The Oakland Raiders head to Kansas City to face the Chiefs in a divisional match-up. Oakland looks to get star running back Darren McFadden back on track, as he has been struggling early on this season. The Chiefs will be starting quarterback Brady Quinn, as they officially made the announcement during the team’s bye week.
Stay tuned as this blog will keep you updated on key plays, scoring drives, and analysis of the game. We have you covered!
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After a lot of McFadden runs, the Raiders hold on to win the game 26-16.
Touchdown Dexter McCluster. 26-16. Raiders still have the lead.
Seymour called for the roughing the passer penalty, Cassel hurt on the play.
Cassel looks injured, where do the Chiefs go to now?
Dwayne Bowe makes his first catch of the second half with just about three minutes left. Kansas City needs more of him
Palmer has looked really good today. Calm, clear, poised. Man on a mission.
Here comes the punt from Lechler, with just under three minutes left.
Looks like its time to just run out the clock. 3rd-and-5 McFadden stopped.
Officials review, and the call stands.
INTERCEPTED! Pat Lee makes the great play
14-yard play for McCluster. First down, nice move
Mike Goodson 21-yard run. Great addition to the team. I like what he brings to the team.
McFadden really picking it up nicely right now
Darren McFadden picks up 28 yards on the big time run!
McFadden runs the ball up the middle for 5 yards and more importantly…First down!!
Raiders really bringing on the heat. Wow. Fourth down, here comes the Chiefs’ third consective three and out.
Raiders punt to Arenas. Chiefs ball
2nd-and-15 Matt Cassel thows, no gain.
Raiders punt and Chiefs take over.
TOUCHDOWN RAIDERS! Darrius Heyward-Bey catch and run for his second score of the season for him. 32-yard touchdown!!
Good play by the Raiders. First down, Brandon Myers
52-yard field goal is good by Ryan Succop. 16-9 Raiders still holding on to the lead.
Huge hit by Philip Wheeler
Cassel unloads to a WIDE open Steve Breaston. Raiders catch a huge break.
Holding on the Chiefs takes back Jamaal’s solid run. Now 1st-and-20
Hillis runs up the middle for a 17-yard gain, oh yeah, and a first down
This just in: Brady Quinn will NOT return.
Moeaki first down.
The 29-yard field goal is good. 16-6 Raiders.
Pass to Streater on 3rd-and-6 is short, incomplete. Janikowski comes out for the field goal attempt
Second half is here. Fumble by the Kansas City Chiefs is recovered by the Oakland Raiders!
Halftime. 13-6 Raiders still hold the lead.
Janikowski boots in extra point. 13-6 Raiders lead!
49 seconds left in first half
GREAT catch. Reels it in with cornerback right on him. Taps his toes, and he is in!
DENARIUS MOORE TOUCHDOWN!
3rd-and-8. Come on Oakland. Touchdown no field goal. We need it!
Huge play. 1;39 left. Raiders need a touchdown, no field goal!
Javier Arenas muffs the punt! Raiders recover inside the red zone!
Final two minutes of first half, Raiders have scored every game this season. Let’s see if they can do it today too
2nd-and-21 Raiders pick up first down on catch and run to Brandon Myers!
First penalty of the day for the Raiders. Illegal block in the back, brings back huge McFadden play
Succop 42-yard field goal ties the game 6-6.
Wheeler and Tommy Kelly sack Matt Cassel for a loss of 11.
Cassel to Moeaki for the first down.
3rd down Palmer incomplete to Denarius Moore. Lechler punts to Javier Arenas who returns it over 20 yards.
2nd-and-1 and McFadden stops short of the first down, loss of one yard
McFadden only has 38 total yards. Sad
I really like Denarius Moore. Has it all: speed, hands, route running. I see lots of potential in him.
Raiders have contained Jamaal Charles, something that they need to continue to do if they want to win this game
Slow game up to this point. Raiders are getting it done though for the most part
Succop field goal. 10:21 left in the second quarter, Raiders up 6-3
Tyvon Branch near interception in the end zone, fourth down.
Unbelievable stat. The Chiefs have NEVER lead for any amount of time this season. Wow
Dwayne Bowe catch and run down to the Raiders 13 yard line on a 46-yard play. A couple of stiff arms helped him out
Crowd dead silent as Cassel walks out. Rarely any cheering
Brady Quinn is in the locker room with a head injury. Here comes Matt Cassel. Oh boy
3rd-and-10 Brandon Flowers near interception. 4th down and here comes Janikowski
Palmer throws pass to Denarius Moore in the end zone. Right in Moore’s hands, but he drops it. Bummer
Denarius Moore 17-yard catch and run. First down Raiders!
Darren McFadden picks up four yards on first down. He’s been grinding out yards slowly but surely today.
3rd-and-7 and Stanford Routt is called for illegal contact. 5 yard penalty, automatic first down
Wow. Right after Brady Quinn goes for the deep throw and Giordano intercepts the pass. That makes it 22 giveaways this season for the Chiefs
Chiefs just allowed first sack in last 80 pass attempts. McClain got the sack
3rd-and-2 pitch to McFadden who gets stuffed for a big loss. Javier Arenas returns the Raiders punt
Last season afer six games: Darren McFadden had 610 rushing yards, four touchdowns. This year? 324 yards and two touchdowns. Wow.
Oakland calls timeout before Chiefs punt
3rd-and-3 and Chiefs lose four yards. Kansas City will punt, first punt was for 33 yards
Brady Quinn runs for first down.
Sebastian Janikowski nails the kick from 36 yards away. Raiders take the 3-0 lead.
4th-and-3 and the Raiders will line up for a 36-yard field goal.
Denarius Moore catches screen pass and goes for 58 yards. First down Raiders!
Raiders force punt. Fair catch by Adams.
Carson Palmer throws interception. Stanford Routt makes the play, Darrius Heyward-Bey was the intended receiver.
Game is underway!