OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Marshawn Lynch had a fifty one-yard landing run and recorded his first one hundred-yard dashing recreation since popping out of retirement to steer the Oakland Raiders to a 24-17 victory over the Giants on Sunday in New York’s first recreation with out Eli Manning beginning in thirteen years.
Oakland (6-6) overcame the absences of beginning receivers Michael Crabtree (suspension) and Amari Cooper (damage) to win consecutive video games for the primary time because the opening two video games of the season and transfer into a 3-approach tie for first place within the AFC West with Kansas Metropolis and the Chargers.
Geno Smith misplaced two fumbles earlier than throwing a landing cross within the fourth quarter to Evan Engram for the Giants (2-10) whereas Manning spent the day on the sideline watching.
New York benched Manning earlier within the week, ending his streak of 210 straight common-season begins, and he spent his first recreation as a spectator since Nov. 14, 2004, strolling across the sideline with no helmet and listening to the play calls with an ear piece.
Smith completed 21 for 34 for 212 yards.
Lynch delivered his largest recreation since ending his retirement and becoming a member of the hometown Raiders this season, gaining a hundred and one yards on 17 carries. His fifty one-yard run on Oakland’s opening drive staked the staff to the lead and his 21-yard catch and run on a 3rd-down move within the fourth quarter arrange a 9-yard TD run by DeAndre Washington that made it 17-7.
Derek Carr then engineered the drive that put the sport away, throwing a fifty nine-yard move to Cordarrelle Patterson that arrange a 9-yard TD to Johnny Holton . Carr completed 22 for 36 for 287 yards.
The Giants have been contained in the Oakland 30 twice within the first half and got here up empty because of strip sacks by Oakland.
New York drove to the 29 halfway via the second quarter when Bruce Irvin broke free and knocked the ball unfastened from Smith for a fumble recovered by NaVorro Bowman.
The Giants then received a break when Marquette King was tackled at his 9 when he tried to get a punt off. However Khalil Mack got here in and ripped the ball away from Smith on a sack and fumble restoration.
The Raiders took a ten-7 lead late within the second quarter because of a dropped interception by Landon Collins. Carr’s second-down cross went proper to Collins, who couldn’t maintain on close to the ten. Two performs later, Giorgio Tavecchio kicked a 39-yard subject aim for Oakland.
Oakland’s Jalen Richard had three fumbles on punt returns, however the Raiders managed to get well all of them…