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By the numbers: Best in the West

9/18/2012

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.

Receptions

Tackles

  • Player: Wesley Woodyard, Denver

  • Total: 18

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

Sacks

  • Player: Von Miller, Denver

  • Sacks: 3

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

Interceptions

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

  • Interceptions: 1

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