WEEK 7 TNF: KANSAS CITY CHIEFS VS OAKLAND RAIDERS

Time for Thursday Night Football!!  

So last week had a couple of quarterbacks go down, a couple of quarterbacks show up, no more undefeated teams, but still winless teams.  We all know that Thursday night games are not the most spectacular.  The one this week is not the most exciting matchup, but guess what?!  IT IS FOOTBALL!!!  Follow along to see what I think.

 

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KANSAS CITY CHIEFS VS OAKLAND RAIDERS:

Who would have thought the Chiefs would be looking at their first loss last week?  With Pittsburgh looking so defeated the week before, it looked like the Chiefs could get the win to stay undefeated.  Low and behold, Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger had another narrative to their story. 

So what does Kansas City do after their first loss?  They come back this week learning what needs to happen to make their running game more effective.  Chiefs QB Alex Smith could not get the passing game going against the Steelers, but they need not worry against the Oakland Raiders weak pass defense.  Even with the return of QB Derek Carr for the Raiders, it was not enough to win over the "almost win" Los Angeles Chargers.  The Raiders picked up the recently let go LB Navarro Bowman from the San Francisco 49ers.  This does help on defense, but it is the offense they are struggling with.  RB Marshawn Lynch has yet to have the impact they expected this season.  The Chiefs have not loss a road game in the last nine including last season.  They also have not lost back to back games since 2015.  Even thought the Raiders need a win, they will not get it against the Chiefs.  The road wins keep coming for Kansas City.

 

Who are you rolling with Thursday night?  What are your thoughts on the teams tonight?  Let's see what happens.  Good luck with your teams and picks!

 

 

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