Hali’s Starts, Sack-and-Strip: LB Tamba Hali started his 100th career game as a member of the Chiefs against Tampa Bay (53 at outside linebacker, 47 at defensive end). He also recorded a sack and strip of Tampa Bay QB Josh Freeman. He has 4.0 sacks for the season and 57.5 for his career. The forced fumble is his first of the season. He now has 24 forced fumbles to rank third in Chiefs history.
Houston’s INT: LB Justin Houston recorded his first-career interception as he picked off Tampa Bay QB Josh Freeman and returned it 45 yards in today’s game.
Charles’ Big Rushes: RB Jamaal Charles had one rush of more than 10 yards in today’s contest. He now has 100 career rushes of 10 or more yards. He becomes only the third player in club history to record at least 100 10+ yard rushing plays in their career. RB Priest Holmes (190) and RB Larry Johnson (137) are the other two.
Scoring Drive Plays, Time: The Chiefs registered a 15-play, 59-yard drive that lasted 7:33, resulting in a 38-yard field goal from K Ryan Succop. The 15 plays are the most plays on any Chiefs scoring drive this year, and 7:33 is the longest time of possession for a Kansas City scoring drive in 2012.
Maneri’s Career Day: TE Steve Maneri had a career day receiving the ball, posting a career high four catches for a career high 45 yards (11.3 avg.). Going into the game, Maneri had two catches for 11 yards for his career.
Eachus’ Day: RB Nate Eachus recorded five carries for 18 yards (3.6 avg.) and had one reception for 19 yards in today’s contest, recording his first NFL carry and first NFL reception in the same game.
Succop’s Streak: K Ryan Succop converted his 10th consecutive field goal with 7:45 left to play in the first half. The 38-yard field goal makes him 11-of-12 for the season so far. At 11-of-12, Succop ties for third in Chiefs history for the highest field goal percentage in a single season at 91.7%.
CHIEFS RECORD BOOK
HIGHEST FIELD GOAL PERCENTAGE, SEASON
1. 96.3 Pete Stoyanovich (26-27) 1997
2. 91.9 Nick Lowery (34-37) 1990
3. 91.7 Ryan Succop (11-12) 2012
91.7 Nick Lowery (22-24) 1992
5. 88.9 Nick Lowery (24-27) 1985
6. 86.2 Ryan Succop (25-29) 2009
Perfect on PATs: K Ryan Succop converted one PAT during today’s contest. He now has converted all 100 career PATs he’s attempted, tying him for first in Chiefs history with a 100% conversion rate.
CHIEFS RECORD BOOK
HIGHEST POINT AFTER PERCENTAGE, CAREER (Min. 100 PATs)
1. 100.00 Ryan Succop (100-100) 2009-12
Tommy Brooker (149-149) 1962-66
2. 99.39 Pete Stoyanovich (163-164) 1996-00
3. 99.17 Nick Lowery (479-483) 1980-93
4. 99.09 Morten Andersen (109-110) 2002-03
5. 97.16 Lawrence Tynes (137-141) 2004-06
Colquitt Punting: P Dustin Colquitt booted six punts for 276 yards with three inside the 20 in today’s contest. He now has 602 punts for 26,779 yards with 221 inside the 20. He becomes the second player in Chiefs history to record more than 600 career punts. He has 16 punts inside the 20 in 2012. Going into this weekend’s games, only Green Bay P Tim Masthay (15) had more punts inside the 20 than Colquitt (13).
Special Teams: RB Shaun Draughn blocked a P Michael Koenen punt and forced Koenen to fumble after the punter picked the ball up. LB Edgar Jones recovered the fumble and returned it 11 yards for a touchdown. The block was Draughn’s first career punt block. The fumble recovery marks Jones’ third-career special teams fumble recovery and his first fumble recovery for a touchdown.
Time of Possession: The Chiefs held a 33:11 to 26:49 advantage in time of possession in today’s game.