1:00 PM ET, November 13, 2011
Arrowhead Stadium, Kansas City, MO
Tim Tebow throws 2 completions -- 1 for a TD -- in Broncos win
Countdown Daily Recap: DEN-KC
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The Kansas City Chiefs knew what was coming, even after the Denver Broncos' top two running backs went down with injuries. Their AFC West rivals were going to keep running behind Tim Tebow until the Chiefs proved they could stop them.Just when it looked like they finally did, Tebow went to the air.
Recipe For Success?
Tim Tebow was only 2 of 8 passing but still got enough done with his arm and legs and, in the process, had his highest QB rating as a starter at 102.6.
yards with Tebow keeping it four times for
-- Associated Press and ESPN Stats & Info
Two Will Do
Tim Tebow is the fifth quarterback since 1980 to throw all of his team's passes, complete two or fewer and still win.
Chiefs DE Glenn Dorsey left late in the game with an undisclosed injury. ... There were no turnovers in the game, though a fumble by Chiefs RB Dexter McCluster was overturned after video review. ... QB Tyler Palko was 5 of 6 for 47 yards while running the Chiefs' no-huddle offense that set up Succop's field goal. ... Miller finished with seven tackles and 1½ sacks for Denver.Information from The Associated Press was used in this report.
KANSAS CITY, MO - NOVEMBER 13: Quarterback Tim Tebow #15 of the Denver Broncos carries the ball over the goal...(Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)
Team Stat Comparison
Passing 1st downs
Rushing 1st downs
1st downs from Penalties
3rd down efficiency
4th down efficiency
|Yards per play||5.0||4.2|
Comp - Att
Yards per pass
Sacks - Yards Lost
Yards per rush
|Red Zone (Made-Att)||1-2||1-2|
|Defensive / Special Teams TDs||0||0|
|TD||07:31||Tim Tebow 7 Yd Run (Matt Prater Kick)||7||0|
|FG||07:46||Matt Prater 38 Yd||10||0|
|TD||08:10||Le'Ron McClain 1 Yd Pass From Matt Cassel (Ryan Succop Kick)||10||7|
|TD||06:44||Eric Decker 56 Yd Pass From Tim Tebow (Matt Prater Kick)||17||7|
|FG||00:07||Ryan Succop 32 Yd||17||10|
The Broncos had 55 rushing attempts on Sunday vs the Chiefs, tied for the 3rd-most in a non-overtime game in team history.[+]
Most Rushing Attempts, Non-OT Game
NEXT LEVEL: The Broncos had success running the option plays against the Chiefs on Sunday, gaining 95 yards on 16 rushes. Tim Tebow kept the ball four times for 31 yards on such plays.
This is the first time in Broncos history they have won a game while completing 2 or fewer passes. The only other team in the last 25 years to win a game with 2 or fewer pass completions AND have only one quarterback attempt a pass was the Browns in Week 5 2009 at the Bills. The quarterback was Derek Anderson, who went 2-17. The Browns won the game 6-3.
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