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Raiders vs. Chiefs: Five Pregame Predictions

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The Kansas City Chiefs host the Oakland Raiders at Arrowhead Stadium in about one hour. I've got five predictions on the game. Here they are (and leave us yours in the comments).

Dwayne Bowe adds to his total. I'm predicting Bowe snags another touchdown reception making it 16 on the year and confirming him as the NFL leader in 2010. Bowe's season has been pretty incredible to this point so he might as well cap it off the right way.

Raiders will be able to run the ball. I know the Chiefs are saying they're playing this game to win but, with a playoff spot wrapped up, can they truly be 100 percent committed to winning today? I'm not sure that they will be and I think the Raiders will capitalize on that by imposing their will on the Chiefs in the run game. The Raiders will pass 150 yards, even without Darren McFadden.

Chiefs give Jamaal Charles a chance for NFL rushing title. Charles told reporters last week he wanted to win the NFL rushing title. He's currently 56 yards behind Arian Foster, who plays in the late games. The Chiefs will Charles enough carries to make it hard on Foster. Charles is a perfect 7-for-7 on hitting 100 yards when he gets at least 20 carries in his career. 

Chiefs get Dexter McCluster involved again. The Kansas City Star wrote a story this week regarding McCluster's lack of impact this year after he returned from injury. It's time McCluster proves to Haley that he's not hurt and he can be an impact player. The Chiefs make an effort today to get McCluster more involved.

Chiefs win. I've predicted them to win every week except one (San Diego). Here's to continuing that tradition. Chiefs beat the Raiders, 27-13.

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