Originally written October 28, 2012 on 60 Max Power O:
The Oakland Raiders controlled the game and breezed to a 26-16 win over the Kansas City Chiefs. It is the six consecutive win for the Raiders in Kansas City. More importantly, Oakland picks up their first AFC West division win and move closer to the top of the standings. On the first play of the game, quarterback Carson Palmer dropped back and threw an interception to former Raider Stanford Routt. After that play, Oakland took command of the game. They forced a Kansas City into a three and out, then drove down for a Sebastian Janikowski 36 yard field goal. They never trailed in the game. Despite the first play interception, Palmer rebounded to complete 14-28 passes for 209 yards and two touchdowns. The offensive line protected Palmer very well, giving him plenty of time and passing lanes to deliver his throws. Running back Darren McFadden is the most important player in the Raiders' offense. Against the Chiefs, he proved why carrying the ball 29 times for 114 yards. It may h...
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