Raiders Beat Chargers to Put Pressure on Chiefs


The Oakland Raiders are back over .500 at 5-4 following a comeback win over the Los Angeles Chargers in NFL Thursday Night Football.

Josh Jacobs scored on an 18-yard run with 1:02 remaining as the Raiders pulled out a 26-24 win in Oakland.

Derek Carr led the Raiders down the field on a 75-yard drive after Philip Rivers threw a 6-yard pass to Austin Ekeler that gave the Chargers a 24-20 lead with 4:02 remaining.

Carr finished the night 21 of 31 passing for 218 yards, one touchdown and no interceptions.

Melvin Gordon had 22 carries for 108 yards and a touchdown for Los Angeles, and Rivers was intercepted three times.

Oakland is now just one game back of Kansas City for first-place in the AFC West Division race.