Monday, December 5, 2022
Eagle Eye Sports Monitor

Preview: Denver Broncos (6-5) at Kansas City Chiefs (7-4)

SUNDAY, DEC. 5, 2021 // 8:20 PM ET // ARROWHEAD STADIUM // REFEREE: CARL CHEFFERS

ON THE AIRWAVES
TV: NBC (8:20 PM ET): Al Michaels, Cris Collinsworth, Kathryn Tappen (field reporter)
NATIONAL RADIO: Westwood One: Ryan Radtke, Ryan Harris
SIRIUS: 81 (Den.), 83 (KC), 88 (National) | XM: 226 (Den.), 225 (KC), 88 (National) | SXM App: 821 (Den.), 803 (KC), National (88)

 

REGULAR-SEASON SERIES HISTORY

LEADER: Chiefs lead all-time series, 67-54
STREAKS: Chiefs have won past 11
LAST GAME: 12/6/20: Broncos 16 at Chiefs 22
LAST GAME AT SITE: 12/6/20

 

DENVER BRONCOS  LEADERS  KANSAS CITY CHIEFS

W 28-13 vs. L.A. Chargers LAST WEEK Bye (Week 11: W 19-9 vs. Dallas)
Vic Fangio: 0-4 COACH VS. OPP. Andy Reid: 12-6
20.7/17.8 PTS. FOR/AGAINST 25.5/22.7
338.5 OFFENSE 402.4
Teddy Bridgewater: 233-339- 2,518-15-5-98.9 PASSING Patrick Mahomes: 294-449-3,200-25-11-94.7
Melvin Gordon: 135-605-4.5-5 RUSHING Clyde Edwards-Helaire: 77-367-4.8-1
Courtland Sutton: 45-634-14.1-2 RECEIVING Tyreek Hill: 84-932-11.1-8
330.8 DEFENSE 364.4
Malik Reed: 5.5 SACKS Chris Jones: 6.5
Justin Simmons: 4 INTs Three tied: 2
+1 (13/12) TAKE/GIVE -7 (15/22)
Sam Martin: 45.0 (41.6) PUNTING (NET) Tommy Townsend: 48.6 (45.9)
Brandon McManus: 76 (22/23 PAT; 18/21 FG) KICKING Harrison Butker: 77 (32/33 PAT; 15/18 FG)

 

BRONCOS NOTES

• QB TEDDY BRIDGEWATER completed 11 of 18 atts. (61.1 pct.) for 129 yards & TD for 101.4 rating & rushed for TD last week. Aims for 5th in row with 0 INTs. Has 100+ rating in 3 of past 4. Completed 36 of 49 atts. (73.5 pct.) for 310 yards & 2 TDs vs. 0 INTs for 103.3 rating in last his last start vs. KC (11/8/20 w/ Car.). Has 90+ rating in 6 of his past 7 starts vs. AFC West.

• RB MELVIN GORDON rushed for 83 yards last week. Has 85+ scrimmage yards in 2 of past 3 & TD in 4 of past 5. Rushed for 131 yards in last meeting. Has rush TD in 2 of his past 3 vs. KC. Aims for his 4th in row at KC with 120+ scrimmage yards. Is only RB with 750+ scrimmage yards in each of past 7 seasons. Rookie RB JAVONTE WILLIAMS tied career high with 111 scrimmage yards (career-high 57 rec., 54 rush) & had rush TD in Week 12. Has 100+ scrimmage yards in 2 of past 3.

• WR COURTLAND SUTTON aims for his 4th in row vs. KC with 75+ rec. yards. Has 50+ rec. yards in 7 of his past 8 vs. division. WR TIM PATRICK had career-high 2 rec. TDs in last meeting. Has 85+ rec. yards in 2 of his past 3 on road. TE ERIC SAUBERT had 1st-career TD catch in Week 12.

• S JUSTIN SIMMONS had 8 tackles, TFL & 2 PD last week. Aims for 3rd in row with 6+ tackles & 6th in row with PD. Has TFL in 2 of past 3. Had 8 tackles & TFL in last meeting. Rookie CB PAT SURTAIN II had 2 INTs, incl. 70-yard INT-TD, last week. Aims for 8th in row with PD. Leads rookies with 3 INTs & ties for lead with 11 PD. LB MALIK REED aims for 4th in row with 0.5+ sacks.

 

CHIEFS NOTES

• QB PATRICK MAHOMES aims for 3rd in row with 250+ pass yards. Has 9 TDs vs. 2 INTs for 112.9 rating in his past 5 vs. Den. Aims for his 6th in row vs. Den. with 95+ rating. Aims for his 3rd in row vs. division with 3+ TD passes. Has 3,242 pass yards (324.2 per game) & 105.5 rating in 10 career starts on SNF.

• RB CLYDE EDWARDS-HELAIRE had 76 scrimmage yards (63 rush, 13 rec.) & 1st rush TD of season in Week 11. Has 75+ scrimmage yards & TD in 3 of his past 4. Rushed for TD in only career game vs. Den. (10/25/20). Aims for his 4th in row vs. division with TD. RB DARREL WILLIAMS has 75+ scrimmage yards in 3 of past 4.

• TE TRAVIS KELCE had 5 catches for 74 yards in Week 11. Aims for 4th in row with 5+ catches & 65+ rec. yards. Had 8 catches for 136 yards & TD in last meeting & has 125+ rec. yards in 2 of past 3 vs. Den. Leads TEs with 67 catches & 821 rec. yards & is only player in NFL with 800+ rec. yards in each of past 8 seasons. WR TYREEK HILL aims for 3rd in row with 7+ catches & 75+ rec. yards. Has TD catch in 3 of his past 4 vs. Den. Is only player in NFL with 6+ rec. TDs in each of past 6 seasons.

• DT CHRIS JONES had career-high 3.5 sacks & had FF, FR & PD in Week 11. Had PD in last meeting. Has TFL in 4 of his past 5 at home. DE FRANK CLARK had sack & FF in Week 11. Had PD in last meeting. CB CHARVARIUS WARD had 7 tackles, season-high 3 PD & 1st INT of season in Week 11. Aims for 3rd in row at home with PD. S L’JARIUS SNEED had 3 PD & INT in Week 12.

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