Red Zone

Chiefs report card

First quarter

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Key play:

Peyton Manning passed 29 yards to Brandon Stokley on Denver’s first play, getting the Broncos started on a touchdown drive.

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Key stat:

Manning was four of five passing for 59 yards on that opening drive.

Second quarter Key play:

Manning’s 16-yard scoring pass to Eric Decker with 10 seconds left put the Broncos ahead 21-3.

Key stat:

The Chiefs were outgained in the half 277 yards to 89.

Third quarter

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Key play:

Manning removed any remaining doubt about the game’s outcome with his 13-yard touchdown pass to Demaryius Thomas.

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Key stat:

The Chiefs gained 10 yards in the third quarter.

Fourth quarter

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Key play:

Denver’s Matt Prater kicked a 42-yard field goal for the only points in the period.

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Key stat:

The Broncos had the ball for almost 12 minutes in the period.

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Player of the game:

Dustin Colquitt. He made three punts inside the Denver 20 with no touchbacks.

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Reason to hope:

The Chiefs are now free to get moving on their offseason plans.

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Reason to mope:

Do you have faith in the Chiefs to make the right choices to fix what ails them?

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Looking ahead:
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