By the numbers: Best in West

Here is a look at the division leaders in some key statistical categories after Week 8:

Passing yards

Player: Peyton Manning, Denver

Yards: 2,113

Comment: Manning’s season is becoming more amazing by the week.

Rushing yards

Player: Jamaal Charles, Kansas City

Yards: 595

Comment: Charles became a forgotten man in Week 8 against Oakland.


Player: Demaryius Thomas, Denver

Yards: 679

Comment: Thomas is starting to show consistency.


Player: Wesley Woodyard, Denver

Total: 61

Comment: Woodyard had a stunning game against New Orleans.


Player: Justin Houston, Kansas City; Von Miller, Denver

Sacks: 6

Comment: Neither player got to the quarterback in Week 8.


Player: Several are tied.

Interceptions: 2

Comment: This logjam will eventually sort itself out.