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After first 8 games, Chiefs wide receiver group has yet to haul in first touchdown catch

Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Alex Smith (11) throws under pressure from New York Jets nose tackle Damon Harrison (94) in the second half of an NFL football game in Kansas City, Mo., Sunday, Nov. 2, 2014. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Alex Smith (11) throws under pressure from New York Jets nose tackle Damon Harrison (94) in the second half of an NFL football game in Kansas City, Mo., Sunday, Nov. 2, 2014. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)  (The Associated Press)

Perhaps it's just a fluke, but the Kansas city Chiefs are halfway through the season and no wide receiver has caught a touchdown pass yet.

The previous time that happened was 2009, when the Cleveland Browns went their first nine games without a wide receiver catching a TD pass.

Still, nobody on the Chiefs sideline appears to be worried about it, especially considering they're 5-3 and have won five of their past six games heading into Sunday's game at Buffalo.

Chiefs quarterback Alex Smith pointed out that his running backs and tight ends have plenty of touchdown grabs, and it's only a matter of time until the wide receivers get involved.

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