Chiefs 56, Raiders 31

Charles' 5 TDs give Chiefs party spark

OAKLAND, Calif. — Jamaal Charles turned the Chiefs' playoff clinching party into a game-long celebration.

Charles scored the first of his team record-tying five touchdowns on a 49-yard screen pass on the first play from scrimmage as Kansas City beat Oakland and clinched a playoff spot. Alex Smith threw four of his five touchdowns to Charles as the Chiefs became the fourth team to make the playoffs a year after at least 14 losses.

"Anytime you can be a part of the turnaround, it's a special feeling," Smith said. "These guys have worked hard and deserve a ton of credit."

Matt McGloin threw four interceptions and lost a fumble for Oakland, which allowed the most points in franchise history.

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Chiefs 56, Raiders 31 12/15/13 [Last modified: Sunday, December 15, 2013 10:25pm]

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