1. Fighting to keep the advantage
The Chiefs hold a 56-55 (.505) all-time advantage over the Broncos in the 111 previous meetings between the two clubs (110 regular season, one postseason).
2. He doesn't put his defense in bad situations
Chiefs quarterback Alex Smith has attempted 197 consecutive passes without throwing an interception, which is the longest streak for anyone in the NFL this season.
3. Playmakers making plays on defense
Over the past two games, both wins, the Chiefs have a plus-5 turnover differential. The Chiefs have recorded 2 interceptions in three straight games. It's the first time they've done that since the 2003-04 seasons.
Photos of some of the Chiefs top defensive plays in their game against the Detroit Lions in London.
4. When being aggressive turns costly
The Broncos lead the NFL with 16 personal fouls this season.
5. The Broncos defense has been outstanding
The Broncos have the NFL's top defense in yards allowed (averaging 274.1 per game), sacks (30) and rank second in takeaways (17).
6. It's about time
Peyton Manning is 14-1 in his career against the Chiefs and under his guidance the Broncos have won seven straight.
7. Jersey says Manning, but stats show a different player this season
Manning leads the NFL with 13 interceptions this season and has thrown at least one in every game. He's also thrown 2 or more interceptions in four of their eight games.
8. Manning bounces back well
Coming off losses in his four-year Broncos career, Manning has a 9-1 record. In those games, he's completed 67 percent of his passes for 3,483 yards with 34 touchdowns and just 10 interceptions.
9. West has accepted the responsibility
Chiefs running back Charcandrick West ranks fifth in the NFL (first in AFC) over the past three weeks by averaging 103.5 yards per game on the ground.
10. Kelce is pretty good
Travis Kelce ranks third in the NFL with 1,400 yards receiving over the past two seasons, and 838 of those yards have come via after the catch, which ranks No. 1 in the NFL.
LAST TIME THEY MET
Photos from the Chiefs home opener matchup against the Denver Broncos