Texans-Chiefs Capsule

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Associated Press

Posted on October 17, 2013 at 11:01 AM

Updated Thursday, Oct 17 at 11:02 AM

HOUSTON (2-4) at KANSAS CITY (6-0)

Sunday, 4:25 p.m. ET, CBS

OPENING LINE — Chiefs by 4

RECORD VS. SPREAD — Houston 0-6, Kansas City 5-1

SERIES RECORD — Texans lead 3-2

LAST MEETING — Texans beat Chiefs 35-31, Oct. 17, 2010

LAST WEEK — Texans lost to Rams 38-13; Chiefs beat Raiders 24-7

AP PRO32 RANKING — Texans No. 25, Chiefs No. 3

TEXANS OFFENSE — OVERALL (7), RUSH (6), PASS (14)

TEXANS DEFENSE — OVERALL (1), RUSH (25), PASS (1)

CHIEFS OFFENSE — OVERALL (25), RUSH (12), PASS (26)

CHIEFS DEFENSE — OVERALL (5), RUSH (23), PASS (3)

STREAKS, STATS AND NOTES — Texans won last two meetings in series. ... Texans won only game played at Arrowhead Stadium, 24-21 on Sept. 26, 2004. ... Texans QBs have thrown pick-6s in six straight games. Kansas City has returned three interceptions for TDs this season. ... Houston is minus-10 in turnover differential during four-game losing streak. ... Houston is 7-1 in one-score games over last two seasons. ... Texans only team in NFL with top-10 offense and defense in yards. ... Houston RB Arian Foster is second in NFL with 531 yards rushing. ... Texans RB Andre Johnson needs one catch to pass Jimmy Smith (862) for 16th on NFL's career list. ... Kansas City first team since 1956 Lions to start 6-0 after having league's worst record. ... Chiefs off to second-best start in franchise history (2003, 9-0). ... Chiefs have scored NFL-best 67 points off 18 turnovers. ... Kansas City had nine sacks last week vs Raiders; originally credited with 10, but NFL changed one play to a run by Raiders QB. ... Chiefs RB Jamaal Charles has TDs in six straight games. ... Kansas City QB Alex Smith is 26-5-1 as starter since 2011. ... Chiefs LB Tamba Hali needs four sacks to tie Art Still (73) for third most in franchise history. LB Derrick Johnson needs 10 tackles to pass Deron Cherry (927) for third most in franchise history.

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