The Oakland Raiders are back at home Sunday afternoon, playing host to the Kansas City Chiefs at the Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum in Week 6 regular season action.
The Silver and Black are the only team in the AFC West with just one loss, and will look to earn the outright lead in the division with a win over Andy Reid and Co.
For the second-consecutive week, the Raiders will be without starting running back Latavius Murray, who is dealing with a toe injury, and was ruled out of Sunday's contest following the team's Friday practice.
In addition to Murray, the Raiders also ruled out tackles Vadal Alexander and Menelik Watson.
The other four inactive players for today's matchup are: quarterback Connor Cook, cornerback Dexter McDonald, cornerback Antonio Hamilton, and tackle Matt McCants.
There has been inclement weather all morning in Oakland, and it looks Sunday's AFC West clash will be a rainy one. With just over an hour until kickoff, the tarp has been removed from the field, and players have begun warming up on the grass
The captains for today's matchup with the Chiefs are safety Reggie Nelson, wide receiver Andre Holmes, cornerback Sean Smith, center Rodney Hudson, quarterback Derek Carr, and defensive end Khalil Mack.
The Chiefs won the toss, but elected to defer to the second half.
Running back Jalen Richard returned the opening kickoff to the Chiefs 47-yard line, and the Raiders offense has taken advantage in short order, as Carr just orchestrated a seven-play, 46-yard drive, capped off by a three-yard touchdown pass to wide receiver Andre Holmes.
With 11:58 left in the first quarter, the Silver and Black now lead 7-0.
The Raiders defense looked impressive on its opening series, as Khalil Mack recorded his second sack of the season, and Denico Autry was also able to take down Alex Smith after a short gain.
However, the Raiders weren't able to extend their lead on their next possession, as Carr threw a pass that was intercepted by Marcus Peters as the Chiefs 43-yard line.
The Chiefs have taken advantage of the gift, and after a Spencer Ware two-yard touchdown run, and a Cairo Santos extra point, Kansas City has evened the score at 7-7 with 2:16 left in the opening frame.
The Raiders offense is nearing midfield, and at the end of the first quarter, the score remains 7-7.
The Raiders were able to drive into Chiefs territory, but Sebastian Janikowski's 52-yard field goal attempt drifted wide left, keeping the score tied at 7-7 with 10:29 left in the first half.
The Chiefs have now gone ahead following a four-yard touchdown run by Jamaal Charles.However, Santos missed the PAT, so with 7:11 remaining in the second quarter, Kansas City now leads 13-7.
Amari Cooper has gotten rolling in the second quarter. He now has seven catches for 93 yards with 3:14 remaining in the second quarter.
Carr and the Raiders offense were able to drive the length of the field in short order, and on the last play of the first half, Janikowski connected on a 46-yard field goal to bring the score to 13-10 heading into the locker room.
The Chiefs will receive the ball to start the second half.
The Chiefs have increased their lead on their first possession of the third quarter, as Alex Smith just orchestrated a 75-yard, seven-play drive punctuated by a one-yard run by defensive tackle Dontari Poe.
With 11:37 remaining in the third quarter, the Raiders now trail 20-10.
After not being able to manufacture any points on their first possession of the second half, the Raiders punted the ball back to the Chiefs, and after a 22-yard field goal by Santos, Kansas City has increased its lead to 23-10 with 7:48 left in the third quarter.
The teams traded punts in the latter part of the third quarter, and heading into the final frame, the Chiefs still lead 23-10.
Kansas City has tacked three more points onto its lead.
After a 44-yard field goal, the Chiefs now lead the Silver and Black 26-10 with 9:51 remaining in regulation.
The Silver and Black were able to drive into Chiefs territory, but Carr fumbled the football with just over 7:00 left in the ballgame, and the Chiefs have recovered at their own 12-yard line.
Kansas City couldn't add to their lead, but it didn't matter, as they beat the Raiders 26-10 Sunday afternoon, dropping the Raiders record to 4-2 after six games.