RECORDS & AWARDS
NFL PREVIEW: KANSAS CITY CHIEFS (2-11) AT OAKLAND RAIDERS (3-10)
December 12, 2012Richmond High School
CHIEFS: Club has won 8 of past 9 games at Oakland…QB BRADY QUINN aims for 1st win with Chiefs as starter against AFC West opponent. Quinn has won 3 of his past 4 starts in Dec. Club averages 149.2 rush yards per game, best in AFC…In past 5, RB JAMAAL CHARLES has averaged 117.2 rush yards per game (586 total). Aims for 4th consecutive game with 100+ rush yards. Registered 2nd rush TD of 80+ yards in ’12 last week…WR DEXTER MC CLUSTER had TD reception in last game vs. Raiders…LB TAMBA HALI (61.5) has 3rd-most sacks in Chiefs annals (HOFer DERRICK THOMAS, 126.5; NEIL SMITH, 85.5). Hali (8) & LB JUSTIN HOUSTON (10) aim to become 1st Chiefs duo since Neil Smith (11.5) & Derrick Thomas (11) in 1994 to each register double-digit sacks. Houston has 5 sacks in 6 career games in Dec…DE TYSON JACKSON has 3 sacks in past 4…CB BRANDON FLOWERS had 2 INTs & 58-yard INT-return TD in last game at Oak…Defense had 6 INTs in last game at Oak, tied for 2nd-most in game in Chiefs history… RAIDERS: QB CARSON PALMER (3,805) needs 195 passing yards to join RICH GANNON (4,689 in 2002) as only 2nd QB in Raiders history to reach 4,000 in season. Palmer is averaging 307.7 passing yards per game at home in ’12. Palmer is 4-2 as starter vs. KC… RB DARREN MC FADDEN has 2 career games with 100+ rush yards vs. KC (164, 114). Raiders are 9-2 (.818) when McFadden has 100+ rush yards. Registered 6-yard TD catch last week, 1st TD rec. of season. RB MARCEL REECE has 472 receiving yards in ’12, most among NFL RBs…WR DENARIUS MOORE has career-best 6 TD catches in this season. For career, WR DARRIUS HEYWARD-BEY averages 19.3 yards per catch vs. KC. In past 2, rookie WR ROD STREATER has 7 receptions for 196 yards (28 avg.) with 1 TD…TE BRANDON MYERS leads AFC TEs with 70 receptions in 2012…LB PHILIP WHEELER has team-best 97 tackles…CB PHILLIP ADAMS had INT & 2 passes defensed last week against Broncos…DE LAMARR HOUSTON aims for 3rd straight game with sack.