Thursday, December 27, 2012
NFL Capsule-Chiefs at Broncos
KANSAS CITY (2-13) At DENVER (12-3)
Sunday, 4:25 p.m. CBS
OPENING LINE -- Broncos by 16
RECORD VS. SPREAD -- Kansas City 5-10; Denver 10-5
SERIES RECORD -- Chiefs lead 56-48
AP PRO32 RANKING -- Chiefs No. 32; Broncos No. 1
LAST MEETING -- Broncos beat Chiefs 17-9, Nov. 25
LAST WEEK -- Chiefs lost to Colts 20-13; Broncos beat Browns 34-12.
CHIEFS OFFENSE -- OVERALL (22), RUSH (5), PASS (31)
BROWNS DEFENSE -- OVERALL (17), RUSH (26), PASS (9)
BRONCOS OFFENSE -- OVERALL (4), RUSH (18), PASS (6)
BRONCOS DEFENSE -- OVERALL (3), RUSH (3), PASS (6)
STREAKS, STATS AND NOTES -- Broncos seeking second unbeaten record in AFC West. Only other time was 1998, when they won second Super Bowl. ... With 28½ sacks between them, Broncos LB Von Miller (17½ ) and DE Elvis Dumervil (11) make up most prolific sack tandem in NFL through 15 games. ... With three TD runs of 80-plus yards season, Chiefs RB Jamaal Charles tied with Chris Johnson and Barry Sanders for most in single season in NFL history. ... Charles 44 yards shy of joining Priest Holmes and Larry Johnson as third Chief to run for 1,500 yards. ... Former Bronco RB Peyton Hillis posted first 100-yard rushing game of season last week, as Chiefs became first team to run for 350 yards and lose. ... Broncos QB Peyton Manning can set career high in yardage with 346 yards vs. Chiefs. Current best 4,700 in 2010. Manning needs 172 yards to pass Jay Cutler for most in season for Broncos (4,526 in 2008). ... With one sack, Chiefs LB Tamba Hali will join LB Justin Houston as first KC duo to get 10-plus sacks in season since Derrick Thomas and Neil Smith in 1994. ... Broncos coach John Fox going for 100th win.
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