Chiefs-Broncos: What to watch
Running the ball is Chiefs' only chance
|Kansas City at Denver|
|When: 4:25 PM ET|
After watching film of both teams, Scouts Inc. breaks down key elements of the Week 17 Chiefs-Broncos matchup.
• Can Kansas City run the ball? Before the season, interior run defense was perceived to be a major weakness for the Broncos -- but they have played very well. None of these guys are household names (Kevin Vickerson, Justin Bannan, Mitch Unrein, etc.), but they do an excellent job of filling the gaps and playing with good discipline. The only legitimate offensive weapon the Chiefs have is their run game, led by Jamaal Charles. But if he is forced to bounce runs outside all day, chances are he'll get bottled up. The Chiefs' performance last week (352 rushing yards) makes this a lot more interesting and it will catch Denver's attention.
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