LB Nick Roach takes down Chiefs QB Alex Smith. Photo by Tony Gonzales
QB Terrelle Pryor completed 18 passes for 216 yards and a touchdown for a 2013 season total of 1,061 yards and five touchdowns. He added 60 yards on the ground to bring his season total to 289 rushing yards.
WR Denarius Moore was Pryor’s favorite target against the Chiefs. Moore caught five passes for 82 yards (16.4 avg.), including a 39-yard catch and run for a touchdown. The third-year receiver now has 399 yards and four touchdowns through six games.
RB Darren McFadden got back in the mix after an injury sidelined him for Week 5. He carried the ball 16 times for 52 yards.
The Raiders offense outgained the Chiefs defense 274 to 216 net yards and dominated time of possession 34:00 to 26:00.
LB Nick Roach led the Raiders defense in tackles with eight. He added a sack for a loss of 10 yards, a tackle for loss and a quarterback hurry.
DT Vance Walker and LB Sio Moore each added a sack of QB Alex Smith. Moore’s sack was the first of his NFL career.
CB DJ Hayden forced his first career fumble in the 3rd quarter, which was recovered by FS Charles Woodson, his 13th career fumble recovery.
The Raiders defense recorded three sacks for 23 yards in losses, four tackles for loss, nine quarterback hurries, one pass defensed, three forced fumbles and one fumble recovery.
P Marquette King punted eight times for 414 yards (51.8 avg.) and a net of 45.3. King’s gross average yards per punt ranks 2nd in the NFL through six games.
CB Taiwan Jones dominated on special teams, tackling PR Dexter McCluster twice after only a 1-yard gain and a 7-yard gain, and cornering McCluster two more times for tackles by FB Jamize Olawale.