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RAIDERS INSIDER

SUNDAY'S STAR

Larry Johnson. He rushed for 112 yards in 24 carries and scored the go-ahead touchdown on a 1-yard run early in the fourth quarter. Johnson also had a season-long 54-yard run in the third period.

SUNDAY'S GOAT

There were several. The Raiders continued to hurt themselves with mistakes, including committing a penalty downfield after punter Shane Lechler was run into, which would have given the Raiders a first down. The offensive line again deserves mention. The running game, so mighty only recently, was stuffed again, held to 55 yards.

KEY PLAY

Raiders quarterback Daunte Culpepper was intercepted by Jarrad Page in the final minute, and the Chiefs beat the Raiders for the ninth time in a row.

BY THE NUMBERS

9: Punts by the Raiders

10: Number of first downs by the Raiders on offense.

51.2: Average yards per punt by the Raiders' Shane Lechler

55: Yards rushing by the Raiders.

THEY SAID IT

"I wish I could have that back, but I can't, so I've just got to learn from that. I thought we could go down and win the game."

-- Culpepper, on his clinching interception

"As bad as our offensive performance was, with our defense playing the way it did and not turning the ball over, we had a chance to win."

-- Raiders head coach Lane Kiffin

"It's one of those things where as a player you look back and say to yourself '... wish we would have kicked a field goal. ... It's one of those things were if you don't get the first down, you don't get points out of the drive, Kiff looks like a bad coach."

-- Raiders running back LaMont Jordan, who was stopped on fourth down in the second quarter at the Kansas City 17-yard line

RANDOM THOUGHT

The Raiders had six possessions in the first half. The results: Five punts and a stop for no gain on fourth and 1 from the Kansas City 17-yard line. How do their fans maintain their sanity?

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