4:15 PM ET, December 7, 2003
Denver merely spotlighted a weakness the Bengals exposed a few weeks ago: the Chiefs' woeful run defense. The lack of defense is going to be a hindrance to the Chiefs because it could allow good teams to keep up with its explosive offense. This defense has to start helping the offense or it could lead to an early playoff exit.
Question on the Broncos: Was there some extra motivation because of Kennison's comments last week?
Eric Allen played cornerback for 14 NFL seasons with the Eagles, Saints and Raiders.
The NFL record for touchdowns in a game is six, held by Ernie Neverls, Dub Jones and Gale Sayers. ... Denver's Shannon Sharpe caught six passes to become the first tight end to reach 800 receptions (805). ... Kansas City G Will Shields played in his 172nd straight game, breaking Jack Rudnay's team record. ... Denver played without WR/PR Deltha O'Neal, who spent most of last week in the Bay Area with his father, who has cancer. ... The Broncos averaged 8.44 yards per carry -- 270 yards on 32 carries -- breaking the team record 8.09 set last Dec. 29 against Arizona.
Team Stat Comparison
3rd down efficiency
4th down efficiency
|Yards per play||6.4||8.3|
Yards per pass
Yards per rush
|TD||5:36||CLINTON PORTIS 11 YD RUN (JASON ELAM KICK) |
Drive: 10 plays, 74 yds, 5:36
|TD||11:57||PRIEST HOLMES 2 YD RUN (MORTEN ANDERSEN KICK) |
Drive: 13 plays, 66 yds, 6:21
|TD||3:42||CLINTON PORTIS 1 YD RUN (JASON ELAM KICK) |
Drive: 11 plays, 69 yds, 6:45
|TD||7:24||PRIEST HOLMES 1 YD RUN (MORTEN ANDERSEN KICK) |
Drive: 7 plays, 36 yds, 3:42
|FG||9:32||JASON ELAM 47 YD |
Drive: 6 plays, 42 yds, 2:08
|TD||13:41||EDDIE KENNISON 42 YD PASS FROM TRENT GREEN (MORTEN ANDERSEN KICK) |
Drive: 11 plays, 86 yds, 4:09
|TD||9:02||REUBEN DROUGHNS 3 YD PASS FROM JAKE PLUMMER (JASON ELAM KICK) |
Drive: 12 plays, 78 yds, 7:27
|TD||12:18||CLINTON PORTIS 59 YD RUN (JASON ELAM KICK) |
Drive: 4 plays, 79 yds, 1:20
|TD||3:36||CLINTON PORTIS 28 YD RUN (JASON ELAM KICK) |
Drive: 8 plays, 74 yds, 4:02
|TD||7:02||CLINTON PORTIS 53 YD RUN (JASON ELAM KICK) |
Drive: 1 plays, 53 yds, :10
|TD||14:58||TRENT GREEN 1 YD RUN (TWO-POINT CONVERSION FAILED) |
Drive: 8 plays, 75 yds, 2:13