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WR Dwayne Bowe had just 24 receiving yards against Oakland, but that was enough to move him into fifth place in the Chiefs franchise record book for career yardage at 6,355 yards. Bowe passed former WR Stephone Paige (6,341 yards). He's just six yards away from passing Carlos Carson and moving into fourth place. Carson had 6,360 yards.

CB Brandon Flowers left Sunday's game against Oakland in the first half with a groin injury. But Flowers returned in the second half and was back on the field in the Chiefs defense.

TE Anthony Fasano did not play against Oakland on Sunday, missing his second game because of the concussion he suffered on December 1. Fasano was cleared for light practice last week and the Chiefs expect him to return to full practice work starting on Wednesday.

LT Branden Albert did not play against Oakland on Sunday, missing his second game because of the hyperextended left knee that he suffered on December 1. Chiefs head coach Andy Reid said there's the possibility that Albert may get back on the practice field this week.

QB Alex Smith did not throw the ball much against Oakland, but on 20 attempts he had a touchdown pass every four throws. Smith found RB Jamaal Charles four times and TE Sean McGrath once, for a career high five scoring passes. The performance tied for No. 2 in the Chiefs record book behind the six touchdown passes that Hall of Famer Len Dawson threw against Denver in 1964.

RB Jamaal Charles became the first running back in NFL history to catch four touchdown passes in a single game when he pulled off that performance against Oakland. The previous record was three TD catches held by 15 other players. Charles also had the fifth-best receiving yardage day for a running back in league annals with 195 yards. It was the highest receiving total for a back since 1999.

WR Dexter McCluster did not play against Oakland on Sunday because of an infection in the area of his right ankle/foot. McCluster suffered a cut in the Washington game on December 8 and the wound got infected. He had a procedure on December 12 to drain the area. He's expected to be able to practice this week.

OLB Justin Houston did not play against Oakland on Sunday, missing his third game because of the dislocated right elbow that he suffered on November 24. Houston returned to practice last week and the Chiefs believe he'll be ready to play this coming Sunday against Indianapolis.

RB Knile Davis continues to get more opportunities to run with the football and he turned in an impressive 17-yard touchdown run against Oakland. Davis finished up as the Chiefs leading rusher with 34 yards on nine carries and his third touchdown in as many weeks.

RT Eric Fisher reinjured the shoulder that bothered him earlier this season and missed most of the fourth quarter of Sunday's game against Oakland. Head coach Andy Reid said his status would be day-to-day this week.

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