Charles Crosses Century Mark Again: RB Jamaal Charles recorded 127 yards on 27 carries (4.7 avg.), marking the fifth time this season that he has recorded at least 100 rushing yards. It is the 15th time in his career he rushed for more than 100 yards in a contest. After rushing for 107 yards vs. Denver (11/25), this marks the first time Charles has rushed for 100 or more yards in back-to-back contests since accomplishing the feat on 11/28/10 (173 yards at Seattle) and 12/5/10 (116 yards vs. Denver).
Charles Gets to 1,000 Yards: For the third consecutive season (excluding 2011 season lost to injury), RB Jamaal Charles has rushed for more than 1,000 yards. He now has 1,055 yards on 222 carries (4.8 avg.), joining RB Priest Holmes (2001-03) as only the second player in team history to record three 1,000-yard rushing seasons.
Charles Reaches 4,000 Rushing Yards: With a 16-yard rush in the first quarter, RB Jamaal Charles recorded more than 4,000 career rushing yards. He became the fifth player in team history to reach 4,000 career rushing yards.
Charles Records 700 carries: With his sixth carry of today’s contest, RB Jamaal Charles became the ninth Chiefs player to record 700 carries in his career. He now has 721 career rushes.
Charles Moves Up Scrimmage Yards Chart: With 138 scrimmage yards (127 rushing, 11 receiving) in today’s contest, RB Jamaal Charles now has 5,328 career scrimmage yards to rank 13th in team history. He passed RB Christian Okoye (5,191) for 13th.
Bowe Moves Up Career Reception Chart: WR Dwayne Bowe caught four passes for 64 yards (16.0 avg.) in today’s contest. With those four receptions, Bowe now has 413 career receptions to rank third in team history for most receptions, passing WR Otis Taylor (410) for third. He needs four more receptions to move past WR Henry Marshall (416) for second. His 413 career receptions are second in franchise history for most receptions by a wide receiver behind Marshall. TE Tony Gonzalez holds the top spot in team annals with 916 career receptions.
Bowe Grabs 20+ Yard Reception: WR Dwayne Bowe recorded a 21-yard reception from QB Brady Quinn in today’s contest. With that 20-plus-yard reception, Bowe moves into second-place for most career receptions of 20-plus yards with 82 career 20-plus receptions.
Quinn Passing: QB Brady Quinn completed 19 of 23 passes (82.6%) for 201 yards with two touchdowns, good for a 132.1 QB rating. It marked his first touchdown pass since throwing three touchdowns vs. San Diego (12/6/09) as a member of the Cleveland Browns. It is his third career game with multiple touchdown passes. His 132.1 QB rating is his second highest passer rating behind a 133.1 passer rating at Detroit (11/22/09) as a member of the Browns.
Houston Grabs 10th Sack: LB Justin Houston continues to increase his single-season career high for sacks as he recorded a sack (-9.0 yards) of QB Cam Newton, giving him 10.0 sacks for the season and 15.5 QB takedowns for his career. It marks the first time since Jared Allen (15.5 in 2007), that a player other than LB Tamba Hali has recorded at least 10.0 sacks in a single season.
Jackson Records Sack: DE Tyson Jackson recorded his second sack of the season, tackling QB Cam Newton for a three-yard loss in the first quarter.
Hillis Notches First Chiefs Touchdown: RB Peyton Hillis recorded his first touchdown as a member of the Chiefs with a two-yard touchdown rush on the game’s opening drive.
Lilja Hits Century Mark: C/G Ryan Lilja opened the game at center, marking his 100th career start in the NFL. He has now appeared in 107 NFL games in his career.
DiMarco Makes First Start: FB Patrick DiMarco, who was activated from the Chiefs practice squad for today’s game, made his first career NFL start at fullback.
Hartman Leads Defense: Rookie free agent Tysyn Hartman led the defense with a season and career-high six solo tackles.
Succop Boots Up Record Books: K Ryan Succop converted both of his field goals in today’s contest (42, 52 yards), giving him 94 made field goals for his career, moving past K Pete Stoyanovich (93) for third-most field goals in team history. He has now converted 94 of 113 field goals in his career for an 83.2% conversion rate, which is the highest career field goal percentage for any Chiefs player with a minimum of 100 attempts. His two field goals in today’s game gives him six consecutive contests with multiple made field goals.
Moeaki’s TD Reception: TE Tony Moeaki recorded four receptions for 54 yards (13.5 avg.) with a one-yard touchdown reception, marking his first receiving touchdown of the season.
Baldwin Tallies First TD of Season: WR Jon Baldwin caught two passes for 37 yards (18.5 avg.) in today’s contest, with a three-yard touchdown reception, his first touchdown reception of the season.
Nearly Penalty-Free: The Chiefs committed one penalty in today’s contest. It marks the fewest total penalties committed in a single game this season. It is the fewest penalties the Chiefs have committed in a single game since committing one penalty vs. Buffalo (9/11/11).
Fourth-Down Conversions: The Chiefs attempted and converted three fourth downs in today’s contest. The three conversions ties for third in team history for most fourth-down conversions in a single game.
Time of Possession: The Chiefs held a 37:13 to 22:47 time of possession advantage in today’s game.