Free agency following the draft: good or bad for the Raiders?
For the first time in seven years the Oakland Raiders have built a team the rest of the AFC West feared, and they were seemingly on their way to building a team the rest of the NFL feared.
It's no surprise that the Chief's line had a hard time with the Raiders. This is just the type of team that gives KC problems. See how Brian Waters and the KC line preformed against the Oakland Raiders.
The Chiefs are paper champions. The Raiders completed their AFC West sweep and made the Chiefs look like children playing against a team of Predators.
Following Sunday's game, Kansas City Chiefs guard Brian Waters said there wasn't anything special the Oakland Raiders did as they dropped the Chiefs, 31-10. He said they were simply better than them and beat them.
Yes, the Chiefs were blown out today and there's no way to describe it other than that it sucks. But what does it mean moving forward?
Oakland has continuously put heavy pressure on Matt Cassell and if not for a turnover by, the now officially failed, Darius Heyward-Bey, would be pitching a first half shut out. On the Offensive...
The Kansas City Chiefs host the Oakland Raiders at Arrowhead Stadium in about one hour. I've got five predictions on the game. Here they are (and leave us yours in the comments).
|11:03 left: Kansas City Field Goal - 30-yarder by Ryan Succop. 4 plays, 5 yds, 0:44 min.|
|8:33 left: Oakland Touchdown - 5-yard pass from Jason Campbell to Chaz Schilens. (Sebastian Janikowski extra point is good). 14 plays, 91 yds, 6:39 min.|
|8:33 left: 14 plays, 91 yds, 6:39 min.|
|0:07 left: Oakland Field Goal - 38-yarder by Sebastian Janikowski. 13 plays, 54 yds, 3:06 min.|
|8:02 left: Kansas City Touchdown - 5-yard run by Jamaal Charles. (Ryan Succop extra point is good). 6 plays, 64 yds, 2:18 min.|
|8:02 left: 6 plays, 64 yds, 2:18 min.|
|2:26 left: Oakland Touchdown - 26-yard run by Michael Bush. (Sebastian Janikowski extra point is good). 9 plays, 75 yds, 5:36 min.|
|2:26 left: 9 plays, 75 yds, 5:36 min.|
|11:07 left: Oakland Touchdown - 10-yard run by Jacoby Ford. (Sebastian Janikowski extra point is good). 1 plays, 10 yds, 0:09 min.|
|11:07 left: 1 plays, 10 yds, 0:09 min.|
|9:11 left: Oakland Touchdown - 22-yard interception return by Stanford Routt. (Sebastian Janikowski extra point is good).|
|Team statistics||Oakland||Kansas City|
|Time of Possession||33:28||26:32|
|Third Down Conversions||6-13-46%||7-18-39%|
|Fourth Down Conversions||0-1-0%||0-2-0%|
|Punts-Average (Net Avg.)||5-46.8 (42.8)||6-37.7 (37.7)|