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KANSAS CITY, Mo. Carson Palmer didn't stand much of a chance the last time he faced the Kansas City Chiefs.
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In Carson Palmer's first two starts with the Raiders, he showed off his ability to throw the long ball. But in his last five starts, that long ball has shrunk considerably. Part of that has been the injuries to speedy receivers Jacoby Ford and Denarius Moore. But the defenses the Raiders have faced has played a role as well. One such defense is the Chiefs.
The Raiders didn...
Carson Palmer didn't stand much of a chance the last time he faced the Kansas City Chiefs.
The Raiders had traded for him just a few days after Jason Campbell went down with a broken collarbone, and thrust him into the game against Kansas City with little preparation. He was part of a combined six-interception performance by Oakland quarterbacks in a frustrating shutout loss...
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- Carson Palmer and the Oakland Raiders are still alive in the AFC West.
It came at the expense of the Kansas City Chiefs.
Sebastian Janikowski kicked a 36-yard field goal 2:13 into overtime Saturday, giving the Raiders a 16-13 victory that kept alive their playoff hopes and eliminated Kansas City from contention.
Carson Palmer threw for 237 yards and a...
Carson Palmer and the Oakland Raiders are still alive in the AFC West.
Oakland Raiders fullback Manase Tonga (41) is tackled by Kansas City Chiefs inside linebacker Jovan Belcher (59) during the first half of an NFL football game at Arrowhead Stadium in Kansas City, Mo., Saturday, Dec. 24, 2011.
Kansas City Chiefs coach Romeo Crennel watches from the sidelines during the...
•BIG RETURN: Wearing Marcus Allen's old No. 32, unheralded Bryan McCann ripped off a 91-yard return on the opening kickoff, blazing his way to the KC 14 and setting up an Oakland field goal. •BIG CATCH I: Carson Palmer's first long connection of the day went for six points when he found a streaking Denarius Moore on a 61-yard post pattern on second and 18 in the third quarter.
For 49 of the 51 defensive snaps they played on Saturday, the Chiefs stood their ground. They yielded just 194 yards on those plays to the usually high-scoring Raiders. But those two other plays made the difference in Oakland's 16-13 overtime victory, a result that killed the Chiefs' chances to defend their AFC West championship and return to the playoffs. On one, Oakland...
It wasn’t easy in Kansas City, but the Oakland Raiders managed to pull out an overtime victory and move into a tie for first place in the AFC West today. Sebastian Janikowski’s 36-yard field goal in overtime sealed the 16-13 victory over the Chiefs, who are now eliminated from playoff contention. Raiders quarterback Carson Palmer…