OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) When the final whistle blew, both the Indianapolis Colts and Oakland Raiders felt like they lost.
The scoreboard told the story for the Colts, who were eliminated from playoff contention with the 33-25 loss to Oakland on Saturday.
The pain for the Raiders might have been even worse. Quarterback Derek Carr broke his right leg in the fourth quarter, sending Oakland into its first postseason in 14 years with backup quarterback Matt McGloin at the helm.
”It’s tough right now,” center Rodney Hudson said. ”Everybody is going to be down right now, but the important thing is for everyone to be there for Derek.”
Carr had been the major reason for the turnaround in Oakland after 13 straight seasons without a playoff berth. He threw three TD passes on Saturday to give him 28 on the season, and his seven fourth-quarter comebacks are the biggest driver behind Oakland’s success.
He appeared to be on his way to another big win for the Raiders (12-3) when everything changed on one play in the fourth quarter, with Oakland leading 33-14.
Carr was twisted to the ground on a sack by Trent Cole and stayed there for several minutes in pain as trainers came out to treat him. With the crowd chanting ”M-V-P! M-V-P!” Carr limped off the
Article source: http://www.foxsports.com/nfl/story/raiders-and-colts-both-left-dejected-after-oakland-s-win-122516
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