Raiders score late TD, beat Chargers 26-24

By Anthony Caruso III | Publisher

The Oakland Raiders overcame a deficit to defeat the Los Angeles Chargers on Thursday Night Football. The Raiders won 26-24 over the Chargers at RingCentral Coliseum in Oakland, California.

Oakland has won back-to-back games with this win. The team is now in second place in the AFC West standings behind the 6-3 Kansas City Chiefs.

Oakland Raiders running back Jalen Richard carries the ball against the Houston Texans
Jalen Richard carries the ball against the Houston Texans (Getty Images)

The Raiders improved to 5-4 on the season. In their final season in Oakland, the team is 4-1.

With the loss, the Chargers fell to 4-6 on the season. The team is now 2-3 on the road.

Raiders quarterback Derek Carr went 21 of 31 for 218 yards. He also threw one touchdown pass.

Josh Jacobs had 16 carries for 71 yards and a touchdown.

Jalen Richard had four receptions for 43 yards, while Hunter Renfrow had four receptions for 42 yards. Darren Waller also had three receptions for 40 yards. Jacobs had three receptions for 30 yards.

Alec Ingold had a nine-yard touchdown reception.

Chargers quarterback Philip Rivers went 17 of 31 for 207 games. He threw two touchdown passes and three interceptions.

Melvin Gordon had 22 carries for 108 yards and a touchdown.

Keenan Allen had eight receptions for 68 yards, while Mike Williams had two receptions for 55 yards. Hunter Henry had four receptions for 30 yards and a touchdown.

Austin Ekeler had two receptions for 29 yards and a touchdown.

The Chargers scored 10 second half points. Rivers hit Ekeler for a six-yard touchdown reception.

Michael Badgley also made a 27-yard field goal.

The Raiders scored nine second half points. Jacobs scored on an 18-yard rushing touchdown. Daniel Carson missed the extra point.

Carson made a 22-yard field goal.

Oakland led 17-14 at halftime. Carr hit Ingold for a nine-yard touchdown reception. Erik Harris also had a 56-yard interception returned for a touchdown.

Carlson also made a 40-yard field goal attempt.

Rivers hit Henry for a two-yard touchdown reception. Gordon also scored on a three-yard rushing touchdown.

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