Kansas City Chiefs
Denver Broncos defense coordinator Jack Del Rio has hammered home the message all season: Get to the quarterback and good things will happen.
Broncos running back C.J. Anderson picked up where he left off against the Dolphins carrying the ball against the Chiefs. Of course he credited the offensive line for his monster game, but some of his moves and power really turned some heads on Sunday.
Peyton Manning threw two touchdown passes, Connor Barth was perfect on five field-goal attempts and the Broncos beat the Chiefs 29-16 on Sunday night to remain alone in first place in the AFC West.
Peyton Manning threw a pair of touchdown passes Sunday night, and the Denver Broncos led the Kansas City Chiefs 20-7 at halftime in their AFC West showdown.
Denver Broncos linebacker Brandon Marshall will probably play in Sunday’s game in Kansas City, coach John Fox said, after he practiced on Friday.
The Denver Broncos might be sacrificing some kick return yards in exchange for more accuracy between the uprights.
The availability of Denver Broncos wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders, who suffered a concussion two weeks ago in St. Louis, was in question all last week. But he started and shined against the Miami Dolphins.
As if the Chiefs need any more reasons to want to dismantle the Denver Broncos, revenge will be on their mind. As will proving their worth following the loss to the previously winless Oakland Raiders.
The Denver Broncos’ offense, stumbling after two routs in three games including what some players dubbed an “embarrassing” loss to the St. Louis Rams, bounced back with a 39-36 win over the Miami Dolphins on Sunday.
The Oakland Raiders upset the Kansas City Chiefs last night 24-20 for their first win of the season. With the loss, the Chiefs (7-4) are no longer tied atop the AFC West with the Broncos.