The Kansas Chiefs hit the Pick Six Sunday at O.co Coliseum on a day when two things were crystal clear:
First, all those who said Kyle Boller isn’t adequate to lead the Oakland Raiders to the playoffs, take a bow.
And second, all those who said it would be folly to throw Carson Palmer onto the field just days after his acquisition in a trade, also take a bow.
Turns out both were right. But two rights made for a very wrong result for the Raiders, as the Chiefs intercepted six passes – returning two for touchdowns – in a 28-0 victory over the Raiders.
As ESPN’s Bill Williamson wrote after Sunday’s game: “Both quarterbacks were dreadful.”
A week after losing starting quarterback Jason Campbell to a broken collarbone, perhaps it wouldn’t have mattered who started in his place Sunday.
The Raiders entered the game without kicker Sebastian Janikowski, then lost Darren McFadden, the NFL’s leading rusher, to an undisclosed foot injury after just two carries.
Boller started the game and was...