Chiefs vs. Raiders: Postgame Facts and Stats

CHIEFS DEFENSE DOES NOT ALLOW A RUSHING TD: The Chiefs defense did not allow a rushing touchdown in today's game. Through 14 games, they have only allowed two rushing touchdowns. The NFL record for fewest rushing touchdowns allowed in a single season is two, set by four teams: 1934 Detroit Lions, 1944 N.Y. Giants, 1968 Dallas Cowboys and the 1971 Minnesota Vikings.* *

CHIEFS RECORD BOOKFEWEST RUSHING TOUCHDOWNS ALLOWED, SEASON

1.         2          2014

2.         6          1969

                        1971

4.         7          1982 (9 games)

                        1995

                        2013

PASS DEFENSE STANDS TALL AGAIN: Through 15 weeks of the 2014 season, the Chiefs defense continues to not have allowed an individual 300-yard passer. The Chiefs defense forced a 64.7 passer rating against Oakland QB Derek Carr, marking the lowest opposing QB passer rating of the season. In today's game, Carr completed 27 of 56 passes for a 48.2 completion percentage. In the past three weeks, the Chiefs defense has not allowed an opposing quarterback to complete more than 50.0% of his passes.

THOMAS MAKES BIG IMPACT WITH PUNT RETURN TOUCHDOWN:Rookie RB/WR De'Anthony Thomas took a punt return 81 yards for a touchdown to put the Chiefs on the board 7-0 in the first quarter. It marked Thomas' first punt return touchdown of his career and is his second-career touchdown after a 17-yard rush at San Francisco (10/5/14). The 81-yard score ranks as the 12th-longest punt return touchdown in franchise history.

CHIEFS RECORD BOOKLONGEST PUNT RETURN (ALL 80+ TDs)

1.         94        Dexter McCluster vs. San Diego        Sept. 13, 2010     

2.         93        Dante Hall vs. Denver                        Oct. 5, 2003   

3.         90        Dante Hall vs. Arizona                        Dec. 1, 2002

4.         89        Dexter McCluster vs. N.Y. Giants      Sept. 29, 2013

5.         88        J.T. Smith vs. Oakland                       Sept. 23, 1979     

6.         86        Dale Carter at Seattle                         Nov. 22, 1992     

                        Tamarick Vanover                              Oct. 9, 1995

                        Dante Hall vs. St. Louis                      Dec. 8, 2002     

9.         85        Jitter Fields vs. Denver                       Oct. 18, 1987

10.       84        Tamarick Vanover vs. Oakland         Jan. 2, 2000

11.       82        Tamarick Vanover vs. New Orleans  Dec. 21, 1997     

*12.       81        De'Anthony Thomas vs. Oakland   Dec. 14, 2014     *

13.       80        Noland Smith vs. N.Y. Jets                Sept. 15, 1968

                        Tamarick Vanover at Denver             Dec. 5, 1999

THOMAS RANKS SECOND IN SINGLE-GAME PUNT RETURN YARDS: Thomas racked up 156 yards on eight punt returns (19.5 avg.) in today's game, ranking as the second-highest single-game punt return total in franchise history.

CHIEFS RECORD BOOKMOST PUNT RETURN YARDS, GAME

1.         177      Dexter McCluster at Washington       Dec. 8, 2013

2.         156      De'Anthony Thomas vs. Oakland   Dec. 14, 2014

3.         141      J.T. Smith vs. Oakland                       Sept. 23, 1979

4.         130      Tamarick Vanover vs. New Orleans  Dec. 21, 1997

5.         128      Dante Hall vs. Arizona                        Dec. 1, 2002

KANSAS CITY GETS TO CARR:The Chiefs defense recorded 4.0 sacks in today's game (-20.0 yards), marking the fourth time this season that the defense has forced four or more QB takedowns.

HOUSTON CONTINUES DOMINANCE: LB Justin Houston recorded a two-yard sack of Oakland QB Derek Carr to give him 17.0 sacks (-71.0 yards) for the 2014 season. His 17.0 sacks are tied for the NFL lead in 2014.* *

NFL LEADERSMOST SACKS, 2014

1.     17.0          Justin Houston         Kansas City

                        Elvis Dumervil             Baltimore

3.     16.5          J.J. Watt                      Houston

4.     13.5          Connor Barwin            Philadelphia (Sunday Night Game)

5.     13.0          Von Miller                    Denver (Sunday Afternoon Game)

His 17.0 sacks in 2014 are the second-best single-season mark in franchise history, behind LB Derrick Thomas' mark of 20.0 sacks in 1990.

Photos from the Chiefs Week 15 matchup against the Raiders

CHIEFS RECORD BOOKMOST SACKS, SEASON

1.     20.0          Derrick Thomas          1990

2.     17.0          Justin Houston         2014

3.     15.5          Jared Allen                  2007

4.     15.0          Neil Smith                   1993

5.     14.5          5 Players Tied

Houston now owns 43.5 sacks (-242.5 yards) for his career. His 43.5 sacks rank him seventh in franchise history for most sacks. He became just the ninth player in franchise history to record 40.0 or more sacks.

CHIEFS RECORD BOOKMOST SACKS, CAREER

1.     126.5        Derrick Thomas          1989-99

2.     86.5          Neil Smith                   1988-96

3.     78.5          Tamba Hali                 2006-14

4.     73.0          Art Still                         1978-87

5.     51.0          Mike Bell                     1979-85, 1987-91

6.     44.5          Eric Hicks                   1998-06

7.     43.5          Justin Houston         2011-14

8.     43.0          Jared Allen                  2004-07

9.     40.0          Bill Maas                     1984-92

10    35.0          Wilbur Young              1973-77

Houston has 28.0 sacks in the past two seasons (2013-14), tying as the fourth-best mark for back-to-back seasons in franchise history.

CHIEFS RECORD BOOKMOST SACKS, CONSECUTIVE SEASONS

1.         33.5     Derrick Thomas (20.0, 13.5)              1990-91

2.         30.0     Derrick Thomas (10.0, 20.0)              1989-90

3.         29.5     Neil Smith (14.5, 15.0)                        1992-93

4.         28.0     Derrick Thomas (13.5, 14.5)              1991-92

*                       Justin Houston (11.0, 17.0)              2013-14*

With 17.0 sacks in 2014, Houston is just the fourth player in franchise history to record at least three seasons with double-digit sack totals, joining LB Derrick Thomas (7 seasons), DE Neil Smith (4 seasons) and LB Tamba Hali (3 seasons).

CHIEFS RECORD BOOKMOST DOUBLE-DIGIT SACK SEASONS, CAREER

1.         7          Derrick Thomas          1989, 1990, 1991, 1992, 1994, 1996, 1998

2.         4          Neil Smith                   1992, 1993, 1994, 1995

3.         3          Tamba Hali                 2010, 2011, 2013

*                       Justin Houston         2012, 2013, 2014*

Houston joins Thomas and Smith as the only three players in franchise history to record double-digit sack totals in three consecutive seasons. Thomas and Smith each recorded four consecutive seasons during their career – Thomas from 1989-1992 (10.0, 20.0, 13.5, 14.5) and Smith from 1992-1995 (14.5, 15.0, 11.5, 12.0).

CHIEFS RECORD BOOKMOST CONSECUTIVE DOUBLE-DIGIT SACK SEASONS, CAREER

1.         4          Derrick Thomas          1989-92

                        Neil Smith                   1992-95

3.         3          Justin Houston         2012-14

HALI DROPS CARR: LB Tamba Hali sacked Oakland QB Derek Carr for a five-yard loss, giving him 6.0 sacks (-40.0 yards) in 2014 and 79.5 career sacks (-513.5 yards). His 79.5 career sacks rank third in team history while his 513.5 sack yards rank second in franchise annals. Hali finished the game with three solo tackles, including one for a loss, and a season-high four QB pressures.

CHIEFS RECORD BOOKMOST SACKS, CAREER

1.     126.5        Derrick Thomas          1989-99

2.     86.5          Neil Smith                   1988-96

3.     79.5          Tamba Hali                2006-14

4.     73.0          Art Still                         1978-87

5.     51.0          Mike Bell                     1979-85, 1987-91* *

CHIEFS RECORD BOOKMOST SACK YARDS, CAREER

1.     699.0        Derrick Thomas          1989-99

2.     513.5        Tamba Hali                2006-14

3.     506.5        Neil Smith                   1988-96

4.     293.0        Eric Hicks                   1998-06

5.     281.5        Jared Allen                  2004-07

HOWARD, WALKER COMBINE FOR QB TAKEDOWN: DL Jaye Howard and DL Vance Walker combined to drop QB Derek Carr for a four-yard loss. It marks Howard's second half-sack of the season, giving him 1.0 sack (-4.0 yards). For Walker, he now has 2.0 sacks (-14.0 yards) for the season and has 10.0 sacks (-57.0 yards) for his career.

FORD AND MARTIN COMBINE FOR SACK: LBs Dee Ford and Josh Martin combined to sack Oakland QB Derek Carr for a nine-yard loss. Ford now has 1.0 sack (-6.5 yards) in 2014. The half-sack marked Martin's first-career sack (-4.5 yards).

SMITH THROWS UP 100.0 PASSER RATING AGAIN:Smith completed 18 of 30 passes for 297 yards with two touchdowns and no interceptions, good for a 115.6 QB rating in today's contest. Smith connected with 10 different Chiefs players in today's game, marking a single-game high for the 2014 season.

His 115.6 passer rating marks the fifth time this season he's eclipsed the 100.0 passer rating mark in 2014. He is 5-0 in those contests. His five 100.0+ games are the most such games he's compiled in a single regular season in his career. In 2013, he recorded four 100.0+ games in the regular season. He now owns 23 career regular and postseason contests with a 100.0 or better passer rating. His teams have a combined 20-3 record in contests when he compiles a 100.0 or better passer rating.

Smith has 40 career regular and postseason games with two or more touchdown passes. Today's game marks his sixth multi-touchdown game of the 2014 season. His teams own a combined 26-14 record in games when he throws for two or more touchdowns.

He has attempted 419 passes in 2014, ranking as the fourth-most pass attempts he's made in a single season in his career. In his first year with the Chiefs in 2013, he attempted 508 passes, the most of any single season in his career.* *

ALEX SMITHSINGLE SEASON ATTEMPTS

1.         508      2013

2.         445      2011

3.         442      2006

4.         419      2014

5.         372      2009

Smith has completed 272 passes in 2014, ranking as the third-best single-season mark of his career. In 2013, Smith completed a career-high 308 passes.

ALEX SMITHSINGLE SEASON COMPLETIONS

1.         308      2013

2.         273      2011

3.         272      2014

4.         257      2006

5.         225      2009

He has now thrown for 2,954 yards in 2014, marking his third-best single-season passing yardage mark. His career high of 3,313 yards was set in 2013. He needs 46 passing yards to eclipse the 3,000 yard mark for the third time in his career.

ALEX SMITHSINGLE SEASON PASSING YARDS

1.         3,313               2013

2.         3,144               2011

3.         2,954               2014

4.         2,890               2006

5.         2,370               2010

Smith has completed 272 of 419 passes for a 64.9 completion percentage in 2014, ranking as the second-best completion percentage of his career in seasons in which he's attempted a minimum of 200 passes.

ALEX SMITHSINGLE SEASON COMPLETION PERCENTAGE (MIN. 200 ATTEMPTS)

1.         70.2     2012

2.         64.9     2014

3.         61.3     2011

4.         60.6     2013

5.         60.5     2009

Smith completed five passes of 20 or more yards in today's game, giving him 81 20+ passes in his two seasons with the Chiefs. That mark is the fourth-best mark in franchise history dating back to 1990 when the stat began being compiled.

CHIEFS RECORD BOOKMOST 20+ YARD PASSES, CAREER

1.         274      Trent Green    2001-06

2.         133      Elivs Grbac     1997-00

3.         122      Matt Cassel     2009-12

4.         81        Alex Smith     2013-14

5.         73        Steve DeBerg 1990-91

Smith's 81 passes of 20 or more yards rank second among qualifying Chiefs quarterbacks (since 1990) in their first two seasons with the club.

CHIEFS RECORD BOOKMOST 20+ YARD PASSES, FIRST TWO SEASONS WITH CLUB

1.         97        Trent Green    2001-02

2.         81        Alex Smith     2013-14

3.         77        Matt Cassel     2009-10

Smith has won 19 regular season starts since joining the Chiefs in 2013, the most regular season wins by a quarterback in their first two seasons in a Kansas City uniform.

CHIEFS RECORD BOOKMOST REGULAR SEASON WINS, QB, FIRST TWO YEARS WITH CLUB

1.         19        Alex Smith     2013-14

2.         17        Joe Montana   1993-94

3.         16        Len Dawson    1962-63

4.         14        Trent Green    2001-02

                        Matt Cassel     2009-10

BOWE CROSSES 7,000 YARD PLATEAU: WR Dwayne Bowe had three receptions for 69 yards (23.0 avg.) to give him 7,068 career receiving yards, ranking third in team history. He became the third player in Chiefs history to record at least 7,000 career receiving yards.

CHIEFS RECORD BOOKMOST RECEIVING YARDS, CAREER

1.         10,940   Tony Gonzalez          1997-08

2.         7,306     Otis Taylor                1965-75

3.         7,068     Dwayne Bowe         2007-14

4.         6,454     Henry Marshall         1976-87

5.         6,360     Carlos Carson           1980-89

Bowe reached 7,000 receiving yards in just 116 career games, marking the fewest games played by a Chiefs player en route to gaining more than 7,000 receiving yards. WR Otis Taylor crossed that mark in 122 games while TE Tony Gonzalez accomplished it in 129 games.

CHIEFS RECORD BOOKFEWEST GAMES TO 7,000 RECEIVING YARDS

1.         116      Dwayne Bowe           2007-14

2.         122      Otis Taylor                  1965-74

3.         129      Tony Gonzalez            1997-04

With two receptions of 20 or more yards in today's game, Bowe has now recorded 101 receptions of 20 or more yards in his career, ranking second in franchise history. He becomes just the second player in team annals to record 100 or more receptions of 20 or more yards in his career.

CHIEFS RECORD BOOKMOST 20+ YARD RECEPTIONS, CAREER

1.         130      Tony Gonzalez            1997-08

2.         101      Dwayne Bowe           2007-14

3.         81        Eddie Kennison           2001-07

4.         64        Derrick Alexander       1998-01

5.         53        Willie Davis                 1991-95

Dwayne Bowe recorded three receptions in the game, giving him 51 receptions for the season. He has now recorded seven seasons of 50 or more receptions in his career with the Chiefs, trailing only TE Tony Gonzalez's franchise record of 11 seasons with 50 or more receptions. He has five consecutive 50-plus reception seasons (2010-14).

CHIEFS RECORD BOOKMOST SEASONS, 50 OR MORE RECEPTIONS

1.         11        Tony Gonzalez            1998-08

2.         7          Dwayne Bowe           2007-08, 2010-14

3t.        5          Kimble Anders            1994-99

                       Eddie Kennison           2002-06

5t.        4          Chris Burford              1961, '63-64, '66

                        Otis Taylor                  1966-67, '71-72

DAVIS MAKES PLAYS:RB Knile Davis recorded a three-yard touchdown run and added a 70-yard touchdown reception from QB Alex Smith. Davis has six rushing touchdowns in 2014 and 10 career rushing touchdowns. The 70-yard scoring reception marks his first-career regular season receiving touchdown. It marks his fourth-career regular season game with at least two touchdowns. His last multi-touchdown game came vs. St. Louis (10/26/14) when he recorded a three-yard touchdown run and a 99-yard kickoff return for a touchdown.

COLQUITT PUTS FIVE INSIDE THE 20: P Dustin Colquitt booted seven punts for 279 yards (39.9 gross, 36.9 net), landing a season-high five punts inside the 20-yard line.

Colquitt has landed 29 of his 65 punts this season inside the 20-yard line. He has now landed 314 punts inside the 20-yard line in his career, the most in Chiefs history. His 314 punts inside the 20 rank 10th in NFL history for punts inside the 20-yard line. He needs five more to pass Lee Johnson for ninth place in NFL history. Colquitt's 314 punts inside the 20 are the second-most of any active NFL player behind Houston P Shane Lechler, who has 376.

CHIEFS RECORD BOOKMOST PUNTS INSIDE THE 20, CAREER

1.     314           Dustin Colquitt          2005-14

2.     117           Louie Aguiar                1994-98

3.     62             Bryan Barker              1990-93

4.     58             Jim Arnold                   1983-85

5.     54             Kelly Goodburn           1987-90

NFL RECORD BOOKMOST PUNTS INSIDE THE 20 (SINCE 1976)

1.     554           Jeff Feagles                1988-09

2.     439           Brad Maynard             1997-11

3.     399           Craig Hentrich             1994-09

4.     381           Sean Landeta              1985-05

5.     373           Matt Turk                    1995-11

6.     376           Shane Lechler             2000-14*

7.     326           Bryan Barker              1990-05

8.     322           Chris Gardocki            1991-06

9.     318           Lee Johnson               1985-02

10.   314           Dustin Colquitt          2005-14*

DEFENSE FORCES DOUBLE-DIGIT PUNTS:The Kansas City defense forced a season-high 11 Oakland punts on the day.

FLEMING TACKLES/PASSES DEFENSED:CB Jamell Fleming recorded a team-high eight solo tackles, also marking a single-game career-high for tackles. Fleming also recorded a single-game career-high two passes defensed in the game.

ZOMBO RECOVERS LOOSE BALL:LB Frank Zombo jumped on a QB Derek Carr fumble, marking his first defensive fumble recovery of the season and his second-career defensive fumble recovery. Zombo also has two special teams fumble recoveries, with the last coming at Oakland (11/20/14).

KELCE FINDS ENDZONE AGAIN: TE Travis Kelce caught a team-high five passes for 59 yards (11.8 avg.) with a 20-yard touchdown reception. Kelce now has five receiving touchdowns on the season.

LINKENBACH MAKES FIRST START WITH CHIEFS: Offensive lineman Jeff Linkenbach made his first career start with the Chiefs today at left guard. His last regular season start was Dec. 29, 2013 at right guard for the Indianapolis Colts.

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