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Quick Take: Chiefs (1-3) at Panthers (3-1)

Last meeting
The Panthers defeated the host Chiefs, 28-17, in 2004.

The Chiefs lead the all-time series, 2-1.

Last week
The Chiefs upset the Broncos, 33-19, for their first win of the season. ... The Panthers defeated the Falcons, 24-9.

Keep and eye on ...
Larry Johnson's rebirth: Johnson rushed for 96 total yards in the Chiefs' first two games and complained about his role after getting only 12 attempts in Week 2 against the Raiders. Since then, the Chiefs have given him the ball and Johnson has responded by rushing for 319 yards over the last two games.

The tight end record:Tony Gonzalez needs only 3 yards receiving to surpass Shannon Sharpe (10,060) for the most career yards by a tight end. Gonzalez voiced his disappointment in not getting a chance to break the record at home last week, so now he'll take his show on the road.

The suddenly potent Panthers offense: The Panthers rolled up 401 yards against the Falcons, after totaling just 420 yards in the two previous games. Part of the reason was the return of Steve Smith, who had six receptions for 96 yards and a touchdown.

Did you know?
The Chiefs scored a cumulative 32 points in their first three games, but scored 33 against the Broncos. ... The Chiefs are 5-4 against the NFC under coach Herm Edwards. ... Rookie running back Jonathan Stewart looks to score a touchdown in his fourth consecutive game. Stewart has four touchdowns in his past three games. ... Muhsin Muhammad caught a touchdown pass last season to become the all-time club leader for receiving touchdowns (45).

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