Chiefs defensive end Jared Allen continues to demonstrate that he is one of the top pass rushers in the NFL. Allen notched is ninth career multi-sack game to finish with eight tackles and two sacks. Allen, who missed the first two games of the season, has been the Chiefs' MVP in recent weeks. He has eight sacks on the season and is tied with the Giants' Osi Umenyiora for the NFL lead.
Priest Holmes returned to the field for the first time after missing nearly two years recovering from a devastating neck injury. Holmes rushed four times for 9 yards and lost 6 yards on his only reception. ... The Chiefs notched their ninth consecutive victory over the Raiders, who extended their NFL record of consecutive divisional defeats to 17. ... Chiefs running back Larry Johnson has scored at least one touchdown in every game he has played against the Raiders (10 touchdowns in seven games). ... The Chiefs were outscored 40-13 in losing their first two games of the season, but have now won four out of their last five to move into sole possession of first place in the AFC West.