Carl Nassib makes NFL history as Las Vegas Raiders beat Baltimore Ravens in thriller

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Luck starred in the Raiders’ thrilling 33–27 win over the Baltimore Ravens—the first game with fans at Allegiant Stadium—and produced a decisive strip sack on Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson in overtime.

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That play set up a game-winning touchdown for the Raiders as wide receiver Zay Jones caught a 31-yard pass from Derek Carr.

Naseeb told reporters, “It was really special. I am really happy that we got the win on the day this kind of history was made which was really good.”


“If there were so many people coming before me in the LGBTQ community that helped me get to where I am. I’m so grateful for that. I can’t wait to go to Pittsburgh next week and keep this thing going.”

Earlier this year, 28-year-old Naseeb, who has played for three teams in five years in the NFL, Be the first active player In the history of the league to announce that he is gay.

Asked about his dismissal on Jackson, Naseeb said: “The ball is everything. Getting a turnover is the make or break of a good defense… I’m glad I actually got the ball out in clutch position.” could do.”

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In a rollercoaster Monday Night football season opener, the Ravens went into an early 14–0 lead, only to make their way repeatedly for the Raiders, tying the game on three separate occasions in the fourth quarter.

With seven seconds into the fourth quarter, Daniel Carlsen scored a career-long, 55-yard field goal to level it 27-27.

The Raiders sealed the victory with a catch from Brian Edwards and appeared to dive over the goal line in overtime. It was ruled a touchdown on the field, sparking wild celebrations, but replay review showed Wilson was down before the ball crossed the goal line.

Fans cheering on the Raiders at Allegiant Stadium.

As the Raiders continued to push for the win, a throw from Carr was deflected and intercepted in the endzone by Anthony Everett.

However, the Ravens’ joy was short-lived as luck sacked Jackson, forcing a rumble recovered by Darius Fillon, before Carr fired Jones to the delight of home fans for a game-winning touchdown. found for

“It was bananas,” Naseeb said of the atmosphere, “we loved the excitement, it was absolutely incredible that the fans are back. This was my first experience with Raiders fans – the best NFL fan I have ever met. ever seen.”


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