December 23, 2015

CLEVELAND (3-11) at KANSAS CITY (9-5)

Sunday, 1 p.m. ET, CBS

OPENING LINE - Chiefs by 11 1/2

RECORD VS. SPREAD - Browns 5-9, Chiefs 8-6

SERIES RECORD - Tied 11-11-2

LAST MEETING - Chiefs beat Browns 23-17, Oct. 27, 2013

LAST WEEK - Browns lost to Seahawks 30-13; Chiefs beat Ravens 34-14

AP PRO32 RANKING - Browns No. 30, Chiefs No. 7

BROWNS OFFENSE - OVERALL (25), RUSH (29T), PASS (14)

BROWNS DEFENSE - OVERALL (26), RUSH (31), PASS (22)

CHIEFS OFFENSE - OVERALL (24), RUSH (8), PASS (28)

CHIEFS DEFENSE - OVERALL (8), RUSH (7), PASS (17)

STREAKS, STATS AND NOTES - Cleveland has lost eight of nine. ... Browns are playing final road game this season. ... Cleveland needs 220 yards passing for 4,000 for season. QBs are completing 63.1 percent of passes, second best in franchise history. ... Johnny Manziel expected to start at QB for Browns for third straight game. ... Cleveland ran for season-best 230 yards two weeks ago vs. San Francisco. ... Browns LB Karlos Dansby has returned two interceptions for TDs this season. ... Browns P Andy Lee needs two punts inside 20 to tie Bryan Barker (326) for most in NFL history. ... WR Dwayne Bowe spent eight seasons with Chiefs before signing with Cleveland this season. Bow has only five receptions and no TDs in 2015. ... Gary Barnidge is tied with Ozzie Newsome for most TD receptions among Browns tight ends with nine. ... Browns RB Duke Johnson is second among NFL rookies with 54 receptions. ... Chiefs have won eight straight. Franchise record is nine (2003, 2013). ... KC defense is second to Carolina with 20 interceptions. Teams are tied for NFL lead with four TD returns. ... KC is plus-15 in turnovers this season, trailing only Panthers (plus-19). ... QB Alex Smith has 28 wins in first three seasons with Chiefs, most in franchise history. ... Chiefs have scored 30 points or more five times. ... Rookie CB Marcus Peters has seven interceptions for KC. He has returned two for TDs. ... Chiefs have six defensive TDs, third most in franchise history. ... K Cairo Santos has made four FGs of 50 yards or more this season, tied with Nick Lowery (1980) for most in Chiefs history. ... Chiefs LB Tamba Hali needs one sack to pass Neil Smith (86 1/2) for second most in franchise history. ... Fantasy Tip: Chiefs would be good defense to start. They had two more defensive TDs last week, while Browns have 25 giveaways this season, tied for 25th in league.

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