Sunday, Dec. 6, 2020 in MetLife Stadium in New York was a day of celebration for the Las Vegas Raiders fans, as their team outlasted the New York Jets in a 31-28 victory. The Raiders rode a rushing game that produced 72 yards and one rushing touchdown, to go along with a Derek Carr performance of 381 yards, three touchdowns.
Carr finished the game with three touchdowns, completing 28 of 47 passes. At the end of the day, he finished with 381 yards and one interception, and a passer rating of 97.90.
Devontae Booker and Jalen Richard led the rushing game for the Raiders. Booker rushed for 50 yards from carrying the football 16 times. Booker was helped by Richard who carried the football four times for a total of 11 yards. In the passing game, Carr was most successful throwing the ball to Henry Ruggs III and Hunter Renfrow. Ruggs III caught three passes for a total of 84 yards, while Renfrow contributed with 47 yards from four passes.
With two forced fumbles, one tackle for loss and three sacks , the Raiders got just the defensive help it needed to get the win.
For the losing team, Sam Darnold finished the game completing 14 of 23 passes to lead the way for the Jets. This performance by Darnold led to a QB rating of 97.40, and game stats of 186 yards, one interception and two touchdowns.
The rushing game for the Jets was led by Josh Adams and Ty Johnson. For the game, Adams rushed for 74 yards from carrying the football eight times. Meanwhile Johnson carried the ball 22 times for a total of 104 yards. For the passing game, the top receivers for the Jets included Denzel Mims and Jamison Crowder. Mims caught two passes for a total of 40 yards, while Crowder contributed with 47 yards from five passes.
Although their team lost the game, the Jets defense ended the game with two sacks, and no tackles for loss, to go along with two forced fumbles.
After the win, the Raiders now have a 7-5 record, compared to the Jets who now have a 0-12 record.