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Derek Carr: OT Win in Week 11 Helped Fuel Win Over Seattle

The Las Vegas Raiders defeated the Seattle Seahawks, 40-34, in overtime on Sunday.

The Las Vegas Raiders showed for the second consecutive week that they still have fight within themselves, winning a 40-34 overtime battle over the Seattle Seahawks on the road.

Raiders quarterback Derek Carr led the charge, throwing for 295 yards and a season-high three touchdowns. 

The veteran quarterback finds it promising that there still is much room for improvement recognized in the locker room.

"It reaffirms the things that we've been talking about," Carr said in his post-game press conference Sunday. "It reaffirms the things that Josh [McDaniels] has been talking to us about. The exciting part is, after the game, of course, we're excited, but everybody's talking about like: 'Man I could have done this' or 'I could have done that.' And that's what's going to push us to be better as an organization for the long term and push us to be better as a team in the short term."

Sunday's game was a roller coaster ride, but Carr felt the team's overtime victory the week before in Denver helped remind them to keep pushing.

"It's pro football," Carr said. "You want it to be perfect all the time. And the nine years I've been in the league, no matter who's on the roster when you come to Seattle, it's a tough game. And we came here, we knew it was going to be tough. And they made plays and then, we made some plays at the end to bounce back and answer back.

"I mean, it was a great football game. It was tough, it was hard, it was a little cold too, and it was good to see our guys be able to answer back even when it didn't go our way. No one was hanging their head, or [saying] it was over, or anything like that. I think the confidence from last week, too, to know that: 'Hey, we're never out of it.' And so, I think that was a good thing for us."

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