Never mind the point total. This was designed to be a low-possession game, and the Raiders dictated the pace -- especially in the first half -- with a mixture of runs to both sides, intermediate and long passes, and play-action throws.
On his 27th birthday, Larry Johnson spanks Raiders:
It's your birthday, Larry Johnson. Time to unwrap a Raiders defense that gets real suspect when challenged by a top-flight running back.Chiefs' Green engineers winning TD in his return:
After passing for barely 50 yards in his return from a 10-week layoff, the two-time Pro Bowl quarterback coolly threw for 50 yards in one game-winning fourth-quarter drive. Hitting three of five in the final minutes, Green set up Larry Johnson's 1-yard go-ahead touchdown run and rallied the sluggish Chiefs past injury-riddled Oakland, 17-13, yesterday.Take a look at the AFC playoff picture, which has the Chiefs sitting in the sixth and final playoff spot. And who wasn't surprised that Jake Plummer blew it last night?