Last Sunday, on a very rainy Oct. 16 at the Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum in Oakland, California, the Oakland Raiders took a beatdown from the Kansas City Chiefs with a score of 26-10.
The game started with Judith Hill, a contestant who was on The Voice and who has worked with Michael Jackson, Stevie Wonder, and Josh Groban, singing the National Anthem. The Raider’s received the ball at the 46 yard line, and a couple plays later, Andre Holmes caught the ball in the back of the endzone to make an early start of 0-7.
Toward the end of the first quarter, Spencer Ware tackled his way through the Raiders at the two yard line to score a touchdown and tie the score 7-7. In the second quarter, the Chiefs scored another touchdown by Jamaal Charles which was his first touchdown of 2016, and since September 28, 2015, to make the score 13-7.
But just before halftime, Sebastian Janikowski kicked a 45 yard field goal making the score, 13-10. The Chiefs started with the ball at the beginning of the third quarter, and made a 45 yard run by Spencer Wade which brought the Chiefs to the Raiders three yard line. On the third down Dontari Poe who scored the second touchdown of his career, and kept the Chiefs up ahead 20-10.
Midway the third quarter, Cairo Santos made a 22 yard field goal, and in the fourth quarter made a 44 yard field goal which made the ending score of 20-10, Chiefs.
Scott Brewster, junior, watched the game and said, “At the beginning of the game, when the Raiders scored a touchdown, I thought we were not going to win, but I guess I was wrong, and am glad that the Chiefs won.”
Dani Cuervo, freshman, had the same feeling.
“Even though I don’t like football, I watched the game, and I’m glad I did, but I was nervous and on my toes the whole time,” he said.
The Kansas City Chiefs are now 4-2, and are now placed in third in AFC West, with the Oakland Raiders Placed first.
Leonard Booth, freshman, said, “The Chiefs have had some ups and downs this season, but I’m just glad this is another win for Kansas City. “
The Kansas City Chiefs next play the Indianapolis Colts at Lucas Oil Stadium on Oct. 30 in Indianapolis. The Oakland Raiders next play the Tampa Bay Buccaneers also on Oct. 30, at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa.