The Latest: Raiders top Dolphins, move into 2nd in AFC West

Tuesday, 07 November 2017, 11:35:09 AM. The Latest on the ninth Sunday of the NFL regular season (all times Eastern):11:40 p.m.Derek Carr threw for 300 yards and the Oakland Raiders overcame two fluky plays that cost them possession to beat the Miami Dolphins 27-24.Carr went 21 of 30 with one touchdown and one interception. He helped the Raiders convert 8 for 15 third downs.
The Latest on the ninth Sunday of the NFL regular season (all times Eastern): 11:40 p.m. Derek Carr threw for 300 yards and the Oakland Raiders overcame two fluky plays that cost them possession to beat the Miami Dolphins 27-24. Carr went 21 of 30 with one touchdown and one interception. He helped the Raiders convert 8 for 15 third downs. The Dolphins recovered an onside kick and came up with a takeaway when Oakland fumbled twice on a single play, but failed to convert either opportunity into points. Oakland also overcame 10 penalties for 105 yards, including three for unnecessary roughness in the second quarter. Oakland (4-5) won for only the second time since Week 2. Miami (4-4) fell to .500 for the third time this season, and lost a close game for the first time in more than a year. The Raiders are now in second place in the AFC West, two games behind the Chiefs. The Dolphins are third in the AFC East. ___ 9:45 p.m. Miami Dolphins quarterback Jay Cutler, back after missing one game with cracked ribs, completed his first 16 passes against the Oakland Raiders. Cutler finally threw an incompletion late in the first half. The Dolphins struggled to run the ball and trailed 13-9 at halftime. Cutler was 16 for 17 for 141 yards and a touchdown. — AP Sports Writer Steven Wine reporting from Miami Gardens, Florida ___ 9:20 p.m. Dolphins kicker Cody Parkey recovered his own onside kick against the Raiders. With Miami leading 6-3 in the second quarter, Parkey bunted the kick and...Read more
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