Game Grades: Kansas City Chiefs 20 – Oakland Raiders 13

QUARTERBACK — C+ JaMarcus Russell followed up his solid outing in Denver with an up-and-down performance at home. At times, he looked in full control of the offense and showed off his stellar arm with nice tosses. On play action in the first half, he executed a nice 28-yard pass on a corner route to Miller and he repeated his accuracy with a 21-yard toss to his tight end on a crossing pattern. Other times, he overthrew Ronald Curry on...

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Poor decisions and overconfidence lead to home defeat for Raiders

Last week’s victory in Denver was invigorating and maybe more importantly, a shot of confidence for the Oakland Raiders (3-9). But today’s 20-13 home loss at the hands of the lowly Kansas City Chiefs (2-10) was very disappointing and maybe a sign that the Silver & Black were over confident and too casual for their own good. Considering that they played an inferior team record wise and a club that had lost 19 out of their last 20...

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Raiders start strong, but fizzle in the 2nd half; lose 20-13

Oakland, CA –The Oakland Raiders elected to start the game on defense. That defense would see a Kansas City offense that looked to pass first with having tightend Tony Gonzalez split out wide. The tactic seemed to work in the beginning of the drive but Oakland would eventually figure out how to defend the new formations and forced K.C. to punt after having allowed them to get just inside of Oakland’s side of the 50-yard line. On...

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Countdown to Paydirt: Kansas City Chiefs vs. Oakland Raiders

Ladies and gentlemen, the Oakland Raiders (3-8) are actually favored going into a contest for the first time in 2008. After a convincing 31-10 road victory last weekend against the Broncos and with the lowly Kansas City Chiefs (1-10) coming into town, the Silver & Black are the prognosticators choice on Sunday, as they will look to sweep the season series from their west rivals for the time first time since 2001. OAKLAND RAIDERS...

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After Further Review: Things to be thankful for

We all have many things to be thankful for this Thanksgiving. Of course, with the Raiders sitting at 3-8 in Year Six of their ongoing slump, the Silver & Black may not be one of them. But even in Oakland, there are things we can all be glad are taking place, and things we can look forward to enjoying in the near future. So as we all prepare to sit down with our friends and family over turkey and stuffing and share love and...

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