Leaders of the takeaway: Kansas City's defense has forced 23 turnovers this season (most in the NFL).
Defining stat: The Chiefs are 7-0 when they have one or zero turnovers on offense. Conversely, Kansas City is 0-3 when it has multiple giveaways.
Next Gen Stat: Alex Smith has the quickest pass release time (2.38 seconds) and 2nd-shortest average pass distance (5.6 air yards per attempt) in the NFL.
Smith slumping: In his first seven games this year, Alex Smith had a 94.3 passer rating. In his last two games, Smith has posted an 80.5 rating.
Offense struggling: In the last three weeks, Kansas City has averaged 18.7 points per game and 276.7 yards per game.