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By the numbers: Best in West

Here is a look at the division leaders in some key statistical categories after Week 9:

Passing yards

Player: Philip Rivers, San Diego

Yards: 2,469

Comment: Mistakes continue to undo Rivers.

Rushing yards

Player: Willis McGahee

Yards: 623

Comment: McGahee has overtaken the injured Darren McFadden for the division lead.

Receptions

Player: Dwayne Bowe, Kansas City

Yards: 646

Comment: Bowe’s big season is continuing.

Tackles

Player: Tyvon Branch, Oakland

Total: 63

Comment: Branch leads Kansas City’s Derrick Johnson by a tackle.

Sacks

Player: Von Miller, Denver

Sacks: 6.5

Comment: Miller’s strong rookie season continues.

Interceptions

Player: Eric Weddle, San Diego

Interceptions: 5

Comment: He is tied for the NFL lead in this category.