With just 42 seconds left in the third quarter, Crosby and Nassib combined to foil the Ravens offense again. On 3rd and 7, Nassib and cornerback Nate Hobbs blitzed Lamar Jackson before he could throw. Maxx Crosby pounced on Jackson, dragging him to the ground for what was Crosby’s second sack of the night. Crosby would go on to be named AFC Defensive Player Of The Week.
A scoring volley broke out in the fourth quarter. The Ravens led 17-10 early in the fourth. But the Raiders tied the game at 17 after Jacobs ran in 15 yards for the touchdown. The Ravens pulled ahead again after running back Latavius Murray rushed for an 8-yard TD. Murray (who was just signed on Friday!) gave Baltimore a 24-17 lead. But Las Vegas tied the game again when tight end Darren Waller caught a touchdown — on his 29th birthday.
With 3:50 left, the Ravens regained possession. They cashed in on their drive with a 47yard go-ahead field goal from Justin Tucker. But Raiders quarterback Derek Carr willed his team into field goal range. Daniel Carlson helped Las Vegas to a tying 55-yard field goal in the final 37 seconds.
In overtime, the Raiders advanced down to the end zone on a dramatic drive. With 7:15 to go in overtime, Carr threw to Bryan Edwards, who ran down to the end zone and extended his arm to slam the football down on the goal line.
That touchdown caused a wild on-field Vegas celebration. But the score was overturned after review by the refs. Edwards was ruled short at the half-yard line. The Raiders got flagged for a false start by Alex Leatherwood and then Carr was intercepted in the end zone.
Baltimore took over. The Ravens narrowly avoided a delay of game penalty; a fumble by tight end Mark Andrews was instead ruled an incomplete pass. But the Ravens’ luck ran out when Jackson fumbled. Jackson lost the ball after being strip-sacked by Carl Nassib. Nassib’s game-changing forced fumble gave Las Vegas the ball back — and a chance to turn it all around.
On second down, Raiders wide receiver Zay Jones ran away from defenders, streaking into the end zone for the game-sealing touchdown. The Raiders won, 33-27.
“I’ve played in a lot of games,” Nassib told reporters after the game. ”I try to make sure I really remember every single game. I won’t forget this one.”