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Game Notes: Oakland Raiders 3 Kansas City Chiefs 35

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Radiers 3, Chiefs 35

  • The Raiders were defeated the Kansas City Chiefs by a score of 35-3, bringing Oakland’s record to 4-12 on the season.
  • The Silver and Black finish the season 1-5 against AFC West opponents, having defeated the Den- ver Broncos, 27-14, on Monday Night Football last week in Oakland.
  • Oakland moves to 52-63-2 in the all-time regular season series against the Chiefs.
  • Head Coach Jon Gruden now owns an 7-5 all-time record against the Chiefs.

Starters - Offense
WR Jordy Nelson
T Kolton Miller
G Kelechi Osemele
C Rodney Hudson
G Denzelle Good
T Brandon Parker
TE Jared Cook
WR Seth Roberts
WR Marcell Ateman
QB Derek Carr
RB Doug Martin

Starters - Defense
DE Frostee Rucker
DT P.J. Hall
DT Johnathan Hankins
DE Arden Key
LB Nicholas Morrow
LB Tahir Whitehead
CB Rashaan Melvin
CB Gareon Conley
CB Marcus Gilchrist
S Erik Harris
S Karl Joseph

Game Themes

  • For the first time in his career, QB Derek Carr surpassed 4,000 passing yards, ending the season with 4,049. Carr is now one of just three Raiders to pass the 4,000 yard mark. 
  • Oakland’s defense has recorded at least one interception in four consecutive games. The Raiders five INTs since Week 14 ranks tied for fourth in the NFL. 
  • RB Doug Martin recorded his second 100-yard game of the 2018 campaign. 
  • T Kolton Miller becomes the first rookie offensive lineman to start every contest for the Raiders since Stefen Wisniewski accomplished the feat in 2011. Since the AFL-NFL merger, Miller is one of 16 Raiders rookies to start every contest.

Individual Highlights

K Daniel Carlson

  • Carlson split the uprights from 50 yards out with 1:04 remaining in the first half; capping an 13- play, 66-yard drive lasting 4:39.
  • Carlson remains a perfect 3-for-3 on FG attempts of 50 yards and was perfect on all 24 PATs this season.
  • Carlson has connected on 15 straight field goals since Week 10, tied for fourth most in the NFL during that span.
  • Carlson finishes 16-of-17 on FG attempts with the Raiders this season, good for franchise single-season record 94.1 FG percentage.

QB Derek Carr

  • On a 12 yard pass to Jordy Nelson in the first quarter, Carr set a new single-season career best in completions with 381.
  • On a 10 yard pass to Jordy Nelson in the second half, Carr broke Peyton Manning’s record for most completions through a player’s first five seasons with 1,750.
  • Carr recorded a completion percentage of 70.0 or better for the 10th time this season.
  • Carr completed 24-of-33 passes for 185 yards, earning a passer rating of 60.8.
  • Carr finished the season by passing for 4,049 yards and 19 touchdowns with a completion percent- age of 68.9.

RB Doug Martin

  • Martin surpassed 100 yards on the ground for the second consecutive game, marking the first time he’s done so since Weeks 5 and 7 of the 2015 season. It marks the 13th time of his career he’s eclipsed the 100-yard rushing mark.
  • Martin finished the day with 100 yards on 21 carries (4.8 avg.), adding one reception for one yard.
  • Martin finishes the season as the team’s leading rusher with 723 yards and four touchdowns.

Other Notables

  • CB Gareon Conley intercepted a Patrick Mahome’s pass with :52 seconds remaining in the first half. His third INT on the season is tied for a team-high.
  • TE Jared Cook ended the game with three receptions for 28 yards. His 896 receiving yards rank in fifth place in club history for most receiving yards in a single-season by a tight end.
  • WR Jordy Nelson ended the game with team-high nine receptions for 78 yards. Nelson led the team in receptions for the third consecutive game, finishing the season with 63 receptions for 739 yards and three TDs.
  • LB Tahir Whitehead led the team with in tackles for the 12th time this season with nine stops.

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