- Associated Press - Thursday, December 17, 2015


Sunday, 1 p.m. ET, CBS

OPENING LINE - Chiefs by 7

RECORD VS. SPREAD - Chiefs 7-6, Ravens 4-8-1

SERIES RECORD - Ravens lead 4-3

LAST MEETING - Ravens beat Chiefs 9-6, Oct. 7, 2012

LAST WEEK - Chiefs beat Chargers 10-3; Ravens lost to Seahawks 35-6

AP PRO32 RANKING - Chiefs No. 7 (tie), Ravens No. 30





STREAKS, STATS AND NOTES. … Ravens coach John Harbaugh was on staff of Chiefs coach Andy Reid from 1998-2007 when Reid was at Philadelphia. … KC OLs Ben Grubbs and Jah Reid began their careers with Ravens. … In last meeting between teams, Ravens CB Lardarius Webb had INT and three tackles. This year, he is without INT and Ravens have only four. … Chiefs own plus-12 turnover differential, second in NFL, compared to second-worst minus-12 for Ravens. … Chiefs QB Alex Smith’s streak of 312 passes without INT ended last week. It was second-longest run in NFL history. … KC is second team in NFL history to win seven straight after five-game losing streak (Cincinnati, 1970). … Chiefs scoring average of 29.1 points and allowing average of 12 during win streak. … In past six games, Chiefs RB Charcandrick West is averaging 95.7 yards from scrimmage. … In last three games, Chiefs WR Jeremy Maclin has 24 catches for 323 yards and three TDs. … KC LB Dee Ford had career-high three sacks last week. … Chiefs RB-KR Knile Davis has career average of 28.6 yards on kickoff returns, best in team history. … Baltimore is already assured first losing season since Harbaugh took over in 2008. … Ravens have won each of their four games on final play. … Baltimore starting QB will either be Matt Schaub, who was inactive last week with chest injury, or Jimmy Clausen, who threw for career-high 274 yards vs Seattle in first start with Baltimore. … Last week’s defeat was Ravens’ first game this season not decided by eight points or fewer. … This is second of three straight home games for Ravens. They’re 2-4 at home after going 45-11 in Harbaugh’s first seven seasons. … Ravens P Sam Koch leads NFL with 44.2 yard net average and is fourth with 48.0 gross. … LB Daryl Smith leads Baltimore with 103 tackles, including eight last week. Fantasy Tip: Ravens yielded five TD passes to Russell Wilson last week, so expect Smith to have big day throwing to Maclin or TE Travis Kelce. Or, count on KC defense to dominate Ravens’ attack that’s missing its usual starting QB (Joe Flacco), best wide receiver (Steve Smith) and top running back (Justin Forsett).


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