Chiefs vs. Broncos final score, results: KC’s Patrick Mahomes remains undefeated after ‘SNF’ win over Denver
Patrick Mahomes remains undefeated after the Chiefs beat rivals AFC West 22-9 against the Broncos in Sunday Night Football. He is 8-0 against Denver.
The Chiefs’ two touchdowns came from players who don’t see the end zone regularly. Mahomes rushed 10 yards for the game’s first score in the first quarter; Safety Daniel Sorenson intercepted a Teddy Bridgewater pass and returned it for 75 yards for a touchdown in the fourth quarter.
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Bronco’s running back Javonte Williams shone Sunday night. He led the Broncos with 102 yards rushing to 23 carries and had a team high with six catches for 76 yards and the Broncos lone touchdown.
The Broncos took up most of the second quarter on a 20 game drive that lasted 11 minutes and 9 seconds, but ended up with zero points after failing to convert on a fourth down. According to Stathead, the drive in the second most games is a drive that has ended with zero points since 2000.
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The Chiefs (8-4) remain at the top of the AFC West standings, while the Broncos (6-6) drop to last place. The teams will meet again in Denver in week 18.
Sporting News followed live scoring updates and highlights from Chiefs vs. Broncos on Sunday Night Football. Below are the full week 13 NFL game results.
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Chiefs vs. Broncos Score
Chiefs vs. Broncos Live Updates, Highlights from “Sunday Night Football”
(All times east.)
FINAL: Chiefs 22, Broncos 9
11:14 pm – Bridgewater fails to convert on the Broncos’ fourth down.
11:10 p.m. – Jeudy catches a 19-yard pass for a Broncos first on his own 40-yard line.
11:07 pm – The Chiefs have no answer to the Broncos touchdown and hit the ball.
10:56 p.m. – TOUCHDOWN, BRONCOS. Williams scores the game’s first Broncos touchdown with a fourth down. The Broncos do not receive the 2-point conversion. Chiefs 22, Broncos 9.
10:52 pm – Mike Boone brings the Broncos to Chiefs territory with a profit of 19 yards. Boone continues that game with a 16-yard win to put the Broncos on the Chiefs’ 16-yard line.
10:43 p.m. – TOUCHDOWN, CHIEFS. Daniel Sorenson intercepts the ball at the Chiefs 27-yard line and leads it into the end zone for a 77-yard touchdown by the Chiefs. Butker’s extra point is not a good one, however. Chiefs 22, Broncos 3.
10:39 pm – Javonte Williams makes the first down after running nine yards. The Broncos are on their own 42-yard line.
10:34 p.m. – FELDGOR, CHIEFS. The Chiefs cannot score a first down after their fumble, but Butker scores a 26-yard field goal. Chiefs 16, Broncos 3.
End of the third quarter: Chiefs 13, Broncos 3
10:28 p.m. – FUMBLE. Diontae Spencer tried to catch the chief’s punt, but the ball was knocked out of his hands. Byron Pringle won the ball at the Broncos’ 16-yard line for a fumble from the Chiefs.
10:27 pm – The Chiefs don’t get a first down on the 3rd and 16th. They hit the ball back to the Broncos.
10:22 p.m. – INTERCEPT. Juan Thornhill picks up Bridgewater at the Chiefs’ 36-yard line. Thornhill ran to the Chiefs’ forty-eight yard line. Anthony Hitchens was marked for an illegal blindside block during the game, adding 15 yards to the Chiefs’ field position.
10:14 p.m. – FELDGOR, CHIEFS. Butker makes a 45 yard field goal. Chiefs 13, Broncos 3.
10:11 pm – Darrel Williams advanced 38 yards to get the Chiefs on the Broncos’ 30-yard line. This is the longest game in the game.
10:09 pm – Kelce takes a first down for the Chiefs after catching a 14-yard pass from Mahomes. They are on their own 38 yard line.
10:07 pm – The Broncos can’t do anything on their trip because there are three of them.
10:01 p.m. – INTERCEPT. Mahomes ‘pass was intended for Hill but was picked up by Patrick Surtain II at the Broncos’ 21-yard line.
9:58 pm – Mecole Hardman advances 12 yards for chiefs first down.
Halftime: Chiefs 10, Broncos 3
9:40 pm – The Chiefs ride takes less than a minute after the three of them walk out. They poke in half, 16 seconds behind.
9:33 pm – The Broncos go again for the fourth down. It is her 20th game in the 11 plus-minute drive. The Chiefs eventually stopped the Broncos at the Chiefs’ 9-yard line.
9:25 pm – Tyrant Mathieu chased Bridgewater on May 3rd & – 7th. The Broncos opt for the fourth down again and they get it back. Sutton caught the 10-yard pass for the first down.
Two 4th down conversions on one drive … am I dreaming?!?!? #DENvsKC
– Kelsey Hauge (@KelseyRayHauge) December 6, 2021
9:22 pm – The Chiefs hold the Broncos back on 3rd – & – 1. But Bridgewater and the Broncos decided on the fourth down. Bridgewater stormed in for first down.
9:16 pm – The Chiefs don’t make it into midfield, so the Broncos get the ball back.
9:13 pm – The Broncos challenged whether a drop made by Travis Kelce and then ingested by Justin Simmons should be a fumble and recreation. After verification, it was decided as an incomplete passport.
9:04 p.m. – FELDGOR, BRONCOS. Brandon McManus puts the Broncos on the board after making a 42 yard field goal attempt. Chiefs 10, Broncos 3.
9:02 pm – Courtland Sutton was marked for offensive pass interference, adding 10 yards to the Broncos’ first down attempt. On the next play, Bridgewater was marked for deliberate grounding and added another 10 yards. The Broncos are now on 2nd – & – 30th.
End of first quarter: Chiefs 10, Broncos 0
8:57 pm – Bridgewater escapes a sack and runs nine yards to first down.
8:53 pm – Jerry Jeudy intercepts a pass from Bridgewater to a 36 yard win and the Broncos first down. You are on the 39 yard line of the Chiefs.
8:49 p.m. – FELDGOR, CHIEFS. Harrison Butker makes a 56-yard field goal to increase the Chiefs’ lead. It was Butker’s fifth 50 yard field goal of the season that set the new franchise record for the most 50 yard field goals in a single season. Chiefs 10, Broncos 0.
8:45 p.m. – Edwards-Helaire advanced 29 yards thanks to the Chiefs defense who paved the way for him. The Chiefs are on the 46-yard line of the Broncos.
8:41 pm – The Broncos are three-and-off again.
8:34 p.m. – TOUCHDOWN, CHIEFS. Patrick Mahomes storms 10 yards to the goal line to get the Chiefs on the board. Chiefs 7, Broncos 0.
8:32 pm – Tyreek Hill takes the Chiefs fourth first down by advancing 13 yards. You are now on the Broncos 24-yard line.
8:26 pm – Clyde Edwards-Helaire runs to the first down, the first of the game. The chiefs are on their own 38 yard line.
8:25 pm – Melvin Ingram and Willie Gay fire Teddy Bridgewater for forcing the Broncos to go threesome on their first ride.
DE / LB Melvin Ingram and LB Willie Gay combined for the 3rd down bag. It marks Ingram’s first layoff since joining the Chiefs. It’s the first sack of the season for Gay, he now owns 1.5 for his career.
– Chiefs Communications (@ChiefsPR) December 6, 2021
8:22 pm – The game starts with the Broncos receiving the ball first. NBC reports that the winds are blowing at 30 mph and are only expected to increase all night.
Chiefs vs. Broncos start time
- Date: Sunday 5th December
- Time: 8:20 p.m. ET
Chiefs vs. Broncos will begin at 8:20 p.m. ET at Arrowhead Stadium in Kansas City, Missouri. All Sunday Night Football games in 2021 are scheduled to begin at 8:20 pm ET.
This is how you watch Sunday Night Football
- TV channel: ABC
- Live streams: Peacock, fuboTV
Chiefs vs. Broncos will be broadcast on NBC with announcers Al Michaels and Cris Collinsworth in conversation and Michele Tafoya on the sidelines.
You can also stream “Sunday Night Football” live online with fuboTV, which offers a seven-day free trial.
‘Sunday Night Football’ schedule 2021
|13th||Dec 5||Broncos at Chiefs||ABC|
|14th||12th of December||Bears at Packers||ABC|
|fifteen||19 Dec||Saints at Buccaneers||ABC|
|16||December 26th||WFT at cowboys||ABC|
|17th||January 2nd||Vikings at Packers||ABC|