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What to Look For: Raiders at Chiefs

An exclusive look at the rivalry between the Oakland Raiders and Kansas City Chiefs through the years.

As the Raiders get ready to head to Kansas City for the regular season final against the Chiefs, let's take a look at some records and milestones that could be broken this Sunday at Arrowhead Stadium.


• The Raiders boasting two 1,000-yard receivers and a 1,000-yard rusher for the first time in team history. Michael Crabtree needs 112 tards receiving to make it happen.

• The Raiders featuring a 4,000-yard passer, 1,000-yard rusher and 1,000-yard receiver for the first time in team history. Quarterback Derek Carr needs to throw for 207 to reach 4,000.

• The Raiders having a 3,000-yard passer, 1,000-yard rusher and two 1,000-yard receivers for the first time in team history. Again, Crabtree needs 112 yards.

• Four different Raiders finishing the season with at least five receiving touchdowns for the second time in team history and the first since 1967 (Fred Biletnikoff, Billy Cannon, Bill Miller and Warren Wells). This year includes Crabtree (8), Amari Cooper (6), Seth Roberts (5); Andre Holmes needs one or Clive Walford needs two TD catches to make this happen.

• Two Raiders finishing with seven receiving touchdowns each for the first time since 2002. Cooper needs one to make this happen.

• The offense totaling 400 yards for the seventh time in 2015, tying the 2002 squad for the second most such games in team history.

• The Raiders attempting 28 passes to reach 600 team attempts for the fourth time in franchise annals. Carr averages almost 34 per game.


• The 2015 Raiders (77) punting more than 30 times fewer than the 2014 Raiders (109), marking the third best year-to-year differential in team history (record: 51 from 1981 to 1982).

• The Raiders notching three safeties in a season for the second time in team history (1981). Khalil Mack and Denico Autry each have one.

• The Raiders blocking a kick for the sixth time this season, which would be the most by any team since 1995.

• The defense surrendering fewer than 50 rushing yards for the fifth time in 2015, becoming the third Raiders team and the first since 2002 to do so.

• WR Andre Holmes catching a touchdown to become the second Raider with five receiving touchdowns and fewer than 20 receptions in a season. The last Raider to do so was Warren Wells in 1967 (13 receptions).

• Holmes becoming the third different undrafted Raider with at least five receiving touchdowns.

• WR Seth Roberts gaining 40 yards to become the fifth undrafted Raider with 500 receiving yards in a season.

• Roberts catching his sixth touchdown pass to tie James Jett (1998) for the second most in a season by an undrafted Raider.

• TE Clive Walford totaling 19 yards to move into eighth place among rookie tight ends in franchise history.

• RB Taiwan Jones finishing the season with career highs in kickoff returns, kickoff return yards and kickoff return average.

• T Donald Penn starting his 140th consecutive game, the third longest active streak among tackles.

• LB Malcolm Smith recording an interception to become the first Raider with two picks and four sacks in a season since Michael Huff in 2010.

• DL Denico Autry recording his fourth sack, which would be tied for the eighth most in a season by an undrafted Raider.

• CB David Amerson finishing the season with the most passes defensed ever by a player who played with two different NFL teams in a season. He already holds that distinction with 25 on
the year with the Raiders (13 games) and Washington (two games).

• Amerson notching two passes defensed to tie for the fifth most (27) in a season since the statistic became official in 1994.

• CB Neiko Thorpe recording a seventh pass defensed, tying him for the second most in a season by an undrafted Raider since 1994.




• QB Derek Carr tossing three touchdowns to tie the franchise record for passing touchdowns in a season, tying Daryle Lamonica's 34 touchdowns in 1969.

• Carr throwing for 207 yards to become the third Raider with 4,000 passing yards in a season and the first since Carson Palmer in 2012.

• Carr completing six passes to pass Andrew Luck (682) for the most completions by a player through his first two NFL seasons.

• Carr completing 20 more passes to set a new career high for completions in a season.

• Carr completing 21 passes to become the second Raider with 350 completions in a season, joining Rich Gannon (2001 and 2002).

• Carr recording his 53rd career touchdown pass to move into second place among players through their first two NFL seasons, trailing only Dan Marino (68).

• Carr throwing two touchdowns in a game for the 18th time, which would be the second most by a player through his first two seasons (Marino – 22).

• Carr finishing with a rating of at least 100 points for the seventh time in his career, moving him ahead of Tom Flores (six) for the most by a Raider through his first two NFL seasons.



• WR Amari Cooper catching two passes to set the NFL record for receptions by a wide receiver 21-or-younger, passing Keenan Allen (71 in 2013).

• Cooper recording two receiving yards to pass Mike Evans (1,051) for the second most by a player 21-or-younger.

• Cooper totaling 100 yards to become the second rookie since the 1970 AFL-NFL merger with six 100-yard receiving games, joining Odell Beckham Jr.

• Cooper catching his seventh touchdown to tie Raymond Chester's franchise rookie record set in 1970. A touchdown would also give him 42 points scored, tying the fifth most by a rookie in team history.

• WR Michael Crabtree gaining 112 yards to eclipse the 1,000-yard mark for the second time in his career (2012).

• Crabtree becoming the first Raider with at least four receptions in all 16 games in a season.

• Crabtree catching six passes to set a new career high, passing his 85 catches in 2012.



• DE Khalil Mack notching one sack to tie Derrick Burgess (16 in 2005) for the single-season franchise record (since 1982).

• Mack becoming the second player in franchise history to lead the NFL in sacks, joining Derrick Burgess (2005).

• Mack recording his sixth multi-sack game, the most by a Raider through his first two NFL seasons.

• Mack totaling 11 sack yards to become the third Raider since 1994 with 100 sack yards in a season.

• Mack recording a four-sack game to become the third NFL player since 1982 with two four-sack games in a season. With five sacks, he would be the first player with two five-sack games in a season and only the second with two in a career (Derrick Thomas).



• RB Latavius Murray becoming the second Raider to record at least 10 rushing attempts in 16 games in a season, joining Marcus Allen (1984 and 1985). Murray is one of two NFL players with 10 attempts in 15 games this season (Tampa Bay RB Doug Martin).

• Murray rushing 18 times to move into fifth place in team history for attempts in a season.

• Murray recording a seventh rushing touchdown, which would be the most in a season since Michael Bush in 2011.

• Murray totaling 65 yards from scrimmage to become the first Raider to reach 1,300 scrimmage yards since Bush in 2011.

• Murray finishing the game with at least eight offensive touches to become the sixth Raider with 300 combined attempts in a season and the first since LaMont Jordan in 2005.



• S Charles Woodson intercepting his 66th career pass to move into sole possession of fifth place on the all-time list, breaking his tie with Ken Riley.

• Woodson passing Ken Riley (65) for the most interceptions of any player not currently in the Pro Football Hall of Fame.

• Woodson notching two interceptions to tie Dave Grayson (29) for seventh on the Raiders' franchise list.

• Woodson setting a new Raiders career high with his sixth interception of the season, surpassing his rookie season total of five (1998).

• Woodson scoring his 14th defensive touchdown to pass Rod Woodson and Darren Sharper for the NFL's all-time record. An interception return for a touchdown would be Woodson's 12th, tying him with R. Woodson for the most in NFL annals.

• Woodson totaling 34 interception return yards to become the 10th NFL player, and the fifth since the 1970 merger, to accumulate 1,000 career interception return yards.


…even the Raiders' record at 8-8, matching the team's best finish since 2003 (2010 and 2011).

…give the Raiders a 4-2 record against the AFC West, the team's most wins within the division since a 6-0 record in 2010.

…mark the first time since 2011 the Raiders have had at least one win against all three division opponents.

…give the Raiders an undefeated road record against the AFC West for the 10th time in team history and the first time since a 3-0 record in 2010.

…improve Oakland's record in the all-time series against Kansas City to 52-57-2.

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