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NFL season, Week 1: What we learned from Raiders' win over Ravens on Monday night

The first Monday night of the 2021 season was one to remember, as the Baltimore Ravens and Las Vegas Raiders went down to overtime. The Lamar Jackson-led Ravens and Derek Carr’s Raiders went back and forth at Allegiant Stadium, but an overtime touchdown toss from Carr to Zay Jones sent Las Vegas to a 33-27 win over Baltimore.

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NFL Research: The Ravens’ 189 rushing yards extended their 100-plus rushing yards streak to an incredible 40 games, the longest active streak in the NFL. The next longest active streak belongs to the Patriots and Bears — at seven games.

Next Gen Stat of the night: On Derek Carr’s game-winning touchdown pass to Zay Jones, Baltimore sent eight rushers in what is known as a zero blitz. It’s only the second time a defense has done so in overtime in the Next Gen Stats era, which dates back to the beginning of the 2016 season.

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