The Los Angeles Rams needed a spark. Sean McVaywas hoping that catalyst will come in the form of a quarterback who is on his third team in the last six months.
Welcome to Hollywood, Baker Mayfield! You just won Thursday Night Football in thrilling fashion!
Though it was unclear to anyone how much better Baker Mayfield could be for the Rams than John Wolford or Bryce Perkins, the addition of the former number one overall pick as an option gave fans something to watch over the last five games of the season. And boy did he ever.
The Las Vegas Raiders needed a spark this season after a 2-7 start and now they face Los Angeles on a three-game winning streak. With Davante Adams and Josh Jacobs elevating Derek Carr at a time when Darren Waller and Hunter Renfrow are on injured reserve, the Raiders are not the basement dwellers anymore.
They still found a way to lose on Thursday.
Everything that happened before and after the Rams’ 17-16 win over the Raiders can be found here.