The Worksheet, a fantasy football overview by Rich Hribar, breaking down everything you need to know for the Week 14 Kansas City Chiefs at Denver Broncos Sunday afternoon game.

Kansas CityRank@DenverRank
26Implied Total17.5
22.515Points All./Gm172
63.317Opp. Plays/Gm63.720
6.51Off. Yards/Play526
5.414Def. Yards/Play4.82
38.42%4Opp. Rush %42.02%12
61.58%29Opp. Pass %57.98%21
  • Denver games are now a league-high 11-1 towards the under. 
  • The Broncos are now a league-worst 0-5 in games they have led at the half.
  • The Chiefs are 9-0 against the Broncos with Patrick Mahomes as the starting quarterback.
  • The Chiefs are averaging a league-high 2.82 points per drive.
  • The Broncos are averaging a league-low 1.18 points per drive.
  • The Broncos are allowing 1.43 points per drive, second in the league.
  • The Broncos have scored a touchdown on 4-of-61 (6.6%) possessions at home this season, the lowest rate in the league.
  • The Chiefs lead the NFL in points per drive on the road (3.30).
  • The Chiefs are averaging 9.1 yards per play on third downs, the most in the league. The next closest team is averaging 6.7 yards per play on third down.
  • Denver is allowing 3.7 yards per play on third down, the fewest in the league.
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Patrick Mahomes: Mahomes had his six-game streak with over 300 passing yards snapped on Sunday, throwing for 223 yards. He only threw one touchdown pass but added a rushing touchdown to his line to notch his eighth top-six scoring week over his past nine games. 

Mahomes is a plug-and-play QB1, but he does get one of the tougher matchups this season for opposing passers. The Broncos have allowed just 9.9 passing points per game to passers, second in the league. They have allowed multiple passing touchdowns just twice on the season. 

Mahomes is the best passer the Broncos have faced this season by a wide margin while they did allow a 300-yard game to Derek Carr three weeks ago. Denver did give Mahomes a bit of trouble last year, limiting him to 6.3 Y/A and 6.1 Y/A with two total passing touchdowns.

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