Chiefs Crush Raiders, Clinch Postseason Berth

(Oakland, CA) -- Alex Smith was perfect, Jamaal Charles tied a franchise record and the Chiefs clinched a playoff spot following a 56-31 rout of the Raiders in Oakland. Smith was 17-of-20 for 287 yards, five touchdowns and a flawless quarterback rating. Charles rushed for only 20 yards and a touchdown but had eight catches for 195 yards and four scores. The five TDs ties the franchise record for the most in a single game. Kansas City moved into a tie atop the AFC West with Denver at 11-and-3, but the Broncos hold the tiebreaker with two head-to-head wins. Matt McGloin threw four interceptions, two touchdowns and for 297 yards for Oakland, which slipped to 4-and-10. Rashad Jennings rushed for 91 yards and two touchdowns in the setback.
Chiefs head coach Andy Reid says the game was taken over by Jamaal Charles.
Chiefs running back Jamaal Charles says Alex Smith's leadership gives them confidence to do great things offensively.
Chiefs running back Jamaal Charles says when he's healthy, their offense can flourish.
Chiefs quarterback Alex Smith says it's great to be in the postseason.
Raiders head coach Dennis Allen says his young team is going through a growing process.
Raiders quarterback Matt McGloin says turning the ball over seven times didn't help them.
Raiders cornerback Charles Woodson says he wants to return to play for Oakland next year.
Raiders cornerback Charles Woodson says if everyone does their individual job, they can find more victories.