Red Zone

Broncos seek consecutive division victory record at Chiefs’ expense

The Chiefs aren’t the only AFC West division rival the Broncos knock around. With a victory at Arrowhead Stadium on Thursday, Denver will set an NFL record for consecutive division road victories with 13.

The record is 12, set by San Francisco in 1990.

Denver started its streak with a 2011 victory at Oakland, led by quarterback Tim Tebow.

The Broncos open this season having won four straight at Kansas City, Oakland and San Diego.

John Fox was the Broncos coach throughout the streak, and he also oversaw a team tied for the longest streak of consecutive conference road victories, the Carolina Panthers from 2004-07. Fox is now the Chicago Bears’ coach.

Denver, the four-time defending AFC West champion, also is riding an overall seven-game winning streak against division opponents.

To reach Blair Kerkhoff, call 816-234-4730 or send email to Follow him on Twitter @BlairKerkhoff.

Related stories from Kansas City Star