Raiders drop 40 to stun Chiefs

Raiders hands Chiefs first loss of the season within AFC West matchup

By Wayne Simpson

Final Updated: 11/10/20 10: 12pm

Henry Ruggs (L) celebrates his 72-yard touchdown for your Las Vegas Raiders with teammate Vasto Gafford

Henry Ruggs (L) celebrates his 72-yard touchdown for your Las Vegas Raiders with teammate Vasto Gafford

The particular Las Vegas Raiders put up 490 back yards of total offense and forty points as they outpaced Patrick Mahomes and the Kansas City Chiefs with Arrowhead Stadium.

Derek Carr threw for 347 back yards and three touchdowns, while Josh Jacobs added two scores on the floor as the Raiders (3-2) handed the particular Chiefs (4-1) their first lack of the season.

After an earlier Mahomes to Tyreek Hill heavy strike was called back as a result of penalty, the Raiders opened the particular scoring with a methodical, 11-play, 75-yard drive that led to a Daniel Carlson 38-yard field goal.

From there, the fireworks started.

Travis Kelce has been involved in the Chiefs’ first scoring generate before Mahomes took it within himself from three yards in order to cap a nine-play, 88-yard generate for KC as the first one fourth drew to a close.

The Raiders protection managed to slow down Patrick Mahomes simply enough

The Raiders protection managed to slow down Patrick Mahomes simply enough

The Raiders protection managed to slow down Patrick Mahomes sufficient

Derek Carr’s first interception of the season : made by Bashaud Breeland on his go back to the Chiefs from suspension — then gave Kansas City a brief field and they capitalised with a 10-yard Tyreek Hill run.

However , Carr responded in amazing fashion, tossing three touchdowns just before half-time. First, he launched strong down the middle of the field for Nelson Agholor to haul in a 59-yarder.

  • Vegas Raiders stats: Derek Carr 22/31, 347 yards, 3 TDs, one INT
  • Rushing leader: Josh Jacobs, twenty three carries, 77 yards, 2 TDs
  • Getting leader: Henry Ruggs, 2 captures, 118 yards, 1 TD

Then, right after Sammy Watkins had extended the particular Chiefs’ lead to 11 again by having an eight-yard touchdown catch from Mahomes, Carr found his tight finish Darren Waller from five back yards out to keep them close.

The Raiders then took the particular lead as rookie wide recipient Henry Ruggs made the biggest enjoy of his young career. Upon third-and-two, Ruggs got vertical plus beat his defender deep, plus Carr capitalised for a 72-yard landing and a 24-21 lead.

Watch Ruggs sprint 72 yards for the rating

But there was clearly still time for the Chiefs to construct a drive before the half, plus Harrison Butker’s 32-yard kick linked the game.

  • Kansas City Chiefs stats: Tanker Mahomes 22/43, 340 yards, two TDs, 1 INT
  • Rushing leader: Clyde Edwards-Helaire, 10 carries, 40 back yards
  • Getting leader: Travis Kelce, 8 captures, 108 yards, 1 TD

The groups exchanged two punts each inside a cagey start to the third quarter, however the Raiders took eight minutes from the clock with a 13-play drive that will bridged the third and fourth sectors and ended with Josh Jacobs powering in from seven back yards out. Carlson’s missed extra-point try kept the Chiefs within 6, down 30-24.

Maxx Crosby’s sack forced Mahomes plus company to give the ball back and from it, Carr had another fantastic generate. On third-and-18, he found Seeker Renfrow for a huge 42-yard obtain, and that led to another Carlson industry goal and a nine-point lead.

In desperation mode along with five minutes left, Kansas City made a decision to throw the ball on fourth-and-7 off their own 28, but Jeff Heath intercepted Mahomes, took the basketball 47 yards the other way, plus Jacobs added his second rating of the day, putting Las Vegas over forty points on the day.

Along with Mahomes at the helm, Kansas Town should never be ruled and with 4 minutes left, they mounted the comeback of their own as he found Travis Kelce from seven yards out there and converted the two-point try.

However , a strong call by Jon Gruden upon fourth-and-one just after the two-minute caution saw Carr sneak for the initial down and secure a Raiders win.

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