The Broncos locked up the No. 1 seed in the AFC with a 38-3 win against the Chiefs at Sports Authority Field at Mile High on Sunday.
The victory guarantees them a first-round playoff bye and homefield advantage throughout the playoffs.
Quarterback Peyton Manning led the way with 304 passing yards on 23-of-29 passing with three touchdowns and a quarterback rating of 144.8. He set multiple franchise records with his 2012 numbers.
Wide receivers Eric Decker and Demaryius Thomas each made highlight-reel touchdown catches. Decker finished with seven catches for 76 yards and two touchdowns while Thomas finished with seven catches for 122 yards and one touchdown.
Denver’s rushing attack was led by a committee of Knowshon Moreno, Lance Ball and Jacob Hester. Ball and Moreno accumulated 15 carries each and Hester finished with seven rushes for a career-high 53 yards. The Broncos finished with 170 yards rushing.
The defense, meanwhile, held Jamaal Charles and the Kansas City Chiefs to just 93 total rushing yards.
It sacked Chiefs quarterback Brady Quinn four times and allowed their offense to gain only 26 yards through the air.
Safety Rahim Moore and linebacker Keith Brooking each made their first sack of the season on Sunday.
The Broncos finish with a record of 13-3, tied for the best record in the NFL. They will take the field two weeks from now at Sports Authority Field at Mile High in the Divisional Round.