CHARLES MOVES INTO SECOND PLACE IN RECORD BOOK: RB Jamaal Charles recorded 15 carries for 80 yards (5.3 avg.) in today's game. His 80 rushing yards in today's game gives him 6,018 career rushing yards, moving him past RB Larry Johnson (6,015) for second place in franchise history. He needs just 53 yards to pass RB Priest Holmes (6,070) for the franchise lead in career rushing yards. He became just the third player in franchise history to record 6,000 or more career rushing yards.
CHIEFS RECORD BOOKMOST RUSHING YARDS, CAREER
1. 6,070 Priest Holmes 2001-07
2. 6,018 Jamaal Charles 2008-14
3. 6,015 Larry Johnson 2003-09
4. 4,897 Christian Okoye 1987-92
5. 4,451 Ed Podolak 1969-77
THOMAS MAKES MOST OF FIRST TOUCHES:RB/WR De'Anthony Thomas recorded his first-career NFL touch on a 28-yard punt return. He tallied his first-career touchdown on his first NFL reception as he hauled in a 17-yard pass from QB Alex Smith.
TEAM SACKS:The Kansas City defense recorded 3.0 sacks (-15.0 yards) in today's game, giving them 15.0 sacks (-71.0 yards) for the 2014 season. That total ranks fourth in the NFL through the first five weeks of the season.
NFL LEADERSSACKS, 2014
1t. 17.0 Buffalo
3. 16.0 Jacksonville
4. 15.0 Kansas City
BAILEY REGISTERS MULTI-SACK PERFORMANCE:DL Allen Bailey recorded 1.5 sacks (-9.0 yards) of QB Colin Kaepernick in today's game. Bailey owns 2.5 sacks (-19.0 yards) for the 2014 season and has 4.5 sacks (-36.0 yards) for his career. His 1.5 sacks represent a single-game career-high for QB takedowns.
HOUSTON RECORDS SACK:LB Justin Houston sacked QB Colin Kaepernick for a two-yard loss in the game, giving Houston 6.0 sacks (-14.0 yards) for the 2014 season. He ranks first in the NFL for most sacks in the 2014 after Sunday (with Washington's Ryan Kerrigan to play on Monday Night Football). Houston now owns 32.5 career sacks (-185.5 yards).
NFL LEADERSSACKS, 2014
1 6.0 Justin Houston Kansas City
2t. 5.0 Ryan Kerrigan Washington (plays on MNF Week 5)
Marcell Dareus Buffalo
Willie Young Chicago
5. 4.0 Mario Addison Carolina
POE MAKES PRESENCE FELT:DT Dontari Poe recorded 0.5 sack (-4.0 yards) of QB Colin Kaepernick in today's game. Poe now owns 2.0 sacks (-8.5 yards) for the season and 6.5 sacks (-39.0 yards) for his career.
KELCE TOUCHDOWN RECEPTION IN THREE STRAIGHT GAMES:TE Travis Kelce caught a two-yard touchdown pass from QB Alex Smith in the contest, giving him a scoring reception in three straight contests dating back to the club's game at Miami on Sept. 21. He finished today's contest with two receptions for 15 yards (7.5 avg.) to go with the one score.
HEMINGWAY HAS CAREER DAY:WR Junior Hemingway caught four passes for a single-game career-high 50 yards (12.5 avg.) in the game. His previous career-highs were five catches for 45 yards (9.0 avg.) in the 2013 season finale at San Diego on Dec. 29, 2013.
COLQUITT LANDS ONE INSIDE THE 20: P Dustin Colquitt booted four punts for 161 yards (40.2 gross, 35.2 net), landing one punt inside the 20-yard line. Colquitt has landed 11 of his 20 punts this season inside the 20-yard line. He has now landed 296 punts inside the 20-yard line in his career, the most in Chiefs history. His 296 punts inside the 20 rank 11th in NFL history. He needs three more to pass Reggie Roby (298) for a place in the top 10 in NFL annals. With four more punts inside the 20, Colquitt would become just the 10th player to land at least 300 punts inside the 20-yard line.
CHIEFS RECORD BOOKMOST PUNTS INSIDE THE 20, CAREER
1 296 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
Photos form the Chiefs week five match up against the 49ers.
CHIEFS OFFENSE COMES OUT OF GATE QUICK:Kansas City marched on a 12-play, 81-yard touchdown drive on the game's opening drive, marking the first opening drive touchdown from the Chiefs offense since the club's 2013 regular season finale at San Diego on Dec. 29.
SANTOS CONNECTS ON FIELD GOAL:K Cairo Santos converted a 42-yard field goal and two extra points for five total points in the contest.