By the numbers: Best in West


Here is a look at the division leaders in some key statistical categories after Week 7:

Passing yards

Player: Philip Rivers, San Diego

Yards: 1,715

What does it mean: Rivers is coming off his worst game of a somewhat shaky season.

Rushing yards

Player: Darren McFadden, Oakland

Yards: 614

What does it mean: The injured running back dropped from No. 1 to No. 4 in the league in rushing in Week 7.


Player: Dwayne Bowe, Kansas City

Yards: 496

What does it mean: Bowe is a big reason why the Chiefs have won three-straight games.


Player: Tyvon Branch, Oakland

Total: 56

What does it mean: Branch is collecting tackles in a hurry.


Player: Von Miller, Denver

Sacks: 6

What does it mean: Miller is on pace to set the NFL rookie sack record.


Player: Brandon Flowers, Kansas City

Interceptions: 4

What does it mean: Flowers doubled his season interception total during a special day in Oakland. He played poorly there last season.