Broncos Defeat Chiefs, 27-17

Automated Insights

Peyton Manning had a big night for the offense, leading the way to a solid win for the Broncos against the Chiefs, 27-17, at home.

Manning had a respectable 24 of 40 performance with 323 yards passing, one touchdown and one fumble. On the Chiefs side, Alex Smith went 21 for 45 with 230 yards passing, two touchdowns and no interceptions.

Montee Ball put points on the scoreboard for the Broncos, rushing for 25 yards on eight attempts with two touchdowns in addition to three receptions for 16 yards. Demaryius Thomas was a top receiver, catching five passes for 121 yards.

The Denver defense gave up 144 yards rushing and 230 passing. They got to Smith for three sacks.

Chiefs tight end Anthony Fasano tallied 37 receiving yards and one touchdown. Wide receiver Dwayne Bowe also had a good game with 57 receiving yards and one touchdown.

Next week, the Broncos travel to Foxborough to face the Patriots (7-2) while the Chiefs are at home against the Chargers (4-6).


Chiefs Passing Leaders

Grade

Name

Comp

Att

Yds

TDs

Int

B+

89

A. Smith

21

45

230

2

0


Broncos Passing Leaders

Grade

Name

Comp

Att

Yds

TDs

Int

B

86

P. Manning

24

40

323

1

0


Chiefs Rushing Leaders

Grade

Name

P

Att

Yds

YdsA

TDs

B

85

J. Charles

RB

16

78

4.9

0

B+

89

A. Smith

QB

5

52

10.4

0

-

-

K. Davis

RB

3

13

4.3

0


Broncos Rushing Leaders

Grade

Name

P

Att

Yds

YdsA

TDs

C+

78

K. Moreno

RB

27

79

2.9

0

B

84

M. Ball

RB

8

25

3.1

2

B

86

P. Manning

QB

1

0

.0

0


Chiefs Receiving Leaders

Grade

Name

P

Rec

Yds

YdsA

TDs

B

85

D. Bowe

WR

4

57

14.2

1

C+

79

D. McCluster

WR

5

53

10.6

0

C+

78

S. McGrath

TE

2

40

20.0

0


Broncos Receiving Leaders

Grade

Name

P

Rec

Yds

YdsA

TDs

A

97

D. Thomas

WR

5

121

24.2

0

B+

88

W. Welker

WR

8

72

9.0

0

B

85

E. Decker

WR

5

71

14.2

0


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