Here is a look at the division leaders in some key statistical categories after Week 5:
Player: Peyton Manning, Denver
Comment: Manning is playing at a high level.
Player: Jamaal Charles, Kansas City
Comment: Charles is first in the NFL in this category and he is a workhorse coming off a major injury.
Player: Demaryius Thomas, Denver
Comment: He is explosive, but he needs to stop fumbling.
Player: Derrick Johnson, Kansas City
Comment: The Chiefs are quietly improving on defense.
Player: Justin Houston, Kansas City
Comment: Houston is becoming a dominant pass-rusher.