By the numbers: Best in West

October, 12, 2011
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Here is a look at the division leaders in some key statistical categories after Week 5:

Passing yards

Player: Philip Rivers, San Diego Chargers

Yards: 1,536

What does it mean: Rivers committed more turnovers in Week 5, but, overall, he is playing well.

Rushing yards

Player: Darren McFadden, Oakland Raiders

Yards: 519

What does it mean: McFadden still leads the NFL in rushing.

Receptions

Player: Dwayne Bowe, Kansas City

Yards: 420

What does it mean: Bowe has gotten hot in recent weeks.

Tackles

Player: Wesley Woodyard, Denver

Total: 43

What does it mean: He is tied for the sixth-most tackles in the league.

Sacks

Player: Von Miller, Denver and Richard Seymour, Oakland

Sacks: 5

What does it mean: The veteran and rookie are both on a roll.

Interceptions

Player: Brandon Flowers, Kansas City and Eric Weddle, San Diego

Interceptions: 2

What does it mean: These are two of the better play-making defensive backs in the division.

Bill Williamson | email

ESPN Oakland Raiders reporter

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