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NFL roundup: Raiders blow big lead before beating Panthers; Patriots and Bucs also win

NFL roundup: Raiders blow big lead before beating Panthers; Patriots and Bucs also win

Derek Carr came back from an injured finger to lead another fourth-quarter comeback and the Oakland Raiders won their fifth consecutive game by beating the Carolina Panthers, 35-32, on Sunday in Oakland. 

Carr threw for 315 yards and two touchdowns despite missing a series because of the injury, leading the Raiders (9-2) back from an eight-point deficit in the fourth quarter to clinch their first winning season since 2002. 

After leading a game-tying drive earlier in the fourth quarter, Carr hit Michael Crabtree on a 49-yard pass on third and nine from the 14 to help set up Sebastian Janikowski's 23-yard field goal with 1:45 left that gave Oakland the...

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