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4-2, 3rd in AFC West
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Stop T.Y. Hilton, silence the Colts?

Colts WR T.Y. Hilton ranks among the top five for wide receivers in targets (75), receptions (45) and receiving yards (689). Per ESPN Stats & Info, Hilton has more than 130 receiving yards in each of the Colts' wins, but has failed to gain 80 yards in any of their losses.

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Trouble awaiting Alex Smith in Indy?

Per ESPN Stats & Info, QB Alex Smith has just one touchdown and six picks in three career games vs. the Colts, his worst TD-interception differential (-5) against any team in his career. Smith has a 92.3 Total QBR against the blitz this season, second best in the NFL after Miami's Ryan Tannehill (96.0). But Smith also has a 41.6 QBR against a standard pass rush, fourth worst in the league

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5hNFL Vegas Experts

How to bet every Week 8 NFL game

Where does the betting value lie in NFL games this week? Chalk's experts provide comprehensive against-the-spread and over/under advice for each contest in one handy file.

Falcons' game against Packers crucial for their playoff eligibility (3:22)
Why the 2017 free-agent market might underwhelm (0:58)
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22hAdam Teicher

Chiefs want to be better at killing time

The Chiefs have a physical running game and a smart quarterback who takes care of the ball, so they should be better at eating clock late in games.

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Evaluators all like Chiefs over Colts

Nobody's putting it past Andrew Luck to win another game against the Chiefs by himself, but all three personnel evaluators polled by Mike Sando like K.C. over Indy this week. Evaluators' predictions (Insider)

Bruschi likes Chiefs' defense prevailing vs. Colts (0:32)
Why Matthew Berry has Jeremy Maclin on his Love/Hate list (1:51)
Chiefs seeking revenge in Indianapolis (0:52)

Adam Teicher ESPN Staff Writer 

The Chiefs owe one to Andrew Luck and the Colts.

NFL 60-second preview for Week 8 (1:06)

Adam Teicher ESPN Staff Writer 

Chiefs QB Alex Smith and Colts RB Frank Gore joined the 49ers as rookie teammates in 2005. The two will be opponents for the first time on Sunday in Indianapolis. Smith said he's not surprised Gore is still going strong. "Not at all," Smith said. "A tremendous football player, a great, great teammate. Hopefully we get the best of him on Sunday but he's a guy I'm still close with and root for from afar."

Adam Teicher ESPN Staff Writer 

Right tackle Mitchell Schwartz has not missed even one snap in his NFL career, now at four-plus seasons. He's likely to play for the Chiefs on Sunday against the Colts, but he will be held out of practice today because of an injured ankle.

Adam Teicher ESPN Staff Writer 

The Chiefs are getting back starting cornerback Phillip Gaines at practice after he missed last week's game because of a knee injury. But they've lost rookie CB D.J. White because of a broken hand.

ESPN Stats & Info

Chiefs at the top of the wild-card mix

FPI has Buffalo slightly in front, but Football Outsiders puts K.C. ahead of Buffalo and Oakland at the moment. One worry for the Chiefs, though, is their extreme inconsistency. Playoff odds (Insider)

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Could Nick Foles be traded?

It's unlikely the Chiefs would deal their backup QB, but Alex Smith has been very durable and Foles might appeal to a team in need, Adam Teicher writes. Potential trade targets

ESPN Stats & Info

Chiefs actually fall in FPI despite win

K.C.'s offense made a huge leap (27th to 16th) in efficiency against New Orleans, while the defense and special teams stayed in the top 10. Overall however, the Chiefs dropped a spot. Full FPI rankings

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Chiefs should be AFC West faves, really

With all due respect to the Broncos, the Chiefs have won 15 of their last 18 games and have been winning in all sorts of ways. Dan Graziano writes they should be the division's most feared. What We Learned: Week 7

Team Stats

Passing Yards238.321st
Rushing Yards109.318th
Points For22.718th

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