By the numbers: Best in the West


Here is a look at the division leaders in some key statistical categories after Week 2:

Passing yards

  • Player: Carson Palmer, Oakland

  • Yards: 670

  • Comment: All these yards have translated into just two touchdowns for Oakland.

Rushing yards

  • Player: Willis McGahee

  • Yards: 177

  • Comment: McGahee is 30, but he is running with authority.



  • Player: Wesley Woodyard, Denver

  • Total: 18

  • Comment: Woodyard looks like he belongs as a starter.


  • Player: Von Miller, Denver

  • Sacks: 3

  • Comment: No sophomore slump so far for this explosive pass-rusher.


  • Player: Tracy Porter, Denver; Eric Weddle, San Diego

  • Interceptions: 1

  • Comment: Porter dropped a would-be interception for a touchdown at Atlanta.