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Turning point play of week 10: Josh Jacobs breaks away for 18-yard game winner

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NFL: Los Angeles Chargers at Oakland Raiders Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports

It was an old-fashioned AFC West battle on Thursday night between the Raiders and Chargers in what was the final primetime game at the Coliseum.

There were many stars in the game, including Derek Carr, Clelin Ferrell and Erik Harris, but the Week 10 turning point play of the week goes to running back Josh Jacobs.

Trailing 24-20 with 3:57 remaining, Derek Carr and the offense took the field needing to go 75 yards for a touchdown to take the lead. Carr completed five passes for 53 yards and Josh Jacobs finished the drive with an 18-yard pay dirt scamper.

On the tenth play of the drive, the Raiders were facing a third-and-1 from the Chargers 18-yard line. With 22 personnel on the field for the Raiders, the Chargers countered by stacking the box with eight defenders. The Chargers were selling out on the run, and it didn’t work.

Rodney Hudson and Alec Ingold made key blocks on the play that sprung Jacobs, who easily got to the second level, broke an arm tackle of the safety, and waltzed in for a score.

Daniel Carlson made things interesting when he missed the extra point. Luckily, the defense shutdown the Chargers attempt at their own fourth quarter comeback.