Derek Carr outplayed Patrick Mahomes to exorcise his Arrowhead Stadium demons, and the Las Vegas Raiders ended a seven-game dropping streak on the Kansas City Chiefs with a 40-32 upset defeat of the defending Tremendous Bowl champions.
The Raiders improved to 3-2 as they enter their bye week whereas the Chiefs, 11-point favorites, fell to 4-1 with their first loss since Nov. 10, 2019.
Carr, who entered the sport having misplaced all six of his video games at Kansas Metropolis by a mean rating of 17 factors, engineered an environment friendly ball-control offense that confirmed simply sufficient explosiveness to maintain the Chiefs trustworthy. Carr accomplished 22 of 31 passes for 347 yards with three landing passes and an interception for a passer ranking of 126.7. Carr, who additionally had two key QB sneaks to transform first downs, turned the primary Raiders quarterback to throw for at the least 300 yards at Arrowhead Stadium since Wealthy Gannon handed for 334 there in a 20-10 loss on Oct. 27, 2002.
The Raiders offense was buoyed by the return of speedy rookie receiver Henry Ruggs III, who missed the earlier two video games with hamstring and knee points, and proper sort out Trent Brown, who had solely performed within the first collection of the season opener as a result of a proper calf damage.
Carr had first-half landing passes of 59 and 72 yards to Nelson Agholor and Ruggs, respectively. He additionally hit Ruggs for a 46-yard pickup as Ruggs completed with two catches for 118 yards.
Operating again Josh Jacobs had two landing runs and the Raiders led the time of possession battle by greater than 9 minutes with 6:34 to play.
A rested Las Vegas protection, criticized mightily of late, was in a position to maintain Patrick Mahomes in examine. With greater than six minutes to play, the Chiefs quarterback had taken 21 pressures, the second-most of his profession. Mahomes completed with 340 yards passing in finishing 22 of 43 makes an attempt for 2 touchdowns and his first interception of the season.
This was the primary time Carr was at Arrowhead Stadium in a sport not performed in December or January.