Raiders vs. Chiefs Preview

DATE: Sunday, November 15, 2009, 1:05 p.m. PT
SITE: Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum, Oakland, CA

THIS WEEK: The Oakland Raiders, members of the American Football Conference Western Division, face division rival Kansas City at Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum this Sunday in a contest pitting two original American Football League teams. The Silver and Black took on each AFC West team in the first three weeks of the 2009 regular season and played the Chiefs in Kansas City in Week Two on September 20.

TELEVISION: The game will be televised on CBSwith Gus Johnsonproviding play-by-play and former NFL player Steve Taskerhandling color analysis.*If sold out per NFL blackout rules, the game will air in the Bay Area onKPIX Channel 5. The game will also air in Sacramento onKOVR Channel 13*.

RADIO: The game will air on Raiders Radio originating on KSFO 560 AM, the Silver and Black's Flagship for the multi-state Radio Network. Greg Papa and former Raiders player, assistant and head coach Tom Flores will man the booth for the 12th straight year. The radio pregame show and postgame show will feature Raider Legends George Atkinson and David Humm along with KSFO's Rich Walcoff.

SPANISH RADIO:Raider games air in Spanish on*radio stationLa Kaliente, KZSF 1370 AM. Armando BotelloandAngel Dinamita handle announcing duties. Bay Area radio personalitiesVictor ZaragozaandSal Acevedo* are the sideline reporters.

NAVAJO RADIO: The game will also be broadcast on radio in Navajo through an agreement with KTNN 660 AM. L.A. WilliamsandSamuel Boyd will call the action. This marks the 11th time that a Raider game has aired in Navajo.

NATIONAL RADIO:Sunday's game will also air on radio nationally on the Compass Media Networks with Lee Hamilton and former NFL performer Brian Baldinger calling the action.

CONNECTIONS

RAIDERS:QB JaMarcus Russell played with Chiefs WR Dwayne Bowe, C Rudy Niswanger and DE Glen Dorsey at LSU…LB Ricky Brown played with Chiefs TE Sean Ryan at Boston College…P Shane Lechler and Chiefs DT Ron Edwards played together at Texas A&M…Head Coach Tom Cable and Chiefs special teams coach Steve Hoffman were both on the Atlanta coaching staff in 2006 while Chiefs LB Demorrio Williams played there…DE Richard Seymour played with Chiefs QB Matt Cassel, LB Mike Vrabel, QB Matt Gutierrez and T Ryan O'Callaghan with New England…Offensive line coach Jim Michalczik coached Chiefs T Ryan O'Callaghan at Cal…Head coach Tom Cable was offensive coordinator and offensive line coach at UCLA when Chiefs S Jarrad Page played there…QB coach Paul Hackett was offensive coordinator for the Chiefs from 1993-1997…QB Charlie Frye and Chiefs G Andy Alleman played together at Akron…RB Justin Fargas and Chiefs QB Matt Cassel played together at USC…S Michael Huff played with Chiefs LB Derrick Johnson and RB Jamaal Charles at Texas…LB Isaiah Ekejiuba and Chiefs T Branden Albert were teammates at Virginia…CB Nnamdi Asomugha played with Chiefs T Ryan O'Callaghan at Cal…DE Jay Richardson was teammates with Chiefs CB Donald Washington at Ohio State…C/G Chris Morris played with Chiefs LB David Herron at Michigan State.

CHIEFS: Assistant coach Maurice Carthon was offensive coordinator/ running backs coach for Dallas in 2003-04 while Raiders DE Greg Ellis played for the Cowboys…Defensive coordinator Clancy Pendergast coached Ellis while in Dallas (1996-2002)…QB Matt Gutierrez is from Concord and attended De La Salle High…S Jarrad Page grew up in San Leandro and attended San Leandro High School…T Ryan O'Callaghan is from Susanville and played college football at Cal.

SERIES:Sunday's game marks the 99th regular season contest between these two original American Football League franchises, with the Chiefs holding a 51-45-2 edge in regular season games since the teams began playing in the AFL in 1960. Kansas City has a 2-1 advantage in postseason contests.

LAST WEEK: The Oakland Raiders had a bye.

NEXT WEEK:The Oakland Raiders host the Cincinnati Bengals on Sunday, November 22.

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