NFL Week 13 Preview: Sunday Night Football Feature Game; Denver Broncos invade the Kansas City Chiefs at 8:20 on NBC

DENVER BRONCOS (4-7)
AT KANSAS CITY CHIEFS (10-1)

ON THE AIRWAVES:

TV: NBC (8:20 PM ET): Al Michaels, Cris Collinsworth, Michele Tafoya (field reporter)
NATIONAL RADIO: Westwood One: Ryan Radtke, Ryan Harris
SIRIUS: 81 (Den), 211 (KC) | XM: 226 (Den), 225 (KC), 88 (National)

WEEK 13 // SUNDAY, DEC. 6, 2020 // 8:20 PM ET // ARROWHEAD STADIUM // REFEREE: ALEX KEMP

REGULAR-SEASON SERIES HISTORY

LEADER: Chiefs lead all-time series, 66-54
STREAKS: Chiefs have won past 10
LAST GAME: 10/25/20: Chiefs 43 at Broncos 16
LAST GAME AT SITE: 12/15/19: Chiefs 23, Broncos 3

DENVER BRONCOS LEADERS

L 31-3 vs. New Orleans LAST WEEK

Vic Fangio: 0-3 COACH VS. OPP.

19.0/27.1 PTS. FOR/AGAINST

325.2 OFFENSE

Drew Lock: 149-268-1767-7-11-67.5 PASSING

Melvin Gordon: 134-554-4.1-6 RUSHING

Jerry Jeudy (R): 37-589-15.9-2 RECEIVING

341.4 DEFENSE

Bradley Chubb: 7.5 SACKS

Justin Simmons: 4 INTs

-15 (11/26) TAKE/GIVE

Sam Martin: 48.1 (41.6) PUNTING (NET)

Brandon McManus: 81 (18/19 PAT; 21/22 FG) KICKING

BRONCOS NOTES

• QB DREW LOCK aims for his 4th in row with 250+ pass yards.
Completed 24 of 40 passes (60 pct.) for 254 yards & rushed
for TD in Week 7 meeting. Aims for 3rd in row vs. KC with 200+
pass yards.
• RB MELVIN GORDON had 80 scrimmage yards (68 rush, 12 rec.)
& rush TD in Week 7 meeting. Aims for his 7th in row vs. KC
with 75+ scrimmage yards & 3rd in row with rush TD. Has 110+
scrimmage yards in 3 of his past 4 on road vs. AFC West. Has
554 rush yards this season & is 1 of 4 in NFL with 500+ rush
yards in each of past 6 seasons. RB PHILLIP LINDSAY rushed
for 79 yards in Week 7 meeting. Has 75+ rush yards in 2 of his
past 3 games vs. division. RB ROYCE FREEMAN led team with
season-high 50 rush yards last week.
• WR TIM PATRICK has 60+ rec. yards in 2 of past 3. Had 3
catches for 44 yards in Week 7 meeting. Rookie WR JERRY
JEUDY aims for his 3rd in row vs. division with 65+ rec. yards.
Ranks 4th among rookies with 589 rec. yards. Jeudy (37) & WR
KJ HAMLER (25) are only pair of rookie WR teammates each
with 25+ catches this season.
• LB BRADLEY CHUBB had 6 tackles & sack last week. Aims for
3rd in row with sack. Had sack in Week 7 meeting. Has sack in
2 of his past 3 vs. division. Has TFL in 5 of his past 6 on road.
LB MALIK REED had 7 tackles in Week 12. Had 2 sacks in Week 7
meeting. Has sack in 2 of his past 3 vs. division. LB ALEXANDER
JOHNSON had TFL & FF last week. Had FF in Week 7 meeting.
DE DEMARCUS WALKER had 2 sacks & 1st-career FF last week.
Rookie CB ESSANG BASSEY had 1st-career INT in Week 12.

KANSAS CITY CHIEFS LEADERS

LAST WEEK W 27-24 at Tampa Bay

COACH VS. OPP. Andy Reid: 11-6

PTS. FOR/AGAINST 31.6/21.6

OFFENSE 425.8

PASSING Patrick Mahomes: 291-423-3497-30-2-115.5

RUSHING Clyde Edwards-Helaire (R): 151-692-4.6-4

RECEIVING Tyreek Hill: 68-1021-15.0-13

DEFENSE 360.7

SACKS Chris Jones: 5.5

INTs Tyrann Mathieu, Daniel Sorensen: 3

TAKE/GIVE +9 (17/8)

PUNTING (NET) Tommy Townsend (R): 46.6 (40.4)

KICKING Harrison Butker: 86 (35/41 PAT; 17/19 FG)

CHIEFS NOTES

• QB PATRICK MAHOMES completed 37 of 49 passes (75.5 pct.) for
462 yards & 3 TDs vs. 0 INTs for 124.7 rating last week, his 5thcareer game with 400+ pass yards & 3+ TD passes, 2nd-most
by player in 1st 4 seasons in NFL history. Has 30+ completions
& 300+ pass yards in 4 straight games, longest streak in NFL
history. Has 30 TD passes & 2 INTs this season, becoming 3rd
QB in NFL history to throw 30th TD pass before 3rd INT of
season. Aims for 5th in row vs. Den, with 105+ rating.
• RB CLYDE EDWARDS-HELAIRE (rookie) has TD in 2 of past 3.
Rushed for TD in Week 7 meeting. Aims for 3rd in row vs.
division with rush TD. Ranks 2nd among rookies in scrimmage
yards (926) & rush yards (692) this season.
• WR TYREEK HILL set career highs in catches (13) & rec. yards
(269) & tied career high with 3 rec. TDs last week. Aims for 6th
in row with TD catch & 4th in row with 9+ catches & 100+ rec.
yards. Aims for his 4th in row vs. Den. with TD catch. Aims for
3rd in row at home with 95+ rec. yards & 2+ rec. TDs. Lead NFL
with 13 rec. TDs & ranks 2nd with 1,021 rec. yards. TE TRAVIS
KELCE had 8 catches for 82 yards in Week 12. Aims for 5th in
row with 8+ catches & 80+ rec. yards. Has rec. TD in 3 of past
4 at home. Leads TEs with 74 catches & 978 rec. yards.
• S TYRANN MATHIEU had 5 tackles & INT last week. Had INT in
Week 7 meeting. Aims for his 3rd in row vs. Den. with PD. S
DANIEL SORENSEN has 7+ tackles in 4 of past 5. Had 9 tackles
& 50-yard INT-TD in Week 7 meeting. Aims for 3rd in row
vs. division with INT. Aims for 3rd in row at home with FF. CB
BASHAUD BREELAND had 2 PD & 2nd INT of season in Week 12.

GAME PREVIEW COURTESY NFLmedia.com

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