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Monday, September 19, 2011
By the numbers: Best in the West

By Bill Williamson
ESPN.com

Here is a look at the division leaders in some key statistical categories after Week 2:

Passing yards

Player: Philip Rivers, San Diego.

Yards: 713

What does it mean: There are a few plays Rivers would like to have back, but he’s been slinging the ball pretty well.

Rushing yards

Player: Darren McFadden, Oakland

Yards: 222

What does it mean: He’s seven yards off the NFL lead in this category.

Receptions

Player: Vincent Jackson, San Diego

Yards: 203

What does it mean: He showed in New England what a monster he is.

Tackles

Player: Wesley Woodyard, Denver

Total: 19

What does it mean: He is taking advantage of his playing time with D.J. Williams out.

Sacks

Player: Richard Seymour, Oakland

Sacks: 2

What does it mean: He needs to regroup his unit after a tough loss at Buffalo.

Interceptions

Player: Several players are tied

Interceptions: 1

What does it mean: It’s way too early to tell.