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NFL Week 2 Game Capsule: Texans v. Chiefs

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The last visit of the Chiefs was pretty forgettable, but what happened in matchups prior to that?

"This is a jersey of the guy who helped beat us 30-0 in the playoffs" - Alfred Blue in 10 years, probably
"This is a jersey of the guy who helped beat us 30-0 in the playoffs" - Alfred Blue in 10 years, probably
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Thanks to NFL Communications, here are the numbers and stats that form the history and present of the Texans and Chiefs.


REGULAR SEASON SERIES

CHIEFS

TEXANS

SERIES LEADER

4-3

STREAKS

3 of past 5

COACHES VS. OPP.

Andy Reid: 5-0

Bill O’Brien: 0-1

LAST WEEK

W 33-27 (OT) vs. San Diego

W 23-14 vs. Chicago

LAST GAME

09/13/15: Chiefs 27 at Texans 20. Kansas City QB Alex Smith passes for 243 yards & 3 TDs. Chiefs TE Travis Kelce has six catches for 106 yards & 2 TDs.

LAST GAME AT SITE

09/13/15

REFEREE

Tony Corrente

STATS

PASSING

Alex Smith: 34-48-363-2-1-97.8

Brock Osweiler: 22-35-231-2-1-89.1

RUSHING

Spencer Ware: 11-70-6.4-1

Lamar Miller: 28-106 (2L)-3.8-0

RECEIVING

Spencer Ware (RB): 7-129-18.4-0

Will Fuller (R): 5-107-21.4-1

OFFENSE

413.0

344.0

TAKE/GIVE

-1

0

DEFENSE

388.0

258.0

SACKS

Dee Ford: 1

Whitney Mercilus: 2 (T2L)

INTs

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Andre Hal: 1 (T1L)

PUNTING

Dustin Colquitt: 39.4

Shane Lechler: 48.6

KICKING

Cairo Santos: 9 (3/3 PAT; 2/2 FG)

Nick Novak: 11 (T3L) (2/2 PAT; 3/3 FG)

NOTES

TEAMS MET in last year’s WC with KC winning 30-0.

CHIEFS:

Have won 11 consecutive regular-season games & are 1st team to extend 10+ game win streak w/ 21+ point comeback victory.

QB ALEX SMITH is 4-0 as starting QB vs. Hou. (incl. playoffs). Had 110.6 rating in 2 wins vs. Texans last year (incl. WC).

RB JAMAAL CHARLES has rushed for 7,220 yards on 1,320 att. in career for 5.47 avg., highest in NFL history (min. 1,000 att.), incl. playoffs.

RB SPENCER WARE has 7 rush TDs in past 10. Had rush TD & career-high 7 catches for 129 yards last week.

TE TRAVIS KELCE had 14 catches for 234 yards (117 per game) & 2 TDs in 2 meetings last year.

WR JEREMY MACLIN had 6 catches for 158 yards & 2 TDs at Hou. on 11/2/14 (with Phi.). Has 7 TDs in past 10 (incl. playoffs).

CB MARCUS PETERS has INT in 2 meetings (incl. WC). Has 5 INTs (1 TD) in past 8, incl. playoffs.

S ERIC BERRY had INT in WC.

LB TAMBA HALI has 86 career sacks, 2nd most in team history. Had 2.5 sacks & 2 FFs in 10/20/13 meeting.

DE ALLEN BAILEY has 4 sacks, 2 FFs & FR in past 2 vs. Hou. (incl. WC).

TEXANS:

Have won 5 of past 6 regular-season home games.

QB BROCK OSWEILER passed for 231 yards & 2 TDs in Hou. debut.

RB LAMAR MILLER rushed for 108 yards in only game vs. KC (9/21/14 with Mia.). Rushed for 106 yards in Week 1.

WR DE ANDRE HOPKINShad 6 catches for 98 yards & 2 TDs in last year’s Week 1 meeting. Had TD catch last week.

WR WILL FULLER had 5 catches for 107 yards & TD in NFL debut last week, 1st WR drafted in 1st round with 100+ yard rec. game in opener since 1984.

DE J.J. WATT had 2 sacks, 6 TFL & 9 tackles in Week 1, 2015 meeting. Since entering NFL in 2011, has 74.5 sacks, most in NFL.

LB WHITNEY MERCILUS had 3 sacks in WC meeting. Has 8.5 sacks in past 3 (incl. playoffs), incl. 2 sacks last week.

DE JADEVEON CLOWNEY had sack in Week 1 & has 4 sacks in past 5.

S ANDRE HAL aims for 3rd game in row with INT.

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