Series History: Broncos vs. Chiefs
December 29th, 2011 - 9:07am by Stuart Zaas
The Broncos host Kansas City this weekend for the 103rd regular-season meeting between the two divisional rivals.
Denver trails the all-time series 47-55, but is 32-19 against the Chiefs at home. The Broncos won the first meeting between the two clubs this season 17-10 at Kansas City.
The teams have met once in the postseason, with the Broncos coming out with a 14-10 victory in what Executive Vice President of Football Operations John Elway called his greatest memory from his time playing against the Chiefs at Arrowhead Stadium.
Notable performances against the Chiefs:
CB Champ Bailey: In 15 career games against Kansas City, Bailey has intercepted four passes and broken up a total of 14. In addition, he’s forced one fumble and registered a sack in last year’s game at Kansas City on Dec. 5.
DE Elvis Dumervil: Has totaled 6.5 sacks in eight career games vs. Kansas City, including one game where he finished with three sacks and one forced fumble against the Chiefs on Dec. 9, 2007.
CB Andre’ Goodman: Has intercepted passes in three of his five games against Kansas City. In addition to intercepting a pass, he also returned a fumble 30 yards for a touchdown at Kansas City on Dec. 6, 2009.
DE Jason Hunter: Returned a fumble 75 yards for a touchdown and posted one sack vs. Kansas City on Nov. 14, 2010.
LB Mario Haggan: Registered a career-high three sacks and forced the fumble that Hunter returned 75 yards for a touchdown vs. Kansas City on Nov. 14, 2010.
Denver-Kansas City Roster Connections
Broncos punter Britton Colquitt and Chiefs punter Dustin Colquitt are brothers, and are the first brothers to punt in the NFL at the same time since 1941 (George and Wes McAfee).
Broncos wide receiver Eddie Royal played opposite Kansas City cornerback Brandon Flowers for three seasons at Virginia Tech (2005-07)
Chiefs running back Le’Ron McClain shared the backfield in Baltimore with Broncos running back Willis McGahee for four seasons (2007-10). Chiefs tackle Jared Gaither blocked for McGahee during that span.
Some interesting roster connections between the Broncos and Chiefs courtesy of research done by Public Relations Intern Cydney Ricker:
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