered allowing for less than 17 details in two straight outings, held again and forced a 47-lawn subject goal by Carlson. The Dolphins took a 14-13 direct into the fifty percent.
The Raiders experienced minimal offense for significantly of the activity exterior of Adams, who finished with 82 yards getting, which includes a 46-lawn touchdown catch.
The Dolphins completed with 422 yards of offense inspite of scoring their fewest points at house all year. Miami has not missing a video game at household this period.
Raiders: S Marcus Epps still left in the 2nd quarter with a neck damage and did not return.
Dolphins: RB De’Von Achane, who returned after lacking the past 4 online games with a knee injury, exited following Miami’s 2nd travel with a knee personal injury and did not return. … Hill went to the locker place briefly in the second quarter. He looked to be keeping his correct hand/wrist but only missed just one series.
UP Up coming
Raiders: Host the Chiefs subsequent Sunday.
Dolphins: At New York Jets upcoming Friday, the initially time the NFL has scheduled a match for the working day after Thanksgiving.