1:00 PM ET, September 9, 2001
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- Even when he makes mistakes, Rich Gannon finds a way to beat the team that labeled him a career backup.
Sebastian Janikowski, right, drilled four field goals, including the game-winner in the final seconds.
|VINNY CERRATO'S ANALYSIS|
Question on the Raiders: What message did the Raiders send to the
rest of the AFC West?
Cerrato: That they can win on the road, that they can win in a tough environment and that they can come back when they're down. They made a loud statement that they can go on the road and win in a place where they normally don't win.
Question on the Chiefs: Where was the explosiveness of the Chiefs'
Vinny Cerrato, ESPN.com's NFL analyst, has served as director of player personnel for the Redskins and 49ers.
Oakland's last three wins at Arrowhead have been by a late field goal. Janikowski hit a 43-yarder with 25 seconds left to beat Kansas City 20-17, and in 1999, Joe Nedney kicked a 33-yarder in overtime for a 41-38 Raiders win. ... Vermeil is the first Kansas City coach to lose his regular-season home debut since Marv Levy in 1978, in a 20-17 loss to Houston. ... Before Warfield's pickoff, Gannon had thrown 104 straight passes against the Chiefs without an interception. ... Warfield's 51-yard interception return for a touchdown extended Kansas City's streak of seasons with a defensive TD to 13. ... With five catches for 81 yards, Gonzalez passed Fred Arbanas for most receiving yards by a Chiefs tight end. Gonzalez has 3,122 receiving yards; Arbanas had 3,101 from 1962-70. ... Richardson's 47-yard catch was the longest of his career.