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The Denver Broncos walk away with their most impressive victory of the season in a 30-10 win over division rival Kansas City Chiefs. The win elevates the Broncos into first place in the AFC west.

Broncos rip through Chiefs' revamped defense - - AP
9/26/2005 - Rod Smith, Mike Anderson and the Denver Broncos made that newfangled Kansas City defense seem a lot like the old one. And that vaunted Chiefs offense looked pretty lame, too.

Anderson ran for a 44-yard touchdown and Smith became the first undrafted player in NFL history to reach 10,000 yards receiving Monday night, as the Broncos handled Kansas City from start to finish in a 30-10 victory.

Jake Plummer went 13-of-18 for 152 yards - including a 12-yard TD to Smith - and ran for a score on fourth-and-goal from the 1, an efficient performance that was more than enough to blow out Trent Green and the Chiefs.

Broncos CB Bailey leaves with hamstring injury Wire Reports
DENVER (Sept. 26, 2005) -- Denver Broncos cornerback Champ Bailey left the field limping and grabbing his left hamstring in the second quarter of Denver's game against the Kansas City Chiefs.

Bailey, who missed the preseason with hamstring problems, pulled up limping after tackling Chiefs fullback Tony Richardson. He was grimacing and yelped in pain as he was helped off the field.

Broncos officials said he would not return.

The Broncos Hand The Chiefs Their First Lost
DENVER, CO. -- It was a milestone game for Rod Smith and a pretty memorable night for the rest of the Denver Broncos, too.

Mike Anderson ran for a 44-yard touchdown and Smith became the first undrafted player in NFL history to reach 10,000 yards receiving, as the Broncos handled the Kansas City Chiefs from start to finish in a 30-10 victory Monday night.

"It's great to just play with Rod," said Charlie Adams, himself an undrafted third-year receiver who has moved to third on Denver's depth chart. "He's an inspiration to everyone out here, especially guys like me who've struggled to stay in the league."

Broncos - Chiefs Game Day Denver
Rarely does a game in September carry so much weight in the race for a division championship.

But a game of much importance is exactly what the Broncos found themselves in as the Kansas City Chiefs visited INVESCO Field at Mile High for Monday Night Football.

Cloudy morning skies gave way to a clear, sunny evening as kickoff neared in the Broncos first prime-time game of the 2005 season.

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