New England Patriots The radio announcers couldn’t believe what happened in the final seconds of Sunday night’s last-second loss to the Las Vegas Raiders.
Bob Cocki was doing play-by-play and former Patriots quarterback Scott Solak was on commentary for Boston-based 98.5 The Sports Hub. Perhaps Zolak provided the quote to speak to what all Patriots fans are thinking at this moment Chandler Jones The winner of the match.
“This might be one of the dumbest teams I’ve ever seen,” Solak said.
The play went like this.
With the game tied at 24 apiece, Patriots running back Ramondre Stevenson found a hole in the Raiders secondary. But rather than slide or settle for a tied game that might advance to overtime, Stevenson decided to play for nothing.
Stevenson returned the ball to wide receiver Jacoby Meyers. The wide receiver picked up the ball and attempted to throw the ball backwards to Patriots quarterback Mack Jones. Instead, Raiders pass rusher Chandler Jones waited for the ball.
Chandler Jones ran over Mack Jones and scored the game-winning touchdown as time expired.
“Overall made a lot of mistakes and gave up some big plays and that was the difference in the game,” Patriots coach Bill Belichick said after the game.
The The raiders came in The game was 0-4 with a double-digit lead at the half – the first team to lose four times in a season since at least 1930 with a double-digit lead at the half. The team responded with a pair of touchdowns in the final 37 seconds to win the game.
The Associated Press contributed to this report.
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