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The Kansas City Chiefs are part of the Western division of the American Football Conference (AFC) in the NFL they were founded in 1960 as the Dallas Texans a charter member of the AFL. In 1963, the team relocated to Kansas City and the Chiefs were born. The Chiefs play in and are headquartered in Arrowhead Stadium this is where they play all of their home games, it is the 28 largest stadium in North America and fifth largest NFL stadium in seating capacity which is 76,416 with 80 executive suites and cost of the facility to build was $406 million. The team colors are red, gold, and white and the team mascot is, Warpaint and K.C. Wolf. The Chiefs franchise is owned by The Hunt Family, Clark Hunt is Chairman and CEO, John Dorsey is the team’s General Manager and Andy Reid is the head coach and has been since the 2013 season. Returning after 10 months off battling Hodgkin’s lymphoma, safety Eric Berry was overcome with emotion at this return and still was able to see 21 snaps in this game up from his original 8, this kid is one to keep your eye on. Free agent RB LaVance Taylor was signed to the Kansas City Chiefs after sending the team a tweet on twitter, yes on social media. Already packed full though Taylor is going to have a hard road to stick with the Chiefs but he has already beaten the odds by winning over an NFL team in just a short time.
Chiefs 31 - Raiders 13
The 8-6 Kansas City Chiefs defeated the 2-11 Oakland Raiders by a score of 31-13 on Sunday, avenging an earlier division rival loss from Week 12.
The game was actually close through the first half and the Chiefs were hanging on to a 10-6 lead early in the third quarter when Knile Davis ran in a three-yard touchdown to cap off a 70-yard drive. That momentum carried Kansas City to then recover a fumble, score again on a 20-yard pass from Alex Smith and then add yet another touchdown to put the game out of reach for the struggling Raiders.
Chiefs quarterback Alex Smith threw for a season high 297 yards and added another 17 yards on the ground. The only real negative from the game for Kansas City came when star rusher Jamaal Charles took a big hit near the goal line and was put through concussion testing. He was eventually cleared to play but was pulled when victory was at hand.
In the loss, Raiders quarterback Derek Carr was 27 for 56 for 222 yards and one touchdown which came in the game’s final minute. The Raiders did show some signs of decency, however have a lot of rebuilding to do this offseason. They have lost 10 straight games on the road and have not won back-to-back games since the 2012 season.
The Chiefs will head to Pittsburgh in Week 16 and are fighting to earn a wildcard spot for the 2014 post season. Oakland, who is clearly out of any playoff scenarios will face the Buffalo Bills who like the Chiefs are fighting for an AFC post season spot. Despite their 2-11 record, fans will want to grab those Raider tickets to support their team and watch them attempt to play spoiler to Buffalo’s playoff hopes.
Cardinals 17 - Chiefs 14
Despite injuries to key players, the 10-3 Cardinals kept on rolling and defeated the 7-6 Chiefs 17-14 in Glendale, Arizona on Sunday.
After already losing quarterback Carson Palmer for the season, Cardinals tailback Andre Ellington was a no go on Sunday as well, forcing Arizona to lean on Kerwynn Williams, a guy who had been called up from the practice squad just two days earlier. Williams stepped up and rushed for 100 yards in his debut performance.
The first two quarters had Kansas City on top thanks to two Jamaal Charles touchdowns and he would finish the game with 91 yards on the ground in 10 carries. The second half was another story and the Chiefs were completely shut out thanks to solid play by the Cardinals defense.
The NFC West leading Cardinals took the lead on a 26-yard touchdown pass to Jaron Brown from quarterback Drew Stanton on a third-and -18 in the third quarter. Arizona held that lead after winning a critical reversal from the officials. The Chiefs were driving with five minutes remaining when the Cardinals challenged a Travis Kelce fumble after a 19-yard reception. The officials ruled that Kelce lost the ball before he rolled on his back and was unable to secure it in time. It was recovered by Arizona and the Chiefs fate was then sealed.
The 7-6 Chiefs are tied with four other AFC wild card hopefuls and are heading to Oakland to take on the 2-11 Raiders in Week 15. Oakland is coming off a victory over the 49ers and will be looking to play spoiler to their fellow AFC West rival. Arizona will travel to St Louis where fans will no doubt be lining up for Rams tickets to see this NFC West matchup.
Chiefs 20 - Raiders 24
After more than one calendar year the Oakland Raiders have finally tasted victory, defeating the Kansas City Chiefs 24-20 in a rare exciting Thursday Night Football game. Fans who bought Oakland Raider tickets were treated to a great game in the Black Hole and witnessed rookie quarterback Derek Carr’s first NFL win and the feeling of getting that monkey of the team’s collective backs.
The Raiders started out white hot with running back Latavius Murray rushing for 112 yards and two touchdowns on just four carries before being sidelined for the remainder of the game with a concussion. At the half, Oakland was up 14-3 and it seemed like their first victory for the 2014 season was well on its way.
However, the Raiders of late have had their share of issues and miscues and the game was far from over. While the rain continued to pour down on The Coliseum, the Chiefs with Alex Smith under center began to mount a comeback. A 19-yard touchdown pass to tight end Anthony Fasano in the third quarter and another to Jamaal Charles in the fourth, along with a field goal placed the Chiefs with a three point lead deep in the fourth quarter.
The Raiders potential first win of the season was now in the hands of a rookie signal caller and Derek Carr certainly stepped up. After a 17-play, 80-yard impressive drive Carr sealed the victory with a nine yard touchdown strike to James Jones.
In the loss, Smith threw for 234 yards and two touchdowns and Jamaal Charles ran the ball for 80 yards. The 7-4 Chiefs are now one game behind the Denver Broncos in the AFC West and will face their division rivals in Week 13 in Denver. The Raiders head to St. Louis to take on the 4-6 Rams.
Arrowhead Stadium is the home stadium to the Kansas City Chiefs of the National Football League the open air facility is part of the cities Truman Sports Complex and the stadium is commonly referred to as the “Home of the Chiefs”. The National anthem is still sang at the beginning of every home game it is the 27th largest stadium in North America and fifth largest NFL stadium in seating capacity. Arrowhead Stadium was part of the project in which voters approved a $102 million bond issue to build a new sports complex with two stadiums side-by-side in design. This two-stadium complex concept was the first of its kind. The design proved to be too complex with the rolling roof in between the two stadiums so it was scrapped in favor of the open-air design they have today that works so well with that area. Seating capacity for the stadium is 78,097 and the stadium itself cost $43 million to build. The complex is owned by Jackson County Sports Complex Authority and the Kansas City Chiefs are the main operators of the facility.
On October 13, 2013, in the game between the Chiefs and Oakland Raiders, the crowd at Arrowhead Stadium set a Guinness World Record for the loudest stadium.