1 denver broncos 2006 weekly press release Game #11 (7-3) at Kansas City (6-4) Thursday, Nov. 23, :15 p.m. CST Arrowhead Stadium (79,451) Kansas City, Missouri BRONCOS FACE CHIEFS AT ARROWHEAD STADIUM IN KEY DIVISIONAL THANKSGIVING CLASH The Broncos (7-3) will make an appearance on Thanksgiving for the second consecutive year when they visit the Kansas City Chiefs (6-4) on Thursday. Kickoff at Arrowhead Stadium is set for 7 p.m. CST, and the game will be broadcast on NFL Network. is coming off a home loss to San Diego on Sunday night, a defeat that snapped the Broncos five-game divisional winning streak. The Broncos took a 24-7 lead against the Chargers in the third quarter but were unable to hold on as three LaDainian Tomlinson touchdowns in the final two quarters propelled San Diego to a win and a spot atop the AFC West. Kansas City most recently earned a home win against the Raiders on Sunday at Arrowhead Stadium. After losing their first two games of the year, including a 9-6 overtime loss in on Sept. 17, the Chiefs have won six of their last eight games. By playing on Thanksgiving for the second consecutive season, the Broncos will be the first team other than the Cowboys or Lions to play on the holiday in back-to-back years since the Chiefs. The Broncos defeated Dallas in overtime at Texas Stadium last Thanksgiving and have won their last two games on the date (also defeated the Cowboys in 2001). The Broncos have won their last four road games, marking the club s longest such streak since it won six consecutive away games in looks to extend that streak Thursday at Arrowhead Stadium, where four of the last five games between the Broncos and Chiefs have been decided by four points or less. A total of 32 members of the Broncos 53-man active roster have combined to play 50 games (28 starts) on Thanksgiving Day. also has 11 players who have appeared in multiple Thanksgiving games. TELEVISION AND RADIO INFORMATION TELEVISION: NFL NETWORK (airs locally on KDVR-FOX 31): Bryant Gumbel (play-by-play) and Cris Collinsworth (analyst) will call the game. LOCAL RADIO: KOA Radio (850 AM): Dave Logan (play-by-play) and David Diaz-Infante (color commentary) will call the game while Alan Roach will be reporting from the sidelines. LOCAL SPANISH RADIO: KBNO Radio (1280 AM): Fernando Sergio (play-by-play) and Luke Sandoval (color commentary) will call the game. NATIONAL RADIO: CBS/WESTWOOD ONE: Dick Enberg (play-byplay) and Sam Wyche (color commentary) will call the game while Bonnie Bernstein will be reporting from the sidelines. MEDIA RELATIONS CONTACT INFORMATION Jim Saccomano (303) Paul Kirk (303) Patrick Smyth (303) Dave Gaylinn (303) Rebecca Villanueva (303) The Broncos have a media-only Web site, which was created to assist accredited media in their coverage of the Broncos. By going to members of the press will find complete statistical packages, press releases, rosters, updated bios, transcripts, injury reports, game recaps, news clippings, photos and much more. The 2006 Broncos Media Guide is available in PDF format on the media Web site as well as a complete archive of gamebooks and flip cards for every game in franchise history. BRONCOS 2006 SCHEDULE PRESEASON Wk. Day Date Opponent Site Time/Res. TV/Rec. 1 Fri. Aug. 11 at Detroit Ford Field L Sat. Aug. 19 TENNESSEE INVESCO Field at Mile High W Sun. Aug. 27 HOUSTON INVESCO Field at Mile High W Thu. Aug. 31 at Arizona Cardinals Stadium W REGULAR SEASON Wk. Day Date Opponent Site Time/Result TV/Rec. 1 Sun. Sept. 10 at St. Louis Edward Jones Dome L Sun. Sept. 17 KANSAS CITY INVESCO Field at Mile High W 9-6 (OT) Sun. Sept. 24 at New England Gillette Stadium W Bye 5 Mon. Oct. 9 BALTIMORE INVESCO Field at Mile High W Sun. Oct. 15 OAKLAND INVESCO Field at Mile High W Sun. Oct. 22 at Cleveland Cleveland Browns Stadium W Sun. Oct. 29 INDIANAPOLIS INVESCO Field at Mile High L Sun. Nov. 5 at Pittsburgh Heinz Field W Sun. Nov. 12 at Oakland McAfee Coliseum W Sun. Nov. 19 SAN DIEGO INVESCO Field at Mile High L Thu. Nov. 23 at Kansas City Arrowhead Stadium 7:00 p.m. CST NFLN 13 Sun. Dec. 3 SEATTLE INVESCO Field at Mile High 6:15 p.m. MST NBC 14 Sun. Dec. 10 at San Diego Qualcomm Stadium 1:15 p.m. PST CBS 15 Sun. Dec. 17 at Arizona Cardinals Stadium 2:05 p.m. MST CBS 16 Sun. Dec. 24 CINCINNATI INVESCO Field at Mile High 2:15 p.m. MST CBS 17 Sun. Dec. 31 SAN FRANCISCO INVESCO Field at Mile High 2:15 p.m. MST FOX 2006 AFC WEST REGULAR SEASON STANDINGS Team W L T PF PA Home Road AFC NFC DIV Streak San Diego Won Lost 1 Kansas City Won 1 Oakland Lost 3 DENVER AT KANSAS CITY 1 THURSDAY, nov. 23, 2006
2 broncos 2006 weekly release BRONCOS VS. CHIEFS - POINTS OF INTEREST The Broncos and Chiefs will meet for the 93rd time in the regular season on Thursday with posting a record against the Chiefs, including a mark in road games... The two clubs have met once in the postseason with the Broncos earning a win at Kansas City on Jan. 4, 1998, in an AFC Divisional Playoff Game..., which defeated Kansas City 9-6 in overtime at home on Sept. 17, is looking for its 11th sweep of its season series with the Chiefs and first since The Broncos will play on Thanksgiving for the second consecutive year and are the first team other than the Cowboys or Lions to play back-to-back Thanksgiving games since the Chiefs... Thursday s game marks the first time two AFC West teams have played each other on Thanksgiving, and the contest also will be s third consecutive divisional game... is 3-6 all time on Thanksgiving, including its overtime win at Dallas last year, and has a 3-2 record on the holiday since the 1970 NFL merger... A total of 32 members of the Broncos 53-man roster have combined to play 50 games (28 starts) on Thanksgiving Day... DE Ebenezer Ekuban (5 games, 2 starts) and DT Michael Myers (5 games, 3 starts) are the most experienced Broncos on Thanksgiving... s 53-man roster features 11 players who have appeared in multiple Thanksgiving Day games... enters Thursday s game at Kansas City on a four-game road winning streak that is its longest since 1998 when it won six in a row away from... In their last nine games against the Chiefs, the Broncos are averaging yards of offense and 28.1 points per game... has averaged 5.7 yards per carry, rushing yards and two rushing touchdowns per game in its last eight games against the Chiefs... At Arrowhead Stadium, has outgained Kansas City by an average of 61.1 yards per game in the last five games... Four of s last five contests at Kansas City have been decided by four points or less... Broncos WR Rod Smith has totaled the second-most receptions (119) and receiving yards (1,750) against the Chiefs among all NFL players while K Jason Elam is the NFL s all-time leader in points scored (199) and field goals (45) against the Chiefs... Elam needs one point Thursday to become the first player in NFL history to score at least 200 career regular-season points against three teams (Oak., 215, S.D., 214)... The Broncos have the best record in the month of November ( /.733) since s three losses this year all have been by one possession (8 pts.) or fewer for an average margin of defeat of 6.33 points that is the third lowest in the league... is fourth in the league in scoring defense (14.6 ppg.) and fifth in third-down defense (34.8%)... s 20 takeaways (10 INT, 10 FUM) represent the sixth-highest total in the league... The Broncos have allowed the fewest points (3) on their opponents first possession of any team in the NFL, and has not allowed points on an opening possession in its last nine games... The Broncos have committed the fewest penalties (43) in the NFL... All five of CB Champ Bailey s interceptions have come from inside the 4-yard line... With a 31-yard touchdown return last week vs. San Diego, second-year CB Darrent Williams became the first player in Broncos history to return at least one interception for a touchdown in each of his first two professional seasons... RB Mike Bell is fifth among NFL rookies in rushing (395)... The Broncos have scored a touchdown in 12 of their last 15 trips inside their opponents 20-yard line, and is fourth in the league in red zone touchdown percentage (62.5%)... WR Javon Walker is 10th in the league in receiving yards (799) and fourth in third-down receiving (281 yds.) with all 15 of his catches on third downs resulting in a first down. GAME INFORMATION BRONCOS/CHIEFS COMPARISON BRONCOS CHIEFS Record Division Standing nd (AFCW)...3rd (AFCW) NFL Offensive Ranking th th Offense-Points Per Game Possession Average : :51 Total Net Yards Per Game Net Rushing Yards Per Game Net Passing Yards Per Game Had Intercepted/Yards Lost / /117 Sacks Allowed/Yards Lost / /150 Field Goals/FGA / /19 NFL Defensive Ranking th th Defense-Points Per Game Defense-Total Net Yards Per Game Defense-Rushing Yards Per Game Defense-Passing Yards Per Game Defense-Intercepted by/yards / /54 Defense-Sacks For/Yards / /113 Punts-Average Yards (Gross) Punts-Average Yards (Net) Punt Returns-Average Per Punt Returns-Average Per Allowed Kickoff Returns-Average Per Kickoff Returns-Average Per Allowed Penalties Against/Yards / /393 Fumbles/Lost / /10 Opponent Fumbles/Lost / /10 BRONCOS CHIEFS PASSING YARDS Plummer ,778 Huard ,824 Green Croyle RUSHING YARDS T. Bell L. Johnson ,045 M. Bell Bennett Walker Green RECEIVING YARDS Walker Gonzalez Smith Kennison Kircus L. Johnson POINTS SCORED Elam L. Johnson Walker Tynes M. Bell Gonzalez INTERCEPTIONS Bailey Wesley Da. Williams Law Three Players Four Players SACKS Dumervil Allen Lang D. Johnson Ekuban Hali DENVER AT KANSAS CITY 2 THURSDAY, nov. 23, 2006
3 broncos 2006 weekly release GAME INFORMATION TEAM COMPARISON - OTHER KEY AREAS CATEGORY (NFL RANK) BRONCOS CHIEFS 3rd Down Offense 39.4% (13) 39.6% (12) 3rd Down Defense 34.8% (5) 37.3% (15) Red Zone Offense TD Pct. 62.5% (4) 64.5% (2) Red Zone Defense TD Pct. 32.0% (3) 59.3% (24) Takeaways 20 (6t) 18 (9t) Giveaways 16 (11t) 14 (7t) Turnover Ratio +4 (8t) +4 (8t) BRONCOS/CHIEFS SERIES BREAKDOWN (REGULAR SEASON) Series Meetings: 92 Broncos Record: (Home: / Away: 12-33) First Game: Dal. 17, at Den. 14 (10/30/60) Last Game: at Den. 9, K.C. 6 OT (9/17/06) Current Streak: Won 1 Longest Den. Win Streak: 8 (10/24/76-10/28/79) Longest K.C. Win Streak: 11 (11/1/64-11/27/69) Last Den. Home Win: at Den. 9, K.C. 6 OT (9/17/06) Last Den. Home Loss: K.C. 23, at Den. 22 (9/24/00) Last Den. Road Win: Den. 37, at K.C. 34 (10/20/02 -OT) Last Den. Road Loss: at K.C. 31, Den. 27 (12/4/05) Den. Shutouts: 1, at Den. 21, K.C. 0 (9/23/84) K.C. Shutouts: 1, at K.C. 16, Den. 0 (12/6/70) Most Den. Points: 45 (12/7/03): at Den. 45, K.C. 27 Most K.C. Points: 59 (9/7/63): K.C. 59, at Den. 7 Total Den. Points: 1,815 Total K.C. Points: 2,201 Average Den. Points: 19.7 Average K.C. Points: 23.9 Largest Den. Win: 27 (10/27/96): at Den. 34, K.C. 7 Largest K.C. Win: 52 (9/7/63): K.C. 59, at Den. 7 WEEKLY CONFERENCE CALLS Broncos Head Coach Mike Shanahan and WR Javon Walker will be available to the Kansas City media via conference call Tuesday with Walker available at approximately 11:30 a.m. MST and Shanahan at 12:45 p.m. MST. Chiefs Head Coach Herm Edwards and RB Larry Johnson will speak to the press via conference call on Tuesday with Edwards available at approximately 1 p.m. MST and Johnson available at approximately 1:45 p.m. MST. DENVER BRONCOS WEEKLY MEDIA SCHEDULE at KANSAS CITY CHIEFS, 11/23/06 MONDAY, NOV. 20 1:30 p.m mike Shanahan press conference 3:45 p.m broncos locker room open to media TUESDAY, NOV :25 a.m jake Plummer press conference 11:30-12:15 p.m......broncos locker room open to media 1 p.m herm Edwards conference call 1:45 p.m larry Johnson conference call 1:30-3:30 p.m practice (Beginning of practice open to local media) WEDNESDAY, NOV :55-12 p.m practice (Beginning of practice open to local media) Post Practice Broncos locker room open to media NFL SCHEDULE - WEEK 12 (FOX-TV NATIONAL WEEKEND) THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 23 MIAMI AT DETROIT :30 PM (ET) TAMPA BAY AT DALLAS :15 PM (CT) DENVER AT KANSAS CITY :00 PM (CT) SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 26 NEW ORLEANS AT ATLANTA :00 PM (ET) PITTSBURGH AT BALTIMORE :00 PM (ET) JACKSONVILLE AT BUFFALO :00 PM (ET) CINCINNATI AT CLEVELAND :00 PM (ET) ARIZONA AT MINNESOTA :00 PM (CT) HOUSTON AT N.Y. JETS :00 PM (ET) SAN FRANCISCO AT ST. LOUIS :00 PM (CT) CAROLINA AT WASHINGTON :00 PM (ET) OAKLAND AT SAN DIEGO :05 PM (PT) CHICAGO AT NEW ENGLAND :15 PM (ET) N.Y. GIANTS AT TENNESSEE :15 PM (ET) PHILADELPHIA AT INDIANAPOLIS :15 PM (ET) MONDAY, NOVEMBER 27 GREEN BAY AT SEATTLE :30P (PT) DENVER AT KANSAS CITY 3 THURSDAY, nov. 23, 2006
4 broncos 2006 weekly release BRONCOS VS. CHIEFS: DENVER RECORD BY MONTH (REGULAR SEASON) Month Overall Home Away August (1.000) (1.000) (.000) September (.533) (.778) (.167) October (.484) (.474) (.500) November (.500) (.600) (.444) December (.323) (.692) (.056) January (.000) (.000) (.000) TOTALS (.446) (.617) (.267) BRONCOS/CHIEFS ALL-TIME RESULTS (REGULAR SEASON) Season (Date) W/L Result Site 1960 (10/30) L Dallas 14 Bears Stadium 1960 (11/13) 34, 7 Cotton Bowl 1961 (10/8) L Dallas 12 Bears Stadium 1961 (12/10) 49, 21 Cotton Bowl 1962 (11/18) L Dallas 3 Bears Stadium 1962 (12/9) 17, 10 Cotton Bowl 1963 (9/7) L Kansas City 7 Univ. of Stadium 1963 (12/8) City 52, 21 Municipal Stadium 1964 (10/11) 33, Kansas City 27 Bears Stadium 1964 (11/1) City 49, 39 Municipal Stadium 1965 (10/10) L Kansas City 23 Bears Stadium 1965 (12/19) City 45, 35 Municipal Stadium 1966 (10/8) City 37, 10 Municipal Stadium 1966 (10/23) L Kansas City 10 Bears Stadium 1967 (10/29) City 52, 9 Municipal Stadium 1967 (12/17) L Kansas City 24 Bears Stadium 1968 (9/22) City 34, 2 Municipal Stadium 1968 (12/14) L Kansas City 7 Bears Stadium 1969 (10/5) L Kansas City 13 Mile High Stadium 1969 (11/27) City 31, 17 Municipal Stadium 1970 (10/4) 26, Kansas City 13 Mile High Stadium 1970 (12/6) City 16, 0 Municipal Stadium 1971 (10/3) L Kansas City 3 Mile High Stadium 1971 (11/21) City 28, 10 Municipal Stadium 1972 (10/1) L Kansas City 24 Mile High Stadium 1972 (12/3) City 24, 21 Arrowhead Stadium 1973 (10/7) City 16, 14 Arrowhead Stadium 1973 (11/25) 14, Kansas City 10 Mile High Stadium 1974 (10/6) W City 14 Arrowhead Stadium 1974 (11/18) L Kansas City 34 Mile High Stadium 1975 (9/21) 37, Kansas City 33 Mile High Stadium 1975 (10/26) City 26, 13 Arrowhead Stadium 1976 (10/24) W City 26 Arrowhead Stadium 1976 (12/5) 17, Kansas City 16 Mile High Stadium 1977 (10/9) 23, Kansas City 7 Mile High Stadium 1977 (11/20) W City 7 Arrowhead Stadium 1978 (9/24) W City 17 (OT) Arrowhead Stadium 1978 (12/10) 24, Kansas City 3 Mile High Stadium 1979 (10/14) W City 10 Arrowhead Stadium GAME INFORMATION 1979 (10/28) 20, Kansas City 3 Mile High Stadium 1980 (10/19) L Kansas City 17 Mile High Stadium 1980 (12/7) City 31, 14 Arrowhead Stadium 1981 (10/18) City 28, 14 Arrowhead Stadium 1981 (12/6) 16, Kansas City 13 Mile High Stadium 1982 (12/19) L Kansas City 16 Mile High Stadium 1983 (10/30) 27, Kansas City 24 Mile High Stadium 1983 (12/18) City 48, 17 Arrowhead Stadium 1984 (9/23) 21, Kansas City 0 Mile High Stadium 1984 (12/2) City 16, 13 Arrowhead Stadium 1985 (10/27) W City 10 Arrowhead Stadium 1985 (12/14) 14, Kansas City 13 Mile High Stadium 1986 (11/16) 38, Kansas City 17 Mile High Stadium 1986 (12/7) City 37, 10 Arrowhead Stadium 1987 (10/18) W City 17 Arrowhead Stadium 1987 (12/19) 20, Kansas City 17 Mile High Stadium 1988 (9/18) City 20, 13 Arrowhead Stadium 1988 (11/6) 17, Kansas City 11 Mile High Stadium 1989 (9/10) 34, Kansas City 20 Mile High Stadium 1989 (11/12) W City 13 Arrowhead Stadium 1990 (9/17) 24, Kansas City 23 Mile High Stadium 1990 (12/9) City 31, 20 Arrowhead Stadium 1991 (10/20) 19, Kansas City 16 Mile High Stadium 1991 (11/17) W City 20 Arrowhead Stadium 1992 (10/4) 20, Kansas City 19 Mile High Stadium 1992 (12/27) City 42, 20 Arrowhead Stadium 1993 (9/20) City 15, 7 Arrowhead Stadium 1993 (12/12) 27, Kansas City 21 Mile High Stadium 1994 (10/17) L Kansas City 28 Mile High Stadium 1994 (12/4) W City 17 (OT) Arrowhead Stadium 1995 (10/22) L Kansas City 7 Mile High Stadium 1995 (12/17) City 20, 17 Arrowhead Stadium 1996 (9/22) City 17, 14 Arrowhead Stadium 1996 (10/27) 34, Kansas City 7 Mile High Stadium 1997 (8/31) 19, Kansas City 3 Mile High Stadium 1997 (11/16) City 24, 22 Arrowhead Stadium 1997 (1/4) W City 10* Arrowhead Stadium 1998 (11/16) W City 7 Arrowhead Stadium 1998 (12/6) 35, Kansas City 31 Mile High Stadium 1999 (9/19) City 26, 10 Arrowhead Stadium 1999 (12/5) L Kansas City 10 Mile High Stadium 2000 (9/24) L Kansas City 22 Mile High Stadium 2000 (12/17) City 20, 7 Arrowhead Stadium 2001 (10/7) 20, Kansas City 6 INVESCO Field at Mile High 2001 (12/16) City 26, 23 (OT) Arrowhead Stadium 2002 (10/20) W (OT) Arrowhead Stadium 2002 (12/15) 31, K.C. 24 INVESCO Field at Mile High 2003 (10/5) City 24, 23 Arrowhead Stadium 2003 (12/7) 45, K.C. 27 INVESCO Field at Mile High 2004 (9/12) 34, K.C. 24 INVESCO Field at Mile High 2004 (12/19) City 45, 17 Arrowhead Stadium 2005 (9/26) 30, K.C. 10 INVESCO Field at Mile High 2005 (12/4) City 31, 27 Arrowhead Stadium 2006 (9/17) 9, Kansas City 6 (OT) INVESCO Field at Mile High * - AFC Divisional Playoff Game DENVER AT KANSAS CITY 4 THURSDAY, nov. 23, 2006
5 broncos 2006 weekly release BRONCOS ON THANKSGIVING DAY Thursday s game in Kansas City marks s 10th appearance on Thanksgiving Day and the second consecutive season that the Broncos will play on the holiday. All-time, is 3-6 (.333) on Thanksgiving (0-2 home / 3-4 road) and on Thursday will look to win its third consecutive game on the date. By playing on Thanksgiving for the second consecutive year, the Broncos are the first first team other than the Cowboys and Lions to play back-to-back Thanksgiving games since the Chiefs. Thursday s game also marks the first time ever that two AFC West teams will square off on Thanksgiving. Both of s last two wins on Thanksgiving have come at Dallas a overtime win last season and a victory in Since the 1970 AFL-NFL merger, is 3-2 on Thanksgiving. Before s 2001 game at Dallas, the Broncos had not made an appearance on Thanksgiving Day since 1990 when it lost decision at Detroit. has played Kansas City once on Thanksgiving, losing at the Chiefs on Nov. 27, BRONCOS ON THANKSGIVING DAY, ALL-TIME Date W/L Result Nov. 22, 1962 L N.Y. Titans 46, at 45 Nov. 28, 1963 L Oakland 26, at 10 Nov. 23, 1967 L at San Diego 24, 20 Nov. 27, 1969 L at Kansas City 31, 17 Nov. 28, 1974 W 31, at Detroit 27 Nov. 23, 1978 L at Detroit 17, 14 Nov. 22, 1990 L at Detroit 40, 27 Nov. 22, 2001 W 26, at Dallas 24 Nov. 24, 2005 W 24, at Dallas 21 OT In addition to playing nine times on Thanksgiving, has played one other time on Thursday. The Broncos lost to the Rams 13-9 on Thursday, Sept. 6, 1979, at Mile High Stadium in their second game of the year. Thus, s record on all Thursday games is 3-7 (.300) overall (0-3 home, 3-4 road). GAME INFORMATION TRACKING DENVER S REGULAR-SEASON OPPONENTS Opponent Date/Result Record Last Game Next Up St. Louis L, Lost at Carolina, 15-0 (Nov. 19) vs. San Francisco (Nov. 26) Kansas City W, 9-6 OT, Nov Won vs. Oakland, (Nov. 19) vs. (Nov. 23) New England W, Won at Green Bay, 35-0 (Nov. 19) vs. Chicago (Nov. 26) Baltimore W, Won vs. Atlanta, (Nov. 19) vs. Pittsburgh (Nov. 26) Oakland W, 13-3, W, Lost at Kansas City, (Nov. 19) at San Diego (Nov. 26) Cleveland W, Lost vs. Pittsburgh, (Nov. 19) at Cincinnati (Nov. 26) Indianapolis L, Lost at Dallas, (Nov. 19) vs. Philadelphia (Nov. 26) Pittsburgh W, Won at Cleveland, (Nov. 19) at Baltimore (Nov. 26) San Diego L, 35-27, Dec Won at, (Nov. 19) vs. Oakland (Nov. 26) Seattle Dec Lost at San Francisco, (Nov. 19) vs. Green Bay (Nov. 27) Arizona Dec Won vs. Detroit, (Nov. 19) at Minnesota (Nov. 26) Cincinnati Dec Won at New Orleans, (Nov. 19) at Cleveland (Nov. 26) San Francisco Dec Won vs. Seattle, (Nov. 19) at St. Louis (Nov. 26) Combined 06 record of opponents: (.531) / 05 regular-season record of this year s opponents: (.516) BRONCOS BESTS ON THANKSGIVING PASSING YARDS: Steve Tensi at San Diego 11/23/ John Elway at Detroit 11/22/ Don Breaux vs. Oakland 11/28/63 PASSING TOUCHDOWNS: 1. 2-George Shaw vs. New York Titans 11/22/ Steve Tensi at San Diego 11/23/ Many players, last Jake Plummer at Dallas 11/24/05 RUSHING YARDS: Otis Armstrong at Detroit 11/28/ Mike Anderson at Dallas 11/22/01* Ron Dayne at Dallas 11/24/05 RUSHING TOUCHDOWNS: 1. 2-Melvin Bratton at Detroit 11/22/90 2-Jon Keyworth at Detroit 11/28/ Many players, last Ron Dayne at Dallas 11/24/05 RECEPTIONS: 1. 8-Eric Crabtree at San Diego 11/23/ Rod Smith at Dallas 11/22/01 7-Melvin Bratton at Detroit 11/22/90 7-Al Denson at San Diego 11/23/67 7-Lionel Taylor vs. Oakland 11/28/63 RECEIVING YARDS: Eric Crabtree at San Diego 11/23/ Al Denson at San Diego 11/23/ Bob Scarpitto vs. New York Titans 11/22/62 RECEIVING TOUCHDOWNS: 1. 2-Bob Scarpitto vs. New York Titans 11/22/ Many players, last Rod Smith at Dallas 11/24/05 INTERCEPTIONS: 1. 1-Nine times, last Champ Bailey and Nick Ferguson at Dallas 11/24/05 DENVER AT KANSAS CITY 5 THURSDAY, nov. 23, 2006
6 broncos 2006 weekly release NFL THANKSGIVING RECORDS TOUCHDOWNS: 1. 6 Ernie Nevers, Chi. Cardinals vs. Chi. Bears 11/28/ Sterling Sharpe, Green Bay at Dallas 11/24/ many players RUSHING YARDS: O.J. Simpson, Buffalo at Detroit 11/25/ Bob Hoernschemeyer, Detroit vs. N.Y. Yankees 11/23/ Earl Campbell, Houston at Dallas 11/22/79 PASSING YARDS: Troy Aikman, Dallas vs. Minnesota 11/26/ Scott Mitchell, Detroit vs. Minnesota 11/23/ Warren Moon, Minnesota at Detroit 11/23/95 RECEPTIONS: Marvin Harrison, Indianapolis at Detroit 11/25/04 12-Brett Perriman, Detroit vs. Minnesota 11/23/ Michael Irvin, Dallas vs. Kansas City 11/23/95 11-Daryl Johnston, Dallas vs. Miami 11/25/93 RECEIVING YARDS: Jim Benton, Cleveland at Detroit 11/22/ Lance Alworth, San Diego vs. Buffalo 11/26/ Anthony Carter, Minnesota at Dallas, 11/26/87 NOTABLE PERFORMANCES ON THANKSGIVING TE STEPHEN ALEXANDER - Caught five passes for 58 yards (11.6 avg.), including a 30-yarder, for Detroit vs. Ind. (11/25/04). CB CHAMP BAILEY - Returned an interception 65 yards for a touchdown, made seven tackles (all solo) and posted three pass breakups for at Dal. (11/24/05). LB KEITH BURNS - Recovered a fumble and made two specialteams tackles for Chicago at Det. (11/25/99). DE EBENEZER EKUBAN - Made eight tackles (6 solo) for at Dal. (11/24/05)... Added five tackles (4 solo) and a sack (7 yds.) for Dallas vs. Min. (11/23/00). K JASON ELAM - Converted all four field-goal attempts, including a 50-yarder, for at Dal. (11/22/01)... Kicked a game-winning 24-yard field goal in overtime for at Dal. (11/24/05). S NICK FERGUSON - Posted six tackles (4 solo), intercepted a pass and forced a fumble for at Dal. (11/24/05). CB DOMONIQUE FOXWORTH - Made five tackles (all solo) and broke up two passes for at Dal. (11/24/05). LB IAN GOLD - Made 10 tackles (7 solo) for at Dal. (11/24/05)... Posted one sack(6 yds.), forced a fumble and made two tackles for at Dal. (11/22/01). WR JOHN LYNCH - Made four tackles (3 solo) for at Dal. (11/24/05). WR QUINCY MORGAN - Started and made two catches for 22 yards for Dallas vs. Chi. (11/25/04). DT MICHAEL MYERS - Made four tackles (all solo) for Dallas vs. Min. (11/23/00). QB JAKE PLUMMER - Completed 15-of-24 passes (62.5%) for 162 yards with one touchdown and one interception for at Dal. (11/24/05). GAME INFORMATION WR ROD SMITH - Caught seven passes for 81 yards (11.6 avg.) for at Dal. (11/22/01)... Hauled in five passes for 57 yards (11.4 avg.) with one touchdown for at Dal. (11/24/05). WR JAVON WALKER - Caught three passes for 93 yards (31.0 avg.), including a 45-yard touchdown, for Green Bay at Det. (11/27/03). DT GERARD WARREN - Made four tackles (2 solo) for at Dal. (11/24/05). LB D.J. WILLIAMS - Made 10 tackles (7 solo) for at Dal. (11/24/05). CB DARRENT WILLIAMS - Posted eight tackles (7 solo) and had a 27-yard kickoff return for at Dal. (11/24/05). LB AL WILSON - Made three tackles (2 solo) for at Dal. (11/24/05). THANKSGIVING DAY EXPERIENCE A total of 32 members of the Broncos 53-man roster have combined to play a total of 50 games (28 starts) on Thanksgiving Day. DE Ebenezer Ekuban (5 gms., 2 starts) and DT Michael Myers (5 games., 3 starts) are the most experienced Broncos on Thanksgiving. s 53-man roster features 11 players who have appeared in multiple Thanksgiving Day games. BRONCOS WHO HAVE PLAYED ON THANKSGIVING Player GP GS 1. Ebenezer Ekuban (DE) 5 2 Michael Myers (DT) Keith Burns (LB) Stephen Alexander (TE) 2 2 Champ Bailey (CB) 2 2 Cooper Carlisle (G) 2 1 Jason Elam (K) 2 0 Ian Gold (LB) 2 0 Tom Nalen (C) 2 2 Rod Smith (WR) 2 2 Al Wilson (LB) Patrick Chukwurah (LB) 1 0 Curome Cox (S) 1 0 Nick Ferguson (S) 1 1 George Foster (T) 1 1 Domonique Foxworth (CB) 1 0 Louis Green (LB) 1 0 Ben Hamilton (G) 1 1 Kyle Johnson (FB) 1 1 David Kircus (WR) 1 1 Mike Leach (TE/LS) 1 0 John Lynch (S) 1 1 Quincy Morgan (WR) 1 1 Chris Myers (G) 1 0 Karl Paymah (CB) 1 0 Jake Plummer (QB) 1 1 Cecil Sapp (FB) 1 0 Demetrin Veal (DT) 1 0 Javon Walker (WR) 1 1 Gerard Warren (DT) 1 1 D.J. Williams (LB) 1 1 Darrent Willams (CB) 1 1 TOTALS DENVER AT KANSAS CITY 6 THURSDAY, nov. 23, 2006
7 broncos 2006 weekly release GAME INFORMATION THANKSGIVING ON NFL NETWORK For the first time since the 1970 merger, the NFL will present a Thanksgiving tripleheader on Thursday as the NFL Network debuts its Thursday and Saturday night TV package by broadcasting s game in Kansas City. The NFL Network s telecast schedule for the season features five Thursday night games and three Saturday night games from Weeks 12 to 17 of the NFL season. The start time for all eight games is 8 p.m. EST. The NFL Network s package of eight games is the first new broadcast window for the NFL since TNT was awarded a half-season package in Additionally, it is the first time a league-owned television outlet is producing a regular-season package of games itself. FOUR IN A ROW ON THE ROAD The Broncos win at Oakland on Nov. 12 extended their road winning streak to four games, marking the team s longest such streak since it won six away games in a row in lost its season opener on the road at St. Louis on Sept. 10 before defeating New England, Cleveland, Pittsburgh and Oakland in consecutive road games. s four-game road winning streak ties for its fifth-longest in the regular season in club history. BRONCOS ROAD WINNING STREAKS, REGULAR SEASON Gms. Dates /12/76 through 12/4/ /20/98 through 11/29/ /1/85 through 10/12/86 5 9/16/84 through 11/11/ /24/06 through 11/12/06 (current) 4 9/29/96 through 11/24/96 The Broncos pass rush has played a major role in the club's success on the road. has posted a total of 12 sacks in its last three road games and has recorded at least three sacks in four of five road games this year. BOUNCING BACK It has been 30 consecutive games since lost two or more games in a row, marking the longest active such streak in the league. The last time had a losing streak was in 2004 when it lost two games in a row (vs. Oak. 11/28/04 and at S.D. 12/5/04). New England previously had the NFL s longest current streak at 57 games before it lost its second consecutive game with a loss to the Jets on Nov. 12. s streak without losing consecutive games includes a 9-6 overtime win against Kansas City on Sept. 17 following a loss and a win at Pittsburgh after a loss. The New York Giants have the NFL s second-longest streak without consecutive losses at 26 games, a total that does not include Monday s game against the Jaguars. BRONCOS ALL-TIME YEAR-BY-YEAR RECORDS YEAR PRESEASON REG. SEASON PLAYOFFS (S.B. loss) (S.B. loss) (S.B. loss) (S.B. loss) (S.B. win) (S.B. win) TOTAL (.539) (.533) (.531) DENVER AT KANSAS CITY 7 THURSDAY, nov. 23, 2006
8 broncos 2006 weekly release GAME INFORMATION TIGHT FINISHES IN K.C. Four of the last five games between the Broncos and Chiefs in Kansas City have been decided by four points or less. is 1-4 in its last five at Kansas City with their only victory at Arrowhead Stadium during this time coming by a margin on Oct. 20, BRONCOS-CHIEFS MARGIN OF VICTORY AT ARROWHEAD STADIUM, SINCE 2001 GAME W/L Den Pts. K.C. Pts. Dif. 12/16/01 at K.C. L /20/02 at K.C. W /5/03 at K.C. L /19/04 at K.C. L /4/05 at K.C. L Since 1995, seven of s 11 games played in Kansas City have been decided by four points or less. FIREWORKS AT ARROWHEAD Despite winning once in their last five trips at Kansas City, the Broncos have outgained the Chiefs by an average of 61.1 yards per game in those contests. is averaging net yards per game at Arrowhead Stadium since BRONCOS-CHIEFS OFFENSE OUTPUT AT ARROWHEAD STADIUM, SINCE 2001 GAME W/L Score Den Yds. K.C. Yds. 12/16/01 at K.C. L /20/02 at K.C. W /5/03 at K.C. L /19/04 at K.C. L /4/05 at K.C. L TOTALS ,100 1,794 AVERAGES BIG WINS, CLOSE LOSSES The Broncos have compiled an record against the Chiefs in regular-season play since 1995, posting an average margin of victory (13.2) significantly greater than their average margin of defeat (7.8). Seven of the Broncos 11 wins against the Chiefs since 1995 have been by at least 10 points while only three have come by less than six points. Conversely, only four of the Chiefs 12 wins against since 1995 have come by at least 10 points while eight victories against the Broncos during this time have come by six points or fewer. Six of Kansas CIty s wins against the Broncos during this time have come by three points or fewer. BRONCOS / CHIEFS COACHING COMPARISON MIKE SHANAHAN HERM EDWARDS YR. AS AN NFL HEAD COACH: 14th 6th YR. AS TEAM S HEAD COACH: 12th 1st OVERALL YR. IN NFL: 23rd 17th OVERALL YR. WITH TEAM: 19th 7th COACHING CAREER REG. SEASON RECORD: (.626) (.500) POSTSEASON RECORD: 8-5 (.615) 2-3 (.400) OVERALL RECORD: (.626) (.495) WITH CURRENT TEAM REG. SEASON RECORD: (.651) (.600) POSTSEASON RECORD: 8-5 (.615) 0-0 (.000) OVERALL RECORD: (.648) (.600) AGAINST OPPONENT REG. SEASON RECORD: (.500) (.333) POSTSEASON RECORD: 1-0 (1.000) 0-0 (.000) OVERALL RECORD: (.519) (.333) AGAINST OPP. HEAD COACH REG. SEASON RECORD: (.667) (.333) POSTSEASON RECORD: 0-0 (.000) 0-0 (.000) OVERALL RECORD: (.667) (.333) DOWN TO THE WIRE In the 33 regular-season meetings between the Broncos and Chiefs since 1990, 13 have been decided by three points or less and 21 have been decided by 10 points or less. In addition, the last two Broncos-Chiefs games have been decided by a total of seven points. has a 6-7 record since 1990 in games against Kansas City decided by three points or less, including the Broncos 9-6 overtime win against the Chiefs on Sept. 17 of this season. is against the Chiefs in games decided by 10 points or less during that period. Four regular-season games between and Kansas City have been decided by one point since 1990 with the Broncos posting a 2-2 record in those contests. SWEEP IN SIGHT A Broncos win on Sunday would give the club its 11th season series sweep against the Chiefs and first since the 2002 season when defeated Kansas City in overtime at Arrowhead Stadium on Oct. 20 before earning a victory against the Chiefs on Dec. 15 at INVESCO Field at Mile High. In the history of the series, both teams have combined for 25 season series sweeps. Ten of the last 14 sweeps in the series dating back to 1976 have belonged to the Broncos. DENVER AT KANSAS CITY 8 THURSDAY, nov. 23, 2006
9 broncos 2006 weekly release GAME INFORMATION HIGH-OCTANE OFFENSE In their last nine meetings (6-3) with the Chiefs dating back to the 2002 season, the Broncos have eclipsed the 400-yard mark of total offense six times and have twice recorded more than 500 yards of total offense. is averaging yards of offense and 28.1 points per game during its last nine games against Kansas City. Additionally, the Broncos have averaged rushing yards per game over that time period. DENVER OFFENSE VS. KANSAS CITY, LAST NINE GAMES GAME W/L Score Rush Pass Total 10/20/02 at K.C. W /15/02 vs. K.C. W /5/03 at K.C. L /7/03 vs. K.C. W /12/04 vs. K.C. W /19/04 at K.C. L /26/05 vs. K.C. W /4/05 at K.C. L /17/06 vs. K.C. W TOTALS ,602 2,242 3,844 AVERAGES RUNNING WILD AGAINST THE CHIEFS In its last eight meetings with the Chiefs, has combined to average 5.7 yards per carry, rushing yards per game and two rushing scores per game against the Chiefs. In five of those eight games, the Broncos have scored a rushing touchdown on a run of at least 44 yards. Below is a look at s recent rushing success against the Chiefs. BRONCOS RUSHING VS. KANSAS CITY, LAST EIGHT GAMES GAME Att. Yds. Avg. LG TD 12/15/02 vs. K.C t 3 10/5/2003 at K.C t 1 12/7/2003 vs. K.C t 5 9/12/2004 vs. K.C t 2 12/19/2004 at K.C /26/2005 vs. K.C t 2 12/4/2005 at K.C /17/06 vs. K.C TOTALS 257 1, t 16 AVERAGES N/A 2.0 SMITH POSTS NINE 100-YARD GAMES VS. CHIEFS Rod Smith has played 22 career games (inc. one postseason game) against the Chiefs, and in nine of those contests has recorded more than 100 yards receiving. Of those nine, six came in consecutive meetings against the Chiefs, beginning with the Dec. 15, 1998, game through the Dec. 16, 2001, contest. ROD SMITH CAREER 100-YARD RECEIVING GAMES (INC. POSTSEASON) Team 100-yd. Games 1. Kansas City 9 2. New England 4 3. Atlanta* 3 San Diego 3 Seattle 3 * - Total includes Smith's 152 yards receiving vs. Atlanta in S.B. XXXIII. SMITH AMONG NFL S MOST PROLIFIC PASS CATCHERS AGAINST CHIEFS Few players have recorded better numbers against the Chiefs than the Broncos' Rod Smith. In 21 career regular-season games, Smith ranks second in receptions (119) and receiving yards (1,750) in NFL history against the Chiefs, who are in their 47th year of professional football (1960-Pres.). CAREER RECEPTIONS VS. KANSAS CITY, NFL, ALL-TIME Player Years Gms. Rec. 1. Tim Brown (WR) Rod Smith (WR) 1995-Pres Shannon Sharpe (TE) Steve Largent (WR) Charlie Joiner (WR) CAREER RECEIVING YARDS VS. KANSAS CITY, NFL, ALL-TIME Player Years Gms. Rec. 1. Tim Brown (WR) , Rod Smith (WR) 1995-Pres. 21 1, Shannon Sharpe (TE) , Steve Largent (WR) , Anthony Miller (WR) ,122 Smith is averaging 83.3 receiving yards per game against the Chiefs to mark the best such mark against the club in NFL history. DENVER AT KANSAS CITY 9 THURSDAY, nov. 23, 2006
10 broncos 2006 weekly release GAME INFORMATION SMITH JOINS ELITE COMPANY WITH DIVISIONAL SUCCESS By posting his 100th career reception against the Raiders on Oct. 15, Broncos wide receiver Rod Smith became one of only six players in NFL history to total at least 100 career receptions against three or more different teams in regular season play. Smith now owns 104 career receptions against Oakland, 119 against Kansas City and 110 against San Diego. In addition to Smith, only Tim Brown (4), Cris Carter (4), Andre Reed (4), Art Monk (3) and Jerry Rice (3) have totaled 100 or more career receptions against three or more teams. PLAYERS WITH 100 OR MORE RECEPTIONS AGAINST THREE OR MORE TEAMS, NFL HISTORY, REGULAR SEASON Player Tms. Opponents 1. Tim Brown 4 K.C. (148), Den. (143), S.D. (133), Sea. (114) Cris Carter 4 Chi. (137), T.B. (114), Det. (110), G.B. (108) Andre Reed 4 Ind. (128), Mia. (122), NYJ (110), N.E. (101) 4. Rod Smith 3 K.C. (119), S.D. (110), Oak. (104) Art Monk 3 Ari. (115), NYG (101), Phi. (101) Jerry Rice 3 Atl. (175), Stl. (166), N.O. (147) ELAM LEADS ALL NFL PLAYERS IN SCORING, FIELD GOALS AGAINST CHIEFS 's Jason Elam has scored more points (199) and made more field goals (45) against the Chiefs than any player in NFL history. CAREER POINTS SCORED VS. KANSAS CITY, NFL, ALL-TIME Player Years Gms. Pts. 1. Jason Elam (K) 1993-Pres George Blanda (QB/K) Norm Johnson (K) Jim Turner (K) Chris Bahr (K) CAREER FIELD GOALS VS. KANSAS CITY, NFL, ALL-TIME Player Years Gms. FGs 1. Jason Elam 1993-Pres Norm Johnson George Blanda Gary Anderson Jim Turner ELAM NEARING HISTORY Broncos kicker Jason Elam needs only one point in the Broncos game at Kansas City to become the first player in NFL history to score at least 200 career regular-season opponents against three opponents. Elam, who has 199 career points against the Chiefs, is one of only three players in NFL history to have at least 200 points against two teams (Oakland, 215, San Diego 214). PLAYERS WITH MORE THAN 200 POINTS VS. MULTIPLE TEAMS, NFL HISTORY, REGULAR SEASON Player Years Opponents Jason Elam (K) 1993-Pres. Oak. (215), S.D. (214) Morten Andersen (K) Stl. (253), S.F. (246) George Blanda (K/QB) Den. (245), S.D. (203) LYNCH, EDWARDS HELP MAKE BUCS SECONDARY DOMINANT Broncos safety John Lynch's position coach from in Tampa Bay was Herm Edwards, who served as the Buccaneers' assistant head coach/defensive backs coach before becoming the Jets head coach in 2001 and the Chiefs head coach this past offseason. The Buccaneers ranked in the top 10 in the NFL against the pass in four of those five seasons from , including back-to-back No. 2 rankings from Lynch earned three Pro Bowl selections, two All-Pro (AP) nominations and was voted NFL Defensive Back of the Year by NFL Alumni during his time under Edwards. Aside from their success on the field, Lynch is the godfather of Edwards' son, Marcus, who in 2005 completed his senior season as a wide receiver at San Diego State University. NOVEMBER S BEST SINCE 1995 The Broncos have the NFL s top winning percentage (.733) in the month of November since 1995, posting a record. BEST RECORDS IN NOVEMBER, SINCE 1995 Team Wins Losses Ties Pct New England Jacksonville* Philadelphia Pittsburgh Green Bay * - Plays Monday night ON THIS DATE IN BRONCOS HISTORY The Broncos have a 1-6 all-time record in games played on Nov. 23. most recently played on the date in 2003, losing to the Chicago Bears at INVESCO Field at Mile High. BRONCOS ALL-TIME RECORD ON NOV. 23: Year Day W/L Result 1967 Thu. L at San Diego 24, Sun. L at San Diego 45, Sun. L at Atlanta 35, Thu. L at Detroit 17, Sun. W at 36, Seattle Sun. L at N.Y. Giants 19, Sun. L Chicago 19, at 10 DENVER AT KANSAS CITY 10 THURSDAY, nov. 23, 2006
11 broncos 2006 weekly release THREE CONSECUTIVE DIVISIONAL GAMES Thursday s game at Kansas City is s third of three consecutive games against AFC West opponents., which defeated Oakland on Nov. 12, visits Kansas City Thursday looking to rebound from its home loss to San Diego on Nov. 19. The last time played three consecutive divisional games was in 2001 when it had two such stretches. The Broncos had a 2-1 record in consecutive divisional games against Seattle (W), Kansas CIty (L) and Oakland (W) late in the 2001 season after going 1-2 in consecutive divisional games against Kansas City (W), Seattle (L) and San Diego (L) earlier that year. s stretch of three consecutive divisional games marks the 28th such occurance for the club since the AFC West was formed in The most consecutive divisional games has played in the same year is the six in a row it played during the 1983 season (3-3 record). Below is a look at the eight stretches of three or more consecutive divisional games for since THREE OR MORE CONSECUTIVE AFC WEST GAMES FOR DENVER, 1995-Pres. Year Games W L Pct PLUMMER WIN TOTAL ON THE RISE With a win on Thursday at Kansas City, quarterback Jake Plummer would tie Craig Morton for the second-most wins (40) in the regular season by a starting quarterback in Broncos history. Plummer owns a (.736) record as s starting quarterback since joining the club from Arizona in CAREER WINS AS A STARTER, REG. SEASON, BRONCOS HISTORY Quarterback Record Pct. 1. John Elway, Craig Morton, Jake Plummer, 2003-Pres Brian Griese, Charley Johnson, Plummer has teamed up with Head Coach Mike Shanahan to total the fourth-best winning percentage (.736) of any quarterback/head coach duo since the 1970 merger in regular-season play. BEST QUARTERBACK/HEAD COACH WINNING PERCENTAGE (MINIMUM 50 GAMES, REG. SEASON, SINCE 1970) QB/Head Coach Team Record Pct. 1. Peyton Manning/Tony Dungy Indianapolis Ken Stabler/John Madden Oakland Jim McMahon/Mike Ditka Chicago Tom Brady/Bill Belichick New England Jake Plummer/Mike Shanahan DENVER AT KANSAS CITY GAME INFORMATION PLUMMER CLIMBING THE CHARTS Jake Plummer (70 touchdown passes) can move ahead of Brian Griese (71) in career scoring passes by a player on Thursday and is within striking distance of Morton (74) in that category. CAREER TOUCHDOWN PASSES, REG. SEASON, BRONCOS HISTORY Quarterback TDs 1. John Elway, Craig Morton, Brian Griese, Jake Plummer, 2003-Pres Charley Johnson, NALEN NEARS FRANCHISE SERVICE MARKS Broncos center Tom Nalen, a five-time Pro Bowl selection, can tie for second in franchise history in career games started (178) with a start on Thanksgiving against the Chiefs. The 13th-year veteran also can move into a tie for fifth in games played (183) by a Bronco with an appearance on Thursday against the Chiefs. CAREER GAMES STARTED, REG. SEASON, BRONCOS HISTORY Player Starts 1. John Elway, Bill Thompson, Tom Nalen, 1994-Pres. 177 Barney Chavous, Tom Jackson, CAREER GAMES PLAYED, REG. SEASON, BRONCOS HISTORY Player Games 1. John Elway, Jason Elam, Tom Jackson, Paul Howard, Dennis Smith, Tom Nalen, 1994-Pres THURSDAY, nov. 23, 2006
12 broncos 2006 weekly release GAME INFORMATION WHAT S AT STAKE THIS WEEK (at KANSAS CITY) HEAD COACH MIKE SHANAHAN (199 GAMES W/DENVER) - Is set to coach the 200th game (inc. postseason) as the Broncos head coach on Thursday at Kansas City (has a /.648 record). RB TATUM BELL (13 Rush TD) - Can tie Bobby Humphrey (14) for 10th in Broncos history in career rushing touchdowns with a rushing score on Thursday at Kansas City. RB TATUM BELL (1,966 Rush Yds.) - Can become the 10th player in Broncos history to total 2,000 career rushing yards with 34 on Thursday at Kansas City. DE ELVIS DUMERVIL (6.0 SACKS) Can tie Shane Dronett (6.5) for fourth and Lyle Alzado (8.0) for third in Broncos history in sacks by a rookie Thursday at Kansas City. K JASON ELAM (200 PTS. VS. 3 TEAMS) - Can become the first player in NFL history to total at least 200 career points against three teams if he scores a point at Kansas City (has 200+ vs. Oakland and San Diego). K JASON ELAM (447 FGA) - Can pass Jim Bakken (447) for sole possession of 14th place and Al Del Greco (449) for 13th in NFL history in career field goal attempts on Thursday at Kansas City. C TOM NALEN (183 GP) - Can tie Dennis Smith (184) for fifth in team history in career games played with an appearance on Thursday at Kansas City. C TOM NALEN (177 GS) - Can tie Billy Thompson for second in team history in career games started with a start on Thursday at Kansas City. QB JAKE PLUMMER (11,415 PASS YDS.) - Can tie Brian Griese (11,763) for third in career passing yards by a Bronco with 348 on Thursday at Kansas City. QB JAKE PLUMMER (70 TD Passes) - Can tie Brian Griese (71) for third in team history with one touchdown pass on Thursday at Kansas City. QB JAKE PLUMMER (12,073 YDS. OF OFF.) - Can tie Craig Morton (12,155) for third and Brian Griese (12,279) for second in career yards of total offense by a Bronco on Thursday at Kansas City. QB JAKE PLUMMER (39 WINS) - Can tie Craig Morton (40) for the second-most regular-season wins as a starting quarterback in franchise history with a victory on Thursday at Kansas City. WR ROD SMITH (177 GP) - Can pass Ken Lanier (177) for sole possession of 10th place in career games played by a Bronco with an appearance Thursday at Kansas City. WR JAVON WALKER (919 YDS. FROM SCRIM.) - Can total 1,000 yards from scrimmage for the season with 81 at Kansas City on Thursday. WR JAVON WALKER (799 REC. YDS.) - Can reach 1,000 receiving yards for the season with 201 at Kansas City on Thursday. NOTES FROM DENVER S LAST FIVE GAMES WITH KANSAS CITY at DENVER 9, KANSAS CITY 6 OT (Sept. 17, 2006) defeats the Chiefs on Jason Elam s 39-yard field goal in overtime... Elam s field goal in overtime was the 20th career game-winning or game-saving field goal of his career... The Broncos trailed 6-0 at halftime and 6-3 in the fourth quarter before QB Jake Plummer helped tie the score by engineering a 14-play, 76-yard drive that culminated in an Elam field goal... The Broncos hold Kansas City to no touchdowns in two red zone possessions... Broncos Head Coach Mike Shanahan improved to 11-1 (.917) in home openers as s head coach (1995-Pres.). at KANSAS CITY 31, DENVER 27 (Dec. 4, 2005) takes a lead with 13:31 left to play on a 40-yard field goal by Jason Elam, but Chiefs RB Larry Johnson scores the game-winning touchdown with 9:58 to play... 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