It’s getting ugly in Oakland, and not even a brief surge in the second half against Kansas City is enough to take the stink off the latest setback. Seven turnovers, another shaky performance from Matt McGloin and a terrible day by the Raiders defense added up to a 56-31 loss to the Chiefs that was every bit as lopsided as it looked.
How bad was it?
Chiefs running back Jamaal Charles outscored the Raiders by himself, with five touchdowns to Oakland’s four. Three of the four scores came on screen passes when the Raiders barely got a hand on him, if at all.
The 56 points are the most given up by the Raiders in history of the franchise, eclipsing the previous mark of 55 set by Baltimore on Nov. 11, 2012.
Here are the takeaways from Oakland’s loss to Kansas City.