The Chiefs are two quarters and three quarterbacks in, and they're still waiting on somebody to deliver some points.
Kansas City relieved starter Damon Huard after two possessions, giving way to second-year passer Tyler Thigpen, who didn't lead the Chiefs to a first down until his fourth possession. Receiver Marques Hagans even lined up at quarterback for three plays.
Meanwhile, Oakland had a 6-0 halftime lead.
A week after the Chiefs lost starting quarterback Brodie Croyle for up to four weeks with a separated right shoulder, the team is scrambling to find an adequate – or even serviceable – quarterback. Huard attempted four passes, the last one an interception, before Thigpen relieved him.
Huard spent most of the first half on the sideline, wearing a heavy Chiefs jacket and looking far removed from Kansas City's plans.
Thigpen was 2-for-8 for 19 yards in the first half. He's flirted with interceptions on more than a few passes, opting several times for receivers in traffic. So far, tight end Tony Gonzalez has Thigpen's longest pass, a 12-yarder late in the second quarter.