Denver 49, Kansas City 29

Sunday, November 14, 2010 4:05 PM
WHEN: 4:05 PM EST, Sunday, November 14, 2010
WHERE: Invesco Field at Mile High, Denver, Colorado
TEMPERATURE: 43°
HEAD OFFICIAL: Mike Carey
ATTENDANCE: 75334

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 Total
Kansas City 0 10 7 12 29
Denver 21 14 7 7 49

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Kansas City 5-4 4-0 1-4 L2
Denver 3-6 2-3 1-3 W1

Recap

Kyle Orton threw for three touchdowns and 210 yards in the first half as the Denver Broncos snapped a four-game losing streak with a 49-29 victory over the visiting Kansas City Chiefs on Sunday in the 100th regular season meeting between the teams.

Orton finished 22 of 36 for 294 yards and four touchdowns.

Tim Tebow threw a 3-yard touchdown to Spencer Larsen on his first NFL pass and also had a 1-yard TD run for the Broncos (3-6).

The Broncos scored the first 35 points and led 35-10 at the half.

Matt Cassel finished 33 of 53 for 469 yards and four touchdowns for the Chiefs (5-4), who fell into a first-place tie with the Oakland Raiders in the AFC West.

Brandon Lloyd caught two touchdown passes while Jabar Gaffney and Knowshon Moreno caught one apiece for the Broncos, who had lost 12 of their previous 16 games, including a 59-14 setback to the Oakland Raiders on Oct. 24.

Moreno also had a season-high 106 yards rushing.

Jason Hunter had a 75-yard fumble recovery return for a touchdown in the second quarter. Mario Haggan’s third sack of Cassel forced the fumble.

Dwayne Bowe had 13 catches for 186 yards and two touchdowns for the Chiefs, who lead the series 54-46.

Top Game Performances

Rushing
Kansas City   Denver
Jamaal Charles Player Knowshon Moreno
14 Attempts 22
41 Yards 106
2.9 Avg Yards 4.8
0 Touchdowns 0
7 Long 14
Receiving
Kansas City   Denver
Dwayne Bowe Player Brandon Lloyd
13 Receptions 6
186 Yards 90
14.3 Avg Yards 15.0
2 Touchdowns 2
24 Long 37

Team Stats Summary

  Yards Scoring Defense
Team Tot Rus Pas TD FG INT Sacks FF
Kansas City 484 51 433 4 1 0 0.0 0
Denver 452 153 299 7 0 0 4.0 3

Upcoming Games

  • Denver will play their next game on the road against San Diego. The Broncos have a W/L % of .333 after a win and .333 after a loss.
  • Kansas City will play their next game at home against Arizona. The Chiefs have a W/L % of .556 after a win and .556 after a loss.
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