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Chiefs at Raiders
Nov. 20
5:25 p.m. (Pacific)
TV: NFLN



THE SKINNY:
Oakland (0-10) has dropped 16 straight games, dating back to Nov. 24, 2013. Kansas City (7-3) has won five in a row after a 2-3 start. The Chiefs have won nine of the past 11 games against the Raiders in Oakland.

LAST WEEK:
The Chiefs beat the visiting Seattle Seahawks 24-20; the Raiders lost 13-6 to the host San Diego Chargers

KEY MATCHUPS:
RB Jamaal Charles vs. Oakland defense — Charles had a season-high 159 rushing yards against Seattle in Week 11. He has 62 more rushing yards on the season than Oakland's team total of 630. The Raiders are 27th against the run, allowing 129.8 yards per game.

QB Alex Smith vs. Raiders pass defense — Smith threw for five TDs and 287 yards in Kansas City's 56-31 win at Oakland last season. His 112.0 passer rating against Oakland in four career starts is the highest of any QB with at least 50 passes against the Raiders. The Raiders are 12th against the pass, surrendering 235.4 yards per game.

QB Derek Carr vs. Chiefs defense — Carr has not reached 200 passing yards in each of the past three games. The Chiefs are first in the NFL against the pass, allowing 201.6 yards per game.

Chiefs pass rush vs. Raiders O-line — The Raiders have allowed 12 sacks, second fewest in the league, but the Chiefs are tied for third most sacks with 30 and are led by linebacker Justin Houston, first in the NFL with 12..

STATS OF THE WEEK:
The Chiefs have not allowed a rushing touchdown in 10 games this season. The NFL record for fewest rushing TDs in a season is two, shared by the 1971 Vikings, the 1968 Cowboys and 1934 Lions.


Oakland's 16-game losing streak is the longest in the NFL since the 2009 season, when St. Louis ended a 17-game slide and Detroit halted a 19-game streak.
Kansas City wide receivers have no TD catches this season.
Oakland is averaging 63.0 yards rushing per game, lowest in NFL since Detroit averaged 42.5 yards rushing in 1946.

LAST MEETING:
Jamaal Charles has a career-high 195 receiving yards on eight catches and four touchdowns to lead visiting Kansas City to a 56-31 win over Oakland on Dec. 15, 2013.

RIVALRY REWIND:
The then-Dallas Texans defeat the Raiders 34-16 on Sept. 16, 1960 at Kezar Stadium in San Francisco — the inaugural meeting between the two American Football League franchises. The Texans relocated to Kansas City, Mo., before the 1963 season.

RECENT HISTORY:
The Chiefs swept the season series in 2013 after the Raiders won the previous three games. The Raiders are 2-9 against the Chiefs the past 11 regular-season games at Oakland. Kansas City leads the series, 57-51-2, including 2-1 postseason

DID YOU KNOW?:
Oakland’s last win came on Nov. 17, 2013, when it beat the host Houston Texans 28-23.


The Raiders' Derek Carr has thrown for 200 yards or more only three times this season but is just the 12th rookie in NFL history to pass for more than 2,000 yards in his first 10 games.
The Chiefs are 10-8 in Thursday games while the Raiders are 7-9.

OPENING LINE:
Chiefs by 7

Updated: 11-19-2014

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