The Kansas City Chiefs traveled to Oakland this Sunday to face the Raiders in what is normally a bitter rivalry. But when the two teams, who each boast ten or more losses faced off, the result was ugly and Oakland shut out Kansas City for the second time in history, winning 15-0.
The Raiders defense held Jamaal Charles to just 10 yards rushing on nine carries. The Chiefs best play was a 42-yard run by Charles that got called back on a holding penalty, which pretty much sums up how the game went. QB Brady Quinn was 18 for 32 for 136 yards and a costly interception meant for Dwayne Bowe.
Kansas City’s defense managed to hold the Raiders to 5 field goals, but the offense failed to find any sort of consistency or capitalize off a Raiders fumble. The game was so bad Oakland seemed to put its third string QB, Terrelle Pryor, in, just for fun for a few snaps in the second quarter.
The (2-12) Chiefs are now tied for second most losses in franchise history since the 2-14 season of 2008, which I had blocked from my mind until this point. On the bright side, the Chiefs are still in the running for the number one spot in the draft pick. They host the Colts next Sunday.