GAME NOTES: Chiefs 34 Raiders 20

Woodson Plays in 250th Game, Recovers Two Fumbles

  • S Charles Woodson appeared in his 250th career regular season game, the most of any active defensive player and tied with Shane Lechler for the fourth most among all active players.
  • S Charles Woodsonrecovered two defensive fumbles in a game for the first time in his career, forcing the second one and then returning it 38 yards. He now has 34 career forced fumbles and 15 fumble recoveries, with 10 coming as a Raider.
  • Woodsonreturned his second recovery 38 yards for the second longest fumble recovery in his career. He now has 144 career fumble return yards, giving him a combined 1,110 career return yards (966 interception return yards).

Carr Tops 3,000 Yards

  • QB Derek Carr eclipsed the 3,000-yard mark for the season, making him the eighth NFL quarterback with 3,000 passing yards in each of his first two seasons.
  • Carr is just the fifth quarterback with 3,000 yards and 20 touchdowns in each of his first two seasons, joining Andy Dalton, Andrew Luck, Peyton Manning and Russell Wilson.
  • This marks the fifth time a Raiders player has had 3,000 passing yards in back-to-back seasons and the first time since Kerry Collins from 2004-05.
  • Carr is the seventh NFL quarterback with over 1,000 pass attempts through his first two seasons.

Defense Snaps Chiefs Turnover Streak

  • The Raiders forced the first Chiefs turnover since October 18 (Week 6), a fumble forced by Malcolm Smith and recovered by S Charles Woodson. The team added another takeaway in the second quarter, a fumble forced and recovered by Woodson.

Opening Drive Touchdown

  • The Raiders scored an opening drive touchdown for the fifth time this season and have scored on the opening drive six total times this year.
  • The Raiders took today's opening drive nine plays and 80 yards in 4:35 before finishing it off with a 2-yard rushing touchdown byRB Latavius Murray.

Spreading It Around

  • The Raiders completed passes to 11 different receivers in Sunday's game, marking a new season high. The Raiders have completed passes to at least 10 different receivers four times this season. 

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Carr Tosses Two Touchdowns **

  • QB Derek Carr threw two touchdowns in the game, giving him 26 on the season and 47 in his career.
  • Carr's 47 touchdown passes are tied with Andy Dalton for the fifth most through a player's first two seasons.
  • Carr threw his 11th touchdown pass of 25-or-more yards this season to WR Michael Crabtree in the second quarter, giving him the most 25-yard touchdowns in the NFL.

Carr's Completions

  • QB Derek Carr completed at least 30 passes in a game for the fourth time in his career, the most by any player through his first two NFL seasons (passes Drew Bledsoe and Nick Foles, three).
  • Carralso Joins Rich Gannon (2001 and 2002) as the only Raiders to complete 20 passes in 10 games this season.

Murray Running Effectively

  • RB Latavius Murray finished the game with 20 carries for 86 yards (4.3 avg.) and one touchdown. He added four receptions for 11 yards. **
  • Murrayis now the first Raiders player with five rushing touchdowns in a season since Rashad Jennings and Darren McFadden each did so in 2013.
  • Murrayfinished the first half with 13 carries for 68 rushing yards, marking his second most first-half carries and tied for his third most first-half yards.
  • Murray got off to a fast start, rushing five times for 50 yards and a touchdown on the first drive. He capped off the opening drive with a 2-yard rushing touchdown, his fifth of the season.

Crabtree Adds Five Receptions

  • WR Michael Crabtreetied for the team lead with five receptions and gained 45 yards with a 25-yard receiving touchdown.
  • Crabtree made a contested grab on the goal line for a 25-yard touchdown, his fifth 25-yard score of the year and seventh touchdown overall. Crabtree is the third Raider since 2005 with at least seven receiving touchdowns in a season (Randy Moss in 2005, Denarius Moore in 2012).
  • Crabtree is the first Raiders player with at least four receptions in 12 straight games to begin a season.

Cooper Over 900 Yards

  • WR Amari Cooperfinished the game with four receptions and 69 yards (17.3 avg.) in the contest with a 23-yard long.
  • Cooperis the fifth player in NFL history with 900 receiving yards at age 21-or-younger.
  • Cooperis the third rookie since the 1970 AFL-NFL merger with 900 yards through his team's first 12 games (Anquan Boldin in 2003 and Randy Moss in 1998).

Mack Adds Two Sacks

  • DE Khalil Mack contributed on three of the team's four sacks today, two of them assisted, giving him two total sacks on the afternoon. Altogether, Mack finished with a team-high eight tackles (five solo), two sacks, two tackles for loss and three quarterback hits, according to unofficial press box statistics.
  • Mack now has nine sacks on the season, the most by a Raider since 2010 (Kamerion Whimbley, nine). 
  • Mackis the first Raiders player with three two-sack games in a season since Derrick Burgess in 2006. His four multi-sack games are tied for second most by a Raider through his first two seasons.
  • Mack now has two sacks in back-to-back games for the first time in his career. Entering Week 13, only four other NFL players had at least two sacks in back-to-back games this season: J.J. Watt, Kawaan Short, Cameron Jordan and Cameron Wake).

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Edwards Jr. Drops Smith**

  • DE Mario Edwards Jr. got to Alex Smith for a 4-yard sack in the first quarter, giving him 2.5 on the season. Edwards Jr. now has the fifth most sacks by a Raiders' second-round draft pick in his rookie season.

Williams and Heeney Earn Half Sacks

  • DT Dan Williamscombined with DE Khalil Mack for a half sack, his first of the season. Williams now has 2.5 career sacks and his first since 2014.
  • LB Ben Heeneyalso combined with Mack for a sack in the first half, giving him 1.5 on the season.

Walford Has Career Day

  • TE Clive Walfordfinished the game with five receptions for 53 yards (10.6 avg.) with a 16-yard long.
  • Walford's five receptions mark a new personal best, while his 53 yards are also a career high.

L. Smith Hauls in Fourth Career TD

  • TE Lee Smithrecorded his first touchdown as a Raider and the fourth receiving touchdown of his career, a 5-yarder in the third quarter. Smith's last touchdown came on Oct. 26, 2014 at New York Jets.

King Pins Chiefs Deep

  • P Marquette King saw each of his first three punts pin Kansas City inside its own 10-yard line. He finished the game with four punts for 39.5 yarders per punt, three punts inside the Chiefs' 20-yard line and a 52-yard long.
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