Cornerback Marcus Peters probably wishes he could play every game in his hometown … for the Chiefs.
Peters came up with a critical first-quarter interception that led to the Chiefs’ first touchdown in their 26-10 victory Sunday over the Raiders. That’s two visits to his hometown and two interceptions in Oakland.
“It’s home, man,” Peters said. “It’s always going to be home. I don’t have to prove to anybody that this is where I’m from. I represent proudly where I’m from.”
And playing in the rain brought its own feeling of comfort.
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“These are the games you dream about as a kid,” Peters said. “I dreamed about playing in the mud, playing in the NFL. I was just having a ball out there.”
Not the entire game. Peters left the bench for the locker room at one point. But it wasn’t for an injury. He was dehydrated and needed an IV. That’s about playing at home, too.
“Man, that’s all emotions,” Peters said. “All that extra energy and all that extra stuff that built up. I was doing too much.”