The Kansas City Chiefs, the lone unbeaten team in the NFL, are looking to keep that record unblemished tonight if they can beat the rival Denver Broncos and keep control of the AFC West.
The majority of the success for the Chiefs this year can be attributed to the outstanding play of the defense. They’ve been stifling all year and have kept teams away from doing what matters most–getting into the end zone.
Now, that’s not to say that their offense is bad. They’re actually a lot better this year with former San Francisco 49ers starter under center, Alex Smith.
After Peyton Manning struck first in the second quarter with a TD pass, it was then Smith’s turn.
The Chiefs got the ball right after that Broncos TD and didn’t hesitate to make sure this game didn’t get out of reach.
Smith led an 11-play, 80-yard drive that culminated in this six-yard scoring strike to Dwayne Bowe:
That cut the game to a more manageable 10-7. But, with the Broncos’ pace, they’ve just scored once again to make it 17-7.