But will they?
Hey, it’s Thursday Night Football and our Chiefs continue to be the featured NFL team this season with yet another national audience for tonight’s big game.
Truth be known, it’s really only big to Kansas City. Face it, Oakland is all but done this season already. The Raiders were the sexy pick to make the Super Bowl before it all began.
Because of Derek Carr their outstanding young quarterback.
And what looked like a much improved defense and three name wide outs. Never happened.
Carr never seemed completely healthy from last year’s leg injury. And former Seahawks mega star running back Beast had his moments, lately when it all fell apart after Carr got hurt again a few weeks ago.
The Raiders lost their fourth game in a row last weekend to the lowly LA Chargers.
So they’re 2-4 this season and a Raider loss tonight would pretty much end their hopes of even a wild card playoff spot.
The big question: Is Derek Carr – their expensive franchise quarterback who’s maybe a hit away from being placed on the bench for the rest of the season – be ready next year?
KC is on short rest, banged up badly and missing half its starting offensive line, They’re coming off their first loss this season and worried about a soft defense and a now questionable running game.
The Chiefs need to get well tonight with a solid win. Continue reading