When Las Vegas Raiders kicker Daniel Carlson hit a 57-yard field goal in the fourth quarter against the San Francisco 49ers on Sunday, he not only equaled the longest field goal of his NFL career, but also became the league’s first tied the record for the season. Field goals over 50 yards.
Carlson took all six kicks and scored another field goal from 20 yards and four extra points. That included pushing the game into overtime with 1:11 left in the fourth quarter.
However, Carlson didn’t get a chance to kick in overtime on Sunday as the 49ers returned an interception to the Las Vegas 7-yard line in overtime to record a 37-34 win.
Carlson’s 57-yard field goal with 4:08 left in the fourth quarter tied the game at 27-27.
Carlson also made a 57-yard field goal in Las Vegas’ 22–16 overtime win against the Denver Broncos on November 20.
Carlson’s 57-yard field goal on Sunday was the 10th to reach 50-plus yards in 2022, and tied the NFL’s record set by Blair Walsh of the Minnesota Vikings in 2012 and Justin Tucker of the Baltimore Ravens in 2016. It tied the record for one season.
Carlson was one of 21 former Auburn players to take the field on Sunday 17 of the NFL’s 103rd season.
Another former Auburn player was involved in the San Francisco vs. Las Vegas game.
· Jarrett Stidham started as a quarterback for the Raiders. In his first NFL start, Stidham completed 23 of 34 passes for 365 yards, running for 34 yards on seven carries, with three touchdowns and two interceptions. The only other player in NFL history to record at least 365 passing yards in his first start and his three touchdowns his pass, will return to Cincinnati on Oct. 31, 2021, when his 34-year-old It’s Mike White of his Jets in 31-win New York. A 24-yard pass to tight end Darren Waller with 11:40 left in the first quarter. As Las Vegas took a 17-14 lead with 10 seconds left in the first half and a 60-yard touchdown pass pushed the Raiders’ lead to 24-14 with 10:22, Stidham scored a 4-yard touchdown pass to Davante Adams. connected with Ejected in the 3rd quarter.
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Other Sunday games include:
Detroit Lions 41, Chicago Bears 10
· Angelo Blackson started at defensive tackle for the Bears. Blackson said he made three tackles.
Jacksonville Jaguars 31, Houston Texans 3
· Jaguars safety Daniel Thomas (Lee Montgomery) played but did not record a stat.
· Jaguars wide receiver Seth Williams (Paul Bryant) is on the practice team and is not eligible to play.
Kansas City Chiefs 27, Denver Broncos 24
· Chief Offensive Tackle Prince Tega Wanogo (Edgewood Academy) played but did not score a stat.
New England Patriots 23, Miami Dolphins 21
· Dolphins cornerback Noah Igbinogane (Hewitt Trusville) played but didn’t record a stat.
Jonathan Jones is the starting left cornerback for the Patriots. Jones made four tackles, intercepted one pass and broke another. Jones made an acrobatic interception when the football glimpsed the hand of Miami wide receiver Tyreke Hill at the New England 37-yard line and with 14:18 left in the game, the Patriots took a 16-14 lead. . Jones reached a career-high with his fourth interception of the 2022 season. Jones has recorded his 11 interceptions in his seven seasons in the NFL.
New York Giants 38, Indianapolis Colts 10
Colts defensive tackle Byron Cowart is one tackle.
Darius Slayton is the starting wide receiver for the Giants. Slayton caught the pass twice for him for 14 yards and lost a fumble as New York secured his NFC playoff berth.
Braden-Smith starts right-handed tackle for the Colts.
New Orleans Saints 20, Philadelphia Eagles 10
Jack Driscoll is the starting right-attack tackle for the Eagles. Driscoll made his second start of the season without Lane Johnson due to injury.
· The Saints’ Safety Smoke Monday is on injured reserve and ineligible to play.
· Eagles punter Alin Sipos is on injured reserve and ineligible to play.
Tampa Bay Buccaneers 30, Carolina Panthers 24
· Buccaneers inside linebacker KJ Bullitt (Oxford) played but did not record stats as Tampa Bay secured a spot in the NFC playoffs.
Derrick Brown will start defensive tackle for the Panthers. Brown made three tackles and had two quarterback hits.
Buccaneers cornerback Carlton Davis has been designated inactive for gameday. His shoulder injury forced Davis off the field.
· Jamel Dean will start at cornerback for the Buccaneers. Dean made two tackles as he returned from a two-game injury absence.
· Panthers linebacker Chandler Wooten has played but not recorded stats.
24th Cleveland Browns, 10th Washington Commanders
Browns wide receiver Anthony Schwartz is on injured reserve and ineligible to play.
Seattle Seahawks 23, New York Jets 6
· Karl Lawson started at the Jets’ defensive end. Lawson made four tackles, recorded one sack and lost two tackles.
· Jets linebacker Jamian Sherwood made four tackles and recorded the loss by one tackle.
· CJ Uzomah started at tight end for the Jets. Uzoma had three receptions for 24 yards.
Green Bay Packers 41, Minnesota Vikings 17
Packers safety Rudy Ford (New Hope) made three tackles and intercepted the pass. Ford’s third interception of the 2022 season and fourth of his career came off Kirk Cousins, who returned it 19 yards to the Minnesota 45-yard line with 14:40 left in the game. Green Bay finished what Ford started with leading the football 41-3 across the goal line.
Los Angeles Chargers 31, Los Angeles Rams 10
Chargers long snapper Josh Harris handled the snap with four punts, four extra points and one field goal.
Pittsburgh Steelers 16, Baltimore Ravens 13
· Montravius Adams started at the Steelers’ nose guard. Adams made one tackle.
· Ravens linebacker Josh Bynes is on the practice team and is not eligible to play.
Week 17 began Thursday night with the Dallas Cowboys defeating the Tennessee Titans, 27-13.
Week 17 ends on Monday. The Buffalo Bills and Cincinnati Bengals will go head-to-head at Cincinnati’s Peycoe Stadium at 7:15 p.m. CST. ABC, ESPN and ESPN Deportes will televise the game.
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Mark Inabinett is a sports reporter for Alabama Media Group. Follow him on Twitter. @AmarkG1.