December 04, 2014

KANSAS CITY (7-5) at ARIZONA (9-3)

Sunday, 4:05 p.m., ET, CBS

OPENING LINE - Cardinals by 1

RECORD VS. SPREAD - Kansas City 9-3, Arizona 8-4

SERIES RECORD- Chiefs lead 8-2-1

LAST MEETING - Chiefs beat Cardinals 31-13, Nov. 21, 2010

LAST WEEK - Chiefs lost to Broncos 29-16; Cardinals lost to Falcons 29-18

AP PRO32 RANKING - Chiefs No. 14, Cardinals No. 7

CHIEFS OFFENSE - OVERALL (28), RUSH (7), PASS (31)

CHIEFS DEFENSE - OVERALL (9), RUSH (30), PASS (1)

CARDINALS OFFENSE - OVERALL (23), RUSH (31), PASS (13)

CARDINALS DEFENSE - OVERALL (13), RUSH (6), PASS (27)

STREAKS, STATS AND NOTES - Both teams have lost two in a row. ... Arizona coach Bruce Arians said in radio interview that Cardinals tried to get QB Alex Smith from the 49ers but were turned down in favor of deal with Chiefs. ... Oakland and Denver, Chiefs' last two opponents, rushed for combined 393 yards against them; Arizona has rushed for combined 99 yards in last two games, against Seattle and Atlanta. ... Arizona defensive coordinator Todd Bowles was defensive coordinator under current Kansas City coach Andy Reid in Reid's final 10 games in Philadelphia. ... Kansas City has held opponents without TD in red zone 38 percent of time, best in NFL. Arizona ranks third at 42 percent. ... Chiefs have not completed TD pass to wide receiver. Only three teams have gone entire season without doing that, most recently New York Giants in 1964. ... Cardinals fell to 3-3 with Drew Stanton at QB. ... Arizona went 28 consecutive possessions without touchdown until getting one late against Atlanta. ... Cardinals have converted just 4 of 19 third downs in past two weeks. ... Arizona WR Larry Fitzgerald missed consecutive games for second time in career. He ended streak of 110 games played when bruised knee kept him out at Seattle. He is expected to play this week. ... Steven Jackson rushed for 101 yards last week, ending Cardinals strike of 21 consecutive games without allowing a 100-yard rusher.

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