Kansas City Chiefs 40-9 Oakland Raiders: Chiefs dominate Raiders in AFC West bout
The Kansas City Chiefs dominated the Oakland Raiders from Begin to finish in a 40-9 AFC West Triumph at Arrowhead Stadium.
Kansas City’s defense swarmed Derek Carr, forcing two interceptions – one of which was returned for a touchdown.
Patrick Mahomes and the Chiefs’ offense proved not in shape that is volatile, but Mahomes threw one touchdown and ran for a more at a departure day.
While the Raiders fell to 6-6 with their success, the Chiefs progressed to 8-4.
Oakland started using the ball, and the push the tone to their day. Carr was intercepted as he sailed the ball into the sideline that was left and Tyrann Mathieu took away it.
The Chiefs took the lead following Mahomes transformed a third and 10 to Tyreek Hill for 17 yards then turned a brief pass to Darrel Williams, who pitched within the left pylon to give Kansas City the guide from three yards out.
The Chiefs had the opportunity to double their lead, carrying territory that is deep in Oakland Following Trevor Davis fumbled a kickoff return after that touchdown. Williams has been stopped on one and a fourth at Oakland’s 15.
When he was shot down to a fourth-down attempt Davis was involved. In an end-around, he shot the ball In Kansas City’s 40 but only when it seemed he’d reach the sticks, then he was dragged by Juan Thornhill into the turf.
Together with the field, their lead doubled.
Following Hill showed his speed for 11 metres on a fast screen, Mahomes used his wheels to score.
But on the ensuing drive, matters went from bad to worse since Carr dedicated the next of 3 first-half Oakland turnovers – that one.
Rookie safety Thornhill stepped in front and took it back to the house on a 46-yard interception return to make it 21-0, although carr attempted to shoot a ball into Tyrell Williams on a slant.
In the second half, the Chiefs continued to dominate the match and Harrison Butker included a 50-yard field goal to extend the lead.
Mahomes had appeared to throw only his third interception of the season when Trayvon Mullen stepped in front of Demarcus Robinson in the end zone, however following a Chiefs’ struggle, it was determined Mullen caught on Robinson’s jersey and a pass interference penalty gave Kansas City the chunk in Oakland’s three.
From that point, LeSean McCoy strolled in for an easy score.
Daniel Carlson spared a shutout for the Raiders but the Chiefs responded using a 75-yard push and another touchdown. Rookie running Darwin Thompson drove to his first NFL score from four yards out as Kansas City took over nine minutes off the clock.
Derek Carrier consolation touchdown appeared to assist the Raiders defeat digits, but Carlson’s extra-point attempt was blocked and Charvarius Ward returned it all the way before the Chiefs knelt to run down the clock.
Up next, the Chiefs face a huge matchup when they see the New England Patriots next Sunday at 9.25pm. The Raiders will host the Tennessee Titans, winners of five of the past six.