By the numbers: Best in the West

September, 26, 2012
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Here is a look at the division leaders in some key statistical categories after Week 3:

Passing yards
  • Player: Carson Palmer, Oakland
  • Yards: 879
  • Comment: Palmer was efficient in Week 3 and the Raiders won. It’s no coincidence.
Rushing yards
  • Player: Jamaal Charles, Kansas City
  • Yards: 323
  • Comment: Charles is the NFL leader in this category after exploding in Week 3.
Receptions
Tackles
  • Player: Derrick Johnson, Kansas City
  • Total: 26
  • Comment: Making tackles is what Johnson does.
Sacks
  • Player: Justin Houston, Kansas City
  • Sacks: 4
  • Comment: Houston hit three home runs in the Chiefs’ win over the Saints.
Interceptions
  • Player: Multiple players
  • Interceptions: 1
  • Comment: It’s too early to tell in this category.

Bill Williamson | email

ESPN Oakland Raiders reporter

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