Nassib starred in the Raiders’ thrilling 33-27 win over the Baltimore Ravens — the primary game with followers at Allegiant Stadium — and produced a decisive strip sack on Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson in time beyond regulation.
That play arrange the game-winning landing for the Raiders as huge receiver Zay Jones caught Derek Carr’s 31-yard go.
“It was actually particular. I’m actually joyful that we bought the win on the day that form of made a little bit little bit of history which was very nice to do,” Nassib advised reporters.
“Had lots of people come earlier than me in the LGBTQ group that helped me get to the place I’m. I’m tremendous grateful for that. I am unable to wait to get to Pittsburgh subsequent week and preserve this factor going.”
Asked about his sack on Jackson, Nassib added: “The ball is every thing. Getting turnovers is the make or break of a superb protection … I used to be glad I may get the ball out in a very clutch scenario.”
In a rollercoaster Monday Night Football season opener, the Ravens moved into an early 14-0 lead, just for the Raiders to claw their manner again again and again, tying the game on three separate events in the fourth quarter.
With seven seconds of the fourth quarter remaining, Daniel Carlson nailed a career-long, 55-yard area purpose to tie the game at 27-27.
The Raiders appeared to seal the win on a Bryan Edwards catch and dive over the purpose line in time beyond regulation. It was dominated a landing on the sphere, sparking wild celebrations, however replay evaluation confirmed Wilson was down earlier than the ball crossed the purpose line.
As the Raiders continued to push for the win, a throw from Carr was deflected and intercepted in the endzone by Anthony Averett.
However, the Ravens’ pleasure was short-lived as Nassib sacked Jackson, forcing a fumble that was recovered by Darius Philon, earlier than Carr discovered Jones for the game-winning landing to the delight of the house followers.
“It was bananas,” Nassib mentioned of the environment, including: “We cherished the passion, it was completely unimaginable that the followers are again. This was my first expertise of Raiders followers — by far the very best NFL followers I’ve ever seen.”