Twitter Explodes as Las Vegas Raiders Pull Off Shocking Overtime Victory Against Baltimore Ravens

Published 09/14/2021, 10:18 AM EDT
Sep 13, 2021; Paradise, Nevada, USA; Las Vegas Raiders celebrate the field goal made by kicker Daniel Carlson (2) against the Baltimore Ravens during the second half at Allegiant Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports


The Twitteratis were left shell shocked after the Las Vegas Raiders pulled off a tremendous victory against the Baltimore Ravens. The Raiders were successfully matching up with the Ravens throughout the game. This fixture produced a game of the season kind of performance from both sides and the netizens couldn’t get enough of it.

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Baltimore Ravens lose to Raiders in OT

Sep 13, 2021; Paradise, Nevada, USA; Las Vegas Raiders kicker Daniel Carlson (2) against the Baltimore Ravens during the second half at Allegiant Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

The Raiders were setting up the points which then were trailed by the Raiders and at the end of the fourth quarter the match ended up in a 27-27 tie. The match went to over time where the Raiders raided there way to the touchline, and won the game by 33-27.

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The talks about this absolutely crazy win by the Raiders at the Allegiant Stadium on Monday night exploded on Social Media. From fans to players and analysts, everyone chipped in their hilarious reactions to the game.

Although the Ravens took a 14 point lead early on in the game. Yet it was Raiders’ 17 points in the fourth quarter that snatched the lead out of Baltimore Ravens’ grasp. The Monday night thriller produced by the both sides was mainly due to the ‘Not Giving Up’ kind of mentality that the Raiders possess.

The Offense -Defense drama

The Raiders quarterback Derek Carr certainly outperformed Lamar Jackson during yesterday’s offensive drama. Derek hurled 34 successful passes out of 56 attempted covering 435 yards with two touchdowns and 1 interception.

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While Lamar could only manage to make 19 successful passes with 30 attempts covering 235 yards with 1 touchdown but zero interceptions.

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Incidentally, the Allegiant Stadium lit up with thunderous cheers of the home fans. As Derek Carr found Zay Jones wide open and hurled a 31 yard touchdown pass over to him during the over time. A match this tight and competitive is rarely seen. Although the 2021 season is somewhat special to have started this way.

As the Raiders celebrate their hard earned victory over the Ravens, the Steelers look forward to their second straight win against the Raiders next week. Can the Raiders pull off such a victory once again?

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Sauvik Banerjee

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Sauvik Banerjee, an NFL writer for EssentiallySports, has completed his graduation in English and Economics. The previous content marketing intern has a combined passion for both writing and NFL. He is a self-professed geek, who loves to play chess and football in his spare time.

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