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Chiefs vs. Broncos: 10 Stats to Know

Here are 10 quick stats to keep in mind for Sunday’s game against the Broncos

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.



Photos from the Chiefs home opener matchup against the Denver Broncos

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