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Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning (18) calls an audible at the line of scrimmage against the Kansas City Chiefs during the first quarter. (Nov. 17, 2013)

Sunday Night Football: Chiefs vs. Broncos

The Denver Broncos handed the visiting Kansas City Chiefs their first loss of the season, winning 27-17 on Sunday Night Football at Sports Authority Field.

Tiger Woods, left, and Lindsey Vonn watch from
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Tiger Woods, left, and Lindsey Vonn watch from the sidelines as the Denver Broncos and the Kansas City Chiefs warm up before an NFL football game, Sunday, Nov. 17, 2013, in Denver. (AP Photo/Jack Dempsey)

Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning (18) steps back
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Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning (18) steps back to pass against the Kansas City Chiefs in the first quarter of an NFL football game, Sunday, Nov. 17, 2013, in Denver. (AP Photo/Joe Mahoney)

DENVER, CO - NOVEMBER 17: Peyton Manning #18
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DENVER, CO - NOVEMBER 17: Peyton Manning #18 and Brock Osweiler #17 of the Denver Broncos stretch prior to their game against the Kansas City Chiefs at Sports Authority Field at Mile High on November 17, 2013 in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

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Denver Broncos wide receiver Demaryius Thomas (88) can't
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Denver Broncos wide receiver Demaryius Thomas (88) can't reach a pass as Kansas City Chiefs cornerback Sean Smith (27) defends in the first quarter of an NFL football game, Sunday, Nov. 17, 2013, in Denver. (AP Photo/Jack Dempsey)

Denver Broncos wide receiver Trindon Holliday (11) returns
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Denver Broncos wide receiver Trindon Holliday (11) returns a punt against the Kansas City Chiefs in the first quarter of an NFL football game, Sunday, Nov. 17, 2013, in Denver. (AP Photo/Jack Dempsey)

DENVER, CO - NOVEMBER 17: Peyton Manning #18
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DENVER, CO - NOVEMBER 17: Peyton Manning #18 and Brock Osweiler #17 of the Denver Broncos stretch prior to their game against the Kansas City Chiefs at Sports Authority Field at Mile High on November 17, 2013 in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Alex Smith (11) rolls
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Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Alex Smith (11) rolls out of the pocket to throw against the Denver Broncos in the first quarter of an NFL football game, Sunday, Nov. 17, 2013, in Denver. (AP Photo/Jack Dempsey)

Denver Broncos kicker Matt Prater (5) follows through
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Denver Broncos kicker Matt Prater (5) follows through on a field goal against the Kansas City Chiefs in the first quarter of an NFL football game, Sunday, Nov. 17, 2013, in Denver. (AP Photo/Jack Dempsey)

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Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning (18) calls an
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Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning (18) calls an audible at the line of scrimmage against the Kansas City Chiefs during the first quarter. (Nov. 17, 2013)

DENVER, CO - NOVEMBER 17: Peyton Manning #18
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DENVER, CO - NOVEMBER 17: Peyton Manning #18 of the Denver Broncos warms up prior to their game against the Kansas City Chiefs at Sports Authority Field at Mile High on November 17, 2013 in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

DENVER, CO - NOVEMBER 17: Peyton Manning #18
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DENVER, CO - NOVEMBER 17: Peyton Manning #18 of the Denver Broncos warms up prior to their game against the Kansas City Chiefs at Sports Authority Field at Mile High on November 17, 2013 in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Denver Broncos running back Knowshon Moreno leaps over
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Denver Broncos running back Knowshon Moreno leaps over Denver Broncos tight end Julius Thomas after Thomas caught a touchdown pass against the Kansas City Chiefs. (Nov. 17, 2013)

Denver Broncos tight end Julius Thomas (80) catches
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Denver Broncos tight end Julius Thomas (80) catches a pass for a touchdown against the Kansas City Chiefs in the first quarter of an NFL football game, Sunday, Nov. 17, 2013, in Denver. (AP Photo/Jack Dempsey)

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Denver Broncos running back Knowshon Moreno (27) leaps
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Denver Broncos running back Knowshon Moreno (27) leaps over Denver Broncos tight end Julius Thomas (80) after Thomas caught a touchdown pass against the Kansas City Chiefs in the first quarter of an NFL football game, Sunday, Nov. 17, 2013, in Denver. (AP Photo/Jack Dempsey)

Denver Broncos tight end Julius Thomas (80) celebrates
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Denver Broncos tight end Julius Thomas (80) celebrates after catching a touch-down pass against the Kansas City Chiefs in the first quarter of an NFL football game, Sunday, Nov. 17, 2013, in Denver. (AP Photo/Jack Dempsey)

Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver Dwayne Bowe (82)
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Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver Dwayne Bowe (82) comes up with a touch-down pass against the Denver Broncos in the second quarter of an NFL football game, Sunday, Nov. 17, 2013, in Denver. (AP Photo/Joe Mahoney)

Denver Broncos tight end Julius Thomas (80) pulls
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Denver Broncos tight end Julius Thomas (80) pulls down a pass for a touchdown as Kansas City Chiefs strong safety Eric Berry (29) defends in the first quarter of an NFL football game, Sunday, Nov. 17, 2013, in Denver. (AP Photo/Joe Mahoney)

DENVER, CO - NOVEMBER 17: Tiger Woods and
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DENVER, CO - NOVEMBER 17: Tiger Woods and Lindsey Vonn attend the game between the Denver Broncos and the Kansas City Chiefs at Sports Authority Field at Mile High on November 17, 2013 in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Justin Edmonds/Getty Images)

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Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver Dwayne Bowe (82)
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Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver Dwayne Bowe (82) celebrates with teammates after catching a touchdown pass against the Denver Broncos in the second quarter of an NFL football game, Sunday, Nov. 17, 2013, in Denver. (AP Photo/Joe Mahoney)

Kansas City Chiefs running back Jamaal Charles (25)
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Kansas City Chiefs running back Jamaal Charles (25) can't come up with a pass as Denver Broncos strong safety Duke Ihenacho (33) in the second quarter of an NFL football game, Sunday, Nov. 17, 2013, in Denver. (AP Photo/Jack Dempsey)

DENVER, CO - NOVEMBER 17: A Kansas City
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DENVER, CO - NOVEMBER 17: A Kansas City Chiefs fan holds up a sign prior to their game against the Denver Broncos at Sports Authority Field at Mile High on November 17, 2013 in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

DENVER, CO - NOVEMBER 17: Dwayne Bowe #82
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DENVER, CO - NOVEMBER 17: Dwayne Bowe #82 of the Kansas City Chiefs reacts to Denver Broncos fans prior to their game at Sports Authority Field at Mile High on November 17, 2013 in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Justin Edmonds/Getty Images)

Denver Broncos running back Montee Ball (28) leaps
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Denver Broncos running back Montee Ball (28) leaps across the goal line for a touchdown against the Kansas City Chiefs in the second quarter of an NFL football game, Sunday, Nov. 17, 2013, in Denver. (AP Photo/Joe Mahoney)

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DENVER, CO - NOVEMBER 17: Tiger Woods and
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DENVER, CO - NOVEMBER 17: Tiger Woods and Lindsey Vonn attend the game between the Denver Broncos and the Kansas City Chiefs at Sports Authority Field at Mile High on November 17, 2013 in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Justin Edmonds/Getty Images)

Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver Dwayne Bowe (82)
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Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver Dwayne Bowe (82) celebrates with teammates after catching a touchdown pass against the Denver Broncos in the second quarter of an NFL football game, Sunday, Nov. 17, 2013, in Denver. (AP Photo/Jack Dempsey)

DENVER, CO - NOVEMBER 17: Junior Hemingway #88
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DENVER, CO - NOVEMBER 17: Junior Hemingway #88 of the Kansas City Chiefs prepares for their game against the Denver Broncos with teammates at Sports Authority Field at Mile High on November 17, 2013 in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Justin Edmonds/Getty Images)

Denver Broncos running back Montee Ball (28) spikes
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Denver Broncos running back Montee Ball (28) spikes the ball after scoring a touchdown against the Kansas City Chiefs in the second quarter of an NFL football game, Sunday, Nov. 17, 2013, in Denver. (AP Photo/Joe Mahoney)

Denver Broncos running back Montee Ball (28) reacts
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Denver Broncos running back Montee Ball (28) reacts after scoring a touchdown against the Kansas City Chiefs in the second quarter of an NFL football game, Sunday, Nov. 17, 2013, in Denver. (AP Photo/Joe Mahoney)

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Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Alex Smith (11) slips
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Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Alex Smith (11) slips away from Denver Broncos strong safety Mike Adams (20) in the second quarter of an NFL football game, Sunday, Nov. 17, 2013, in Denver. (AP Photo/Joe Mahoney)

DENVER, CO - NOVEMBER 17: Peyton Manning #18
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DENVER, CO - NOVEMBER 17: Peyton Manning #18 of the Denver Broncos warms up prior to their game against the Kansas City Chiefs at Sports Authority Field at Mile High on November 17, 2013 in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

DENVER, CO - NOVEMBER 17: Peyton Manning #18
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DENVER, CO - NOVEMBER 17: Peyton Manning #18 of the Denver Broncos warms up prior to their game against the Kansas City Chiefs at Sports Authority Field at Mile High on November 17, 2013 in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

DENVER, CO - NOVEMBER 17: Peyton Manning #18
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DENVER, CO - NOVEMBER 17: Peyton Manning #18 of the Denver Broncos warms up prior to their game against the Kansas City Chiefs at Sports Authority Field at Mile High on November 17, 2013 in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning (18) hits Kansas
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Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning (18) hits Kansas City Chiefs inside linebacker Derrick Johnson (56) low after Johnson recovered a fumble in the first quarter of an NFL football game, Sunday, Nov. 17, 2013, in Denver. (AP Photo/Joe Mahoney)

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Kansas City Chiefs tight end Anthony Fasano (80)
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Kansas City Chiefs tight end Anthony Fasano (80) is tackled by Denver Broncos middle linebacker Wesley Woodyard (52) and outside linebacker Danny Trevathan (59) in the second quarter of an NFL football game, Sunday, Nov. 17, 2013, in Denver. (AP Photo/Jack Dempsey)

Denver Broncos running back Knowshon Moreno (27) is
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Denver Broncos running back Knowshon Moreno (27) is tackled by Kansas City Chiefs inside linebacker Derrick Johnson (56) in the first quarter of an NFL football game, Sunday, Nov. 17, 2013, in Denver. (AP Photo/Joe Mahoney)

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