WEEK 16 // SUNDAY, DEC. 27, 2020 // 1:00 PM ET // ARROWHEAD STADIUM // REFEREE: CRAIG WROLSTAD
LEADER: Chiefs lead all-time series, 6-3
STREAKS: Falcons have won 2 of past 3
LAST GAME: 12/4/16: Chiefs 29 at Falcons 28
LAST GAME AT SITE: 9/9/12: Falcons 40, Chiefs 24
QB MATT RYAN passed for 356 yards & 3 TDs vs. 0 INTs for 110.6 rating last week. Has 4th-most games with 300+ pass yards (68) since entering NFL in 2008. Ranks 3rd in NFL with 4,016 pass yards & became 5th QB in NFL history with 10 seasons of 4,000+ pass yards. Passed for 299 yards & 3 TDs vs. 0 INTs for 136.4 rating & had rush TD in last road meeting. Has 55,202 career pass yards, most by QB in 1st 13 seasons in NFL history. • RB TODD GURLEY had 94 scrimmage yards (55 rush, 39 rec.) in only career game vs. KC (11/19/18 with LAR). Since 2015, leads NFL in total TDs (79) & ranks 2nd in scrimmage yards (8,251). • WR JULIO JONES had 108 rec. yards & 2 TDs in last road meeting. Aims for his 3rd in row vs. KC with 100+ rec. yards. WR CALVIN RIDLEY set career highs in receptions (10) & rec. yards (163) & had TD catch in Week 15. Is 1 of 2 WRs (DEANDRE HOPKINS) with 7 games of 100+ rec. yards this season. Aims for his 3rd in row with TD catch & 4th in row with 100+ rec. yards. Ranks 6th in NFL with career-high 1,192 rec. yards. WR RUSSELL GAGE had 5 receptions for 68 yards & rec. TD last week. Has career highs in receptions (59), rec. yards (672) & TD catches (3) this season. TE HAYDEN HURST had 4th rec. TD of season last week. • LB DEION JONES led team with 10 tackles & had sack last week. Is 1 of 3 LBs (KYLE VAN NOY & T.J. WATT) with 4+ sacks (4.5) & 6+ PD (6) this season. Needs 6 tackles for 4th-career 100+ tackle season. Since 2016, leads all LBs in INTs (11) & ranks 2nd in PD (38). DT GRADY JARRETT had 4th sack of season last week. Had FR in last meeting. Rookie CB A.J. TERRELL aims for his 3rd in row on road with FF & 4th in row overall with 5+ tackles.
CHIEFS clinched AFC West division title for 5th-consecutive season, longest streak in franchise history. • QB PATRICK MAHOMES passed for 254 yards & 3 TDs vs. 0 INTs for 92 rating last week, his 21st-career game with 3+ TD passes, tied 2nd-most by player in 1st 4 seasons in NFL history. Has 2+ TD passes in 6 of past 7. Aims for 10th in row with 90+ rating. Has 10 TDs vs. 0 INTs for 112.8 rating in 3 career games vs. NFC South. Has 10 TDs vs. 0 INTs for 121 rating in his past 3 at home. Leads NFL with 4,462 pass yards. • RB LE’VEON BELL rushed for 62 yards & TD last week. Had 119 scrimmage yards (72 rec., 47 rush) & 2 rush TDs in only career game vs. Atl. (12/14/14 with Pit.). • WR TYREEK HILL had 6 catches for 53 yards & TD last week. Aims for 9th in row with 50+ rec. yards & 3rd in row with TD catch. Had 5 catches for 53 yards in last meeting. Has 100+ rec. yards & 2+ rec. TDs in 2 of his past 3 vs. NFC South. Has 2 rec. TDs in 2 of his past 3 at home. Leads NFL with career-high 15 rec. TDs. WR MECOLE HARDMAN had TD catch last week. TE TRAVIS KELCE aims for 8th in row with 8+ catches & 4th in row with TD catch. Had 8 catches for 140 yards in last meeting. Aims for 5th in row at home with 100+ rec. yards. Leads TEs with 98 catches, 1,318 rec. yards & ties for lead with 10 rec. TDs. • S TYRANN MATHIEU had TFL last week. Has INT in 3 of past 4. Had sack & PD in his last game vs. Atl. (11/27/16 with Az.). Rookie CB L’JARIUS SNEED had 3 PD, INT & 1st-career sack in Week 15. Aims for 3rd in row with PD. CB BASHAUD BREELAND aims for 3rd in row with 2+ PD. DT CHRIS JONES has PD in 2 of past 3.