Kansas City Chiefs Swallow up the Oakland Raiders
The Kansas City Chiefs were looking to remind the Oakland Raiders at home why they are the defending AFC West Champions for a reason. The winner of this game would move into first place in the AFC West. Kansas City dominated them from start to finish in a 38-9 win over Oakland.
The Chiefs scored on a 3-yard touchdown pass by Patrick Mahomes to Darrel Williams in the first quarter. Mahomes was very quiet in this game. He completed 15-of-29 passes for 175 yards and one touchdown. Patrick Mahomes also rushed for 25 yards on three carries and a score.
Williams’s touchdown reception was his only reception in this game. He also rushed for 13 yards on six carries. Darrel Williams left the game with a hamstring injury and he did not return.
Frank Clark also left the game with a shoulder injury and he did not return as well.
Travis Kelce was the leading receiver in this game for Kansas City with five receptions for 90 yards receiving.
Tyreek Hill caught five passes for 55 yards receiving. He also rushed for -4 yards on one carry.
The Kansas City Chiefs made it 14-0 in the second quarter on a Patrick Mahomes 13-yard rushing touchdown.
Juan Thornhill picked off Derek Carr in the second quarter and he returned it 46 yards for a touchdown. It appears as if this defense is finally starting to get it together and this might be one of the things Kansas City needs in order to win a Super Bowl.
With the Chiefs leading 24-0 in the third-quarter, LeSean McCoy scored on a 3-yard touchdown run. He finished with 10 yards rushing on five carries and a score. McCoy also caught three passes for 20 yards receiving.
With Kansas City leading 31-3 in the fourth-quarter, Darwin Thompson scored on a 4-yard touchdown. He rushed for 44 yards on 11 carries and a score.
With the Raiders trailing 38-3 with 45 seconds remaining in regulation, Derek Carr threw a 4-yard touchdown pass to Derek Carrier (missed two-point conversion). Carr completed 20-of-30 passes for 222 yards one touchdown and two interceptions. He also rushed for seven yards on three carries.
Carrier caught two passes for 10 yards receiving in this game. The leading receiver in this game for Oakland was Darren Waller with seven receptions for 100 yards receiving.
Josh Jacobs was the leading rusher in this game for the Oakland Raiders. He rushed for 104 yards on 17 carries.
DeAndre Washington rushed for five yards on two carries. He also caught three passes for 44 yards receiving.
Foster Moreau caught one pass for 15 yards receiving.
Zay Jones caught two passes for 14 yards receiving.
This game proved that Oakland is not ready for the big one yet. This is the second consecutive week that they have fell flat on the road. The Raiders are a completely different team at home compared to on the road.
They are going to need to win out and get some help in order to make it to the postseason.
Oakland (6-6) will host the Tennessee Titans (7-5) in a huge game next Sunday.
Kansas City (8-4) will go on the road in an AFC Championship Rematch next Sunday against the New England Patriots (10-1).
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