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KANSAS CITY (9-0) at DENVER (8-1)

Sunday, 8:30 p.m. ET, NBC

OPENING LINE - Broncos by 8

RECORD VS. SPREAD - Kansas City 6-3, Denver 6-3

SERIES RECORD - Chiefs lead 56-49

LAST MEETING -Broncos beat Chiefs 38-3, Dec. 30, 2012

LAST WEEK - Chiefs had bye; Broncos beat Chargers 28-20

AP PRO32 RANKING -Chiefs No. 1, Broncos No. 3

CHIEFS OFFENSE - OVERALL (24), RUSH (12), PASS (27)

CHIEFS DEFENSE - OVERALL (10), RUSH (24), PASS (6)

BRONCOS OFFENSE - OVERALL (1), RUSH (20), PASS (1)

BRONCOS DEFENSE - OVERALL (23), RUSH (4), PASS (30)

STREAKS, STATS AND NOTES - Last Chiefs loss was at Denver, in 2012 season finale. ... Chiefs coach Andy Reid is 13-1 in weeks after bye. ... Chiefs RB Jamaal Charles averages AFC-best 123.8 yards from scrimmage. ... Chiefs WR Dwayne Bowe had career-high 186 yards receiving at Denver in 2010. ... Chiefs are first team to allow 17 points or fewer in each of their first nine games since 1977 Falcons. ... Chiefs lead league in sacks, with 36, led by LBs Justin Houston (11) and Tamba Hali (9). ... Jack Del Rio will be in second game as Denver's interim head coach, replacing John Fox while he recovers from heart surgery. ... Broncos RB Knowshon Moreno leads team in receptions (24) over last four games. ... Broncos QB Peyton Manning's 3,249 yards are most through nine games in NFL history. His 33 touchdown passes are tied with Tom Brady (2007) for most through nine games. ... Moreno averages 95.2 yards from scrimmage in 2013. ... With one more TD catch, Broncos TE Julius Thomas would tie Shannon Sharpe for most by Denver tight end in single season.

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