Week 12 Grades: Raiders offense wakes up; Chiefs 'D' disappoints
But it's time to give them some credit in the wake of their surprising 31-10 victory over the AFC West-leading Denver Broncos on Sunday.
The Raiders hadn't scored an offensive touchdown in 15 consecutive quarters, yet once
A lot of the credit has to go to interim coach Tom Cable, who has his team focused on the things that matter and who has instilled a confidence that hadn't previously been seen. It would have been so easy for the Raiders to pack it in with a 2-8 record, but they didn't do that. They persevered.
"We expected to do this," receiver
If it wasn't for Reed's exploits,
The Chiefs gave up 47 points on defense and 54 total, the most in team history. And this was against the 2008 Buffalo Bills, not the 2007 New England Patriots, mind you. The Bills had been reeling on offense before they came into the usually hostile confines of Arrowhead Stadium.By the time they left,
It was a pathetic effort against a team the Chiefs should have been more competitive against.
Next up. Indy and Tennessee.