Broncos-Chiefs: Week 13 Inside The Numbers

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The Denver Broncos travel to Kansas City this week to meet the Chiefs at Arrowhead Stadium. Both teams have the same 9-2 record and are tied for the AFC Division lead, though Denver currently holds the tiebreaker. The Broncos are looking for a season sweep of their Division rival, to keep their Divisional record perfect and a possible No. 1 seed in the AFC Conference.. So let’s look at the Numbers for Week 13.

BRONCOS/CHIEFS 2013 TEAM COMPARISON

 

                                                               BRONCOS                 CHIEFS

Record……………………………………….9-2…………………………9-2

Division Standing……………………..1st (AFCW)……………2nd (AFCW)

Coaches vs. Opponent………………Del Rio: 4-2……………Reid: 1-2

Turnover Margin……………………..-3 (T-20th)…………….+13 (1st)

OFFENSE                                         BRONCOS                 CHIEFS

Net Yards Per Game………………….451.5 (1st)………………326.8 (21st)

Yards Per Play……………………………6.2 (4th)………………..4.9 (26th)

Points Per Game……………………….39.0 (1st)……………….24.5 (12th)

Time Of Possession Avg…………….29:54…………………….31:45

Net Rushing Yds Per Game……….121.0 (12th)……………120.8 (13th)

Net Passing Yds Per Game…………330.5 (1st)……………..206.0 (26th)

Had Intercepted/Yards………………7/105 (4th)…………….5/21 (1st)

Sacks Allowed/Yards…………………15/96 (2nd)……………32/177 (T-24th)

Fumbles/Lost……………………………..26/16…………………….12/6

3rd Down Pct……………………………48.3% (1st)…………….35.4% (20th)

Red Zone TD Pct……………………….78.7% (1st)…………….52.6% (17th)

Giveaways…………………………………23 (T-29th)…………….11 (1st)

DEFENSE                                          BRONCOS                 CHIEFS

Net Yards Per Game…………………378.0 (26th)……………350.9 (16th)

Yards Per Play………………………….5.4 (18th)………………..5.4 (17th)

Points Per Game………………………26.3 (T-26th)……………16.3 (T-2nd)

Net Rushing Yds Per Game………94.8 (5th)……………….115.9 (20th)

Net Passing Yds Per Game……….283.2 (30th)…………….235.0 (15th)

Intercepted By/Yards……………….13/136 (T-8th)…………12/294 (T-11th)

Sacks For/Yards……………………….32/231 (T-12th)……….37/259 (T-1st)

Opponent Fumbles/Lost…………..18/7………………………..17/12

3rd Down Pct……………………………38.1% (18th)……………29.1% (1st)

Red Zone TD Pct……………………….60.0% (T-25th)……….40.9% (5th)

Takeaways…………………………………20 (T-11th)…………….24 (T-2nd)

SPECIAL TEAMS                               BRONCOS                CHIEFS

Punts-Average Yards (Gross)……..44.6 (18th)…………….44.7 (17th)

Punts-Average Yards (Net)…………39.7 (T-17th)………….39.4 (21st)

Punt Returns-Average………………..9.4 (14th)………………9.9 (12th)

Punt Returns-Avg Allowed………….10.1 (23rd)…………….7.0 (8th)

Kickoff Returns-Average…………….26.7 (3rd)………………25.4 (6th)

Kickoff Returns-Avg Allowed . . . . 23.5 (T-1th)……………25.6 (T-4th)

Field Goals Made/Attempted………15/16……………………..20/24

PENALTIES

Penalties Against/Yards……………………..80/699……………..73/481

Opponent Penalties Against/Yards……70/537……………..81/607

The Wise Guys in Vegas have increased the odds favoring Denver from 4 to 5 points and the Over/Under is at 48.5 points.

Terry McAulay’s crew will do the Officiating for the game.

The weather forecast as of Thanksgiving Day calls for Partly Sunny skies and a temperature range of 35/45f.

 

Go Broncos!

– Kaptain Kirk

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