Coach Jon Gruden ran off the field high-fiving Oakland fans on the way to the locker room.
In a season with very little to celebrate, the Raiders had plenty to feel good about Sunday.
Derek Carr threw a 6-yard touchdown pass to Derek Carrier with 21 seconds left before Chris Boswell slipped on a potential game-tying 40-yard field goal attempt on the final play of the Raiders' 24-21 victory over the Pittsburgh Steelers.
Carr threw two touchdown passes to overcome fourth-quarter deficits and the Raiders (3-10) then survived after allowing a 48-yard hook-and-lateral pass play that set up the final field goal try.
"The character of this team is...