- Associated Press - Wednesday, December 23, 2015

CLEVELAND (3-11) at KANSAS CITY (9-5)

Sunday, 1 p.m. ET, CBS

OPENING LINE - Chiefs by 11 1/2

RECORD VS. SPREAD - Browns 5-9, Chiefs 8-6

SERIES RECORD - Tied 11-11-2

LAST MEETING - Chiefs beat Browns 23-17, Oct. 27, 2013

LAST WEEK - Browns lost to Seahawks 30-13; Chiefs beat Ravens 34-14

AP PRO32 RANKING - Browns No. 30, Chiefs No. 7

BROWNS OFFENSE - OVERALL (25), RUSH (29T), PASS (14)

BROWNS DEFENSE - OVERALL (26), RUSH (31), PASS (22)

CHIEFS OFFENSE - OVERALL (24), RUSH (8), PASS (28)

CHIEFS DEFENSE - OVERALL (8), RUSH (7), PASS (17)

STREAKS, STATS AND NOTES - Cleveland has lost eight of nine. … Browns are playing final road game this season. … Cleveland needs 220 yards passing for 4,000 for season. QBs are completing 63.1 percent of passes, second best in franchise history. … Johnny Manziel expected to start at QB for Browns for third straight game. … Cleveland ran for season-best 230 yards two weeks ago vs. San Francisco. … Browns LB Karlos Dansby has returned two interceptions for TDs this season. … Browns P Andy Lee needs two punts inside 20 to tie Bryan Barker (326) for most in NFL history. … WR Dwayne Bowe spent eight seasons with Chiefs before signing with Cleveland this season. Bow has only five receptions and no TDs in 2015. … Gary Barnidge is tied with Ozzie Newsome for most TD receptions among Browns tight ends with nine. … Browns RB Duke Johnson is second among NFL rookies with 54 receptions. … Chiefs have won eight straight. Franchise record is nine (2003, 2013). … KC defense is second to Carolina with 20 interceptions. Teams are tied for NFL lead with four TD returns. … KC is plus-15 in turnovers this season, trailing only Panthers (plus-19). … QB Alex Smith has 28 wins in first three seasons with Chiefs, most in franchise history. … Chiefs have scored 30 points or more five times. … Rookie CB Marcus Peters has seven interceptions for KC. He has returned two for TDs. … Chiefs have six defensive TDs, third most in franchise history. … K Cairo Santos has made four FGs of 50 yards or more this season, tied with Nick Lowery (1980) for most in Chiefs history. … Chiefs LB Tamba Hali needs one sack to pass Neil Smith (86 1/2) for second most in franchise history. … Fantasy Tip: Chiefs would be good defense to start. They had two more defensive TDs last week, while Browns have 25 giveaways this season, tied for 25th in league.

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