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Chiefs 26, Raiders 10

Chiefs come off bye week firing

OAKLAND, Calif. — With two weeks to stew over a lopsided loss, the Chiefs went back to basics and put together a balanced offense that let the running game shine.

Spencer Ware ran for a career-high 131 yards and a touchdown and Alex Smith picked apart Oakland's struggling defense.

"That's the game we play," said defensive lineman Dontari Poe, who got into the act on offense with a touchdown run of his own. "You come out sometimes and it doesn't go your way, but you got to make sure it goes your way the next time. Can't keep on the downward spiral. You got to get it back up."

In their first game since getting blown out by 29 points in Pittsburgh two weeks ago, the Chiefs efficiently handled the Raiders.

Kansas City defensive back Marcus Peters set up Ware's TD run with an early interception of Derek Carr, and linebacker Dee Ford forced a fumble from Carr in the fourth quarter to end any hopes of a late comeback.

"It hurts, man," Carr said. "We didn't do good enough at all."



Chiefs 26, Raiders 10 10/16/16 [Last modified: Sunday, October 16, 2016 9:37pm]
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