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Cardinals-Chiefs Preview Capsule

Cardinals-Chiefs Preview Capsule

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By The Associated Press

Thursday, November 8, 2018

ARIZONA (2-6) at KANSAS CITY (8-1)

Sunday, 1 p.m. ET, Fox

OPENING LINE — Chiefs by 15

RECORD VS. SPREAD — Arizona 4-3-1, Kansas City 8-1

SERIES RECORD — Chiefs lead 8-3-1

LAST MEETING — Cardinals beat Chiefs 17-14, Dec. 7, 2014

LAST WEEK — Cardinals beat 49ers 18-15; Chiefs beat Browns 37-21

AP PRO32 RANKING — Cardinals No. 29, Chiefs No. 2 (tie)

CARDINALS OFFENSE — OVERALL (32), RUSH (31), PASS (32)

CARDINALS DEFENSE — OVERALL (22), RUSH (7), PASS (31)

CHIEFS OFFENSE — OVERALL (3), RUSH (6), PASS (13)

CHIEFS DEFENSE — OVERALL (31), RUSH (28), PASS (25)

STREAKS, STATS AND NOTES — Arizona is 0-4-1 in Kansas City. Its last visit was 2010. ... Cardinals rallied from 12-point fourth-quarter comeback last week vs. San Francisco. ... Arizona playing second game in 24 days. ... Cardinals WR Larry Fitzgerald needs 33 yards receiving to pass Terrell Owens (15,934) for second most in NFL history. ... Fitzgerald needs 14 receptions to pass Jerry Rice (San Francisco, 1,281) for NFL record for receptions with one team. ... Cardinals WR Christian Kirk has 31 catches for 410 yards, both second among NFL rookies. ... Arizona DE Zach Moore has sacks in last two games. ... Cardinals S Tre Boston has three INTs in last four games. ... Arizona RB David Johnson has at least 100 yards rushing in 21 of 30 starts, including last week vs. 49ers. ... Arizona LB Chandler Jones leads NFL with 34 1/2 sacks since joining Cardinals for 2016 season. ... Cardinals CB Patrick Peterson will start 121st consecutive game, tied for fifth-longest streak in NFL. ... Kansas City leads NFL in scoring at 36.3 points per game. ... QB Patrick Mahomes riding Chiefs record eight straight 300-yard passing games. He needs one more to pass Andrew Luck’s single-season NFL record set in 2014. ... Mahomes needs two TD passes to break Len Dawson’s franchise mark (30, 1964). ... Mahomes leads NFL in yards passing (2.901), touchdown passes (29) and TD-to-INT differential (plus-22). ... Chiefs RB Kareem Hunt has league-leading 496 touches without fumbling. ... TE Travis Kelce has catches in 72 straight games, third-longest string in Chiefs history. ... Fantasy tip: Keep riding everyone on Chiefs’ high-powered offense as they face top-to-bottom one of NFL’s worst defenses in Arizona.

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