Murray scores 1st rushing TD of season vs. Chiefs as Raiders lead 7-0 after 1st quarter



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OAKLAND, California — Latavius Murray scored on an 11-yard run for Oakland for the first rushing touchdown of the season against Kansas City, and the winless Raiders led the Chiefs 7-0 after the first quarter Thursday night.

Murray replaced starter Darren McFadden on the second drive and carried twice for 17 yards to put the Raiders on top. Oakland (0-10) is looking to snap a 16-game losing streak that dates to Nov. 17, 2013, in Houston.

Derek Carr completed three key passes on Oakland's scoring drive, throwing a 19-yarder to Vincent Brown on the first play and then converting a pair of third downs with 11-yard passes to James Jones and Brice Butler.

Murray then did the rest, bouncing to the outside for Oakland's first rushing touchdown since Oct. 19 against Arizona. The Chiefs were looking to match the 2011 San Francisco 49ers by becoming the second team ever to allow no rushing touchdowns through 11 games.

The Raiders got off to a fast start against the first-place Chiefs (7-3), who entered the game on a five-game winning streak. Oakland forced three-and-outs on the first two possessions as Alex Smith was off target on his first three throws and Jamaal Charles ran for 1 yard on three carries.

Those two picked Oakland apart last season at the Coliseum, with Charles catching four of Smith's five TD passes and running for a fifth score of his own.

Kansas City finally got a first down on its third drive before stalling near midfield.

The Raiders celebrated a bit of their history on Thursday night as punter Ray Guy was set to be honored at halftime with the presentation of his Hall of Fame ring.

Guy was the first full-time punter inducted to the Pro Football Hall of Fame this summer in his 23rd year of eligibility. Guy was a seven-time Pro Bowl selection and spent his 14-year career with the Raiders, winning three Super Bowls. Guy was a specialist in directional kicking, and his booming leg helped popularize the term "hang time."

There were several other Hall of Famers on hand for the ceremony, including John Madden, Art Shell, Rod Woodson, Mike Haynes, Dave Casper, Fred Biletnikoff, Jim Otto, Willie Brown, James Lofton, Ron Mix and Ted Hendricks.


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