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Chiefs Squeeze Past Texans, 17-16

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Jamaal Charles had a big day running the football, leading the way to a close win for the Chiefs over the Texans, 17-16, at home.

Alex Smith finished the game 23 of 34 with 240 yards passing, one touchdown (0 pass, 1 rush) and one pick. On the Texans side, Case Keenum went 15 for 25 with 271 yards passing, one touchdown and one fumble.

Charles was a standout player for the Chiefs, rushing for 86 yards on 21 attempts with a touchdown in addition to three receptions for 37 yards with one fumble. Dexter McCluster pulled in four balls for 70 yards.

The Kansas City defensive unit led the way to a victory, giving up 73 yards rushing and 221 passing. They harassed Keenum and the Texans offensive line with an imposing five sacks.

Texans wide receiver DeAndre Hopkins had a big day with 76 receiving yards and one touchdown. Wide receiver Andre Johnson also had a noteworthy performance with 89 receiving yards.

The Chiefs are at home to take on the Browns (3-3) next week while the Texans will meet the Colts (4-2), also at home.

Texans Passing Leaders
B82C. Keenum152522110

Chiefs Passing Leaders
C+79A. Smith233423101

Texans Rushing Leaders
C74B. TateRB15503.30
--A. FosterRB4112.80
B82C. KeenumQB3103.30

Chiefs Rushing Leaders
A92J. CharlesRB21864.11
C+79A. SmithQB6284.71
--K. DavisRB252.50

Texans Receiving Leaders
B+90A. JohnsonWR48922.30
A93D. HopkinsWR37625.31
C+79D. PoseyWR14242.00

Chiefs Receiving Leaders
B84D. McClusterWR47017.50
B83D. BoweWR56613.20
A92J. CharlesRB33712.30

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