By the numbers: Best in the West
September, 26, 2012
By Bill Williamson | ESPN.com
Here is a look at the division leaders in some key statistical categories after Week 3:
- Player: Carson Palmer, Oakland
- Yards: 879
- Comment: Palmer was efficient in Week 3 and the Raiders won. It’s no coincidence.
- Player: Jamaal Charles, Kansas City
- Yards: 323
- Comment: Charles is the NFL leader in this category after exploding in Week 3.
- Player: Eric Decker, Denver
- Yards: 243
- Comment: Decker is starting to build chemistry with Peyton Manning.
- Player: Derrick Johnson, Kansas City
- Total: 26
- Comment: Making tackles is what Johnson does.
- Player: Justin Houston, Kansas City
- Sacks: 4
- Comment: Houston hit three home runs in the Chiefs’ win over the Saints.
- Player: Multiple players
- Interceptions: 1
- Comment: It’s too early to tell in this category.