Here are some notable connections between the two squads:
-Raiders Head Coach Jon Gruden and Chiefs Head Coach Andy Reid spent time on the same coaching staff in Green Bay from 1992-94, serving as a wide receivers coach and tight ends/offensive line coach, respectively.
-Raiders C Rodney Hudson was originally drafted by Kansas City in the second round (55th overall) of the 2011 NFL Draft and spent four years with the Chiefs from 2011-2014, playing in 51 games with 35 starts.
-Raiders defensive line coach Rod Marinelli and Chiefs Assistant Head Coach/Special Teams Coordinator Dave Toub spent time on the same coaching staff in Chicago from 2009- 12, serving as Assistant Head Coach/Defensive Coordinator and offensive line coach, respectively.
-Raiders offensive coordinator Greg Olson coached Chiefs WR Sammy Watkins in 2017 with the Los Angeles Rams. Olson also coached Chiefs QB Chad Henne in 2012 and again from 2015-16 in Jacksonville.
-Chiefs offensive coordinator Eric Bieniemy spent time on the same coaching staff at UCLA as Raiders offensive line Coach Tom Cable from 2004-05, serving as the running backs coach and offensive coordinator/offensive line coach, respectively.
-Chiefs offensive line coach Andy Heck spent time with Raiders offensive coordinator Greg Olson in Jacksonville in 2012, serving as offensive line coach and assistant head coach/ quarterbacks coach, respectively.
-Chiefs CB Antonio Hamilton originally entered the NFL as an undrafted free agent with the Raiders in 2016.
-Chiefs defensive coordinator Steve Spagnuolo coached on the same staff as Raiders tight ends coach Frank Smith with the New Orleans Saints in 2012, serving as defensive coordinator and offensive assistant.i