Defensive tackle Darius Latham missed a second straight game with ankle injury, the Raiders thin on the defensive interior. The last time the team went to the hurry up they had a 92-yard drive.
Below you can find a complete scoring summary of Thursday's game between the Kansas City Chiefs and the Oakland Raiders. Irvin, in his first year away from Seattle, has settled right into his old role and is heading for a career year of his own.
If the game comes down to a amusing bounce or opportunistic moments, the Chiefs have excelled in beating opponents by bending without breaking, and making them pay for mistakes.
Carr takes a shot for the end zone on 3rd-and-1 to wide receiver Andre Holmes and Marcus Peters defends the pass. Crabtree re-enters the game and Oakland commits a false start on fourth down. A full list of inactive players can be found at this link.
"Derek Carr just had a bad night", former Raiders coach Tom Flores said during the radio broadcast. "The thing they were saying is, that's the last thing that D.J. would want, is a letdown".
The Chiefs were certainly set up for that.
Since then, the Raiders have gone 6-0, while the Chiefs have gone 6-1. He was completing 65.5 percent of his passes, throwing for more than 7 yards per attempt while tossing 24 touchdown passes and only five interceptions.
Carr was 17 of 41 for 117 yards passing for Oakland, though the ugly stat line wasn't entirely his fault.
Hill wasn't done yet, though. The victory for the Chiefs was incredibly costly, however...
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That's when Houston and Berry spoke, and the Chiefs regained their composure. King was the last one with a chance and he got crossed up by the speedster as he went 78 yards for the score.
Smith had a pass intercepted on the second play of the third quarter, but Oakland had to settle for a field goal. The third would-be field goal resulted in a turnover on downs because of a bad snap.
Johnson was helped off the field without putting any weight on his foot, and he spent the rest of the half sitting on one the heated benches in somber silence. With the Raiders shifting to more two-deep coverages, the Chiefs' offense only mustered 112 yards.
Raiders quarterback Derek Carr takes a three-step out of the shotgun and overshoots a wide-open Jalen Richard on a pass that would have been a touchdown.
It was more of the same for the entirety of the 4th quarter - empty possessions for both teams. One key stat to keep in mind while watching the game is the Chiefs have won 8 straight games within the division.
"He had a big play there", Reid said of Mitchell.
The Raiders were missing three starters for their AFC West showdown Thursday night against the Chiefs after offensive lineman Kelechi Osemele was a late scratch due to an illness. Players spoke in low tones, and there wasn't much laughter. The tight end picked up just 10 catches for 98 yards in the second half of games through the first nine games of the season.
"This team enjoys it, for sure", Smith said. "Anything short of that I think you're short-changing yourself, if you're anxious about magnitudes and all that stuff".
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