KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A six minute, 12 play, 72-yard touchdown drive on the Kansas City Chiefs’ first possession provided the most fireworks during the game as Chiefs defeat the Denver Broncos 22-9.
The Chiefs now have 12 consecutive wins over the Broncos and have now won five games in a row.
Although inconsistent, QB Patrick Mahomes led the offense with 184 yards and a tipped interception through the air.
The RBs lead the offense as well with Clyde Edwards-Helaire having 72 total yards (54 rushing, 28 receiving) and Darrel Williams with 80 total yards (60 receiving, 20 rushing).
Broncos rookie RB Javonte Williams had a breakout game in his first career start with 178 total yards and a receiving touchdown (102 rushing, 76 receiving).
The Broncos outgained the Chiefs 404 yards to 267 but did not score until the fourth quarter.
A Daniel Sorenson pick-6 put the cap on the Kansas City win.
The Chiefs are now 8-4 at the top of the AFC West and 4th in the AFC standings.
The Broncos are 6-6 and at the bottom of the AFC West.
Next Sunday, they host the Las Vegas Raiders at 12 p.m. CT.