Chiefs-Bills Capsule

KANSAS CITY (5-3) At BUFFALO (5-3)

Sunday, 1 p.m. ET, CBS

OPENING LINE - Kansas City by 1

2014 RECORD VS. SPREAD - Kansas City 7-1; Buffalo 4-4

SERIES RECORD - Bills lead 25-19-1

LAST MEETING - Chiefs beat Bills 23-13, Nov. 3, 2013

LAST WEEK - Chiefs beat Jets 24-10; Bills had bye, beat Jets 43-23 on Oct. 26

AP PRO32 RANKING - Chiefs No. 11 (tie), Bills No. 15

CHIEFS OFFENSE - OVERALL (21), RUSH (6), PASS (29)

CHIEFS DEFENSE - OVERALL (5), RUSH (19), PASS (1)

BILLS OFFENSE - OVERALL (24), RUSH (23), PASS (20)

BILLS DEFENSE - OVERALL (8), RUSH (8), PASS (13)

STREAKS, STATS AND NOTES - Through a quirk in scheduling, non-division rivals meet for seventh straight season and 11th time since 2000. Buffalo is 4-2 in past six and 6-4 past 10 against Kansas City. ... Chiefs are NFL's only team to not allow touchdown rushing this season. Bills had not allowed any through seven games until surrendering three in win at Jets. ... QB Alex Smith has 11 touchdowns passing, and yet none to a wide receiver. Six have gone to tight ends, including a team-best four to Travis Kelce; four to running backs, including two to Jamaal Charles; and one to fullback Anthony Sherman. ... Smith has career 6-0 record against AFC East teams, with 11 touchdowns and no interceptions. ... LB Justin Houston leads NFL with 12 sacks. ... LB Tamba Hali has 116 career sacks, six against Bills journeyman starter Kyle Orton. That's second most behind San Diego's Philip Rivers (11 1/2). ... Bills have endured second-half collapses in each of past three seasons they had winning record through eight games, including 2011 when they turned 5-3 into 6-10 finish. ... They haven't had six wins through nine games since 6-3 start in 1999, last time Buffalo made playoffs. ... Since 2005, Bills are combined 25-47 in second half of season. ... Bills' streak of 21 games with sack is second longest in team history since going 29 straight from Oct. 27, 1996 to Oct. 4, 1998, according to STATS. ... Bills are second in NFL with 28 sacks. Marcell Dareus leads NFL DTs with seven. ... Rookie WR Sammy Watkins has team-leading 38 catches for 590 yards and five touchdowns, including 20 catches for 393 yards and three TDs in past four since Orton took over as starter.

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