Broncos Looking To Make History On TNF

The Broncos are looking to carve themselves out a nice piece of NFL history on Thursday Night Football vs. the Chiefs.

With all the talk of Father Time and his recent struggles in the opening game, it's easy for some to forget just how dominant Peyton Manning has been as a Bronco within the AFC West. Since joining the Denver Broncos in March of 2012, Manning has led the team to a 17-1 divisional record. If you count the playoffs, it's 18-1. 

Manning has yet to lose a divisional road game as a Bronco and now he has his team positioned to carve themselves out a nice piece of NFL history on Thursday Night Football vs. the Kansas City Chiefs. With a win, the Broncos will move past the San Francisco 49ers for the longest divisional road winning streak in NFL history. It's a streak that actually dates back to Tim Tebow and the 2011 Broncos. 

Currently, the Broncos are tied with the 'Niners for the most consecutive road wins in-division, with 12. 13 is the lucky number. And the Broncos could very well pull it off. They're currently 3-point underdogs, but with how dominant the Broncos defense was in Week 1, I have a hard time imagining the Chiefs getting in the endzone on Thursday night or beating the Broncos. 

And even factoring Manning and the offense's struggles—if it's a ball-control game for 60 minutes and the Broncos only muster a few field goals, it could very well be enough to steal another one from the Chiefs on the road. 

During the Broncos 12-game road winning streak in-division, they have out-scored their opponents 338-198. Thank Peyton for that. The Broncos are 18-24 (.429) all-time at Arrowhead Stadium.

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