Peyton Manning passed 29 yards to Brandon Stokley on Denver’s first play, getting the Broncos started on a touchdown drive.
Manning was four of five passing for 59 yards on that opening drive.
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
Manning removed any remaining doubt about the game’s outcome with his 13-yard touchdown pass to Demaryius Thomas.
The Chiefs gained 10 yards in the third quarter.Fourth quarter
Denver’s Matt Prater kicked a 42-yard field goal for the only points in the period.
The Broncos had the ball for almost 12 minutes in the period.
•Player of the game:
Dustin Colquitt. He made three punts inside the Denver 20 with no touchbacks.
•Reason to hope:
The Chiefs are now free to get moving on their offseason plans.
•Reason to mope:
Do you have faith in the Chiefs to make the right choices to fix what ails them?