Broncos use five takeaways to beat Chiefs for first time since 2015

The Broncos' Chiefs losing run is gone. Kansas City won its 16th straight game over the Broncos on Oct. 12,

but they lost 24-9 at Denver on a cold Sunday. Denver beat the Chiefs for the first time since Sept. 17, 2015.

The Broncos won their second straight to improve to 3-5. The Chiefs slipped to 6-2 before facing the Dolphins in Germany this week.

They hadn't lost since the season opening against the Lions.

Sunday's five turnovers and no touchdowns on three red zone visits made the Chiefs their own enemy.

The Chiefs had only 275 yards, and Skyy Moore failed to score on fourth-and-three with 7:35 left.

Harrison Butker's 23-, 34-, and 56-yard field goals were the Chiefs' only points

Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes played with flu-like symptoms and IV fluids. He needed a bandage and glove on his bleeding left hand in the fourth quarter.

Mahomes lost a red zone fumble and went 24-of-38 for 241 yards and two picks. Other Chiefs turnovers were lost fumbles by Marquez Valdes-Scantling and Mecole Hardman.

Broncos Ja'Quan McMillian had six tackles, two for loss, an interception, and a pass defensed, and Baron Browning had two of the team's three sacks.

Only 240 yards were enough for the Broncos as Javonte Williams ran for 85 yards on 27 rushes and caught a 4-yard touchdown catch.

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