- Associated Press - Thursday, September 11, 2014

KANSAS CITY (0-1) at DENVER (1-0)

Sunday, 4:25 p.m. ET, CBS

OPENING LINE - Broncos by 12½

RECORD VS. SPREAD - Kansas City 0-1, Denver 0-1

SERIES RECORD - Chiefs lead 56-52

LAST MEETING - Broncos beat Chiefs 35-28 at Dec. 1, 2013

LAST WEEK - Chiefs lost to Titans 26-10; Broncos beat Colts 31-24

AP PRO32 RANKING - Chiefs No. 24, Broncos No. 2

CHIEFS OFFENSE - OVERALL (30), RUSH (27), PASS (25).

CHIEFS DEFENSE - OVERALL (9), RUSH (7), PASS (14).

BRONCOS OFFENSE - OVERALL (17), RUSH (18), PASS (11).

BRONCOS DEFENSE - OVERALL (8), RUSH (29), PASS (3).

STREAKS, STATS AND NOTES - Broncos have won four in row against Chiefs. Previous K.C. win was 7-3 in 2011 season finale when Kyle Orton beat Tim Tebow. … QB Alex Smith 9-3 in past 12 September starts. … RB Jamaal Charles has 944 yards from scrimmage in 8 starts vs. Denver. … Since entering NFL in ‘08, Charles leads NFL with 5.6-yard rushing average. But gained just 19 yards on 7 carries in opener. … KR Knile Davis had club-record 108-yard KR for a TD in previous game vs. Broncos. … In past 3 trips to Denver, WR Dwayne Bowe has 23 catches for 336 yards and 3 TDs. That included career-best 186 yards on Nov. 14, 2010. … S Eric Berry had team-high 15 tackles vs. Titans last week. … Peyton Manning joined Brett Favre last week as only QBs in NFL to top 65,000 yards passing. … Manning has beaten all 32 teams. … In dozen games vs. K.C., Manning is 11-1 with 3,530 yards passing and 24 TDs. … Manning is 6 TD passes shy of 500. … RB Montee Ball rushed for career-high 117 yards on 13 attempts in previous meeting. … TE Julius Thomas tied Shannon Sharpe’s franchise record with 3 TD catches in Broncos’ opener. … WR Demaryius Thomas has 19 catches for 431 yards and 2 TDs in 4 starts vs. Chiefs. … Since entering NFL in ‘11, Von Miller ranks 3rd in AFC with 35 sacks. … DE DeMarcus Ware had 1½ sacks in Denver debut. … S Rahim Moore had first two-interception game of career.

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