HOUSTON NOTCHES 13TH SACK OF 2014: LB Justin Houston recorded 1.0 sack (-2.0 yards) of QB Derek Carr to give him 13.0 sacks (-51.0 yards) for the 2014 season, leading the NFL in that category.
NFL LEADERSMOST SACKS, 2014
1. 13.0 Justin Houston Kansas City
2. 10.5 Connor Barwin Philadelphia
Elvin Dumervil Baltimore
3. 10.0 Marcel Dareus Buffalo
Von Miller Denver
Mario Williams Buffalo
Photos from the Chiefs Week 12 matchup against the Raiders
Houston now owns 39.5 sacks (-222.5 yards) for his career. He was the second-fastest player in team history to reach 30.0 career sacks, passing that plateau in 47 games. Pro Football Hall of Fame LB Derrick Thomas recorded 30.0 sacks in his first 31 games. His 39.5 sacks rank him ninth place in franchise history for most sacks. With 0.5 more sacks, he would become 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. 77.5 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. 43.0 Jared Allen 2004-07
8. 40.0 Bill Maas 1984-92
9. 39.5 Justin Houston 2011-14
10 35.0 Wilbur Young 1973-77
CHARLES SCORES ON 30-YARD RECEPTION:RB Jamaal Charles hauled in a 30-yard pass from QB Alex Smith, giving him his third TD reception of the season and the 17th of his career. The 30-yard reception ties for his longest reception of the season.
Charles had 122 combined yards from scrimmage (80 yards rushing; 42 yards receiving) tonight, giving him 10,006 career combined yards (rushing, receiving, returning) to rank third in franchise history. Tonight he became just the third Chiefs player to reach 10,000 combined yards in their career, joining KR/WR Dante Hall (12,356) and TE Tony Gonzalez (10,963).
CHIEFS RECORD BOOKMOST COMBINED YARDS, CAREER
1. 12,356 Dante Hall 2000-06
2. 10,963 Tony Gonzalez 1997-08
3. 10,006 Jamaal Charles 2008-14
4t. 8,447 Abner Haynes 1960-65
Priest Holmes 2001-07
COLQUITT PUTS FOUR INSIDE THE 20: P Dustin Colquitt booted seven punts for 297 yards (42.4 gross, 41.7 net), landing four punts inside the 20-yard line. His 69-yard punt marks a season long for the 2014 season and his longest punt since booming a 71-yarder at Oakland on Dec. 16, 2012. His four landing inside the 20-yard line tie his season-high.
Colquitt has landed 24 of his 49 punts this season inside the 20-yard line. He has now landed 309 punts inside the 20-yard line in his career, the most in Chiefs history. His 309 punts inside the 20 rank 10th in NFL history for punts inside the 20-yard line. He needs 10 more to pass Lee Johnson for ninth place in NFL history. Colquitt's 309 punts inside the 20 are the second-most of any active NFL player behind Houston P Shane Lechler, who has 371.
CHIEFS RECORD BOOKMOST PUNTS INSIDE THE 20, CAREER
1. 309 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. 371 Shane Lechler 2000-14*
7. 326 Bryan Barker 1990-05
8. 322 Chris Gardocki 1991-06
9. 318 Lee Johnson 1985-02
10. 309 Dustin Colquitt 2005-14*
SANTOS CONTINUES STREAK:K Cairo Santos converted a 24-yard and a 25-yard field goal in the game, giving him 13 consecutive field goals made, pushing his season total to 15 of 17 (88.2%). He also converted two PATs in the contest for eight total points. Santos has a team-high 75 points and has converted a field goal in eight consecutive games.
Santos' 15 made field goals give him sole possession of third place for most field goals made by a rookie in a single season.* *
CHIEFS RECORD BOOKMOST FIELD GOALS MADE, ROOKIE**
1. 25 Ryan Succop 2009
2. 21 Jan Stenerud 1967
3. 15 Cairo Santos 2014
4. 13 Jack Spikes 1960
5. 12 Tommy Brooker 1962
DAVIS RANKS FIFTH IN KICKOFF RETURN AVERAGE:RB Knile Davis returned two kickoffs 65 yards tonight, giving him a 29.0 kickoff return average on the season, which ranks fifth in the NFL in kickoff return average so far this season. His mark ranks fourth among AFC kick returners.
NFL LEADERSKICKOFF RETURN AVERAGE, 2014
Rk. Player Team Ret. Yds. Avg. Long
1. Adam Jones CIN 14 457 32.6 97
2. Jacoby Jones BAL 20 634 31.7 108t
3. Jarvis Landry MIA 21 655 31.2 74
4. Benny Cunningham STL 18 531 29.5 75
5. Knile Davis KC 18 522 29.0 99t
SMITH RECORDS SEASON-LONG TD PASS: QB Alex Smith completed a 30-yard TD pass to RB Jamaal Charles to mark his longest TD connection in 2014. His two TD passes tonight mark his fourth multi-touchdown game this season and the 34th of his career.
FASANO SCORES 30TH CAREER TD:TE Anthony Fasano scored on a 19-yard pass from QB Alex Smith, marking his third TD this season, 30th career TD and sixth in two seasons in Kansas City.
HAMMOND SOLID ON PUNT RETURNS: WR Frankie Hammond Jr. had two punt returns for 48 yards. He also added one catch for seven yards.
ZOMBO RECOVERS FUMBLE ON SPECIAL TEAMS:LB Frank Zombo recovered a muffed punt, marking his second career fumble recovery on special teams. His last fumble recovery was vs. Cleveland (10/27/13).
MAUGA LEADS DEFENSE:LB Josh Mauga recorded 10 tackles (six solo), tying his season-high. He also added a pass defensed, giving him two on the season.