By the Numbers: Marcus Peters

The career of the Chiefs' cornerback examined through numbers

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It only took one play for Marcus Peters to record the first interception of his career. It occurred on Sunday, September 13, 2015, against Brian Hoyer and the Houston Texans.

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Since Peters entered the league in 2015, no other player has more than Peters' 14 picks.

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Peters was the first Chiefs defensive rookie of the year in 23 years. Cornerback Dale Carter won the award back in 1992.

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Peters' 26 passes defensed in 2015 set a Kansas City Chiefs single-season franchise high.

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Peters ranked first among cornerbacks in the AFC West in 2016 in playmaker index(Pro Football Focus)*. *

Playmaker index is the percentage of targets defensed or intercepted.

Kansas City's Marcus Peters: 19.5 percent
Los Angeles' Casey Haward: 17.2 percent
Denver's Aqib Talib: 16.7 percent

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