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Wednesday, October 6, 2010
By the numbers: Best in the AFC West

By Bill Williamson
ESPN.com

Here are the AFC West leaders in some key statistical categories after Week 4:

PASSING YARDS

Player: Kyle Orton, Denver

Yards: 1,419

What does it mean: Orton’s yardage total after four games is the second most in NFL history.

RUSHING YARDS

Player: Darren McFadden, Oakland

Yards: 392

What does it mean: McFadden hopes to play Sunday against San Diego despite a hamstring injury.

RECEIVING YARDS

Player: Brandon Lloyd, Denver

Yards: 454

What does it mean: Lloyd is becoming one of the feel-good stories of the NFL as he rescues his career with a huge start of the season.

TACKLES

Player: Steve Gregory, San Diego, D.J. Williams, Denver

Tackles: 30

What does it mean: Gregory will miss the next four games because he was suspended for using a performance enhancing substance. Gregory said he did not take it knowingly.

SACKS

Player: Shaun Phillips, San Diego

Sacks: 6

What does it mean: Phillips is second in the NFL in sacks after a four-sack show against Arizona.

INTERCEPTIONS

Player: Antoine Cason, San Diego, Brandon Flowers, Kansas City

Interceptions: 2

What does it mean: Cason couldn’t take the division lead with Flowers on a bye.