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Wheatley, Ritchie play through pain

Tyrone Wheatley and Jon Ritchie played hurt to help the Raiders deal the Chiefs a painful 49-31 loss.

Updated: November 6, 2000, 1:56 AM ET
By John Clayton | ESPN.com

OAKLAND, Calif. -- The angriest Raiders were the heroes. Halfback Tyrone Wheatley refused to talk after the game. Fullback Jon Ritchie talked, but the conversation appeared to be more painful than the ugly bruise marks on his legs from a calf injury.

"I don't like to talk about injuries at all," Ritchie said. "It angers me to the point where, I don't know. The fact that my body is not cooperating with my goals, I feel like it's a betrayal that you can't forgive. Really, I don't take it lightly. ...

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