Winning streak snapped in the Heartland

By Jeremy Kahn

After losing six in a row on their home turf to their most hated rivals, the Kansas City Chiefs sent the Oakland Raiders back to the Bay Area with a loss.

Jamaal Charles ran for two scores, while former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Alex Smith threw for 128 yards and the Chiefs scored the final 24 points of the game, defeating the Raiders 24-7 at Arrowhead Stadium.

The Chiefs defense also came up big, as they sacked Raiders quarterback Terrelle Pryor 10 times and held Darren McFadden to just 52 yards rushing.

Pryor threw three interceptions on the afternoon, as the Chiefs scored 17 points off those three picks.

Charles made the Raiders pay after the first Pryor interception, as he scored the eventual game-winning touchdown in the third quarter.

The second interception setup a Josh Succop 33-yard field goal, and the third and final interception was returned 44 yards for a touchdown by Husain Abdullah.

DeNarius Moore got the Raiders on the board first, as he took a Pryor pass 39 yards to the end zone in the second quarter.

Pryor gained 60 yards on the ground, but penalties were a thorn in the Raiders side, as they were called for 11 penalties for 68 yards.

The Chiefs defense was so tough on the Raiders that on one series, after two penalties and two sacks, the Raiders were left with a fourth and 48 from their own 12-yard line.

Marquette King’s punt did not even get past the Chiefs 40-yard line, or the first down marker on that series.

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