For a second straight game, the Denver Broncos started hot and finished ice cold. They were able to hold onto their first divisional win over the Kansas City Chiefs, but the grades aren’t pretty.
Terrance Knighton batted away Alex Smith’s fourth-and-goal pass to Dwayne Bowe with 15 seconds left, preserving the Denver Broncos’ 24-17 win over the scrappy Kansas City Chiefs on Sunday.
Despite Kansas City losing All-Pro running back Jamaal Charles with a left ankle injury in the first quarter against the Broncos, the Chiefs held their own for much of the first half, only to see the Broncos pull away for a 21-10 lead at halftime.
The Baltimore Ravens couldn’t keep Trindon Holliday out of the record books a year ago, although they did manage to relegate him to a footnote.
Peyton Manning threw for 403 yards and five touchdowns, four of them to Eric Decker, and the Denver Broncos held off a furious rally to beat the Kansas City Chiefs 35-28 Sunday and seize control of the AFC West.