The Chiefs tackle the Broncos on “Thursday Night Football” in hopes of erasing a uncommon shedding streak beneath star quarterback Patrick Mahomes.
Kansas City (4-2) enters its matchup in opposition to divisional rival Denver (2-4) coming off a pair of residence losses to AFC South opponents. The Chiefs tallied 33.Eight factors per sport over the primary 4 video games of the season however mustered simply 18.5 factors per sport of their defeats to the Colts and Texans.
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Now again on the street after an empty homestand, Mahomes and the offense will look to get again on observe in opposition to the Broncos. Denver’s residence/loss outcomes are the precise reverse of Kansas City’s this season because the Broncos dropped their first 4 video games and have now received two straight.
Thursday’s matchup might be telling of the place each groups are at because the Broncos can proceed their optimistic momentum with a win or the Chiefs can get again on observe after a brief skid.
Sporting News is retaining live updates and highlights of the Chiefs-Broncos sport:
Chiefs vs. Broncos rating
Chiefs vs. Broncos updates, highlights
(All occasions Eastern)
10:10 p.m.: Broncos and Chiefs exchanging punts now as Kansas City will take over by itself 13-yard line.
10:01 p.m.: Nothing occurring Kansas City’s drive as they punt it again to Denver.
9:56 p.m.: Chiefs will begin the second half with the ball.
Second quarter: Chiefs 20, Broncos 6
First downs: Broncos 10, Chiefs 7
Passing yards: Broncos 101, Chiefs 77
Rushing yards: Chiefs 36, Broncos 23
Total yards: Broncos 124, Chiefs 113
Penalties: Broncos 3-25, Chiefs 4-26
Time of possession: Chiefs 15:28, Broncos 14:32
9:42 p.m.: Denver’s following possession ends in a punt shortly earlier than halftime.
9:36 p.m.: Chiefs go three-and-out within the first full drive beneath Moore and punt it away.
9:30 p.m.: The eight-play Denver drive ends in zero factors as Brandon McManus’ 45-yard try is good. Chiefs take over on offense.
9:22 p.m.: Update on Mahomes:
Chiefs announce Patrick Mahomes is out for the remainder of the sport with a knee damage.
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9:19 p.m.: TOUCHDOWN, CHIEFS. Flacco hits the turf on a strip-sack and Reggie Ragland scoops it up and takes it into the tip zone. Chiefs 20, Broncos 6.
9:15 p.m.: FIELD GOAL, CHIEFS. Kansas City is unable to attain a landing in one other pink zone alternative, this time with Matt Moore beneath middle. Chiefs 13, Broncos 6.
9:10 p.m.: Mahomes sneaks for the primary down on 4th-and-short however is down and injured. He heads to the locker room beneath his personal energy.
9:03 p.m.: The Broncos attempt to roll the cube on a pretend punt and have been unsuccessful. Kansas City has one other alternative in plus discipline place.
First quarter: Chiefs 10, Broncos 6
8:53 p.m.: FIELD GOAL, CHIEFS. Denver holds agency defensively to stop one other landing as Harrison Butker drills a 33-yard discipline aim. Chiefs 10, Broncos 6.
8:48 p.m.: Flacco places the ball on the bottom on a third-down sack however the Broncos recuperate and punt it away. Hardman takes the return deep into Denver territory and the Chiefs are once more inside putting distance.
8:41 p.m.: TOUCHDOWN, CHIEFS. Patrick Mahomes hits Mecole Hardman on a crossing route and after bobbling the catch he takes it into the tip zone for a 21-yard landing. Chiefs 7, Broncos 6.
8:30 p.m.: TOUCHDOWN, BRONCOS. Royce Freeman punches in a one-yard landing for the primary factors of the evening. Denver’s drive was aided by 20 penalty yards in opposition to the Chiefs. Denver’s two-point strive after a KC penalty on the extra-point try isn’t any good. Broncos 6, Chiefs 0.
8:22 p.m.: Kansas City’s opening kick is out of the tip zone and the Broncos will begin with the ball to open issues up.
8:06 p.m.: Some notable names in the home to see Chiefs-Broncos.