NFL Week 7 Game Capsule: Texans v. Chiefs

We're gonna need a whole lot of this on Sunday. - Bob Levey

A look inside the history and numbers of Texans-Chiefs as the teams prepare for their Week Seven matchup at Arrowhead Stadium.

Courtesy of NFL Communications, I give you these numbers, notes, and food for thought as your Houston Texans continue preparations for their Week Seven game against the Kansas City Chiefs at Arrowhead Stadium:

HOUSTON TEXANS (2-4) AT KANSAS CITY CHIEFS (6-0)

SERIES

TEXANS

CHIEFS

SERIES LEADER

3-2

STREAKS

3-2

COACHES VS. OPP.

Kubiak: 2-0

Reid: 3-0

LAST WEEK

L 38-13 vs. Rams

W 24-7 vs. Raiders

LAST GAME

10/17/10: Chiefs 31 at Texans 35. Houston overcomes 10-point deficit in 4th quarter. Texans WR Andre Johnson catches game-winning TD with 0:28 remaining.

LAST GAME AT SITE

9/26/04: Texans 24, Chiefs 21. Houston S Marcus Coleman records 102-yard INT-TD. Texans K Kris Brown converts 3 FGs, including 49-yard game winner with 0:02 remaining.

BROADCAST

CBS (12:00 PM CT): Jim Nantz, Phil Simms. Westwood One Radio: Tom McCarthy, Rod Woodson. SIRIUS: 113 (Hou.), 86 (KC). XM: 86 (KC).

STATS

PASSING

Schaub: 150-233-1,552-8 (T3C)-9-78.8

A. Smith: 122-216-1,330-7-3-79.8

RUSHING

Foster: 117-531 (1C)-4.5-1

Charles: 114-475 (2C)-4.2-5 (T2L)

RECEIVING

A. Johnson: 44 (1L)-495-11.3-0

Charles (RB): 33-300-9.1-2

OFFENSE

395.7 (3C)

326.3

TAKE/GIVE

-12

+12 (1L)

DEFENSE

252.8 (1L)

306.3 (3C)

SACKS

Mercilus: 4.5

Houston: 9.5 (T1L)

INTs

Cushing, Joseph: 1

Demps: 3

PUNTING

Lechler: 47.1 (3C)

Colquitt: 43.2

KICKING

Bullock: 36 (9/9 PAT; 9/14 FG)

Succop: 50 (17/17 PAT; 11/13 FG)

NOTES

TEXANS: Since ’11, QB MATT SCHAUB is 21-11 (.656) as starter & has completed 678 of 1,069 passes (63.4 pct.) for 8,039 yards with 45 TDs vs. 27 INTs & 89.8 rating. In past 2 vs. KC, Schaub is 2-0 & has completed 41 of 55 passes (74.5 pct.) for 530 yards with 3 TDs vs. 1 INT & 115 rating. QB T.J. YATES is 1-1 as starter on road with 90.4 rating…RB ARIAN FOSTER totaled season-best 198 scrimmage yards last week. Foster is averaging 113.7 rush yards per game in past 3. Had 2 rush TDs in only meeting vs. KC. Has AFC-best 531 rush yards this season…WR ANDRE JOHNSON averages 81.6 rec. yards per game, best in NFL history (min. 100 games). In 5 career games vs. KC, Johnson averages 105.6 receiving yards per game with 4 TDs. WR DE ANDRE HOPKINS leads NFL rookies in rec. yards (340)…Defense allows NFL-low 252.8 yards per game…LB BRIAN CUSHING leads team with 44 tackles...S ED REED leads active players with 61 INTs…

CHIEFS: Aim for 1st 7-0 start since 2003 (9-0). Chiefs are 1st team in NFL history to start 6-0 after losing 14+ games in previous season…ANDY REID is 1st Chiefs head coach to open season with 6 straight wins in 1st season with team…KC (+12) has best turnover ratio in NFL…Since 2011, QB ALEX SMITH is 25-5-1 as starter w/ 37 TDs vs. 13 INTs for 91.3 rating…RB JAMAAL CHARLES rushed for 93 yards on 16 att. (5.8 avg.) in only meeting vs. Hou. Aims for 7th straight game with 100+ scrimmage yards & averages 129.2 scrim. yards per game in ’13, 2nd-best in NFL…WR DWAYNE BOWE posted 6 catches for 108 yards (18 avg.) with 2 TDs in last game vs. Hou…Last week, KC became 1st team to have 10 sacks, 3 INTs & INT-return TD in game since 1963 when team sacks became an official stat. Defense has NFL-best 31 sacks in 2013…S QUINTON DEMPS has INT in past 3…Since ’12, LB JUSTIN HOUSTON ranks 3rd in NFL with 19.5 sacks.LB TAMBA HALI has 7.5 sacks in past 4. LB DERRICK JOHNSON leads team with 44 tackles…NT DONTARI POE has career-best 4.5 sacks…Rookie CB MARCUS COOPER has INT in each of past 2

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