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Three odd Kansas City Chiefs stats on the line in Week 16

The Kansas City Chiefs have three odd stats still in play this weekend against the Pittsburgh Steelers.

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1. The Chiefs do not have a touchdown pass to a receiver yet

I'm sure you have heard this about a million times in the last two weeks. You won't stop hearing this until the draft either.

2. The Chiefs have not allowed a 300-yard passer

Adding in context -- the Chiefs defense is 31st in the NFL in yards per rushing attempt -- and this stat doesn't seem as nice. But the Chiefs will certainly take it in an age where it seems like everyone is throwing for 300 yards. Except the Chiefs offense, whose last 300-yard day came two years ago. The Steelers' Ben Roethlisberger has thrown for over 300 yards in six of the past seven games.

3. The Chiefs have allowed just two rushing touchdowns

This stat will be challenged in Week 16 against the Steelers and Le'Veon Bell. The NFL record for fewest rushing touchdowns allowed is two, set by four different teams (none since 1971). The Chiefs should beat the franchise record of six rushing touchdowns allowed, accomplished by the 1969 and 1971 Chiefs defense. Interestingly, the 2013 Chiefs defense is next in line with seven rushing touchdowns allowed last season. Both rushing touchdowns this season came against the Raiders in their first meeting a few weeks ago. The Chiefs run defense has not been very good statistically so this seems like one of those fluky stats.

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