Friday, November 21, 2014

Derek Carr's Touchdown Helped Raiders Snap 16 straight losses

Oakland Raiders won against Kansas City Chiefs to end their 16 game losing streak, 24-20. Raiders quarterback Derek Carr helped his team complete a fourth-quarter comeback that sealed the fate of the Chiefs. .

The Raiders were not able to keep their 14-0 lead, they even trailed 20-17 after Cairo Santos' 25-yard field goal gave the Chiefs their first lead of the game.

Darren McFadden botched the following kickoff in the end zone, the Raiders were able to snatch the ball to a 20 yard line with 9:03 left to play.

Marcel Reece were able to handle the ball on the first four plays of the drive and gave his team just enough of a balance to keep Kansas City's defense on their knees. He carried seven times for 34 yards and added an 8-yard catch on the final drive.

Carr find Brice Butler for an 11-yard reception on second-and-12 and then gained the first down on a quarterback sneak. Then he was able to find tight end Mychal Rivera for 8 yards on a third-and-6 play and drew a defensive pass interference penalty against the Chiefs three plays after that.

After Smith threw an incomplete pass on fourth down, Derek Carr took a knee and the Raiders took home their first win in 368 days since beating Houston last November 17, 2014.

Derek Carr, Oakland Raiders, NFL

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