Oakland Raiders: Key Players for Week 2 at Kansas City Chiefs

Posted: 16th September 2009 by Bret Armstrong in NFL
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Oakland Raiders safety Tyvon Branch had a heck of a game against San Diego on Monday Night Football. If Oakland wants to build off their success in that game, they are going to need another good performance from Branch this week in Kansas City. Unlike LaDainian Tomlinson, Larry Johnson still has some good legs underneath him. "Johnson is still a great runner," Oakland head coach Tom Cable said. "There’s no question about that, when he gets his pads downhill at you he’s a load, and he’s got great speed." Look out, Tyvon Branch, if Johnson gets to the second level this week, you just make sure you get lower than he does...good luck to you. Oakland's rush defense was in rare form last week. I remember seeing several replays where ESPN showed a backfield view, and you could s ...

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