Chiefs-Texans Capsule

KANSAS CITY (1-0) at HOUSTON (1-0)

Sunday, 1 p.m. EDT, CBS

OPENING LINE - Texans by 1 1/2

RECORD VS. SPREAD - Kansas City 1-0, Houston 1-0

SERIES RECORD - Chiefs lead 4-3

LAST MEETING - Chiefs beat Texans 30-0, Jan. 9, 2016 in wild-card playoff

LAST WEEK - Chiefs beat Chargers 33-27, OT; Texans beat Bears 23-14.

AP PRO32 RANKING - Chiefs No. 9, Texans No. 11





STREAKS, STATS AND NOTES - Kansas City has won three straight against Houston. ... Chiefs have won franchise-record 11 straight regular-season games. ... Chiefs' comeback from 21-point deficit against Chargers set franchise record. Their 17-point fourth-quarter comeback was also franchise best. ... Chiefs got TDs from four different players in Week 1. ... QB Alex Smith set career highs for completions (34) and attempts (48) against Chargers. His completions were third most in franchise history. ... Smith completed six passes of 20-plus yards, tied for most in NFL in Week 1. ... Spencer Ware had 129 yards receiving vs. San Diego, fifth most by Chiefs RB. ... Chiefs cut third-round pick DB KeiVarae Russell this week. ... Chiefs P Dustin Colquitt surpassed 40,000 yards punting last week. He trails only Jerrel Wilson (44,218) in franchise history. ... QB Brock Osweiler threw for 231 yards and two touchdowns in Houston debut. ... RB Lamar Miller ran for 106 yards in first game with Texans. He had 108 yards rushing in only game against Kansas City, for Miami. ... Rookie WR Will Fuller had five receptions for 107 yards and TD last week to become first receiver drafted in first round with at least 100 yards receiving in opener since 1984. ... LB Whitney Mercilus had two sacks last week and had three sacks in January wild-card game. He was voted AFC Defensive Player of Week. ... MLB Brian Cushing is out indefinitely after spraining medial collateral ligament in right knee in opener. ... OLB Jadeveon Clowney had sack last week and has four sacks in his past five games. ... DE J.J. Watt returned after missing all training camp and preseason following back surgery. He had two sacks and nine tackles, including six for losses, in last regular-season meeting with Chiefs. ... Fantasy Tip: Houston WR DeAndre Hopkins could be good pickup after finishing with six catches for 98 yards and two TDs in last regular-season meeting against Chiefs.


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