Let’s take it back to 2015. The Denver Broncos won Super Bowl 50 over the Carolina Panthers. Denver started 2-0 with a close win over the Chiefs in week two. That was the last time the Broncos beat Kansas City.
Even in that game, the two teams clashed in a hard-fought match. Neither team scored in the first quarter but tied it up at 14 at the half. The third quarter was very similar to the first in that neither team scored a touchdown, but a field goal. Going into the fourth quarter, the Chiefs and Broncos were tied at 17. However, Denver pulled away in the fourth quarter as they scored twice, while the Chiefs only scored once.
Peyton Manning led the Broncos to a 31-24 win over the Chiefs in 2015, the last time they beat Kansas City.
Von Miller and Broncos Tired of Losing to the Chiefs
“We lost to the Kansas City Chiefs five years in a row! I want to change that *Expletive*. I’m trying to change it, and you’ve got to be a great teammate, you’ve got to be a great leader to get us over the hump.” Miller said in a recent Denver Broncos press conference.
Miller was very adamant about his feelings over losing to their rival. It is no secret the Chiefs have dominated the matchup over the last five years, and it is looking like they may continue to do that.
With Miller out last season, the Chiefs did not have to worry about the all-pro on the edge of the Broncos defensive line. The Broncos have more problems than the absence of Von Miller and will need to bring that same energy on December fifth, when the Chiefs host the Broncos.
Patrick Mahomes has yet to lose to one of the Chiefs biggest rivals in the Broncos. The last time they lost to Denver, Mahomes was in college at Texas Tech. While that streak could end this upcoming year, they may not be too worried about the Broncos, but why should they.
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