Chiefs will have best 13-game record ever if they beat Miami

KANSAS CITY (11-1) at MIAMI (8-4)

Sunday, 1 p.m. EST, CBS

OPENING LINE — Chiefs by 7

RECORD VS. SPREAD — Chiefs 6-6; Dolphins 9-3

SERIES RECORD — Dolphins lead 16-14

LAST MEETING — Chiefs beat Dolphins 29-13 on Dec. 24, 2017 at Kansas City

LAST WEEK — Chiefs beat Broncos 22-16; Dolphins beat Bengals 19-7

AP PRO32 RANKING — Chiefs No. 1, Dolphins No. 12

CHIEFS OFFENSE — OVERALL (1), RUSH (16), PASS (1).

CHIEFS DEFENSE — OVERALL (17), RUSH (27), PASS (13T).

DOLPHINS OFFENSE — OVERALL (28), RUSH (26), PASS (24).

DOLPHINS DEFENSE — OVERALL (16), RUSH (21), PASS (15).

STREAKS, STATS AND NOTES — The Chiefs are second in the NFL in point differential, and the Dolphins are fourth. … Kansas City will clinch the AFC West with a victory or a tie, or a Raiders loss against the Colts. … With a win, the Chiefs would have the best 13-game record in franchise history at 12-1. The 2003 team started 11-1 before losing to Denver. … The Chiefs would reach 12 wins for the third consecutive season, the longest streak in club history. … Kansas City could set a franchise record with its 10th road win in a row. Coach Andy Reid is 108-66-1 on the road for a .618 winning rate, best in NFL history. … Last week Patrick Mahomes had his 25th game of at least 300 yards passing, breaking a tie with Trent Green for the most in Chiefs history. … TE Travis Kelce reached 1,000 yards receiving for the fifth consecutive season last week, a record for NFL tight ends. Kelce has 1,082 yards receiving, breaking his own record for the most by a tight end through 12 games. …Kelce is tied with Kellen Winslow (24) for the third-most 100-yard receiving games by a tight end. … Kelce and Tyreek Hill each have 45 career TD receptions, four behind Stephone Paige for No. 4 in Chiefs history. … The Chiefs are second in the NFL with 14 interceptions. … Chiefs RB Clyde Edwards-Helaire will return after missing last week’s game with the flu. He needs 70 yards from scrimmage to pass WR Dwayne Bowe (995) for third most by a rookie in franchise history. … The Dolphins have won seven of their past eight games. Their 12-game record is their best since 2003. … Miami’s 9-3 record against the spread leads the NFL. … The Dolphins rank second in the NFL in points allowed. For the first time since 2002, they’ve allowed 10 points or less in consecutive games. … Dolphins CB Xavien Howard made his NFL-leading eighth interception last week before he was ejected for throwing a punch. For the second time this year, Howard has an interception in four consecutive games. He joins Lester Hayes as the only players since 1970 with multiple four-game streaks in a single season. … Tua Tagovailoa is 4-1 as Miami’s starting QB. He’s the third quarterback in the Super Bowl era to not throw an interception in his first five career starts, joining Dak Prescott and Kyle Allen. … Last week the Dolphins started three rookie offensive linemen for the first time in team history. Miami didn’t allow a sack. … Miami’s streak of at least one takeaway in 18 consecutive games is the longest in the NFL. … LB Kyle Van Noy had three sacks last week to double his season total. … Jason Sanders is 69 for 79 (87%) on field goals for his career. He could miss his next five tries and would still be the most accurate kicker in Dolphins history. … Fantasy tip: Miami is short-handed at RB, but the Chiefs are vulnerable against the rush, which could mean a busy day for DeAndre Washington. In his most extensive use of the season, he had 49 yards in 13 carries against the Jets in Week 12. Leading rusher Myles Gaskin is on the COVID-19 list.

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