Recap - Raiders Defeat Kansas City 23-20
|Recap - Raiders Defeat Kansas City 23-20|
Oakland won 23-20 on Sunday against Kansas City behind a 148-yard receiving performance from Jacoby Ford at Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum.
Oakland won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 1-point spread as underdogs. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go OVER the closing number of 41.5.
Jason Campbell completed 19 of 33 pass attempts for 229 yards and 1 TD for the Raiders in the win. He was picked off 1 time by the Chiefs defense.
Jamaal Charles rushed for 53 yards for Kansas City, while Thomas Jones added 32 yards. Matt Cassel threw for 216 yards for the Chiefs, while receivers Tony Moeaki and Dwayne Bowe had 63 and 63 yards respectively.
Oakland outgained Kansas City 321-304 yards in the game, while the battle of first downs was won 21-17 by the Chiefs.
Kansas City lost the time of possession battle 41:50/33:10, leaving their defense on the field more than they wanted.
Next game, Oakland takes its act on the road to face Pittsburgh looking for another win. For Kansas City, they head on the road to face Denver.