By the numbers: Best in West


Here is a look at the division leaders in some key statistical categories after Week 7:

Passing yards

Player: Peyton Manning, Denver

Yards: 1,808

Comment: Will Manning stay hot after the bye?

Rushing yards

Player: Jamaal Charles, Kansas City

Yards: 591

Comment: Charles fell from first to sixth during his bye.


Player: Demaryius Thomas, Denver

Yards: 542

Comment: Thomas and Eric Decker are becoming quite the receiving pair for Manning.


Player: Derrick Johnson, Kansas City

Total: 50

Comment: He has been a bright spot for the struggling Chiefs.


Player: Justin Houston, Kansas City; Von Miller, Denver

Sacks: 6

Comment: The post-bye race is on.


Player: Several are tied.

Interceptions: 2

Comment: This logjam will eventually sort itself out.