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1 bad quarter overshadows 3 good ones for Raiders D

Sep. 16, 2019 6:35 PM EDT

ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) — The Oakland Raiders held Patrick Mahomes and the high-powered Kansas City Chiefs in check for three of four quarters. It's what happened in the second quarter that doomed Oakland and exposed the wide gap between the Raiders and the defending AFC West champion Chiefs. The Raiders...

Chiefs' Patrick Mahomes continues to cover shortcomings

Sep. 16, 2019 5:54 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Patrick Mahomes has won games for the Kansas City Chiefs without Sammy Watkins and Tyreek Hill, without a bell-cow running back or a defense capable of stopping just about anyone. He proved it once more on Sunday. With star wide receiver Tyreek Hill sidelined by a broken collarbone,...

Jackson off to running start while making history for Ravens

Sep. 16, 2019 5:21 PM EDT

OWINGS MILLS, Md. (AP) — In the wake of a history-making performance, Lamar Jackson was satisfied only in that he helped the Baltimore Ravens win a second straight game. Deftly throwing the ball downfield and making calculated runs through the Arizona defense on Sunday, Jackson became the first player in...

Raiders' defense torched by Mahomes in 2nd-quarter barrage

Sep. 15, 2019 9:37 PM EDT

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Adding speed to the defense to match up with Kansas City's dynamic playmakers was a priority this offseason for the Oakland Raiders. For one dizzying stretch in the second quarter the improved defense couldn't catch up, leading to four long touchdown passes by Patrick Mahomes that...

Mahomes' 4 TDs in 2nd quarter lead Chiefs past Raiders 28-10

Sep. 15, 2019 9:03 PM EDT

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Patrick Mahomes and the dynamic Kansas City Chiefs offense got all of the production they needed in a breathtaking second quarter. Mahomes bounced back from the first scoreless opening quarter of his career in the regular season by throwing four touchdown passes in a near-perfect...

End of an era: Raiders prepare for likely final dirt game

Sep. 13, 2019 2:28 PM EDT

ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) — It will be the end of an era of sorts this weekend in Oakland. Not that anyone figures to be mourning what should be the final NFL game ever played on a field with infield dirt, especially the players who have had to deal with the bad footing, ripped jerseys, scraped arms and legs...

Chiefs, Raiders missing big-play WRs heading into matchup

Sep. 12, 2019 7:51 PM EDT

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Tyreek Hill streaking downfield for big receptions from Patrick Mahomes figured to be a major part of Kansas City's passing offense this year. The Raiders were counting on technician Antonio Brown to get open on intermediate and deep balls to provide a needed spark in Oakland. When...

Chiefs defense still with plenty of room for improvement

Sep. 12, 2019 4:22 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — There were plenty of reasons for the Kansas City Chiefs to be optimistic their porous defense, a big reason they were eliminated in the playoffs a year ago, would be vastly improved this season. They hired a new and accomplished coordinator in Steve Spagnuolo. They brought traded...

Chiefs-Raiders Preview Capsule

Sep. 12, 2019 1:50 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY (1-0) at OAKLAND (1-0) Sunday, 4:05 p.m. ET, CBS OPENING LINE - Chiefs by 7 1/2 RECORD VS. SPREAD - Kansas City 1-0; Oakland 1-0 SERIES RECORD - Chiefs lead 65-53-2 LAST MEETING - Chiefs beat Raiders 35-3, Dec. 30, 2018 LAST WEEK - Chiefs beat Jaguars 40-26; Raiders beat Broncos 24-16 AP PRO32 RANKING...

Chiefs wide receiver Watkins looks to build on breakout game

Sep. 11, 2019 3:37 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Sammy Watkins told anyone who would listen that he was poised for a resurgent season. The Chiefs wide receiver was healthy for the first time in what seemed like forever. He toiled tirelessly on the practice fields all summer with quarterback Patrick Mahomes. He refined his...