- Associated Press - Thursday, December 21, 2017

DOLPHINS (6-8) at CHIEFS (8-6)

Sunday, 1 p.m. ET, CBS

OPENING LINE - Chiefs by 9

RECORD VS. SPREAD - Dolphins 5-7-2, Chiefs 8-6

SERIES RECORD - Dolphins lead 16-13

LAST MEETING - Chiefs beat Dolphins 34-15, Sept. 21, 2014

LAST WEEK - Dolphins lost to Bills 24-16; Chiefs beat Chargers 30-13

AP PRO32 RANKING - Dolphins No. 21, Chiefs No. 10





STREAKS, STATS AND NOTES - Chiefs can clinch back-to-back AFC West title for first time in franchise history with win or Chargers loss at Jets. … Miami must win out and get plenty of help to reach playoffs. … Dolphins have won seven of last 10 against Chiefs. Their last loss at Arrowhead Stadium was 2002. … Miami is playing 16th straight weeks for first time since 1992. … Dolphins are 5-2 in games decided by one score or less. They are 13-2 over last 15 such games. … Dolphins WR Jarvis Landry has 98 receptions, second only to Pittsburgh’s Antonio Brown (101). … Landry needs 13 catches to break franchise record for single season. … Miami RB Kenyan Drake is coming off back-to-back 100-yard rushing performances. … Dolphins DE Cameron Wake needs one sack to become 11th player since 1982 with a double-digit sack season at age 35 or older. … Miami has allowed 8 of 39 third-down conversions over past three weeks. … Kansas City has won two straight after four-game skid. … Chiefs are third in AFC and sixth in NFL in scoring at 25.6 points per game. … Chiefs RB Kareem Hunt (1,201) trails Steelers’ Le’Veon Bell by 21 yards for NFL rushing lead. … Hunt is second in league to Saints’ Mark Ingram with 4.96 yards per carry. … Chiefs TE Travis Kelce has catch in 62 straight games dating to Sept. 7, 2014. … Chiefs QB Alex Smith leads NFL in quarterback rating (105.4) and is third in TD-INT ratio (25 to 5). … Chiefs have scored 115 points in fourth quarter, second only to Baltimore. … Chiefs coach Andy Reid is 4-1 against Dolphins. … Reid needs one win to tie Chuck Knox (193) for ninth in NFL history. … Fantasy Tip: Roll with Landry at your own risk. Chiefs’ defense was scorched by Jets three weeks ago, but has been solid against Raiders’ Derek Carr and Chargers’ Philip Rivers in past two games.


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