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Game Notes: Kansas City Chiefs 21 Oakland Raiders 13


Here are the game notes following the Oakland Raiders 21-13 loss to the Kansas City Chiefs, presented by Microsoft Surface.

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Raiders 13, Chiefs 21

The Raiders fell to the Chiefs, 21-13, for their first loss in the last seven games to bring their record to 10-3 on the season.

The Chiefs victory gives them a five-game winning streak over the Silver and Black.

The loss against Kansas City brings the all-time series record to 51-59-2 against the Chiefs.

The loss drops the Raiders' road record this season to 5-1, and brings their record against AFC West opponents to 2-2 on the season.

The Chiefs have now swept the Raiders in two consecutive seasons. 

Game Themes

QB Derek Carrbecame the fourth player in NFL history with 1,000 completions through his first three seasons, joining Peyton Manning, Ryan Tannehill and Andrew Luck.

DE Khalil Mack recorded his eighth consecutive game with a sack, tying a franchise record set in 1998 by Lance Johnstone.

WR Amari Cooper eclipses 1,000 receiving yards for the second consecutive season, and is first Raider in franchise history, seventh in NFL history since the 1970 merger, to start his career with two such seasons.

RB Latavius Murray scored his 12th touchdown of the season on the ground, tying him for third most in a single season in franchise history with Marcus Allen (1990).

WRs Amari Cooperand Michael Crabtree became the first Raider teammates with 70 catches in back-to-back seasons since Tim Brown, Jerry Rice and Charlie Garner did so in 2001-02. 

**QB Derek Carr


QB Derek Carr became the fourth player in NFL history with 1,000 completions through their first three seasons, joining Peyton Manning, Ryan Tannehill and Andrew Luck.

Carr completed 17-of-41 attempts for 117 yards with zero touchdowns and interceptions for a passer rating of 49.1.

WR Amari Cooper

With his second reception of the game, WR Amari Cooperbecame the eighth player in NFL history to start his career with two straight 70-catch seasons.

On a 10-yard pass from QB Derek Carr, Cooper surpassed 1,000 receiving yards this season, making him the seventh player in the league since the 1970 merger to start his career with back-to-back 1,000-yard receiving seasons. Additionally, Cooper is the first Raider with back-to-back 1,000 yard seasons since Jerry Rice (2001-02).

Cooper is now the third NFL player with 1,000 yards and 70 catches in each of his first two seasons, joining Odell Beckham and Marques Colston.

Cooper finished with five receptions for 29 yards (5.8 avg). 

RB Latavius Murray

Capping a 14-play, 92-yard drive, RB Latavius Murrayrushed up the middle from 1-yard out to record his 12th rushing touchdown of the season, cutting into the Chiefs lead, making it 21-10.

Murray's 12th touchdown of the year is tied for the third most in franchise single-season history with Marcus Allen in 1990. His touchdown also marked the second time this season he has recorded a touchdown in three consecutive games.

Murray eclipsed the 100-yard mark on the ground during the fourth quarter of play. It's his second outing with over 100 rushing yards this season.

Murray finished with 103 yards on 22 carries (4.7 avg.). 

**DL Denico Autry


Following DE Khalil Mack'sstrip-sack of Alex Smith, DL Denico Autry recovered his second fumble of the season to give the Raiders' their third takeaway of the night.

Autry finished with two tackles and one fumble recovery.

CB TJ Carrie

With the Chiefs opening the second half with the ball, CB TJ Carrie intercepted an Alex Smith pass and brought it back to the Kansas City 18-yard line. The Raiders would score three points off the second takeaway of the night.

Carrie finished with one tackle, two passes defensed and one interception.

LB/DE James Cowser

After a three-and-out on the Raiders' first offensive series, kick returner Tyreek Hill muffed the punt and LB/DE James Cowser made the first takeaway of his career, recovering the loose ball at the Kansas City 38-yard line.

Cowser finished with one tackle on defense.

DE Khalil Mack

After a CB TJ Carrietakeaway the series before, DE Khalil Mack recorded his 10th sack in the last eight games, his eighth consecutive game with at least one sack, tying a franchise record.

His strip-sack marked his third consecutive game doing so. In Mack's last six games, he has recorded eight sacks, five forced fumbles, three fumble recoveries, one interception and one touchdown.

Mack's fifth forced fumble of the year is tied for the second most in a season in team history with Lance Johnstone (1999) and Pat Swilling (1995).

Mack ended another stellar performance with three tackles (two solo) with one sack for a 6-yard loss and a forced fumble. 

K Sebastian Janikowski

After a LB/DE James Cowserfumble recovery, K Sebastian Janikowskicapitalized on the turnover by giving the Raiders' the first points of the game with a 44-yard field goal.

Following a CB TJ Carrieinterception, Janikowski brought the contest to a one-possession game by connecting on his second field goal of the night, a 33-yarder to bring the score to 21-13, Kansas City.

Janikowski finished with seven points off two field goals and one extra point. 

P Marquette King

P Marquette King flipped the field position on his third punt of the night, booting a 53-yard punt late in the first frame of play. The punt of 50-yards-or-more was his NFL-leading 28th such kick.

Finished the day with eight punts for 348 yards (43.5 avg.).

Other notables

G Vadal Alexander

Made his fourth start of the season with G/T Kelechi Osemeleinactive due to an illness.

S Nate Allen

Made his first start of the 2016 season with S Karl Joseph inactive due to a foot injury.

On fourth-and-1 from the Oakland 27-yard line, Allen made a huge defensive stop during the Chief's second offensive series of the night by stopping Spencer Ware from getting the first down and returning the ball to the offense.

Allen finished as the Raiders' leading tackler with eight (six solo).

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