Broncos-Chiefs Preview Capsule

DENVER (3-4) at KANSAS CITY (6-1)

Sunday, 1 p.m. ET, CBS

OPENING LINE — Chiefs by 9 1/2

RECORD VS. SPREAD — Denver 2-4-1, Kansas City 7-0

SERIES RECORD — Chiefs lead 62-55

LAST MEETING — Chiefs beat Broncos 27-23, Oct. 1

LAST WEEK — Broncos beat Cardinals 45-10; Chiefs beat Bengals 45-10

AP PRO32 RANKING — Broncos No. 23, Chiefs No. 3

BRONCOS OFFENSE — OVERALL (14), RUSH (8), PASS (19)

BRONCOS DEFENSE — OVERALL (22), RUSH (31), PASS (10)

CHIEFS OFFENSE — OVERALL (3), RUSH (10), PASS (5)

CHIEFS DEFENSE — OVERALL (32), RUSH (23), PASS (31)

STREAKS, STATS AND NOTES — Broncos have lost six straight to Chiefs. ... Broncos snapped four-game skid last week at Arizona. ... Denver LB Bradley Chubb leads NFL rookies with 6 1/2 sacks. ... WR Demaryius Thomas needs 14 catches to pass Shannon Sharpe (675) for second most in Broncos history. ... Denver ranks second in NFL in yards per carry (5.1) behind Carolina. ... Broncos RB Phillip Lindsay is third among NFL rookies with 436 yards rushing. Royce Freeman is fifth with 309. ... Chiefs OT Mitchell Schwartz has played NFL-leading 6,800 consecutive snaps. Broncos C Matt Paradis is second with 3,777. ... Denver and Kansas City are tied for most defensive TDs since 2016 with 16. ... Chiefs coach Andy Reid won 200th game last week vs. Cincinnati. Reid would tie Dan Reeves for eighth in NFL history with another victory. ... Chiefs' Travis Kelce is second in NFL in yards receiving among TEs (563). He has catch in 70 consecutive games. ... Chiefs QB Patrick Mahomes leads NFL in TD passes (22) and 25-yard-plus completions (26). He has franchise-record six consecutive 300-yard passing games. ... Chiefs have league's worst defense but surrendered only 259 yards last week vs. Bengals. ... Chiefs RB Kareem Hunt is third in league in yards rushing (542). He has nine TDs this season (five rushing, four receiving). ... Kansas City averaging league-leading 37.1 points. ... Fantasy tip: Lindsay could have big game with Freeman banged-up and Broncos facing NFL's 23rd-ranked run defense, even though Chiefs were stout against Joe Mixon in last week's win over Cincinnati.

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