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: Peyton Manning, Denver

  • Yards: 2,404

  • Comment: Manning’s brilliant first season in Denver is continuing.

Rushing yards

  • Player: Jamaal Charles, Kansas City

  • Yards: 634

  • Comment: Charles has just 43 yards in the past two games combined.


  • Player: Demaryius Thomas, Denver

  • Yards: 756

  • Comment: Thomas is doing the little things right.


  • Player: Wesley Woodyard, Denver

  • Total: 75

  • Comment: Woodyard is playing out of his mind right now.


  • Player: Von Miller, Denver

  • Sacks: 9

  • Comment: Miller is now tied for the second-most sacks in the NFL after a three-sack game at Cincinnati.


  • Player: Several are tied.

  • Interceptions: 2

  • Comment: This logjam will eventually sort itself out.